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The Assistant/Associate Director of Sports Medicine will lead, plan and coordinate all aspects of Sports Medicine for Intercollegiate Athletics including; organization and administration of Sports Medicine services, coordination of Athletic Training staffing assignments and schedules, medical clearance of athletes in coordination with the Team Physician, provide athletic training services in support of intercollegiate athletics programs as assigned, and collaborate with Hammond Health Center staff for all aspects of medical needs of student-athletes.

The Assistant/Associate Director of Sports Medicine is expected to work with Clinical Faculty/Athletic Trainers in the Athletic Training Education Program and other staff athletic trainers to provide athletic training services to intercollegiate athletics. Develop and administer injury prevention, evaluate injuries, and develop treatment plans and rehabilitation programs for student-athletes. Staff the AT clinics, attend home practices and games for assigned sports teams; post-season travel with assigned teams is required and regular season travel will be determined by sport assignment.

Position/Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Sports Medicine program for intercollegiate athletics.

  • Provide athletic training services, in cooperation with the head team physician to include evaluating, managing, treating, and rehabilitating athletic injuries as needed or prescribed.

  • Staff the Hill Center Athletic Training Clinic and/or A&E Center Clinic and attend home practices and games for assigned sports teams to evaluate and treat injuries or potential injuries; provide prompt, accurate triage. Post-season travel with assigned teams is required and regular season travel will be determined by sport assignment.

  • Scheduling and coordination of athletic training coverage of practices and home contests.

  • Serve as a preceptor to Pre AT and graduate students in the clinical education portion of the Athletic Training Education Program.

  • Coordinate and perform mandatory baseline concussion testing for incoming students in assigned sports.

  • Attend introductory team meetings and present athletic training information for assigned sports.

  • Attend Athletic Department Meetings to address any sports medicine related issues.

  • Plan and participate in all pre-participation sport screenings and the medical clearance process.

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records on injured athletes.

  • Collaborate with Director of Sports Performance (S&C)

  • Represent Athletic Training and serve as consultant to coaching staff on conditioning, nutrition, and protective equipment; assist with prevention of injuries including education for athletes, identifying factors that put athletes "at risk", correcting deficiencies in athletes as deemed necessary, as well as taping and bracing.

  • Serve as liaison with parents, sports medicine physicians, health center staff, athletic trainers, and coaches in determining the best treatment options for the patient. Assist the team physician in determining if a player may return to competition.

  • Serve as host athletic trainer for league, regional and national championships competitions held at Ithaca College.

  • Prepare monthly injury listing and forward it to the Office of Risk Management.

Required Experience:

  • Master's degree in athletic training, exercise science, nutrition, sports management, or related field required.

  • 5 - 7 years of experience at the collegiate level as an AT with demonstrated knowledge and ability in program administration; Experience at the Division III level is preferred.

  • BOC Certification and Membership in the NATA (National Athletic Trainer’s Association) and eligible for NYS licensure required.

  • CPR Certification required.

  • Experience in planning and executing Athletic Training services for competitive athletics teams.

  • Ability to cultivate an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment.

  • Ability to treat all people equitably and with a sensitivity and awareness to cultural differences and to hold others accountable for behavior supportive of a diverse and inclusive community.

  • Extensive knowledge of various word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, including electronic medical record (EMR) applications.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and strong attention to detail are required.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must apply online and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references. Questions about online applications should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000 or

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.

Hiring Range:

$70,000 - $84,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. We pride ourselves on providing our benefit-eligible employees with comprehensive benefits, including work/life balance, generous paid time off policies, career-enhancing trainings, educational benefits, and opportunities to give back to the community. Beyond benefits, you’ll enjoy the kind of uniquely rewarding work environment that can only be found in a vibrant college community. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of approximately 5,000 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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