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Vacancy IDS2448Job TitleATHLETIC TRAINERDepartmentIntercollegiate AthleticsSchool/Parent OrganizationIntercollegiate AthleticsDivisionStudent Affairs and Campus LifeEmployment CategoryFulltime-RegularAnticipated start date08/12/2019If temporary, expected end dateHours per week37.5Weeks Per Year52.00Normal Start Time08:30Normal End Time17:00Position/Job Summary

Provide athletic training services in support of intercollegiate athletics programs as assigned. Work in collaboration with clinical faculty in the athletic training education program to provide athletic training services to intercollegiate athletics. Develop and administer injury prevention and treatment plans and rehabilitation programs for student-athletes. Counsel and advise student-athletes on conditioning and athletic training matters. Attend home practices and games for assigned sports teams; travel to contests during the regular season and post-season for assigned teams is required. Evaluate and treat injuries and potential injuries.

Position/Job Responsibilities

1. Provide athletic training services to include treating athletic injuries with protection, rest, ice, compression, evaluation, support, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, cold/heat/ and hydrotherapy as needed or prescribed.

2. Staff the Hill Center Athletic Training Clinic or A&E Center Clinic and attend home practices and games for assigned sports teams to evaluate and treat injuries or potential injuries; provide prompt, accurate triage. Team travel and post-season travel with assigned teams is required.

3. Serve as a preceptor to undergraduate students in the clinical education portion of the Athletic Training Education Program.

4. Perform mandatory impact baseline concussion testing for incoming students in assigned sports.

5. Attend introductory team meetings and present athletic training information for assigned sports.

6. Participate in all pre-participation sport screenings and athlete physical exams.

7. Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records on injured athletes. Obtain sports injury reports from injured athletes and forward to the insurance and referral coordinator for filing with the College athletic injury insurance plan.

8. Serve as consultant to coaching staff on conditioning, nutrition, and protective equipment; assist with prevention of injuries including education for athletes, identifying factors that put athletes “at risk”, correcting deficiencies in athletes as deemed necessary, as well as taping and bracing.

9. Serve as liaison with parents, sports medicine physicians, health center staff, athletic trainers, and coaches in determining the best treatment options for the patient. Assist in determining if a player may return to competition.

Position/Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in physical education, exercise science, athletic training or related field and a minimum of one year athletic training experience; possession of a valid BOC certification in athletic training and eligibility for New York state certification in athletic training; knowledge of medical terminology, knowledge of athletic training equipment and demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality are required. Previous collegiate athletic training experience strongly preferred.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Work authorization (select one):Visa sponsorship is not provided for this positionDepartment descriptionCollege Description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

Market Hiring RangeFLSA StatusExemptIs this position eligible for benefits?YesQuick Link Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
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    Posted: 7/17/2019
    Application Due: 7/24/2019
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