Athletic Trainer

Goshen College
March 17, 2023
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Goshen College seeks a Temporary Athletic Trainer to work within the athletic department providing care for the student-athletes. The Athletic Trainer is responsible for administering a sports medicine program and working to prevent athletic injuries by evaluating student wellness.

When injuries occur, the Athletic Trainer serves as the first responder by recognizing and evaluating the injuries, and subsequently developing treatment and rehabilitation programs, incorporating the appropriate therapeutic modalities and use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment. The Athletic Trainer also coordinates and liaisons with physicians, athletes, coaching staff, parents, and other allied health professionals on the status of and treatment for injuries. The Athletic Trainer also counsels athletes, and staff regarding proper athletic training and injury rehabilitation.

This is a temporary 3 month position beginning March 1, 2023.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Work within the current sports medicine team to provide comprehensive medical care for all athletes.
  • Monitor training sessions and assist with pre- and post-practice preparation, therapy, and emergency care.

  • Design, implement, and/or carry out injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs.

  • Collaborate and communicate closely with the strength & conditioning coach and other medical providers (LMT's, ATC's, DC's, & MD's).

  • Document daily injury evaluations, treatments, and rehabilitation.

  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism at all times.
  • Activate emergency protocols when necessary.
  • Contribute to positive team culture.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Athletic Training from a Board Certification approved program.

  • National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).

  • Current Health Care Provider CPR certification.
  • No record of founded malpractice claims, professional boundary violation or State Board sanctions.

  • Proficient with manual therapy and rehabilitation techniques.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations including athletes, coaches, administrative staff, and other medical personnel in a high stress environment.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a background screening (prior to hire date).

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience in athletic setting
  • Work Environment/Environmental Conditions:

    All of the essential job functions are subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform other job-related instructions as requested by the supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and may change at the option of the supervisor or department head. Any major change will result in the position being reviewed for reclassification.

    About Goshen College:

    Goshen College is a liberal arts institution dedicated to the development of informed, articulate, sensitive and responsible Christians. It is nationally ranked for its study abroad programs. As a ministry of the Mennonite Church, the institution seeks to integrate Christian values with educational and professional life. Goshen College has adopted five core values around which programs are built: 1) Christ-centered; 2) Passionate Learners; 3) Servant Leaders; 4) Compassionate Peacemakers; and (5) Global Citizens. The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County, centrally located within several hours of Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit. Residents of Goshen enjoy a culturally diverse small-town atmosphere with an active arts community, a vibrant downtown, the Maple City Greenway network of bicycle paths and affordable housing prices.


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    Please be sure to provide all required materials noted below, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Staff Application Form or sent electronically to [email protected].

  • Complete and submit the online Staff Application
  • Form Cover letter
  • Two professional references with contact information
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.

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    Goshen College 1700 S. Main Street Goshen, IN 46526-4795 E-mail: [email protected] Telephone: (574) 535-7111

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