Head Football Athletic Trainer

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Connecticut, United States
Friday, 27 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Provide athletic medicine services to intercollegiate athletics - primary focus on football athletes.

Essential Duties

  1. Treats and rehabilitates athletes to return them to full activity levels.
  2. Conducts pre-season screening and conditioning to prevent injuries during competitions
  3. Administers first aid and emergency techniques; applies tape, bandages, braces and padding to injuries.
  4. Recommends new or modified care treatment; documents treatments, referrals and injury reports.
  5. Determines methods for educating both athletes and coaching staff on proper training techniques and modalities.
  6. In conjunction with the team physician, determines when an athlete has completed a rehabilitation program and can resume an appropriate level of activity.
  7. Assists team physician during clinical hours.
  8. Travels with and/or oversees assigned varsity sports teams.
  9. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Physical Therapy or Allied Health Sciences required and two years of experience as an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of NCAA and Ivy League regulations.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Strong background in providing athletic training to varsity football athletes.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Strong communication skills both oral and written.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse population.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Dedicated, passionate and highly motivated. Ability to work evenings, weekends and occasionally travel.

Physical Requirements

Exposure to inclement weather conditions. Standing for long periods of time.

Drug Screen


Health Screening


Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.


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