Athletic Trainer

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Suffolk University is a private, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Common and we are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, City Hall and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together.

Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience since 1906. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamic institution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship, innovative thinking, and community collaboration across disciplines. We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatile and prepared for modern society and the new world market. We will provide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities and professional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumni and community partners. We will recruit, mentor, and support a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committed to preparing our students to be leaders in the global community. We will inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built on ethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork, and cooperation.

We compete for the best talent. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. We are actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LGBTQ status. As part of our commitment we encourage you to complete the demographic portion of the application in addition to submitting your cover letter and resume/CV as it will assist us in targeting our recruitment efforts.

Please note that Suffolk University conducts background checks as a condition of employment.

We are also committed to the well-being of our employees. Our terrific benefits package for benefits-eligible positions include, but are not limited to:
  • Generous paid time-off programs and commitment to work-life balance
  • Tuition free course benefits in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School for employees with additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Top-notch well-being care available through Harvard Pilgrim Medical/Delta Dental and a Flexible Spending Account
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program that provides employees and their family members with initial assessment, referrals and short-term counseling for personal and work challenges
  • Discounted home and auto insurance

  • Description

    The Athletic Department at Suffolk University (Boston, MA), an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Commonwealth Coast Athletic Conference, is seeking a qualified applicants for a full-time 12-month professional position for an Athletic Trainer. Applicants should be capable of assisting with the needs of a growing community of student-athletes within 19 intercollegiate sports.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Fulfill needs of intercollegiate sports and club sports as assigned. Needs including, but not limited to practice and training coverage, game day coverage, office hours and physical therapy.
    • Professional communication with head coaches and coaching staffs, as well as Athletic Director and support staff.
    • Assist with the coordination of game day needs for both home and away contests. Home contests require set-up, preparation and appropriate student-athlete care.
    • Assist with coach and staff education (CPR-AED, Concussion Education etc.)
    • Maintain an organized and welcoming Athletic Training room.

    Requirement/Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
    • 3-5 years of athletic training experience. Athletic training experience at the college level is preferred.
    • Knowledge of NCAA and CCC rules and regulations.
    • Strength and conditioning experience is preferred.
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
    • This position requires afternoon, night, weekend hours combined with business hours and some moderate travel.
    • A valid driver’s license.


    Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.

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