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Athletic Trainer Resident

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA58Ez at by May 5, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information (please include a current supervisor).

Position Information

Position Information

Department Intercollegiate Athletics
Alternate Department Description

Intercollegiate Athletics

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Restricted Position?
Job Category Admin or Professional Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Athletic Trainer Resident
Working Title Athletic Trainer Resident
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number FA58Ez
Recruit Number Faculty - 7031
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary $23,660 annually
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Athletic Trainer Resident

George Mason University Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, administrative faculty position for an Athletic Training Resident. This will be a term position from August 1, 2017, to May 15, 2019. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

George Mason University is a NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Atlantic-10 Athletic Conference.


The Athletic Trainer Resident is primarily responsible for the medical coverage of collegiate athletic practices, travel with sports teams, and coverage of sports events as assigned by the Sports Medicine Coordinator. In addition, the incumbent will engage in educational programs and experiences to develop their knowledge base. The primary sports responsibility will be determined by the Sports Medicine Coordinator.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (M.A./M.S. or equivalent education) in a related field at the time of employment;
  • NATABOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification) certification and eligibility for Virginia licensure;
  • Virginia Board of Medicine license required at date of employment;
  • Current professional rescuer certification in CPR/AED;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of and the ability to work with electronic medical record keeping systems and other computer databases;
  • Ability to work weekend and non-traditional work hours;
  • Candidates also must possess the ability to safely and independently move objects of approximately 75 pounds;
  • Employment offer is contingent on meeting eligibility requirements for operating state-owned vehicles (; and
  • Required Travel: 50 to 75 percent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in intercollegiate and/or professional athletics; and
  • Candidates who possess manual therapy based certifications may be preferred.

A criminal background check will be required for this position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA58Ez at by May 5, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information (please include a current supervisor).

For Full Consideration, Apply by:
Posting Date 04/13/2017
Job Close Date 05/05/2017
Open Until Filled? No
Telework Friendly?
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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents