Description This is a temporary, full time, benefited position from August - May 2023.
To assist with the supervision and coordination of the College's overall Athletic Training program, including, but not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel.
Advise and seek direction from the Head Athletic Trainer with regard to any and all duties; Advise and direct the Student First Responders with regard to any and all duties; Provide athletic training services for the College's athletic department as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Team Physician(s), including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary; Assist with the coordination and scheduling of student-athletes for physical examinations, and medical referrals, and determine a student-athlete’s ability to practice and/or compete in consultation with the Team Physician(s); Consult with the Team Physician(s) for guidance on the treatment of injured student-athletes, and report on their progress; Report the status of injured student-athletes to coaching staffs and periodically meet to identify and discuss problem areas; Assist with the compilation, input, organization, and maintenance of all medical records on College student-athletes, and share in the responsibility of maintaining and organizing the athletic training room file system; Assist with the development of a Athletic Training Services handbook / policy manual for student first responders; Assist with the establishment and enforcement of codes of conduct and rules of use for the athletic training facilities and equipment; Share in the responsibility of athletic training room maintenance and upkeep; Assist with the organization and administration of the NCAA drug testing program and the athletic department’s substance abuse education and testing program; Cooperate with the Sports Information Director with regards to the status of injured student-athletes for dissemination to media outlets; Assist with the organization and administration of an Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens as dictated by the State of New York and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Work in conjunction with the strength and conditioning and coaching staff with regard to the strength, conditioning, and flexibility of student-athletes, nutritional issues, supplements / ergogenic aids, injury prevention, exercise technique, and rehabilitation of injured student-athletes; Work in conjunction with the College dietician, College dining services, Team Physician(s), and various coaching staffs and other personnel regarding student-athlete nutritional issues, including but not limited to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, weight gain and weight reduction techniques, and training table and travel menus; Work in conjunction with the equipment room staff regarding the safety of the athletic equipment, testing new equipment, to aid in the purchase of shoes and protective equipment, and to facilitate proper methods of fitting athletic equipment; Maintain a good working relationship with the athletics facilities manager, physical plant and grounds department regarding the safety of practice and competition surfaces and general field/court conditions; Represent Hamilton College at conference, and/or national meetings as required or requested. Maintains certification and registration requirements of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and the State of New York; and Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one (1) year of directly related professional experience.
Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
Must possess or be eligible for Athletic Training Registration in the State of New York.