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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Employer
Curry College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.

The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. They are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing their legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. They mentor and empower their students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.

Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and their rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that they do.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.

 

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing direct athletic training services to the student-athletes and assistance for the athletic health administration for the Curry College's intercollegiate athletic training program. 

Essential Functions:

In accordance with the MA state Rules and Regulations Governing the practice of Athletic Training (259 CMR 4.00: Athletic Trainers) and the NATA Code of Ethics and BOC Standards of Professional Practice:

  • Under the direction of the team physician and head athletic trainer, provide the medical services for injuries and illnesses incidental to student-athletes participation in intercollegiate athletics including but not limited to return to play decision-making;
  • Prevention, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries or illnesses including but not limited to concussion management;
  • Provides game and practice coverage including days, nights, weekend, holiday and travel coverage;
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping and documentation;
  • Collaborate with physicians and other allied health professionals to deliver appropriate care and referrals to student-athletes;
  • Provide counseling, education and testing to student-athletes, coaches and parents regarding athletic injuries and illnesses;
  • Process insurance claims;
  • Recognize injuries and illnesses needing further medical attention and referring to appropriate providers;
  • Assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the athletic training facilities;
  • Assist Head Athletic Trainer with administrative duties as assigned;
  • Assist with inventory and ordering of supplies;
  • Maintain certifications and licensure as required by the NATABOC and state of MA;
  • Engage in professional development and continuing education to maintain certification standards.

Additional Functions:

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;
  • Assist with the supervision and education of student employees;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor or his/her designee.

 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a sports related discipline accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE);
  • One to two years of collegiate athletic training experience;
  • Certified by the NATA BOC. MA State Athletic Training Licensure. Familiarity with NCAA governing rules. Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) certification at the Basic Life Support/Professional Rescuer level or beyond;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to function in a service- and team-oriented environment;
  • Ability to function independently, display strong attention to detail, work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Ability to travel locally and overnight as requested;
  • Must have a valid driver's license;
  • Ability to work on nights, weekend and some holidays as requested.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree from a curriculum athletic training program;
  • One to two years experience with athletic training coverage of ice hockey and football.

 

Additional Information:

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.king@curry.edu, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • a cover letter
  • a resume; and
  • a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.

 

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