Assistant Athletic Trainer

Oneonta, New York
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Description: Hartwick College is seeking to fill a full-time position as Assistant Athletic Trainer. The College offers 17 sports, 15 at the NCAA Division III level including football and two at the NCAA Division I level in Men’s Soccer and Women’s Water Polo. This is a 10 month, annually renewable position beginning August 1, 2017.

The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the College’s comprehensive sports medicine program.


Duties include delivery of Sports Medicine services to the teams as assigned, including but not limited to:

  • Prevention of athletic injuries
  • Assisting the ATC staff in evaluation of injuries
  • Treatment of athletic injuries
  • Rehabilitation of athletic injuries
  • Emergency care and first aid
  • Prepare for and provide medical care during practices, home contests, and selected away competitions
  • Supervision, education and recruitment of work study student assistants
  • Recordkeeping and documentation
  • Work with the College’s team physicians and department coaching/support staff  
  • Athletic training administrative duties as assigned by Head Athletic trainer

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, and sports medicine experience at a high education level is preferred. Must be NATABOC certified and possess or be in the process of acquiring licensure, certification or registration from the state. Professional Rescuer First-Aid/CPR/AED certified is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College. Position also requires general computer skills, include Microsoft Office software. Must have strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. Excellent written and verbal skills. Supervisory skills are a plus.  Must be up to date with safety, rules and regulations, and have the ability to multi-task and handle a daily change of pace.  

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,400 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce.

Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening "the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community." Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references in one document (pdf or MS Word preferred) to Jarvis McCowin, Coordinator of Inclusion, at Applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P.O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820, or faxed to 607-431-4329.

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