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Athletic Training Associate

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Staff, Health Services, Athletics

Who we are

For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

Job Summary

Under supervision the Head Athletic Trainer, the Athletic Training Associate implements sports medicine and athletic injury treatment and prevention programs for all Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute intercollegiate athletes. The prevention and care of athletic injuries is accomplished through emergency treatment, rehabilitation, conditioning, and athletic counseling.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training or related health field required
• Certification by the National Athletics Trainers Association required
• Valid US Driver’s license
• Eligible to attain New York State License
• CPR Certified

Applicants must meet stated minimum education and experience requirements.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of an athletic training program
• Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the prevention and management of       injuries in student athletes
• Ability to initiate, develop and maintain contacts appropriate to an athletic training program;       maintain confidentiality
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide       range of constituencies in a diverse community
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures
• Fitness level required to perform manual exercises and stretching and to carry heavy weights
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Effective planning, organizing and time management skills


Business Hours with weekends or evenings occasionally required


Occasional overnight travel may be required (10% or less)

Application instructions


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Job Posted Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed.

In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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