Utica College Athletic Assistant, Athletic Trainer in Utica, New York

Athletic Assistant, Athletic Trainer

Posting Number 2016-00572FS

Position Type Part Time

Hours/Schedule Hours will vary

Campus Main Campus, Utica NY

Date Position Available 08/01/2018

Posted Salary Stipend: $670.00 per month, On-campus or college-owned housing will be provided. If on-campus or college owned housing is not available, a $400.00 per month housing stipend will be granted subject to appropriate taxes.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Provides all intercollegiate student-athletes with the best possible athletic exercise and medical care as needed. The incumbent will seek out guidance and direction from the Head Athletic Trainer with the following major responsibilities.

This appointment typically runs 3.5 years and includes a stipend, room and meals, and 12 graduate credit hours annually.The Athletic Assistant contract is 10 months in length and runs from August 1 through May 31.

Location Type Location Bound/Ground Required

Application Deadline

Review begin date: 02/20/2018

Open Until Filled Yes

Major Responsibilities

A. Understands and adheres to the Utica College Athletic Department philosophy. B. Provides all intercollegiate student-athletes with preventive care and assessment including exercise prescription and kinesthetic analysis. Also provides injury rehabilitation using cryotherapy, ultrasound, electric stimulation, whirlpools, and open/closed kinetic chain exercise protocols. Utilize medical referrals as required with guidance from the Team Physician.

C. Assists Head Athletic Trainer by providing practice and home game coverage of all intercollegiate athletic events as assigned. Travel as assigned. Assists in preparing and executing pre-participation screenings. Assists in keeping general inventory and supply records.

D. Keeps contemporaneous and up to date, confidential medical records including history, daily treatment records, injury reports and physician referrals while in compliance with all current regulations. Coordinates team injury summaries with the appropriate head coach and Head Athletic Trainer.

E. Works harmoniously with coaches, athletic staff, students, team physician, and constituents while adhering to team philosophies. Exhibits a strong work ethic while setting a positive example in action and appearance for students.

F. Coordinates insurance information with appropriate college official. Submits student-athlete accident insurance claims when necessary.

G. Takes an active role in the development of the department’s strategic and operational plans as required by department leadership. Works closely with department supervisor to develop and implement operational goals that support departmental success.

H. Responsible for working with supervisor and other team members to achieve successful results on all established individual and departmental goals and key performance indicators.

I. May perform other related duties as assigned.

Driving Responsibilities


Supervises Supervise work-study students.

Education & Experience Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• NATABOC certified required.

• Must possess Professional CPR/AED or equivalent.

Minimum Skills/Abilities

• Must be willing and able to travel as required. • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. • Must maintain a clean driving record as defined by College insurance carrier guidelines. Motor vehicle record will be monitored regularly using NYS License Event Notification Service or License Monitor, Inc. for out of state licenses. Will be required to attend van training annually.

EEO/AA Statement

Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, domestic violence victim status, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Posting Specific Questions

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • HERCJobs.org

  • HigherEd.com

  • InsideHigherEd.com

  • Local Papers (Rome Sentinel, Utica OD)

  • Ithaca Journal

  • Personal Referral

  • Utica College Website

  • Albany Times Union

  • Binghamton Press & Sun

  • careerbuilders.com

  • centralnewyorkhelpwanted.com

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Elmira Star Gazette

  • Utica College Internal Posting

  • The Academic Network, Inc.

  • Utica Phoenix

  • Indeed.com

  • The Bulletin of Higher Education Administration

  • AcademicCareers.com

  • The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

  • Other

  • Please provide more details regarding the source of your referral?

(Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a Utica College alumnus/a?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Did you hear about this employment opportunity from a print or online resource?

  • Online

  • Print

  • Not Applicable

  • Do you have a bachelor's degree, or will you have one by August 2018?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference #1