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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Athletic Trainer Overview
Assist in the overall health care delivery system for assigned athletic teams. Responsible for compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations. Essential Duties:
1. Establish all medical preparations and coverage at practices, contests (both home, away, and championships) for assigned sport programs. Prepare athletes for competition through various techniques of taping, bandaging and stretching, including emergency care of acute injuries.

2. Assist and monitor physical rehabilitation of athletic related injuries. Apply therapeutic modalities, exercise and education to student-athletes while considering the physical and psychological aspects of their injuries.

3. Coordinate communication with sports medicine team, coaches, student-athletes and parents, education and counseling to student-athletes about their injury/illness and maintaining appropriate documentation and record-keeping.

4. Provide support to two athletic training facilities and the athletic innovation lab. Marginal Duties:
1. Perform all other administrative duties as assigned by Senior Associate Athletic Director Education and Experience Required
  • Masters Degree in related field from an accredited institution required
  • At least 2 years of athletic training experience at the Division I Intercollegiate level preferred
  • National Athletic Trainers Association Certification
  • Rhode Island Athletic Trainer License
  • First aid and CPR Certification
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
• Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
• Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about Employee Status Full Time Union Status Non-Union Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnicorigin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation,gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop,and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on thepart of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents andthose with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS701P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

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