Seasonal Assistant Athletic Trainer

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7240742 (Ref.No. 24A116024)
Posted: April 30, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) invites applications for a Seasonal Assistant Athletic Trainer. This position works under the direct supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer to ensure the health and welfare of the student-athletes competing in the University’s NCAA Division I athletic program. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for preventing, evaluating, managing, and rehabilitating injuries and illnesses within the University’s comprehensive sports medicine program. Specific team assignments will be made to identify areas of primary coverage and travel responsibilities, but the individual will be expected to work with student-athletes from all sports and provide coverage to all programs when necessary.  The individual is expected to work autonomously with their assigned primary sport within the context of the overall sports medicine program.

Primary Responsibilities
• Assist with initiative for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
• Provide emergency care as indicated.
• Evaluation of athletic injuries and illnesses.
• Treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses.
• Rehabilitations of athletic injuries.
• Provide education to the student-athletes and coaches
• Athletic training administrative duties including securing insurance referrals, authorizations, and scheduling of appointments.
• Assist with the coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions.
• Complete appropriate medical documentation.
• Work closely with team physicians and other allied healthcare professionals to deliver appropriate care to the student-athletes.
• Team travel is required.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate area of specialization.
  • Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (BOC).
  • New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Athletic Training License or eligible.
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

Special Instructions to Applicants

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.