Campus Recreation & Wellness contributes to the holistic well-being of students, faculty, and staff by providing access to recreational and educational experiences, fostering a sense of community and belonging, and empowering individuals to cultivate positive wellness values and behaviors that last throughout and beyond their time at Elon. The athletic trainer is an essential member of the Campus Recreation & Wellness professional team and provides athletic training services to students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide athletic training services to students involved in club sports, intramural sports, and performing arts through prevention, immediate care, recognition, evaluation, rehabilitation, reconditioning, and referral of orthopedic and general medical injuries and illnesses
Provide on-site athletic training services for high/medium risk club sports games, performing arts events, and some university events
Coordinate concussion baseline testing for medium/high risk club sports and relevant performing arts students
Coordinate basic pre-participation exams for incoming club sports participants and performing arts students, as necessary
Provide immediate care (care of severe and non-severe acute injuries; immobilization, splinting; emergency care of cardiorespiratory conditions), as well as treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning during scheduled office hours
Recognize and evaluate injuries and refer to appropriate medical personnel
Provide injury prevention, concussion management, and other education to students, faculty, staff, and parents
Maintain appropriate clinical case notes for all patients
Serve as a preceptor for graduate students in athletic training programs, when available
Work collaboratively with colleagues in Campus Recreation & Wellness and the Division of Student Life to provide quality recreational and developmental experiences for students
Maintain a positive, safe, and inclusive environment in all programs and facilities
Foster positive relationships on and off campus to promote Campus Recreation & Wellness
Regularly assess processes and procedures to improve overall service quality
Serve on departmental, divisional, and institutional committees and work groups as assigned
Assist in the development and implementation of the Campus Recreation & Wellness strategic plan and departmental/divisional/institutional priorities
Serve as a Student Life administrator on call and assist with divisional events as assigned
Includes evening and weekend work requirements
Other duties and projects as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required qualifications include:
Master’s degree in sports medicine, athletic training, or related field
Certification by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer
National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) member
License from the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners
Preferred qualifications include:
Experience as an athletic trainer in a collegiate recreation setting
Instructor certification in CPR/AED/First Aid
To apply, please use official position announcement:
Internal Number: 20121752
About Elon University Campus Recreation & Wellness
Elon University is a top-ranked liberal arts university that is widely recognized as a leader in student engagement and experiential learning. The academic program is distinguished by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences combined with outstanding professional programs. Elon University is ranked #88 among the nation’s most prestigious comprehensive universities, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching for the second straight year and a #10 ranking for Most Innovative National University by " Americans Best Colleges", US News & World Report 2021 rankings. The Elon community is characterized by a strong student-centered mission, a commitment to excellent teaching and a spirit of innovation. The university includes more than 420 full-time faculty members and 5,900 undergraduate and 700 graduate students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 49 other nations. The university has six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located in downtown Greensboro, N....C. Elon offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and six graduate programs. The university sends more students to study abroad than any other master's-level university in the nation, and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. Newsweek-Kaplan has named Elon the nation's "leader in engaged learning" and Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 378 "best colleges." Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and the Fiske Guide to Colleges both name Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities. Elon's 620-acre campus in North Carolina's Piedmont region is consistently recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful college environments. The campus includes the 56-acre Elon University Forest, a land preserve and natural area for scientific research.
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