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SUNY Corning Community College Athletic Trainer/Academic Support Liaison in Corning, New York

Athletic Trainer/Academic Support Liaison

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Athletic Trainer/Academic Support Liaison


$48,938.00 Annually


Main Campus, Corning NY

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When you join the SUNY Corning Community College (CCC) team, you are helping to positively transform the lives of our students, their families and our communities.

We are a premier two-year College, offering degree programs, certificates, and continuing education classes. We promote intellectual and personal growth through individualized education, inspire innovation to meet the educational and workforce needs of the community and leverage a variety of partnerships to help our students and community succeed.

The Athletic Trainer/Academic Support Liaison responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as the Head Athletic Trainer for all intercollegiate athletic teams at home sporting events and practices.

  • Designing and providing preventative and rehabilitative programs for all student-athletes during preseason, in season, and off season time periods.

  • Conducting student-athlete intake assessments (pre-participation documents, athletic questionnaire, baseline testing) and maintaining medical records for all student-athletes.

  • Completing injury documentation utilizing injury reports and proper insurance forms.

  • Developing and maintaining effective physical fitness and strength/conditioning plans that are shared with student-athletes and coaches.

  • Assist with academic retention and tracking of student-athletes.

SUNY CCC embraces diversity and values an inclusive culture where every person is able to succeed to their full potential. If you require an accommodation for the recruiting process, please contact or 607.962.9229.

Essential Functions

Head Athletic Trainer:
  • Provide immediate care for injuries at all home events and practices; including rehabilitation services for return to play

  • Provide taping and wrapping services to all student athletes

  • Provide injury evaluation and referral services to student athletes

  • Provide athletic training coverage at all home events

  • Assist with supervision and set-up of team practices and events.

  • Advise athletes on proper use of equipment and stretching/injury prevention techniques as well as nutritional plans and physical fitness plans.

  • Coordinate pre-participation examinations and essential paperwork with the College Nurse for student athletes.

  • Evaluate and administer pre-participation concussion testing and concussion return to play protocols

  • Maintain proper medical record /documenting on all injuries and treatments

  • Serve as the liaison between Athletics and the Business Office with matters involving injury reports and insurance claims

  • Maintain medical travel kits for practices and away games

  • Serve as the liaison between college and local medical personnel/facilities; specifically Guthrie as our sponsoring medical provider for athletics

  • Ensure that all athletic equipment meets safety standards and requirements

  • Assist with inventory, laundering and preparation of athletic uniforms/practice clothing

    Academic Support Liaison:

  • Responsible for connecting all student athletes with their instructors to develop relationships for academic success

  • Coordination of activities aimed at introducing the student athletes to campus academic resources to promote success, retention and persistence

  • Tracking data reflecting recruitment, retention, persistence and completion of student athletes

  • Perform other related duties, as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.

  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association certification (NATABOC)

  • NYS Athletic Trainer License

A career at CCC comes with great perks!

Corning Community College is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. It offers an extensive, yet affordable range of educational, cultural, and social opportunities to a diverse population of more than 5,000 full and part-time students. A member of the SUNY system, CCC is widely known for its commitment to excellence in teaching and student development.


In addition to the excellent benefits described below, CCC has numerous committees, organizations, and social events on campus in which all employees are encouraged to participate. Please contact Human Resources at 607-962-9229 for further information on any of these employee benefit programs.

In accordance with the CCC's personnel policies and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement, full-time employees appointed for five months or longer (one semester for academic employees) are eligible to participate in the following benefit programs:

Health Insurance

  • Traditional Blue Cross Blue Shield indemnity plan, OR

  • Blue PPO

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Medical Care

  • Dependent Care

Voluntary Benefits

  • Dental Coverage

  • Vision Coverage

Retirement Plans

  • Three plans are available: NYS Employees' Retirement Plan (ERS), NYS Teachers' Retirement Plan (TRS), Optional Retirement Program (TIAA CREF and three alternate funding vehicles)

  • Eligibility for a particular plan(s) varies according to the job classification

Tax Deferred Plan

NYS Deferred Compensation Plan

Group Term Life Insurance

  • Basic and accidental death & dismemberment coverage ($20,000 each) is provided, at no cost, to employees

  • Supplemental coverage equal to 1.5 or 2 times annual rate of pay is available as an additional employee expense

  • Dependent coverage ($10K for spouse; $5K/dependent child) is available as an additional employee expense

Travel Accident Insurance

  • $100K of coverage provided, at no expense, to employees

Long Term Disability

  • Provided, at no cost, to employees

Paid Leave (accrual rates vary according to job classification)

  • Vacation (non-academic employees only)

  • Sick Leave

  • Personal Leave

  • Holidays (non-academic employees only)

  • Bereavement/Serious Illness Leave

Employee Assistance Program

Employee/Dependent Tuition Benefit (CCC only)

Sabbatical/Professional Development Leave


Corning Community College (NY)


1 Academic Drive Corning, New York, 14830


(607) 962-9229



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