Assistant Athletic Trainer

Iowa, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 19, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Cornell College invites applications for a full-time, 10-month assistant athletic trainer. This position will assist the head athletic trainer in all aspects of the athletics training program, including evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.  Assist with the supervision of the sports medicine assistants, and the supervision and operation of the training room. Assist with the supervision of athletic practices and athletic events as directed.  Team travel may be required on occasion.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule.  This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries.

External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger's best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Cornell College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects its diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities. We believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that serve to enrich and strengthen our campus community.


Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree and commitment to the values, standards, and expectations of NCAA Division III athletics and a liberal arts college.  National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification required. Must be eligible for license in state of Iowa. Preferred qualifications include CPR and First Aid Instructor Certified, master's degree and previous experience as a certified athletic trainer.

Must have a valid Iowa driver's license and insurance coverage (if driving own vehicle) or be insurable.

Preferred Skills

Knowledge and skills in preventing athletic injuries, providing physical examinations, developing training and conditioning programs, selecting protective equipment, creating a safe athletic environment, and evaluating athletic injuries.  Ability to make appropriate medical referrals, providing first aid and emergency care, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries, counseling and guidance of athletes, and educating sports medicine assistants. Knowledge of ordering equipment and supplies, record keeping, supervising sports medicine assistants and ability to work collaboratively with student health care providers.  Ability to construct orthotic and protective devices, proficient use of all training room modalities, and to develop and maintain professional medical contacts. Must be self-directed, well organized and capable of assuming varied responsibilities. Administration, management and supervision of employees are key components for the success of this position. Computer knowledge is preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.