The Athletic Department at SUNY Cortland invites applications for a full-time, Athletic Trainer with a 10-month obligation (8/1 - 5/31) to begin 8/1/2019.
Athletic trainers provide consultation, advice, referrals, care and management of athletic injury and illness to SUNY Cortland intercollegiate athletes. A primary role of the athletic trainer is to work as member of the medical staff in providing prevention, preconditioning, conditioning, treatment, care, and rehabilitation for intercollegiate athletes. Athletic trainers will work as a preceptors in the CAATE – accredited athletic training program.
Our program emphasizes experiential learning and is committed to the practice-to-theory-to-practice model of teaching. A successful athletic trainer will have a commitment to inclusive excellence, equity, inclusion, diversity and social justice; passion for exercise and sport with well-developed understanding of the complexities of the clinical fields and intercollegiate athletics; desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds, and; a commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background and to educating students to become global citizens.
A bachelor’s degree and current Board of Certification (BOC) certification is required as well as clinical or work experience in the practice of college or university athletic training service and NY State license as a Certified Athletic Trainer or eligibility for licensure upon appointment. Preference may be given for a completed master’s degree from an accredited college or university; college or university athletic trainer preceptor experience; two or more years of post-certification/post-licensure professional experience and current New York State license as a Certified Athletic Trainer.
About SUNY Cortland Athletics
The State University of New York College at Cortland is one of 64 campuses in the statewide system. More than 7,500 students are enrolled in programs leading to bachelor's and master's degrees. The College's three academic divisions - arts and sciences, education and professional studies - include 23 departments offering 59 majors and 44 minors.Founded in 1868, SUNY Cortland has more than 50,000 alumni living in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and more than 40 foreign countries.The College's main campus covers 191 acres and is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Central New York, just off Interstate 81, a major north-south highway. With more than 1,000 employees, SUNY Cortland is Cortland County's largest employer. The city of Cortland has 20,000 residents and is the county seat. The community offers a quaint downtown business district and easy access to major cities, cultural activities, ski areas, biking trails, rivers and lakes. Syracuse, Ithaca and Binghamton are within an hour's drive.