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Assistant Athletic Trainer (Staff Assistant)

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 3, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2021 Top Ten Public Liberal Arts College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.

Job Description:

MCLA is accepting applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer opening to provide quality care for student-athletes, including sport preventive measures, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation.

Detailed Statement of Duties:

Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Assist in daily operations of the sports medicine room
  • Care for and provide treatment, assessment, rehabilitation, prevention and referral for student-athlete injuries.
  • Work with the team Physician and other Health Services, with the goal of providing continuity of care for students-athletes.
  • Maintain and input medical files and notes for student-athletes through SportsWare (EMR).
  • Maintain communication with student-athletes, coaches, and medical staff regarding the care and prevention of athletic injuries
  • Provide athletic training coverage for practices and competitions as appointed by the Director of Athletics and in consultation from the Head Athletic Trainer. Practice and game coverage will include some nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Responsible for assigned travel competition as appointed by the Director of Athletics and in consultation from the Head Athletic Trainer
  • Work in conjunction with Sport Performance on student-athlete modifications for participation in weight room activities and return to activity exercises.
  • Assist with preseason clearances and concussion testing for student- athletes.
  • Primary team responsibilities are but not limited to: Men Soccer, Women's Basketball, Women's Ice Hockey, Men's Lacrosse, and Softball.
Administrative Responsibilities
  • Support mission and vision of athletic department
  • Complete all department, College, and conference trainings
  • Attend mandatory department staff meetings and department events
  • Conform to the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with department, institutional and conference policies and procedures and adhere to the rules and regulations of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member
  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes, and external constituents through (a) a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, (b) respect for the competencies of others, and (c) appropriate conflict resolution behavior
Any staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedure and in accordance with the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, and a staff member may be suspended without pay or terminated if the coach is found to be involved in deliberate and serious violations of NCAA regulations.

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred.
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (N.A.T.A.) Certifications
  • Massachusetts State License (Board of Registration of Allied Health Professions) or Eligible
  • One to three years of Collegiate Athletic Training or related experience preferred
  • Certification as a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) or National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • An awareness of higher education principles, practices, and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to express self in written and oral communication
  • Ability to work effectively with professional, non-professional, and student personnel
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate appropriate level of initiative

Additional Information:

Position is a full time 10-month position within the MCLA Athletics Department. Salary range is 48-52,000.
The Athletic Department will pay for state licensure, NATA Dues, and assist in covering CEUs.

For questions regarding your application or specifics of this position, please contact

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that they operate, which extends to admission and employment at MCLA. MCLA is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") to not discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to each respective MCLA's Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Christopher Hays
Interim Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer for Employees
Phone: (413) 662-5597
Mailing Address: 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
33 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02119-1424
Telephone: (617) 289-0111; FAX: (617) 289-0150; TDD (877) 521-2172

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Interested candidates must apply electronically and should submit a letter of interest and resume by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.

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