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Boston College Assistant Director, Sports Medicine (2 positions open) in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

Assistant or Associate Director of Sports Medicine

The Assistant/Associate Director of Sports Medicine’s primary responsibilities include the practice of the art of athletic training within the realm of intercollegiate athletics at Boston College. This includes potential work with the 750+ student athletes participating on 31 intercollegiate teams. Concurrent contact with the respective coaches, athletic administrators and other staff serving the 31 teams is expected.

Duties include the evaluation, care and prevention of athletic injuries, on-site care of athletes at practices and competitions, both home and away, medical documentation, working with University Health Services, consulting physicians and other medical clinicians. Duties may also include carrying out various administrative tasks as assigned, possibly being; facility maintenance, equipment testing & maintenance, computer database & medical software maintenance, pre-participation documentation collection & clearance, staff scheduling, and inventory/ordering of supplies.

This position requires someone to be responsible for the care, prevention and treatment of athletic injuries for student-athletes involved with intercollegiate athletics.

Specific competencies include:

  • Care and compassion for the student-athletes.

  • Great communication skills and the ability to work with a team.

  • Extensive knowledge in the field of Athletic Training.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Working nights and weekends is normal and expected.

  • Holiday work is normal and expected.

  • Team travel (by bus and air) is normal and expected.

  • Some heavy lifting.

  • Outdoor work regardless of weather conditions is expected.

  • In order to create a more inclusive community, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.

In order to create a more inclusive community within the Division of Student Affairs, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:

  • Assistant Director: 3-5 years of experience - $60,680 - $75,850

  • Associate Director: 5+ years of experience - $70,520 - $88,150


  • Master’s degree required, preferably in allied health discipline.

  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association BOC Certification.

  • Massachusetts Allied Health Athletic Trainers Licensure.

  • 2 years full time experience/immersion as a certified athletic trainer at the collegiate level.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .