Human Resources

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Department

Athletics

Overview

Ursinus College participates as a member of the Centennial Conference at the NCAA Division III level. The sports medicine department provides athletic training services to 26 Division III intercollegiate sport teams. This 11-month position (July-May each year) assists the Director of Sports Medicine in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the sports medicine department and sports medicine clinic operation.

Responsibilities

Student Support:

  • Provide onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including prevention, evaluation, management, rehabilitation and referral of student-athletes for the College’s athletic department as directed by the Director of Sports Medicine / Medical Director, and attend scheduled practices/contests.
  • Serve as a preceptor for athletic training students and assist with supervision of athletic training aides.

Departmental:

  • Assist in overseeing general athletic training room duties and operation and maintain inventory and equipment in good condition.
  • Manage the medical records and insurance claims for assigned athletic teams in conjunction with the secondary insurance coordinator.

Leadership:

  • Consult with contracted team Physicians or their designees for guidance on the treatment of injured student-athletes, and report on their progress as necessary.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in athletic training from a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program.
  • A master’s degree in athletic training, or related field of study.
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in making clinical decisions regarding health, safety, and well-being of student-athletes.
  • Current good standing of BOC certification.
  • Pennsylvania State License in athletic training, or eligible for such.
  • Current and active First Aid / CPR / AED certification.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to pass all relative background checks.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Two years of professional experience in athletic training at the high school or collegiate level preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift, carry, and transport equipment and supplies up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent prolonged periods of standing or walking.
  • Frequently works outdoor practices and games in varying temperatures and weather conditions.
  • Frequent after-hours work (early mornings, nights, weekends, holidays).
  • Occasionally operates motor vehicles, including golf carts or UTVs.

Application

Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.

Ursinus is an AA/EO employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.