founded in 1831, is a diverse,
energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and
practical idealism go hand in hand.
The Wesleyan Athletic Department, located in the Freeman
Athletic Center, a state-of-the art- facility, is a member of the
prestigious New England Small College Athletic Conference ( NESCAC
). They sponsor 30 varsity sports and believe athletics plays an
integral part in a Wesleyan scholar–athlete’s liberal arts
education. Highly trained and dedicated faculty coaches,
administrators and staff work collaboratively and tirelessly to
assist student-athletes in reaching their academic and athletic
Reporting to the Director of Athletic Injury Care, the Assistant
Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing athletic training
services for students/athletes in all aspects of intercollegiate
athletic training program.
- Daily rehabilitation and preparation of all student-athletes
for practice or competition. Including taping, bandaging, and
- Emergency management of acute injuries.
- Develop and implement treatment and reconditioning of athletic
- Travel with athletic teams as assigned and provide athletic
injury care coverage during practice and games.
- Communicate with coaches and athletes as needed.
- Prepare and maintain appropriate athletic injury care records
and reports as required utilizing sportsware computer program
following all NCAA and NATA guidelines.
- Identify mental health and nutritional issues and coordinate
- Serve as the direct contact for visiting team athletic trainers
to ensure compliance for all medical needs.
- Assist with the interview process, selection, and oversight of
student athletic trainers.
- Schedule and oversee athletic clearance physical examinations,
perform baseline concussion testing for each student-athletes
- Provide supervision and mentorship of undergraduate work study
- Coordinate set-up of emergency and safety equipment for
practice and competition.
- Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1 year of college or
equivalent athletic training experience.
NATABOC certification as an athletic trainer.
Valid Connecticut State Athletic Trainers license, or the
ability to obtain one.
Current CPR / AED /First Aid certification required.
Ability and willingness to work evenings, weekends, and
holidays and travel with athletic teams as needed.
Ability to engage and communicate effectively with members of
the coaching staff, administration and visiting athletic
Willingness to stay up-to-date on best practices and
techniques used in the sports medicine industry.
Demonstrated commitment to working within a diverse environment and
collaborating with individuals of different
Instructor certification in first aid and CPR .
Division III and or/ NESCAC Experience.
Experience assisting with sports performance, mental health
and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application close date is July 29, 2021
Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on
the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check
screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital
status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder,
learning disability or physical disability, political belief,
veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or
non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from
women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries
regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination
policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for
Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, email@example.com.