Certified Athletic Trainer

Certified Athletic Trainer
Department:  Health Center
Date:  11/21/2012

Founded in 1813, Colby College is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the nation enrolling 1815 students who represent 46 states and more than 76 countries on a beautiful 713 acre campus in central Maine. Colby seeks a:


CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER
TEMPORARY ACADEMIC YEAR POSITION


As a member of the Health Services team, the Athletic Trainer provides first aid, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and referral to injured student athletes; assists in the educational experience of Athletic Trainer student interns; and travels with athletic teams. This temporary position is for the remainder of the 2012/2013 academic year, through May, 2013, with the possibility for renewal the following academic year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Evaluation and treatment of intercollegiate varsity athletes
• Medical coverage of intercollegiate home sporting events and select away events
• Medical coverage of intercollegiate sports in-season practices
• Evaluation and treatment of recreational student athletes
• Maintaining the appropriate credentials, e.g. certification with the BOC, State of ME licensure, and Advanced CPR for the professional rescuer
• Supervision and training of student workers in the Nelson Center as deemed by supervisor
• Assisting in the daily operations of the Nelson Center
• Maintaining proper electronic medical records for the clients being served
• Maintaining a clean and safe treatment environment
• Service on various Health Center committees as deemed by supervisor
• Staying abreast of current trends within the profession

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's Degree required, Master’s preferred
• Three to five years of previous experience preferred
• Ability to travel with teams as assigned is necessary
• Maintaining current electronic medical records for student athletes will be required; must be eligible for Maine State licensure
• BOC certification and First Aid/CPR/AED certification for a professional rescuer is required
• First Aid/CPR/AED instructor preferred
• NATA membership preferred.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License and eligible to be certified by the College’s automobile insurance carrier

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to the Head Athletic Trainer.

Interested candidates may apply electronically by clicking the "Apply Now" button below or please submit your letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Athletic Trainer - Search Committee
Human Resources
Colby College
5500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8855

 
A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
 
Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.
 
For more information about the College, please visit the Colby web site: www.colby.edu.