Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
The Department of Athletics at Brandeis University seeks to hire an Assistant Athletic Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a full-time, 10 month (August–May) position that serves a dual role at a member institution in the University Athletic Association (UAA), one of the most competitive Division III conferences in the nation. As an Athletic Trainer you will be responsible for providing medical care to members of each of the 19 varsity sports teams with an emphasis on injury prevention and maintaining participation. Strength and Conditioning responsibilities are for assigned teams, based on experience and interest, as well as scheduling. Examples of Key Responsibilities:•Provides all intercollegiate student-athletes with preventative care and assessment. Also provides injury rehabilitation using therapeutic modalities. Exposure to or interest in manual therapy is a plus. •Provide coverage for varsity athletic contests and practices; travel with varsity teams as assigned.•Plan and supervise rehabilitation programs ranging from minor strain to post-surgical recovery. Communicate with sport and strength coaches any limitations or modifications of activity to ensure student-athlete safety and progression back to full activity.•Keeps up to date, confidential medical records including pre-participation medical history screening, injury reports, physician referrals and daily treatment records. •Willingness to serve as a Preceptor for Athletic Training Students and supervise student staff as well as provide occasional first aid to students and faculty during Athletic Training room operating hours.• Design and implement a comprehensive and year round periodization training program for assigned teams. Supervise and coach scheduled team lifts and workouts with emphasis on proper safety protocols, lifting form, and injury prevention while getting maximal effort from the student-athletes.•Works with coaches, athletic staff, students, team physicians and constituents while adhering to team and department philosophies. Exhibit a strong work ethic with desire to grow while setting a positive example in action and appearance for students.•Able to maintain flexibility in a changing environment. Able to work late nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays is required. Able to work individually/autonomously within a Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning team.•Maintaining certifications (NATABOC, CPR/AED, CSCS) through continuing education conferences and classes. Willingness to share and pass along learned skills and information to keep staff and students informed on new and different information in the field. Desire to continue to learn and develop new and previously learned skills and information.
NATABOC (National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification) National Certification.
Licensed athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or able to secure licensure prior to August 1.
CSCS certification (current or obtained within first 6 months of employment).
Master's degree required and 1-3 years post NATABOC Certification experience.
CPR, AED, and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer Certified.
This position requires a background check and the ability to be insured by our auto insurance company.
Brandeis University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.