CUNY Student Athletics Trainer in Staten Island, New York

POSITION DETAILS

The College of Staten Island (CSI) is a City University of New York (CUNY) senior College organized around two academic divisions and three schools, with over 14,000 students. CSI offers a broad range of academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and in several professional areas. The College awards associate's, bachelor's, master's and clinical doctoral degrees, and in collaboration with The CUNY Graduate Center, numerous Ph.D. degrees. CSI's internationally recognized faculty passionately engage in scholarly and artistic activities, and together with a strong professional staff, lead students through transformational learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. The College is situated on a 204-acre site, has recently incorporated a residential component, and is currently engaging in capital expansion. It is a hub of intellectual and artistic activity and a community partner and source of economic impact and job creation for the greater Staten Island area.

The College's faculty, administration, and staff are committed to educational excellence as they instill in students an enduring love of learning and respect for pluralism and diversity. The College community recognizes its responsibility to strive for the common good, including an informed appreciation for the interdependence of all people, as well as providing students with the opportunities for successful future careers.

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation, the Athletic Trainer provides direct athletic training services for all College of Staten Island athletic teams. Duties include, but are not limited to: injury and illness evaluation, rehabilitation, practice coverage, game coverage, and some travel to limit exposure to injury and to care for student-athletes. Communicate with physicians, athletic director, coaches, strength and conditioning coach, and all other support staff regarding athletic injuries, illness, and rehabilitation. Schedule medical appointments for student-athletes. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide the Director of Athletics with frequent updates and assessment of athletic training services.

  • Supervise the part-time strength/conditioning coach.

  • Ensures that NCAA student-athlete eligibility rules are being adhered to as pertains to annual physicals and sickle cell status.

  • Reviews and approves all medical bills and insurance claims to determine accuracy.

  • Prepare and maintain all appropriate athletic injury care records and reports as required following all NCAA, HIPPA, and NATA guidelines.

  • Schedule and supervise part-time athletic training staff.

  • Promote a positive image of the intercollegiate athletics program and the College by participating in community and professional organizations; and representing the College as a spokesperson at appropriate events, professional meetings, campus committees and in community activities as appropriate.

  • Participates in regularly scheduled staff and department meetings.

  • Contribute to the overall success of the intercollegiate athletics program by willingly performing all other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required as well as National Athletic Trainers Association certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of CUNYAC and NCAA Division III rules and regulations.

  • Collegiate athletics experience preferred.

  • Athletic insurance experience preferred.

  • Strong communication skills preferred.

  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Develops, coordinates and administers a comprehensive training and sports medicine program for intercollegiate sports and provides related professional and administrative services.

  • Develops and maintains a program of preventive physical care for student-athletes; and coordinates physical examination screenings

  • Supervises treatment and referral of injuries and interfaces directly with medical personnel in the treatment of such athletes; coordinates rehabilitation programs; may administer related insurance program(s)

  • Determines and ensures the acquisition of safety equipment and supplies applicable to each intercollegiate sport

  • Supervises maintenance of statistical records of team injuries and medical data

  • Assists coaches in planning and instructing physical training programs for athletes.

  • Plans and schedules the purchasing of all sports medical program supplies and equipment within allocated budget parameters

  • Recruits, instructs, supervises and reviews the performance of training staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Athletics Trainer

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Assistant

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please go to www.cuny.edu; select "Employment", "Search Job Listings," "More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs," then enter the Job ID# in the "Job Opening ID" field. Cover letter, resume and any additional supporting documents for candidacy must be submitted as one file.

CLOSING DATE

March 3, 2017

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: College of Staten Island

Job Title: Student Athletics Trainer

Job ID: 16319

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular