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Columbia University Assistant Athletic Trainer and Associate in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education in New York, New York

The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists with the organization, management, and development of the athletic training program under the supervision of the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer


  • Providing emergency care, injury evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of varsity athletic injuries under supervision and guidelines of the team physician;

  • Assist with the coordination of all annual varsity athletic physical examinations, medical insurance and other medical administrative information.

  • Oversee the primary care coverage, including travel, for varsity teams as designated by the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer.

  • Maintain current individual records of all athletic injuries, treatments, and rehabilitation. Assist with the administrative responsibilities of budgeting, ordering, and inventory control of athletic training supplies.

  • Maintain orderly appearance of the athletic training facilities.

  • Develop and implement risk management policies and procedures.

  • Assist in the coordination of fund raising activities for the athletic training gift account.

  • Compile injury statistics and other relevant information.

  • Oversee special events and summer conditioning responsibilities as designated by the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer.

  • Continue to remain in good standing with National Board of Certification and maintain New York State registration as required to practice as an Athletic Trainer.

  • Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Code of Ethics and rules and regulations.

  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department.

  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • NATA Board of Certification, Certified Athletic Trainer.

  • Immediate eligibility for or current state licensure.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to work within the framework of NCAA and Ivy League Conference regulations.

  • Experience delivering care specific to the Arts and Science of Athletic Training with athletic training knowledge specific to the sports of Columbia University.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training/Sports Sciences is preferred.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran