Department: Athletics and Physical Education Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time Work Schedule: Employee Type: Administrator Posting Date: 05/12/2022 Union Representation: Not Applicable Posting Number: AS227P Pay Rate:
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Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College invites applications for the position of Part-Time Athletic Trainer. This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Director of Sports Medicine. Flexible hours are available.
The successful candidate will coordinate the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses to student-athletes from 23 varsity sports and four varsity club teams.
Responsible for working with the Director of Sports Medicine in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses of student-athletes
Daily health care of student-athletes and athletic training room operation
Recording and maintaining appropriate medical records for treatment given
Daily practice coverage
Scheduling of appointments for treatment and the coordination of health insurance related processes
Communicating frequently and accurately with team physicians, physical therapists, campus health services and coaches using approved technological resources
Qualifications Required Qualifications Bachelors degree in Athletic Training, NATABOC Certification, State of New York Licensure/Registration (must have prior to employment); knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations are required. A valid drivers license and the successful result of a background check are mandatory. Preferred Qualifications Masters degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy. Proficiency in ATS injury software is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.