Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS) Department of Sports Medicine is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. The Assistant Athletic Trainer works under the direction of the Coordinator of Sports Medicine/Athletics Healthcare Administrator and assists in the delivery of sports medicine services to Hobart and William Smith student-athletes.
Hobart and William Smith Athletics sponsor 23 intercollegiate, multi-divisional sports (DI & DIII) with approximately 600 student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will work within an interdisciplinary sports medicine team including physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals. This position is responsible for the health care of assigned athletic teams (to be determined) and assisting in the care of all student-athletes.
Review annually student-athlete health history questionnaires and verify completion of sports medicine paperwork
Provide sports medicine coverage for practices and home and away competitions as assigned
Provide emergency medical coverage and athletic training services including injury prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation techniques for student-athlete injuries
Coordinate physician and medical referrals as appropriate for student-athlete injuries
Possess a fundamental understanding of insurance policies and procedures
Work collaboratively with the HWS Strength and Conditioning Department to ensure the safe training progression for injured student-athletes
Communication with other HWS Departments (Dean’s office, Student Health Center, Counseling Center, Center for Teaching and Learning, etc.) as appropriate regarding student-athlete injuries
Maintain accurate and current medical records pertaining to injuries and illnesses
Participate in the recruitment and supervision of sports medicine student workers
Maintain compliance with NCAA, Liberty League, and other relevant governing bodies rules and regulations as they pertain to sports medicine
Play an active role in the advancement of the Department of Sports Medicine
Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from a CAATE approved athletic training education program
1 year of certified athletic training experience
Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
Eligible for New York State Athletic Training Certification
A valid U.S. driver’s license
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with collegiate student-athletes, strength and conditioning staff, coaches, and administrators
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Familiarity with NCAA governing rules
Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field
3 years of certified athletic training experience
Additional sports medicine specialty certifications (IASTM, Blood Flow Restriction, etc.)
CPR/AED instructor certification
This is a full-time, 10-month, benefits-eligible, administrative salaried position. Evenings and weekend work are required. The benefit package includes but is not limited to: paid holidays, sick time, personal days; medical, dental, and vision insurances; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; and a generous 403(b) retirement benefit. This position description is not all-inclusive as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
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About Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Located on 195 acres in the heart of New York State?s Finger Lakes Region, Hobart and William Smith are independent liberal arts colleges distinctive for providing highly individualized educations. Guided by an interdisciplinary curriculum grounded in exploration and rigor, the Colleges prepare students to think critically. In partnership with the Geneva and global communities and through robust programs in career development, study-abroad, service, leadership and athletics, the Colleges foster an environment that values global citizenship, teamwork, ethics, inclusive excellence, and cultural competence.Under the mentorship of faculty, Hobart and William Smith students gain the necessary clarity to be competitive when seeking employment. They win prestigious fellowships like the Rhodes, Gates Cambridge, Udall, Fulbright and Goldwater. They gain admittance to the best graduate programs in the country. They go on to lead lives of consequence.