Located five miles from downtown Boston, Tufts University is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the highly-competitive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Tufts students participate in 30 varsity sports, 20 club sports and a number of intramural sports. Tufts Athletics has won eleven NCAA team championships since 2010 and has finished in the top 10 of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup in each of the last eight years, including winning the Director's Cup in 2021-2022 as the top Division III Athletic Department in the nation. Tufts Athletics oversees the Physical Education Department and manages all athletics facilities, including the Steve Tisch Sports & Fitness Center which opened in 2012. The Department of Athletics provides student-athletes a dynamic, transformational experience on and off the field. They experience the joy of personal growth inherent in high level competition, while cultivating lifelong connections with teammates, the Tufts community and the world around us.
What You'll Do
The Head Athletic Trainer directs all athletic training and sports medicine services for the University’s Athletics Department, including management of athletic training staff and oversight of testing, evaluation, assignment of athletic training regimens, treatment of injuries, rehabilitation and medical referrals. May provide student training to assess physical condition, give advice and assist with treatments for student-athletes to maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition. Coordinates all sports medicine-related correspondence between team physicians, health services and student-athletes
What We're Looking For
• Master’s or Doctoral Degree in related field and 5 years of experience as an athletic trainer in intercollegiate athletics.
• National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Certified
• Registered as an ATC with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts