Advanced Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer (APGAT)

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Advanced Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer (APGAT)🔍Athletics, Stanford, California, United States📁Athletics📅Mar 31, 2021 Post Date📅88999 Requisition #Title: Advanced Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer (APGAT)
Department(s): The Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”)
Reports To: Director, Athletic Training
Job Code: 7201
Grade: E

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 127 NCAA championship titles, completed an unprecedented sweep of both the men’s and women’s Capital One Cups, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.

Job Summary

The Department of Athletics is seeking an APGAT. Reporting to the Director, Athletic Training, you will be working cohesively and collaboratively with coaches, researchers and world-renowned physicians to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes. You must be an effective communicator, passionate about wellness and scholar-athleticism, skilled in injury prevention, evaluation and treatment services for intercollegiate student-athletes, and an expert in maintaining exceptional student-athletic performance. You will also build international relationships and effectively impact staff. The APGAT position is a two-year non-renewable contract starting July 2021 and ending in June 2023.

You have the opportunity to influence student-athletes to lead successful and fulfilling lives. Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver a high-level of medical service including, but not limited to, coverage, prevention, assessment, referrals, treatment, and rehabilitation to student-athletes.
  • Ensure emergency readiness at all sanctioned practices and events.
  • Maintain student-athlete compliance with team physician treatment guidelines.
  • Assure confidentiality of student-athlete medical records.
  • Provide effective written and oral communication between student-athletes, coaches, sports performance staff, administrators, as well as, the multidisciplinary medical team regarding the status and progress of student-athletes.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant parties.
  • Provide leadership in assigned administrative areas.
  • Travel, evening and weekend work is expected, including off-season conditioning coverage.
  • Collaborate with researchers involved with Stanford University and the Pac-12 Conference.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to, DAPER, NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, and Stanford Hospital and Clinics policies.
  • Serve as a host athletic trainer during NCAA post-season event(s) annually.
  • Attend specific continuing education courses per year that will support ongoing clinical development.
  • Collaborate with program managers, administrators, key stakeholders, and other departments at Stanford University.

To be successful in this role you will need to have the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree in athletic training or related field as a Certified Athletic Trainer or experience at the college or university level working with high caliber athletes.
  • Prior experience working in Collegiate/University setting
  • Ability to work long hours with irregular schedules.
  • Ability to engage in physically demanding, manual tasks.
  • Experience interacting and communicating effectively with coaches and medical personnel.

DAPER’s Integrity

This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for insuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and regulations.

Why Stanford is For You

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 member staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

How to Apply:

The minimum qualifications considered for acceptance are:

  • Current BOC certification (or eligible for March/April exam)
  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification

The following materials are required when applying to

  • Cover Letter
  • Personal Statement (1-2 pages)
  • CV/Resume
  • Reference List (3 references)
  • Letter of Recommendation

When submitting the required materials listed above please include them as a single attachment with your application. All applications must be submitted via Stanford’s Careers webpage at:

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 7201
  • Employee Status: Fixed-Term
  • Grade: E
  • Requisition ID: 88999




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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time