Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Lynchburg College in Virginia is accepting applications for an Athletic Trainer to begin August 1, 2018. This is a full-time, 10 month position with benefits. The successful candidate will be a member of a staff that is responsible for providing high quality sports medicine services to 21 intercollegiate teams and approximately 450 competitive student-athletes. Duties will include the prevention, evaluation, and management of athletic injuries and illnesses; short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries; education and counseling of student-athletes; and assisting with athletics-related health care administration in collaboration with the Director of Athletic Training, Staff Athletic Trainers, Team Physicians and other medical professionals. The successful candidate must also have a desire to mentor, supervise, and educate undergraduate and master’s level athletic training students as a Preceptor within the Athletic Training Program. It is preferred that candidates have collegiate experience and an understanding of the NCAA Division III athletic philosophy. Specific team assignments will be based on the interests and fit of the successful candidate. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. Lynchburg College is a highly successful NCAA Division III institution and charter member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Lynchburg College is a private co-educational liberal arts institution.
Master’s degree in athletic training or related field
Current NATABOC certification
Licensed athletic trainer (or eligible for licensure) in the state of Virginia
One year of athletic training experience
Ability to work effectively and independently with students, staff, and faculty
Strong writing, communication, administrative, and organizational skills
Two years of athletic training experience
Collegiate athletic training experience
Evidence of additional certifications or skills such as First Aid/CPR instructor, CES/PES, FMS, etc.
The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.
Application Procedure: Submit letter of application, current resume and a list of 3-5 professional references to:
Caroline Wesley Director of Athletic Training Services Lynchburg College 1501 Lakeside Drive Lynchburg, VA 24501 email@example.com
Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Lynchburg College is an equal opportunity employer.
Lynchburg College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Lynchburg College strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.
About Lynchburg College
Founded in 1903, Lynchburg College is a private coeducational institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Through our commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service to the greater community, Lynchburg College develops students with strong characters and balanced perspectives, who are prepared for participation in a global society and for effective leadership in the civic, professional, spiritual, and social dimensions of life. LC is nationally recognized in Colleges That Change Lives by Loren Pope, U.S. News & World Report; The Princeton Review; and The Templeton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development. Our 214-acre campus is a showplace in all seasons, as is the 470-acre Claytor Nature Study Center for environmental study and research located in nearby Bedford County. LC enrolls 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students representing 38 states and 15 foreign countries. LC offers 40 majors and 57 minors leading to the B.A. and B.S. degree. Thirteen pre-professional programs also are available. Graduate programs include doctoral programs in physical therapy and educational leadership; master's programs in business, athletic training, crim...inal justice leadership, education, nonprofit leadership, nursing, physician assistant medicine and public health. A member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), LC offers 21 intercollegiate sports.