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Appointment Type: Temp Part-time
Department: Student Activities
Categories: Temporary

Work Days: Varies based on the business need.
Shift Start/End Time: Varies based on the business need.
Hours Per Week: 5-10
Weeks Per Year: 20-30

The Club Sports Athletic Trainer is present at all on-campus or “home” league games during the regular season for 5-6 club sports teams. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  1. Provide trainer coverage in the event of an illness or injury.
  2. Evaluates athletic injuries and medical conditions, and provides immediate response.
  3. Maintains accurate and thorough keeping of daily injury records on all players.
  4. Communicates injuries and reports incidents to the Student Activities department. The position hours may expand over time based on student interest.
  1. Must obtain a National Athletic Trainer's Association Board of Certification (NATA-BOC).
  2. First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications required.
  3. Must be licensed in the State of New York.
  4. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  5. Ability to function in a service and team-oriented environment.
  6. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse student body
  7. Ability to function independently, display strong attention to detail, work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Understand or willingness to understand governing rules for the individual sport leagues within which our club teams participate.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, criminal history background check and pre-employment physical where applicable.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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