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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Employer
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Location
North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 7, 2023

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

Job Details

About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2024 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.


Requirements:
  • 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
  • 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:

This is a full-time (10-month Aug-May), benefits-eligible, position in the APA bargaining unit. Salary is $48,000 to $60,000.

MCLA will pay for some or all of the following: NATA membership, Licensure, CEUs, convention on a rotating basis.

MCLA employees are vested in the State Retirement System after 10 years of employment.

For questions regarding your application or specifics of this position, please contact hr@mcla.edu.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts strongly encourages employees to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control recommendation is that everyone aged 6 and up should get 1 updated Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of whether they've received any original COVID-19 vaccines.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. Should you need to request a reasonable accommodation for the application process, please email Barbara Chaput, Chief Human Resources Officer.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is deeply committed to fostering a community of excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We provide equal access to educational, co-curricular and employment opportunities for all applicants, students, and employees regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital or parental status, veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity that they operate, which extends to admission and employment.

Inquiries about Title IX, Equal Opportunity, or ADA/504 and other non-discrimination policies may be directed to MCLA's Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Justin MacDowell
Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer
375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247
Phone: (413) 662-5571
justin.macdowell@mcla.edu

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
OCR.Boston@ed.gov


Application Instructions:

This position is open until filled. 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.

Company

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

We’re the public liberal arts college in Massachusetts. In 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.

Located in the Berkshires, our area is known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with young, creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result.

Our classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching and about seeing their students thrive on every level; personally, academically, and professionally. We engage in the most relevant conversations of our time by bringing the most celebrated thinkers and speakers to campus through nationally known public lectures hosted by MCLA.

The Office of Human Resources and Payroll at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts recognizes our most important resources are our faculty, administrators, and staff.

In furthering this mission of the College as well as embracing the diversity and excellence of the Campus, we strive to provide our employees dedicated professional support encompassing job searches, benefits, professional development, and personal growth.

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