Assistant Athletic Trainer

Allegheny College is currently seeking applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer.  This is a full-time, ten month, renewable annual appointment with comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. The assistant athletic trainer reports to the Director of Sports Medicine and is one of a five member staff in cooperation with a supervising team physician.

The assistant athletic trainer will assist in providing a full range of athletic training services to 23 Division III varsity teams, including but not limited to injury prevention, practice and game preparation and support, injury care and treatment and contest management including travel. Successful candidate will also assist with all aspects of athletic training room operation including insurance claims, management of physical screenings, supervision and scheduling of work-study students, as well as any other tasks deemed necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides prevention care and rehabilitation for all intercollegiate sports.
  • Provides athletic trainer services for competitions and practices.
  • Ensures that all athletic training supplies and equipment are kept secure and properly maintained, upgrading as necessary.
  • Assists the Director of Sports Medicine in his duties when necessary.
  • Coordinates and initiates the insurance claim process.
  • Athletic team coverage to be assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine.
  • Must maintain accurate and timely electronic medical records.
  • Performs other duties related as assigned within the scope and responsibility and requirements of the job.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • Trains and assigns tasks to work-study students including CPR and first aid training.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of work-study students.

Qualifications include: BOC certification, PA State Licensed and BLS CPR and First Aid certified, 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.

As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.

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.  Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1800 with students from 47 states [plus AE, DC, PR, VI] and 70 countries.  The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

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 Athletic Trainer Search” in the subject line of the email.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.   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.

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posted 9/20/21