Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Under the direction of the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Life, the Club Sports Athletic Trainer provides medical support to the Club Sports recognized by the Associated Students of Occidental College. The ASOC Club Sports Athletic Trainer consistently represents the Student Life Office in a positive, professional manner with students and the campus community. The ASOC Club Sports Athletic Trainer cooperates as a team member with all departments performing duties essential to the delivery of education to the campus community.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.
1- Implement effective programs for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of Club Sport athlete injuries and illnesses. 2- Educate and counsel Club Sport athletes about their injuries/illnesses. 3- Provide medical coverage for specific Club Sport practices and home competitions (i.e., men’s and women’s rugby, men’s lacrosse).
4- Assist with the coordination of referrals to appropriate medical providers and specialists. 5- Assist with Club Sport athlete medical clearances with Emmons medical staff. 6- Communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally with Athletics sports medicine staff, Emmons medical staff, and other Office of Student Life staff. 7- Provide timely updates to Club Sports coaches regarding the status on and treatment plans for athletes.
8- Assist with inventory control and ordering of supplies and equipment.
9- Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Life.
• Bachelor’s degree in athletic training, physical education, or other related field.
• Current NATABOC certification.
• Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification.
• Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied and diverse backgrounds, fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment.
• Ability to work a varied and changing schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.
• This is a part-time, in-season position (fall and spring semesters).
About Occidental College
Occidental College is a private, co-educational liberal arts institution with an enrollment of 2,000 undergraduate students. The College is located in the Northeast section of Los Angeles, in the community of Eagle Rock between the cities of Glendale and Pasadena. The academic achievement of our students in the past ten years has placed Occidental among the most presitgious colleges nationwide.