Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Gettysburg College is seeking an Assistant Athletic Trainer. This is a full-time, 10-month (January through November) administrative position. It reports to the Athletics Director through the Head Athletic Trainer. The assistant athletic trainer will assist the athletic training staff in providing a safe and healthy environment for our student-athletes to compete and our summer camp offerings. The successful candidate will assist in providing emergency care, initial treatment, follow-up care, rehabilitation and successful return to competition. It is expected that he/she would be able to perform all athletic training skills and be a proactive, contributing member of a successful, highly respected athletic training team. This position involves working weekends, evenings, some holidays and some travel.
Gettysburg College sponsors 24 varsity sports, with over 500 student-athletes competing in Division III of the NCAA and sponsors over 20 sports camps during the summer months.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree, preferred) with two years experience as an NATABOC, Certified Athletic Trainer. The candidate must be BOC certified and licensed or eligible to hold a license by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Instructor rating in CPR and First Aid would be beneficial. The successful candidate will organize experiences in health-related issues that would benefit our student-athletes, coaches and summer campers. Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members.
Gettysburg College is a highly selective national, four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences. With a student body of approximately 2,700, it is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth, preparing students... to be active leaders and participants in a changing world.
For the past 13 years, Gettysburg College has been named one of the “Best Places to work in PA” and in 2015 was named one of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Gettysburg was recognized for its programs that encourage employee wellness, maternity and paternity-leave benefits, on-campus childcare center, and collegial atmosphere between faculty and staff.
On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, students discover their intellectual passion through more than 68 academic programs in classes where the average size is 18 and the student-faculty ratio is around 10 to 1. There are no bystanders here. Students prepare for leadership through experiential learning opportunities, an extensive career network, and countless co-curricular, service, and off-campus study activities. Recent grads earned Rhodes, Fulbright, and many other prestigious fellowships.