Reporting to the Manager of Athletic Training, the Assistant Athletic Trainer supervises the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; supervises athletic training students in both clinical and field situations; ensures strict adherence to all NCAA, NJAC and Kean University rules and regulations; and does related work as required. This position requires travel with designated teams and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; one year of athletic training experience at the collegiate level; current certification by the Board of Certification (BOC); current CPR and AED certifications; current Athletic Trainer license in the State of NJ; and knowledge of NCAA regulations is required. Master’s degree in a related field is preferred and can be substituted for the one year of required experience. National Strength and Conditioning certification is also preferred. Candidate must possess effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Jack McKiernan, Director of Athletics and Recreation, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email email@example.com. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
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With a rich history in higher education that spans more than 150 years, Kean University is a vibrant and diverse institution offering world-class education in more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs, including doctoral programs in psychology, nursing and educational leadership. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultura...l facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.
The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.