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Assistant Athletic Trainer (Staff Assistant, 43 week/year) - Framingham State University

Employer
Framingham State University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Location: Framingham, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Oct 15 2021 Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting with the coordination of the day-to-day operation of the athletic training room, including the prevention, evaluation, and care of athletic related injuries incurred by intercollegiate student-athletes. Sport coverage to include Club Level Cheerleading, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Rugby, Women's Rugby and several Varsity Level coverage.

  • Designated as a Responsible Employee under Title IX
  • Designated as a Campus Security Authority under the Clery Act
  • Accountable for ensuring that equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and decisions in areas of responsibility.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Assigned contract workers.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Deputy Director of Athletics and Head Athletic Trainer.

EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the coordination of the day-to-day operation of the athletic training room.
  • Provide prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation to all athletes.
  • Administer first aid and emergency techniques to injuries.
  • Perform emergency management of acute injuries.
  • Provide athletic training coverage of practices and both home and away competitions.
  • Coverage of Club Level sports including Cheerleading, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Rugby and Women's Rugby as well as other assigned Varsity Level sports.
  • Design and implement rehabilitation programs that are sport and injury specific.
  • Assist with the maintenance of medical records, insurance forms, and other administrative duties as needed.
  • Provide input regarding the ordering athletic training supplies and maintenance of inventory and budget.
  • Assist team physician and Head Athletic Trainer with conducting pre-participation physical examinations.
  • Develop and foster a positive working relationship with the administrative and coaching staff, student-athletes, University Health Services, and area physicians and hospitals.
  • Attend University functions of general importance to the student body upon request.
  • Provide information upon request from the Director of Athletics or the Associate Director of Athletics.
  • Uphold confidentiality for student-athletes and their well-being.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics, Associate Director of Athletics, or Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Responsible for upholding federal, state and local laws and for enforcing College policies with special attention to the University Alcohol Policy.
  • This position is accountable for ensuring that affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and decisions in areas of responsibility.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position requires evenings, weekends, and holiday hours as well as some travel as the playing and practice season schedule dictates.

Candidates must be able to lift, move, transport and/or carry up to 80lbs (example a filled 10 gallon water cooler).



Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Athletic related field.
  • Current NATABOC certification.
  • Eligible for MA licensure in Athletic Training.
  • Current certification in Professional Rescuer CPR/AED and First Aid.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work in accordance to the rules set forth by Framingham State University, the MASCAC, and the NCAA.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in a University setting is recommended.

Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Portuguese are strongly encouraged to apply.



Additional Information:

This is a 43 week/year full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the Association of Professional Administrators (APA) bargaining unit with a title of Staff Assistant. The salary range is $42,000-46,000 for 43 weeks of work. This 43 week/year position is scheduled to coincide with the academic year and departmental needs.

It is the policy of Framingham State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must wear a mask inside campus buildings.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

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