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Athletic Trainer

Salve Regina University
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 13, 2024

Job Details

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University competes as a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). The University sponsors 20 intercollegiate sports for men and women in addition to club and intramural teams, and a variety of recreational opportunities. Seahawk Student-Athletes distinguish themselves in the classroom as well as on the field. 50% of our student-athletes have consistently attained a GPA of 3.4 or higher over the last 6 semesters.

Job Description:

  • Staff Athletic Trainers (ATs) work under the direction and supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer (Head AT) and Team Physician to provide health care to approximately 600 varsity student-athletes competing on 20 teams.
  • Salve's staff of Athletic Trainers provide injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergency care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions for the University's varsity student-athletes in the Athletic Training Clinic and on the field.
  • The Athletic Trainer will serve as the primary Athletic Training services provider for teams to be determined by the Head AT and includes some travel.
  • Provide medical coverage for practices and competitions as deemed necessary by the Head AT, including travel for some away contests.
  • Regular evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and referral of varsity student-athletes' injuries and conditions.
  • Documentation of injuries, therapy, referrals, and other pertinent interactions.
  • Provide communication between student-athletes, coaches, Team Physician, and administrators as necessary.
  • Referral to and communication with appropriate external healthcare practitioners.
  • Assist with inventory, ordering, and maintenance of the Sports Medicine department supplies and equipment.
  • Provide supervision and training for student workers in the Athletic Training Room.
  • Comply with OSHA regulations that pertain to blood-borne pathogens.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer or Director of Athletics.
  • Work closely with internal support personnel to include the Athletic Administration, Sports Information Director, Office Coordinator, Compliance Officer and Game Management Supervisor in the performance of their duties.
  • Attend department meetings, designated events and, when appropriate, Admissions Open Houses.
  • In particular, all coaches and athletics personnel are charged with being knowledgeable of, and assuring and monitoring compliance by all student- athletes, staff and assistant coaches with applicable governing constitutions, by-laws, rules, policies, interpretations and regulations of the NCAA, the University and appropriate athletic conference. Staff members shall immediately advise the Compliance Office if there is reason to believe that violations have occurred or will occur and shall cooperate fully in any investigation of possible NCAA or Conference violations.
  • BOC Certification
  • Rhode Island Athletic Training License (to be obtained before the date of hire)
  • Appropriate Emergency Cardiac Care certification as required by the BOC.

The incumbent is subject to both inside and outside work and could encounter extreme weather conditions.


Required :
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, and computer skills, are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and relate well to students.
  • Strong work ethic, passion for the profession, and commitment to student-athletes.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to University policies and procedures, as well as conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • The candidate should possess quality clinical skills and knowledge, and a strong ability to work autonomously within department guidelines.
Preferred :
  • Master's Degree, preferred
  • Experience working with collision sports, such as football and ice hockey, is preferred.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):
  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center
Other available benefits include:
  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit .

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify . ( Spanish )



 Salve Regina University

From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

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