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FACULTY MSD - Athletic Trainer

Recruitment #24-009009-0017


Anticipated opening for the 2024-2025 School Year.

Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners.  As such, we are looking for dedicated individuals who can join us in the education of the children at MSD.

This is an 11-month position.


MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705

Main Purpose of Job

To assist the coaches with athletic injuries; attend practices and home athletic events; maintain a well-equipped, clean training room, work with the Student Health Center regarding illnesses and injuries of student/athletes; adhere to the policies and procedures outlined in the MSD Parent/Student Handbook; maintain professional training and/or certification; and assume other responsibilities as designated by the Athletic Director.

This position will report to the Athletic Director.


To provide care and prevention of athletic injuries; attend Varsity, Junior Varsity and Middle School practices and home athletic events; maintain a well equipped, clean training room; work with the Student Health Center regarding illnesses and injuries of student/athletes. Possess strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Perform evaluations and diagnoses and/or make referrals, provide emergency care, and educate athletes, coaches, and parents about injury prevention. Strong knowledge of maintaining accurate records of injuries, treatments, and rehabilitation plans. Ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines. Exhibit strong communication skills, a deep understanding of sports-related injuries, and the ability to work collaboratively with coaches, medical professionals, and athletes.


Maintain current certification and continuing education requirements as set forth by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification; maintain current state license in accordance with Maryland. Maintain current certification in CPR/First aid.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, or a related field.
  • NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) Certification required; from the Board of Certification (BOC)
  • State license in accordance with Maryland; willingness to obtain certification required
  • First Aid and CPR certification.
Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) preferred; willingness to learn required.

Fluency in written English required.


Master’s degree

Ability to communicate in American Sign Language

Previous experience working with athletes in a high school, college or professional setting.


New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense. (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568)

Candidates will need to provide three letters of recommendation with their application.


Applications will be prescreened before candidates are invited to an interview. As an equal opportunity employer, MSD is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time. Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time. A copy of your college transcripts must accompany your application. The preferred method to receive transcripts and additional information is for them to be uploaded. Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:

Mailing Address: Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department, P. O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044


Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Fax: 410-696-3084

Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.  We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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