Erskine College seeks a Full-Time Staff Athletic Trainer for the 2020-21 academic year. Erskine College is a 4-year liberal arts institution, founded by the Associate Reformed Presbyterian church. The mission of Erskine College is to, “equip students to flourish by providing an excellent liberal arts education in a Christ-centered environment where learning and biblical truth are integrated to develop the whole person”. Erskine College is a member of Conference Carolinas in NCAA Division II.
The successful candidate will possess the following: • Bachelor’s degree from a CAATE-accredited undergraduate institution • Master’s preferred • BOC certified or eligible to sit for the BOC examination • SC state certification or eligible for certification in the state • Certified as a professional rescuer by the American Red Cross or an equivalent certification The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: • Assist in the provision of athletic health care to student-athletes. Team assignment to be determined. In-season practice and event coverage required. Travel with the team may be required, depending on sport assignment. • Serve as a preceptor in the athletic training program • Uphold the mission statement of both the EC AT Program and Erskine College Compensation includes the following: • Payment of national and state dues • Funding for continuing education/professional development
Application materials may be submitted electronically. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with plans to fill the position by August 3rd, 2020.
About Erskine College
Founded in 1839, Erskine College is a Christian, liberal arts college, affiliated with the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church and located in the academic village of Due West, South Carolina. Due West, in historic Abbeville County, is an area rich in colonial, Revolutionary War, and Civil War history. The town and the college have a number of antebellum buildings which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mission of Erskine College is to equip students to flourish by providing an excellent liberal arts education in a Christ-centered environment where learning and biblical truth are integrated to develop the whole person. Therefore, Erskine seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and who are committed to excellence in teaching and service. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education and be willing to explore with students the integration of faith and learning.Erskine's tradition of excellence in liberal arts higher education goes back nearly 175 years to its founding in 1839 by the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, making it one of the oldest, most respected church-affiliated colleges in the Southeas...t. Our alumni lead businesses and organizations both large and small throughout the world. More than half of Erskine graduates go on to some type of graduate education. In fact in the past several years nearly 100% of all graduates applying to medical graduate programs were accepted, and several proceeded directly into top tier Ph.D. programs. However, our mission moves us beyond simply producing competent professionals. We seek to equip the whole person intellectually, physically and spiritually to flourish in life and leadership. To do this, we see Erskine as both an excellent liberal arts college and a close-knit community. This combination provides excellent opportunities for students and faculty to take learning beyond the classroom. Quality is revealed, weaknesses are strengthened, and character is refined through intentional, individual relationships. Erskine is proud of the fact that faculty serve as mentors and often become lifelong friends with students. Erskine College is located in the academic village of Due West in Abbeville County, South Carolina, an area rich in colonial, Revolutionary War, and Civil War history. The town and the college have a number of antebellum buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Erskine College is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Baccalaureate Arts & Sciences institution with selective admissions. Erskine is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). It is the policy of Erskine College and Seminary to fully comply with all applicable laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, military service, application for military service, or veteran status. The institution will utilize strategies designed to assure that qualified persons with disabilities, women, and legally protected minorities are well represented in applicant pools from which employees are selected. As a religious educational institution, Erskine College and Seminary strives to achieve and maintain a Christ-centered environment. Consistent with that goal, Erskine College and Seminary shall exercise its theological, constitutional, and statutory right to take religion into account in all employment decisions.