Assistant Athletic Trainer
Company: James Madison University
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Administrative and Professional Faculty
300041 - Sports Medicine
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Position Summary Information
About James Madison University
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated
and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful
To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with
ideas and the world.
Who We Are
Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the
city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington,
D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000,
Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the
Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution
with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that
lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for
students, faculty and staff. The student body includes
approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students,
with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.
JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and
technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate,
master's and doctoral levels. The university is committed to
expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting
superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national
recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on
maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative
James Madison University, a Division I Member of the NCAA and Sun
Belt conference, is seeking an Athletic Trainer. The position will
serve as the Athletic Trainer and is a full-time, 12-month position
with a full comprehensive benefits package. The anticipated start
date is upon first availability.
The Athletic Trainer will work under the supervision of the
Associate AD for Integrated Health and Sports Performance/ Director
of Sports Medicine, Associate Director of Sports Medicine, JMU Team
Physicians and will perform athletic training duties that help
insure the health and safety of the student-athletes. The selected
candidate will be expected to maintain a high level of
communication, outstanding interpersonal skills, and
professionalism as a member of the JMU Sports Medicine Staff. The
ability to work and function as a member of the health care team is
essential. This candidate will also serve as a clinical preceptor
for JMU's athletic training students.
Duties and Responsibilities
Include but not limited to:
- Providing and coordinating a high level of athletic healthcare
services to JMU Women's Swimming and Diving Programs and JMU
student-athletes to include the prevention, evaluation, clinical
management, treatment, and short- and long-term rehabilitation of
- Ensuring emergency readiness at all practices and competitions
in accordance with the JMU Emergency Action Plan.
- Engaging in effective written and oral communication with
members of the coaching staff, strength and conditioning staff,
sports medicine staff/physicians, athletic administration, and
Integrated Health and Sports Performance Team.
- Contributing to an overall team effort by welcoming new and
different work requirements and exploring new opportunities to
enhance the services of the department.
- Assisting with the scheduling, organization and completion of
student-athlete pre-participation and exit physical
- Coordinating timely referrals and communicating with the JMU
Team Physicians regarding student-athlete injuries, medical
conditions, and plan of care.
- Providing appropriate coverage for practices,
strength/conditioning sessions, and meets.
- Maintaining accurate and up-to-date medical records on all
student-athletes in a timely, efficient and confidential
- Counseling and educating student-athletes regarding their
injuries and treatment plans.
- Serving as a clinical preceptor to athletic training
- Ensuring compliance with all relevant institutional, Sun Belt,
NCAA, and Commonwealth of Virginia regulations.
- Master's degree.
- Hold BOC certification, have a Virginia license to practice
Athletic Training or be eligible for licensure.
- Ability to effectively communicate with multiple parties within
the athletics department and campus community.
- 2+ years of relevant clinical experience.
- Experience working with collegiate athletics
NCAA Division I experience with Olympic sports
- Demonstrated commitment to advanced continuing
- Experience as an approved clinical preceptor.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Conditions of Employment
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a
criminal background check.
E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required
to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity
and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison
University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work
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Open Until Filled
Proposed Starting Date
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diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free
of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate
discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color,
disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information,
national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students,
faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these
qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education
in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in
candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing
commitment to this core quality.
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