Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with workforce preparation programs. FSU takes pride in empowering student success by providing a superior education, leading research and innovation opportunities, and a strong first-year experience.
Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about 4,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate and professional students. FSU offers 36 bachelor's degrees with 57 specialized concentrations, 63 minors, and 24 master's degree programs, in a highly personalized teaching environment. FSU employs more than 330 faculty members, 89% of whom have terminal degrees.
FSU is deeply committed to inclusive excellence, encourages a supportive, diverse and collaborative learning environment, and provides a culturally relevant education. FSU is honored to be a four-time recipient of the prestigious INSIGHT into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award and was recently designated as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence campus. FSU encourages applications from persons who share our commitment to promoting a welcoming and inclusive community.
Our founding motto, 'Live to the Truth', was said at the end of each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to discover and teach 'the truth' - 'truth in theory and principle,...truth in spirit and motive,...truth in manner and form,...truth intellectual and truth moral.' Principal Bagnall found this motto 'speaks of sincerity of spirit,...of intensity of effort, of resolution to succeed, of joy in achievement.' 'Live to the Truth' continues to guide our institution in practice and endeavor. FSU seeks employees who share in this quest for truth and commit to living it fully.
The staff assistant position is responsible for aiding the head athletic trainer with the coordination of the athletic training facilities and areas related to the prevention and care of athletic injuries. In addition, the staff assistant is responsible for the strength and conditioning needs of the Department of Athletics; including varsity and club athletes. Nights, weekend and holidays may be required. Employment to be a (10) month position.
Reports to the Deputy Director of Athletics and the Head Athletic Trainer
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the day-to-day operation of the athletic training room, including prevention and care of athletic related injuries, practice/game coverage, and travel
Oversee the design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs
Provide prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation to intercollegiate athletes
Administer first aid and emergency techniques to injuries
Perform emergency management of acute injuries
Provide athletic training coverage of practices and both home and away competitions
Design and implement rehabilitation programs that are sport and injury specific
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the maintenance of medical records, insurance forms, and other appropriate duties related to administration in the athletic training room
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in developing and fostering a positive relationship with the coaching staff and student-athletes.
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in developing and maintaining communication with the University Health Services, and area physicians and hospitals
Maintain a positive working relationship with all administration, coaching, and institutional personnel
Attend University functions of general importance to the student body upon request
Provides information, in a timely manner, upon request from the Director of Athletics, Deputy Director of Athletics or Head Athletic Trainer
Upholds confidentiality for student-athletes and their well-being
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics, Associate Director of Athletics, or Head Athletic Trainer
Responsible for upholding federal, state and local laws and for enforcing University policies with special attention to the University Alcohol Policy
Serves as designated Title IX Responsible Employee and Campus Security Authority
This position is accountable for ensuring that affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and decisions in areas of responsibility.
Special Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Ability to work evening, weekends, and holidays as playing and practice season schedule dictates.
Bachelor's Degree required in Athletic related field, Master's Degree preferred
Athletic Trainer Certified by the NATA required
Eligible for MA licensure in Athletic Training
Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association
This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the Association of Professional Administrators (APA) bargaining unit at the rank of Staff Assistant. The annual salary is $42,500-$47,500, commensurate with experience. The schedule runs from mid-August to mid-June for 43 weeks (approximately 10 months).
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must apply online using the 'APPLY NOW' link (located at the bottom of this page) by submitting (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) the names and contact information for three professional references.
For priority consideration, application materials must be received by September 14. However, the search committee may continue to review applications until the position is filled.
Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.
Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or email@example.com.