Head Athletic Trainer

Staff Exempt Boston, Massachusetts


Manage Athletic Training staff to fulfill all needs of 19 varsity sports. Additional club sport needs as assigned. Needs including, but not limited to, practice and training coverage, game day coverage, office hours, medical paperwork, insurance claims, physical therapy and partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital.

Professional communication with head coaches and coaching staffs, as well as Athletic Director and support staff. Including, but not limited to, student-athlete emergency information, emergency action plans, scheduling and day to day coverage.

Coordination of game day needs for both home and away contests with opposing team’s athletic trainers. Home contests require set-up, preparation and appropriate student-athlete care staffing.

Coach and staff education (CPR-AED training and certification; Blood-borne pathogens training; Concussion education) Organize and manage daily needs of the Athletic Training room.

Requirements/Qualifications (examples):

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Master’s Degree Preferred.
  • 3-5 years of athletic training experience at the college level. Head Athletic Training experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of NCAA and CCC rules and regulations.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
  • This position requires afternoon, night, weekend hours combined with business hours and some moderate travel.
  • A valid driver’s license.

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