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Job ID: 125602

Athletic Trainer
Erie Community College

Date Posted Jul. 12, 2019
Title Athletic Trainer
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Athletics & Pool

$19.74 Hourly

Union/Position Status:

Posting Closing Date:
August 12, 2019Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.



The work involves supervising a conditioning program for all athletes at a community college; coaches varsity sports. Under general supervision of the Director of Athletics, is responsible for training and conditioning functions of a collegiate-athletic program. Will supervise and maintain multiple training rooms under the guidelines of the NYSED. Specific duties will relate to the care of collegiate athletes, injury rehabilitation, injury prevention, and administration. Does related work as required.


  • Works cooperatively with all coaches of all sports in setting up and carrying out a program of conditioning for all athletes;
  • Works with and under the direction of the school physician or attending physician in respect to: a) reconditioning program; b) operation of therapeutic devices; c) fitting of braces, guards, and other devices;
  • Administers first aid to injured athletes on the field, in the gymnasium, and in the training room;
  • Applies protective or injury preventive devices such as strapping, bandaging, and braces;
  • Works extensively with coaches and the Athletic Director in selecting protective equipment and other athletic gear and checking it for safety;
  • Supervises the training room which includes requisitioning and storage of supplies and equipment, keeping of records, maintaining an inventory, and management of a yearly budget;
  • Supervises student aides or other staff members in training room procedures;
  • Counsels and advises athletes and coaches on exercise program, diet, rest, and other related matters;
  • Maintain a healthy and sanitary environment;
  • Works cooperatively with the nurse to schedule and conduct physicals and maintain health records of all athletes.



Thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology; thorough knowledge of athletic conditioning techniques and procedures; thorough knowledge of first aid procedures; ability to conduct effective athletic conditioning and training programs; ability to coach varsity sports, initiative; resourcefulness; dependability; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


A. Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field and one (1) year experience in athletic training;
B. Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or related field and two (2) years’ experience in athletic training;
C. An equivalent combination of athletic training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B)

Certification through the NATABOC and a license issued by the NYSED as a Certified Athletic Trainer preferred along with the qualifications as stated under (A) or (B) above.


  • Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.*

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:
New York Office
United States Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
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