Head Athletic Trainer

Position: Head Athletic Trainer (12 months)
Search Number: S21-029

Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through campus wide commitment to social justice. Founded as a teacher's college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of more than 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.


The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is Connecticut's only public NCAA Division II program and a member of the Northeast 10 Conference. Consisting of 19 athletic teams, SCSU's outstanding program continually ranks among the top NCAA Division II programs in the nation, and also boasts a long record of dominance in the Northeast for both team and individual championships. The Owl's rich tradition of success consist of 83 Northeast 10 Conference Championships, over 1,200 All-Americans, 80 NCAA individual titles and 10 NCAA team championship titles.


Full Time, Contractual


Responsibilities include the coordination of health care to student-athletes under the supervision of the Team Physician for 19 highly competitive NCAA Div. II athletic programs. Further duties include event coverage scheduling, insurance claims management, record keeping, budgeting, supply/equipment requisitions, facilities management, and staff supervision. The Head Athletic Trainer will also serve as; Site Coordinator for the NCAA Drug Testing Program, liaison to the Athletic Training B.S./M.A.T. Accelerated program, Clinical Instructor for Athletic Training students, NCAA Health Care Administrator and a member of the Department of Athletics Administrative Leadership Team.


An earned master's degree required, NATABOC certified and five (S) years of appropriate professional level experience. Must hold a current Athletic Training license in the State of Connecticut (or eligible to receive). Commitment in following the letter and spirit of NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. Ideal candidate must demonstrate strong communication and written skills in order to work closely with a diverse population of student-athletes, coaches, strength and conditioning personnel as well as Campus Health Services. Southern CT State University celebrates a cultural climate of diversity and inclusion.


Commensurate with experience


Candidates must send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Sharon DeCrescenzo at DecrescenzS1@southernct.edu. In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by Monday, May 11, 2022.


Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff.  People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.