Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The Athletics Department at Bryant University invites applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer. Bryant University is an NCAA Division I program, sponsoring 22 varsity sports, and is a member of the Northeast Athletic Conference (NEC). This position reports to the Head Athletic Trainer.
This position reports to the Head Athletic Trainer and is accountable to assist in the athletic training program for the University’s 22 Division 1 sports programs, through ensuring student-athletes receive timely and effective treatment for injuries. The Assistant also monitors and follows up on physicals, health records, conditioning and rehabilitation records, and helps train student assistants in service delivery. This is full-time, 12 month position, with excellent benefits.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in providing proper and timely treatment of injuries to athletes participating in varsity intercollegiate programs by administering first aid and helping to evaluate the need for further medical treatment, administering identified therapies to rehabilitate injuries, including pre- and post-operative therapies, properly training students in athletic training processes and counseling students on appropriate conditioning; helping in establishing and monitoring schedules to ensure appropriate athletic training coverage at all home and away events, including practices as appropriate; working with the team physician and other medical personnel where appropriate, to set up and administer physicals; inputting and monitoring an electronic records system, which tracks physicals, injuries, treatments and insurance claims; monitoring and remaining within budgets, which reflect athletic priorities; ensuring athletic training room programs and facilities, supplies and equipment expenditures remain within established budgets; maintaining good relationships with coaching staff, athletes and parents, especially to discuss student injuries, student eligibility, conditioning; and, effectively recruiting hiring, evaluating and motivating student assistants as per University guidelines; performing other related responsibilities as assigned.
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.
This position is filled best filled by an individual with an undergraduate degree in a related field, National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) certification, and two years of collegiate or professional athletic training experience. Excellent interpersonal skills are required to interact effectively with student athletes, athletics staff, members of the medical community and others. Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to direct and supervise others are important to help oversee athletic training room operations and supervise student assistants. Requires the ability to lift 70 lbs. Rhode Island State Licensure is also required. Travel is required, as are evening and weekend hours. A valid driver’s license is required.
About Bryant University
For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative, uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's.
Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish f...or the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.