The Student Athletics Trainer will enter the Division at a time of growth and creative energy under the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. The Division provides an array of intellectual and experiential opportunities for students to become engaged citizens through its various departments which support enrollment and persistence, student organizations, social events, athletics, theatrical productions, community and service learning opportunities, as well as student support services that enhance their collegiate experience.
Reporting directly to the Director of Athletics, the Student Athletics Trainer's responsibilities includes the CUNY Title Overview, but are not limited to the following:
- Act as a liaison between the Department and Student Health Services and the Team Physician. - Coordinate drug and substance abuse education seminars for student-athletes. - Cover all athletics home events as head athletic trainer, including night and weekend events. Cover practices and away contests as deemed appropriate. - Ensure compliance with all College, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations related to medical care for student-athletes. - Follow the NATA Code of Ethics. - Represent the mission, core values and professionalism of John Jay Athletics as well as promote of John Jay Athletics. - Oversee all necessary documentation, including processing insurance claims for all medical bills and expenses for each injury, maintaining up to date records for each student-athlete injury and preparing an annual injury report at the conclusion of each academic year. - Remain current on all national requirements for certifications and maintaining continuing education of Athletic Trainer certification. - Train department staff and coaches on policies and procedures.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW:
Develops, coordinates and administers a comprehensive training and sports medicine program for intercollegiate sports and provides related professional and administrative services.
- Develops and maintains a program of preventive physical care for student-athletes; and coordinates physical examination screenings
- Supervises treatment and referral of injuries and interfaces directly with medical personnel in the treatment of such athletes; coordinates rehabilitation programs; may administer related insurance program(s)
- Determines and ensures the acquisition of safety equipment and supplies applicable to each intercollegiate sport
- Supervises maintenance of statistical records of team injuries and medical data
- Assists coaches in planning and instructing physical training programs for athletes.
- Plans and schedules the purchasing of all sports medical program supplies and equipment within allocated budget parameters
- Recruits, instructs, supervises and reviews the performance of training staff
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required as well as National Athletic Trainers Association certification.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor degree in athletic training or related field, Master's degree preferred - 4-5 years’ experience in sports information related field - NATA certification - NYS Certification or ability to gain certification within the first year of employment - American Red Cross CPR/FA instructor preferred - Valid driver's license required. License must meet insurance company rules and regulations for driving underwriting criteria - Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
Additional Salary Information: CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
Internal Number: 19043
About John Jay College of Criminal Justice
The John Jay College of Criminal Justice Athletics Department provides a comprehensive, competitive and fulfilling program in which all can feel pride, commitment and affiliation. The Department represents an exemplary model of intercollegiate athletics where athletic excellence is sought within the context of full support for the institution’s academic mission. Our goal is to attract, retain and graduate the finest student-athletes who in turn become loyal, supportive and proud alumni. The John Jay Athletics Department serves 14 intercollegiate sports and approximately 200 student-athletes. The Department also consists of Recreation and Intramurals, to create an educational environment producing social and fitness rewards.