Assistant Athletic Trainer

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Athletic Trainer

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Northeastern University Sports Performance is seeking to fill a vacancy for the position of athletic trainer, which will report to the Director of Sports Performance. This position is intended for entry-level candidates who are seeking experience at the university level working with an athlete-centered performance care model. Candidates may seek a master's degree as a part of this position, but it is not a requirement of employment. This position delivers athletic training services to all NCAA Division-I intercollegiate athletes at Northeastern University who compete in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and Hockey East.

Athletic trainers are expected to manage potentially catastrophic, acute, and chronic athletic injuries within the scope of practice for athletic training, to include rehabilitation and return-to-play decisions. In addition, this position is expected to collaborate with strength and conditioning coaches, physical therapists, team physicians, sports medicine fellows, athletic training students, and other clinical students associated with Sports Performance and Northeastern University.

This is a 9-month, full-time, benefits eligible position that includes a tuition waiver as part of employment benefits. Employment will be for one year with the possibility for renewal

Required Qualifications
  • Graduate from a CAATE accredited Bachelors or Entry-Level Masters education program
  • BOC Certified (or eligible)
  • Massachusetts Licensed Athletic Trainer (or eligible)
  • Current CPR/AED certification

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience collaborating with strength and conditioning coaches for exercise prescription and rehabilitation needs.
  • Current strength and conditioning certification from either the NSCA or NASM

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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