Assistant/Associate Athletic Trainer

Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently seeking applications for an Assistant or Associate Athletic Trainer.  This is a full-time, ten month (assistant position) or twelve month (associate position), renewable annual appointment with comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. The Assistant/Associate Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of Sports Medicine and is one of a three member staff in cooperation with a supervising team physician and the health center team.

Allegheny College is a Carnegie I National Liberal Arts College that ranks among the top 7% of liberal arts colleges in the production of future Ph.D.’s, business leaders and other professionals. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits.  The institution is also a founding member of the highly regarded NCAC with a proud tradition of athletic and academic excellence.  The College sponsors 21 NCAA Division III athletic programs, as well as a vibrant offering of club sports, intramural, fitness and outdoor recreational activities.  Located within 2 hours of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo, our location provides a rich recruiting area for our athletic programs.  Also visit our website at www.alleghenygators.com.

The athletic trainer will assist in providing a full range of athletic training services to 21 Division III varsity teams, including but not limited to injury prevention, practice and game preparation, camp/clinic coverage and support, injury care and treatment, contest management including possible travel; assist with all aspects of athletic training room operation including insurance claims, planning and management of physical screenings, development of training sessions for student first aid providers, supervision of students and student staff and participation in other departmental assignments. All members of our department have additional responsibilities outside of their primary role.  The successful candidate may be asked to serve in the area of wellness, fitness training, or strength and conditioning as assigned by the Athletic Director.

Qualifications include: NATA-BOC Certified and CPR and First Aid certified. The candidate must be BOC certified and licensed or eligible to hold a license by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Instructor rating in CPR and First Aid would be beneficial. The individual must have a commitment to DIII athletic and liberal arts educational philosophy, excellent communication and organization skills, demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively, ability to supervise student staff and respond to student needs, and commitment to sport and gender equity within a rigorous academic environment.  Bachelor’s degree is required and a Masters is preferred (required for associate).

Please submit a letter of application with resume and three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or hr@allegheny.edu.  Please place “Assistant/Associate Athletic Trainer Search” in the subject line of the email.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received before October 27, 2017.  An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

posted 10/12/17