Assistant Athletic Trainer

Location
Lewisburg, PA
Posted
Oct 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Bucknell University is seeking applications for an the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer within the Department of Athletics and Recreation. The Assistant Athletics Trainer shall assist the head athletic trainer with the delivery of health care to student athletes of athletic programs operating from the sports medicine facilities at Bucknell University. The position provides supervisory function in all phases of athletic training in the traditional collegiate setting.

Job Duties:
1. Assist in implementing the Sports Medicine Program in the Stadium & Fieldhouse.
a) Administer policies for the health care of student-athletes.
b) Administer record keeping protocols for use in the sports medicine department.
c) Maintain student-athlete record system.
d) Assist in supervision of training room procedures.
e) Assist in clinical affiliation with universities with programs in athletic training and supervising student trainers from those programs.

2. Assist in the delivery of care and prevention services for select sports.

3. Supervise operation of satellite athletic training operations.

4. Perform any other duties and/or jobs deemed necessary for the functioning and success of the Sports Medicine Program.

This job classification is listed as a Category I as required by OSHA for exposure to blood borne pathogens.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree
2. Board of Certification (BOC) certified
3. Effective communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and student-athletes having a range of backgrounds,interests, and perspectives

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Master's degree in Sports Medicine or related field of study

All Athletics staff members are expected to contribute to Bucknell's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Bucknell is a NCAA Division I (FCS) and Patriot League member institution that sponsors 27 varsity athletics programs. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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