Athletic Trainer

Job description


The Athletic Trainer works collaboratively with other members of the Athletic Medicine department to perform the duties and responsibilities of an Athletic Trainer, providing injury care to participants in assigned activity during practice sessions and competitions, provide rehabilitation services and promote safety and injury prevention to student athletes. This position reports to the Head Athletic Trainer.


University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or “AAAHC”) health care facility. Located in the McCosh Health Center, the Caldwell Field House, and Dillon Gym, UHS provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees who experience work-related injuries and illnesses, or who require consultations regarding international and travel medicine. 


UHS’s mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University’s purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.


Athletic Training:


  • Provides on-site injury care to participants in assigned activity during practice sessions and competition.
  • Administers treatment procedures and rehabilitation programs for injury or disability to team members under his/her jurisdiction. Seeks out and relies on consultative support from the Head Athletic Trainer, and works under the Physician’s Plan of Care. Also, treats or assists in treatment (as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer and under the Physician’s Plan of Care) of all eligible patients.
  • Promote safety, injury prevention, and healthy living to those eligible patients they work with.
  • Athletic Training related research.
  • Health Promotion & Education
  • Administrative Management
  • Operations
  • Training & Professional Development





Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or a related field.Eligible for or currently possessing a New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Athletic Trainer licenseNATABOC Certification and NATA CertificationExpertise in injury recognition, first aid, emergency medical skills treatment and rehabilitative techniques, and conditioning programsCardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automate External Defibrillator (AED) certifications. 

At least 2 years of experience preferred in an Athletic Training program at a higher education institution 



Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary GradeADM, 040Standard Weekly Hours36.25Eligible for OvertimeNoBenefits EligibleYesEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)YesPhysical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver’s License RequiredNo




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Posted: 5/7/2019
Application Due: 6/4/2019
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