Assistant Athletic Trainer (Full-time or Part-time)

Bard College

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Assistant Athletic Trainer (Full-time or Part-time)

Open Date:
Jun 28, 2022

Bard College is seeking an Assistant Athletic Trainer to assist in the coordination of all aspects of injury prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation of student athletes.  This is a full-time or part-time, 10-month per year position reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletics and Recreation.

The successful candidate will have an interest in supporting an environment in which students of all experience and ability levels and from diverse backgrounds are supported and encouraged.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Member of the College’s Student Services Staff and participates in all related meetings and committees.
  • Completes necessary documentation including, but not limited to, injury reports, daily check in log, student-athlete travel and insurance records.
  • Works with the college’s insurance administrator in assisting student-athletes with claims and necessary paperwork related to injuries as covered by the Bard College insurance plan.
  • Assists in the scheduling and implementation of pre-participation physicals for all student-athletes to include the college’s team physicians and nurse practitioners.
  • Maintains related software injury and treatment database.
  • Assists in the coverage of intercollegiate practices and competitions.
  • Relates necessary sports medicine information to visiting institutions and athletic training staff. Assists in the oversight of Bard College coaching staff required certifications and related documentation.
  • Attends periodic staff meetings and select Bard College Student Services meetings.
  • Involved in overseeing the Marist College Student Athletic Training program affiliation and supervises individuals assigned to the college.
  • Maintains current NATA/BOC, CPR/AED, and First Aid certifications.
  • Attends select professional developmental opportunities such as the NATA convention.
  • Conduct is related to NATA Code of Ethics.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Athletic Training
  • NATA-BOC certification, New York State license and CPR/AED and First Aid certifications are required. CSCS, PES, CES, Graston, ART, EMT certifications are beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of computer statistical software and internet skills
  • Must be able to maintain flexible work schedule to including evenings and weekends.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, diversity statement and the contact information for three professional references on Interfolio by following this link:  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.


Undergraduate Degrees

Bard offers courses of study in four divisions—Arts; Languages and Literature; Science, Mathematics, and Computing; and Social Studies—and in interdivisional programs and concentrations. Students may also earn a five-year B.S./B.A. degree in economics and finance. The Bard College Conservatory of Music offers a five-year program in which students pursue a dual degree—a B.Music and a B.A. in a field other than music. Bard and its affiliated institutions also grant the following undergraduate degrees: A.A. at Bard High School Early College; A.A. and B.A. at Bard College at Simon’s Rock: The Early College; and through the Bard Prison Initiative at six correctional institutions in New York State.

Graduate Degrees

More than 200 students are seeking graduate degrees: M.A. in curatorial studies, M.Music in vocal arts, conducting, and curatorial, critical, and performance studies, and M.S. in environmental policy, climate science and policy, and economic theory and policy at the Annandale campus; M.F.A. and M.A.T. at multiple campuses; M.B.A. in Sustainability in New York City; and M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in the decorative arts, design history, and material culture at the Bard Graduate Center in Manhattan. M.Music degrees are also offered at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Early Colleges

Bard's early colleges educate the next generation of thought leaders, preparing them to be lifetime learners. Bard High School Early Colleges in New York City, Newark, New Jersey, and Cleveland, Ohio; Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; and Bard Early College New Orleans and Bard Early College at the Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy all serve the needs of highly motivated younger students.

International Degrees

Internationally, Bard confers dual B.A. degrees at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, Russia (Smolny College); American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan; and Bard College Berlin: A Liberal Arts University; as well as dual B.A. and M.A.T. degrees at Al-Quds University in the West Bank.

Cultural Life

Campus life in Annandale is vibrant, with world-class performing arts venues; continuous and varied student activities; and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities in the surrounding historic Hudson River Valley and in New York City. Students choose from more than a hundred active clubs on campus, and new clubs begin every semester. The Bard College athletic teams are the Raptors. The College’s colors are red and white. The critically acclaimed Bard Music Festival is presented on campus each summer, exploring the life and work of a single composer through chamber music, choral and orchestral performances, symposia, panel discussions, and preconcert talks. Since 2003 the festival has been part of Bard SummerScape, which annually presents operas, films, and theatrical productions that complement the festival’s theme.

Outstanding Faculty

Bard's undergraduate faculty-to-student ratio is 1:10 and courses are taught by full faculty members. Among the many distinguished faculty at Bard College are five MacArthur Fellows—poets John Ashbery and Ann Lauterbach, novelist and memoirist Norman Manea, painter and multimedia artist Judy Pfaff, and journalist Mark Danner. Other notable faculty members include soprano Dawn Upshaw, journalist Ian Buruma, composers Joan Tower and George Tsontakis, poet Robert Kelly, and writers Luc Sante and Francine Prose. Over the years, four recipients of the Nobel Prize in Literature have taught at Bard—Saul Bellow, Isaac Bashevis Singer, José Saramago, and Orhan Pamuk. 









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