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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Employer
Colgate University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Department Statement
This is a 10 month position, with the months of June and July off. Benefits continue throughout the 12 month period.

Colgate Athletics Mission:
To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence

Athletics Department Values:
Thoughtful – Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking
Driven – Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of courageous goal
Enthusiastic – Passionate, positive, fun presence
Cohesive – Close—knit, collaborative, consistent teamwork
Bold – Creative, resourceful, fearless winners Accountabilities
Coordinates medical care operations of several designated varsity sports.

Responsible for the overall operational functions and strategies of assigned varsity sports. This includes:
- This includes the prevention, care, rehabilitation, appropriate specialist referral [A1] and emergency management (including spine boarding, oxygen use, CPR / AED ) of the team’s injuries.
- Daily recording and evaluation of practice, treatment and injury logs to be completed and communicated to appropriate personnel after each practice/training session
- Daily recording of all physician notes
- Daily recording and review of all student-athlete files regarding recovery progression and symptoms
- Daily communication between physicians, strength & conditioning personnel, coaching staff, academic adviser, and athletic administrators regarding student-athlete status.
- Responsible for completion and submission of all insurance claims
- Responsible for communicating effectively with insurance companies
- Responsible for inventory and facility management

Responsible for supervision of all operational functions regarding practice and home game medical coverage of all intercollegiate athletic events per department sport coverage strategy, as assigned

Responsible for coordinating and direct communication with university physician for assigned sports

Complete, independent and unchallengeable decision-making authority regarding all student-athlete participation in any and all sport activities.

Complete, independent, and unchallengeable decision-making authority regarding all rehabilitation plans and return-to-play programs regarding all student-athlete participation in any and all sport activities.

Complete, independent and unchallengeable decision-making authority regarding all weather related activities.

Responsible for preparing and executing pre-participation screenings as assigned. To include:
- Medical History information acquisition (obtaining information from home, involved physicians, and other specialists) ; anthropometric measurement; musculoskeletal screening; baseline concussion testing; organize physician exam; final clearance documentation.

Ensures personal compliance to standards of clinical care, operating under University Physician’s professional license.

Responsible for collection of all appropriate NCAA, and University medical forms per University policies

Responsible for the effective supervision of student assistants within the Colgate Student Assistant program, including hiring, scheduling, evaluation, daily operations, training and employment status of student assistants. Independent discretion to terminate student employees.

Ensures all pertinent and reported student-athlete injuries are properly communicated to University medical staff and NCAA .

Responsible for maintaining an effective relationship with Strength and Conditioning staff to ensure student-athlete safety by fostering good communication and maintaining basic knowledge of the strength and conditioning field. Certification through National Strength and Conditioning Association and Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association may enhance relationship.

Responsible for maintaining a budget. Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for assigned sport programs.

Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:

NCAA
- specific conference
- athletic department
- university policies
- NATA

Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes.

This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority ( CSA ), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and employees to the Campus Safety Department. Professional Experience/ Qualifications
- A minimum of one year experience as a professional, graduate assistant or intern is required.
- Candidates must possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal), computer skills and a knowledge and commitment to all University, League, and NCAA regulations.
- Must be NATABOC and NYS (eligible) certified. Preferred Qualifications
Experience in a college athletics setting is preferred.

Hockey experience is highly desirable. Education
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Master’s degree preferred. Job Open Date 07/27/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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