Cornell College
  • 16-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

full-time benefits package

Cornell College invites applications for a full-time, 10-month assistant athletic trainer. This position will assist the head athletic trainer in all aspects of the athletics training program, including evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The assistant athletic trainer assists with the supervision of the sports medicine assistants, and the supervision and operation of the training room. This position also provides supervision of athletic practices and athletic events as directed. Team travel may be required on occasion.

Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.


Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree and commitment to the values, standards, and expectations of NCAA Division III athletics and a liberal arts college. National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification required. Must be eligible for license in state of Iowa. Preferred qualifications include CPR and First Aid Instructor Certified, master's degree and previous experience as a certified athletic trainer.

Must have a valid Iowa driver's license and insurance coverage (if driving own vehicle) or be insurable.

Preferred Skills

Knowledge and skills in preventing athletic injuries, providing physical examinations, developing training and conditioning programs, selecting protective equipment, creating a safe athletic environment, and evaluating athletic injuries. Ability to make appropriate medical referrals, providing first aid and emergency care, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries, counseling and guidance of athletes, and educating sports medicine assistants. Knowledge of ordering equipment and supplies, record keeping, supervising sports medicine assistants and ability to work collaboratively with student health care providers. Ability to construct orthotic and protective devices, proficient use of all training room modalities, and to develop and maintain professional medical contacts. Must be self-directed, well organized and capable of assuming varied responsibilities. Administration, management and supervision of employees are key components for the success of this position. Computer knowledge is preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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