Assistant Athletic Trainer

REPORTS TO: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS FOR SPORTS MEDICINE AND HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER

STATUS: FULL-TIME, EXEMPT, SALARIED

Lake Erie College, a small, co-educational, four-year, independent liberal arts college located in Painesville, OH, 30 miles east of Cleveland, invites applications for the full-time position of assistant athletic trainer. Lake Erie College is an NCAA Division II program that competes in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with the day-to-day operations of the athletic training room.

  • Travels with assigned team(s).

  • Participates in inventory management and ordering of supplies.

  • Assists with secondary insurance claims.

  • Documents and maintains student-athlete PHI (i.e. physicals, injury reports, rehabilitation, etc.).

  • Maintains appropriate communications with student-athletes, sports medicine staff, athletics administrative staff, coaches, physicians and insurance companies.

  • Maintains appropriate communications and attends meetings within the department of athletics.

  • Helps plan and coordinate physical examinations for all student-athletes.

  • Helps develop, communicate and enforce Lake Erie College’s Athletic Training Policies &

  • Procedures for athletes, coaches and insurance companies.

  • May include many weekends (including Sundays), nights and holidays.

  • Assists with managing the budget and makes purchases for the sports medicine department.

  • Projects and promotes an inclusive education with the highest standards, where student-athletes are empowered to leave lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens.

  • Acts as an ambassador of the College and conducts oneself in a positive manner to heighten the awareness of the institution to all of its constituents.

  • Operates within the mission of the College and athletics department to ensure a full NCAA DII student-athlete experience.

  • Follows all institutional, GMAC and NCAA regulations and policies.

  • Other duties as assigned by the director of athletics.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in athletic training, master’s in related field preferred.

  • At least two years’ prior experience working in an intercollegiate athletics environment preferred.

  • Must have strong team-building and management skills.

  • Must have ability to work across academic and administrative departments in a cooperative manner.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff and the community.

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certified and in good standing with Board of Certification (BOC). BLS certification.

  • Licensed in the state of Ohio or eligible to be licensed by the Ohio Occupational Therapy,

  • Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Board (OTPTAT).