Wells College seeks applicants for the full time, 11-month position of Head Athletic Trainer. The Head Athletic Trainer is responsible for all aspects of the Sports Medicine Office and administering proper care, prevention, training and support for the student athletes participating in the 15 NCAA Division III teams. The Head Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
The successful candidate will be specifically responsible for the following functions: provide treatment and rehabilitative care for student athletes; supervise contracted Assistant Athletic Trainers and student intern(s); coordinate with the team physician and the Community Health Center, the administration of the pre-participation exam process and all “clear to play” decisions; assist student athletes and families with the insurance claim process; manage the athletic training budget; revise appropriate handbooks and emergency action procedures; maintain records for all intercollegiate athletic sports injuries; provide and coordinate sports medicine coverage for all home contests (and men’s lacrosse away contests); schedule athletic training coverage for all practice sessions; knowledge of and compliance with NCAA, conference and professional association (e.g. NATA) Health and Safety Guidelines; other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications: bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred); BOC certified in Athletic Training; licensed in New York State; certification in CPR/AED. At least 2 years athletic training/sports medicine (Graduate Assistantship included) experience preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates may apply through the College’s employment web page found at www.wells.edu/employment. Applicants must include a letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information for each. No phone calls please.
Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to meet the challenges of the future, Wells College is seeking to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all to thrive. Our student body includes 35% of students identifying as a student of color and 32% who are first-generation college students.