Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
POSITION OVERVIEW Part-time athletic trainer to provide coverage for the Academy’s 15 intercollegiate sports and club rugby and wrestling teams. Working with a staff of two full-time personnel, the employee’s time will be primarily spent providing pre and post practice treatment as well as practice and contest coverage. Work hours will occur primarily in late afternoon, evenings and some weekends. This is a temporary position between Mid-August running through April. The employee must be an ATC, licensed to work in Maine.
DUTIES •Provide health care management of Maine Maritime Academy student athletes under the guidance of the Head Athletic Trainer. •Provide pre-event and post-event health care assistance to home and visiting intercollegiate athletes. •Provide appropriate medical coverage at assigned athletic contests and practices. •Utilize appropriate medical supplies and equipment for assigned athletic practices, games and events. •Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with pre-participation medical history screening on intercollegiate and club sports athletes. •Provides best practice prevention, evaluation, management, treatment and rehabilitation services to intercollegiate and club sport athletes. •Works in conjunction with Student Health Services (academy nurse, team physician, academy counselor, etc.), Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Student Life in providing appropriate medical care to student athletes and club sport participants where practical. •Assists in the maintenance of current medical files and computerized records, pre-participation physical screenings, medical questionnaire updates, student athlete’s health insurance coverage information and medical history updates of all student athletes. •Consults with Head Athletic Trainer, coaches, club sport safety officers, athletics staff and student-athletes regarding the proper training techniques, nutrition, strength-training programs, risk management issues and injury prevention methods. •Follows policies, procedures and protocols for athletic training services based on professional best practice standards, NCAA recommendations, team physician direction, departmental criteria and sport specific rules and regulations. •Supervises student athletic training room workers as they conduct water and equipment set-up and break-down for practices and competitions and perform routine cleaning and maintenance duties.
This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties, which may be inherent to the position. The Academy may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees consistent with policy and collective bargaining agreements.
SKILLS •Excellent organization skills •Ability to prioritize and to handle competing multiple projects •Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with all levels of staff including management •Strong customer service skills •Able to work both independently and collaboratively •Ability to work irregular / extended hours/weeks, including night and weekend duties as required •Computer proficiency/Knowledge of Windows Microsoft Office Suite
REQUIREMENTS •Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s in Athletic Training or related field preferred •Knowledge of and experience with implementation of emergency action plans •Experience in an intercollegiate athletic setting preferred •Strong interpersonal and management skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS •Exerting up to 40 – 60 pounds of force occasionally. •Requires occasional lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching •Occasional long hours/days and weeks, irregular schedule •Exposure to the elements during outdoor activities
How to Apply
Please visit https://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/ for application instructions and forms. Interested individuals should submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org (in the subject line of your email, please write your name and the position for which you are applying):
•Cover Letter •CV/Résumé •Completed MMA Application* •Copies of applicable professional certifications and/or licenses •Contact information for at least three professional references •Completed MMA Application Checklist •MMA Self-Identification Form**
*Pages 2 and 3 of the MMA Application must be signed and dated by hand or signed electronically using an electronic signature verification service. Electronic signatures, to include images of hand-written signature, will not be accepted unless so verified.
**Please do not include the MMA Self-Identification form in the same document as your application materials. You may attach it to the same email as a separate document.
PLEASE NOTE THAT INCOMPLETE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
All offers are made contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation.
Equal Employment Opportunities
The Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or physical or mental disabilities. The Academy provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals upon request.
Women, minorities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Maine Maritime Academy
Maine Maritime Academy is a public, co-educational college located in the coastal town of Castine, Maine. Our student population numbers approximately 950 students in courses of study in engineering, management, science, and transportation. Our rigorous courses and experiential programs equip students with the practical skills, knowledge and training to launch successful careers upon completing an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree.