Assistant Athletic Trainer
Clark University

Worcester, Massachusetts

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Category:: Staff and Administrators
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Department:: 5200 (ATHL-Athletics Administration)
Locations:: Worcester, MA
Posted:: Jul 14, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time - Exempt
Position ID:: 150326

About Clark University:


Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.


Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.



Job Description:


Clark is an NCAA Division III institution sponsoring 17 athletic programs (excluding football) and a member of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the care, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.


The Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide care for student-athletes participating in Clark's 17-team intercollegiate program regarding the administration of athletic training care to student-athletes including prevention, evaluation, emergency care, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.



Major Responsibilities:


  • Care, prevention, and treatment of injuries/illnesses to varsity student-athletes
  • Provide medical coverage for athletic practices
  • Provide medical coverage for athletic competitions, home and away
  • Development and implementation of rehabilitation programs
  • Maintain treatment documentation and records using Athletic Trainer System (ATS) and other subscribed EMR
  • Oversight of student workers, including hiring, scheduling, and training
  • Assist with the coordination of medical insurance claims
  • Review team conditioning and fitness testing plans in accordance with NCAA Catastrophic Injury Prevention Guidelines and departmental policy
  • Adhere to all NCAA regulations and BOC Standards
  • Assist in annual review of departmental policies
  • Assist with directing and evaluating Emergency Action Plans (including inclement weather policies)
  • Assist in organizing and supervising athletic training facilities
  • Assist with the CPR/First Aid/AED certification of coaches
  • Maintain inventory
  • Assist with oversight of weekly clinics with team physician(s)
  • Assist in scheduling appointments for student-athletes with team physicians
  • Other duties as assigned

All positions at Clark University share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging.


Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus




Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree, required; master's degree preferred
  • Previous athletic training experience at the college level, preferred
  • Previous athletic experience, preferably at the college level
  • Engaging in effective written and oral communication with members of the coaching staff, athletic administration, and sports medicine staff
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have strong communication skills both oral and written
  • BOC certified
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Athletic Trainer's license (or eligible and obtained prior to employment)
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certifications, required
  • Experience in therapeutic exercise and manual therapy skills
  • Additional certifications in massage therapy/yoga/pilates/A.R.T./Graston/CKTP
  • Experience managing multiple tasks while working proficiently under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects effectively
  • Knowledge of effective use of ATS
  • Experience with Google Calendar, Outlook, Microsoft office suite
  • Working knowledge and application of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Working evenings, weekends, and holidays are required
  • Overnight travel may be required
  • Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus



Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.



Additional Information:


Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.


Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full and, if applicable, part-time employees that include; paid time off, generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities. For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit here.



Application Instructions:


To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:


  • Resume
  • Cover letter

See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.


Already have a Clark University Careers Account? Login to your account to add documents or update your account.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.


HR to select: A successful background check is required upon acceptance.



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