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.
Master's degree in sports medicine, athletic training, or related field required.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
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
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered university that values experiential learning and strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 7,000 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for engaged learning programs in study abroad, internships, undergraduate research, leadership and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. Elon leads the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report recognition for academic programs that
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About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.