| Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking an Athletic Assistant,-Athletic Trainer to provide all intercollegiate student-athletes with the best possible athletic exercise and medical care as needed. The incumbent will seek out guidance and direction from the Head Athletic Trainer with the following major responsibilities. This appointment typically runs 3.5 years and includes a stipend, room and meals, and 12 graduate credit hours annually. The Athletic Assistant contract is 10 months in length and runs from August 1 through May 31. |
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include: Understands and adheres to the Utica College Athletic Department philosophy; Provides all intercollegiate student-athletes with preventive care and assessment including exercise prescription and kinesthetic analysis. Also provides injury rehabilitation using cryotherapy, ultrasound, electric stimulation, whirlpools, and open/closed kinetic chain exercise protocols. Utilize medical referrals as required with guidance from the Team Physician; Assists Head Athletic Trainer by providing practice and home game coverage of all intercollegiate athletic events as assigned. Travel as assigned. Assists in preparing and executing pre-participation screenings. Assists in keeping general inventory and supply records; Keeps contemporaneous and up to date, confidential medical records including history, daily treatment records, injury reports and physician referrals while in compliance with all current regulations. Coordinates team injury summaries with the appropriate head coach and Head Athletic Trainer; Works harmoniously with coaches, athletic staff, students, team physician, and constituents while adhering to team philosophies. Exhibits a strong work ethic while setting a positive example in action and appearance for students; Coordinates insurance information with appropriate college official. Submits student-athlete accident insurance claims when necessary; Takes an active role in the development of the department’s strategic and operational plans as required by department leadership. Works closely with department supervisor to develop and implement operational goals that support departmental success; Responsible for working with supervisor and other team members to achieve successful results on all established individual and departmental goals and key performance indicators; May perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree required; NATABOC certified required; Must possess Professional CPR/AED or equivalent; Must be willing and able to travel as required; Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; Must maintain a clean driving record as defined by College insurance carrier guidelines. Motor vehicle record will be monitored regularly using NYS License Event Notification Service or License Monitor, Inc. for out of state licenses. Will be required to attend van training annually.
Utica College: Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students.
A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.
Background (Department specific, for positions in Athletics): Utica College supports 25 intercollegiate sports – baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, football, golf, men’s and women’s hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, women’s volleyball, and women’s water polo. The College’s athletics program has grown in number from 12 to the current number of 25 since 1998. In that time, the College has also constructed the multi-sport stadium Charles A. Gaetano Stadium, the Harold T. Clark Sr. Team Facility, the Pioneer Hockey Facility at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, and a track and field throwing facility.
The College is a member of the Empire 8 conference and ECAC West Hockey League. Application Information: To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Candidates for the position must include in their cover letter how you will advance our institutional values including serving a diverse community.
All application materials must be submitted online at the following link: http://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/1770
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.