The Athletic Department at Suffolk University, an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 12-month professional position for a Head Athletic Trainer. Applicants should be capable of managing an Athletic Training staff and overseeing a growing community of student-athletes within 19 varsity sports.
- Manage Athletic Training staff to fulfill all needs of 19 varsity sports. Additional club sport needs as assigned. Needs including, but not limited to, practice and training coverage, game day coverage, office hours, medical paperwork, insurance claims, physical therapy and partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital.
- Professional communication with head coaches and coaching staffs, as well as Athletic Director and support staff. Including, but not limited to, student-athlete emergency information, emergency action plans, scheduling and day to day coverage.
- Coordination of game day needs for both home and away contests with opposing team's athletic trainers. Home contests require set-up, preparation and appropriate student-athlete care staffing.
- Coach and staff education (CPR-AED training and certification; Blood-borne pathogens training; Concussion education)
- Organize and manage daily needs of the Athletic Training room.
3-5 years of athletic training experience at the college level. Head Athletic Training experience is preferred.
Strength and Conditioning background strongly preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA and GNAC rules and regulations.
Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
This position requires afternoon, night, weekend hours combined with business hours and some moderate travel.
A valid driver's license.
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About Suffolk University
Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus' Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have incredible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it's museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops. At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student's promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.