Assistant Athletic Trainer

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 23, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Classification: Athletic Trainer I
Department Name: Athletics Admn, Office of
Job Number: MB2021-PA2721
Status: Open Until FilledApply Today! Priority Screening begins: July 6, 2021
Priority Screening Date: 07/05/2021
Recruitment Status: Apply Today! Priority Screening begins: July 6, 2021

Position Description:
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives through a focus on student success and engagement through project-based learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,600 students.

The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university's faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below market rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.


Under the general administrative direction of the Director of Athletics and day-to-day work direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer performs the full range of clinical athletic training functions, which involves the organization and delivery of daily athletic training services to student-athletes. Due to the nature of the work, the incumbent must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays, as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provides expertise in athletic training services to a wide variety of intercollegiate sports including; but not limited to baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, softball, soccer, volleyball, and water polo. Provides athletic training room, home game and practice medical coverage of intercollegiate teams as needed. Assists the respective coaching staff in designing and implementing conditioning programs.
  • Consults with more senior Athletic Trainers, physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans and coordinates with the coaching staff. Informs coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plans.
  • Maintains student athlete medical records including medical histories, injury reports, and treatment and rehabilitation programs. Assists in maintaining insurance records and monitoring and verifying insurance billings.
  • Assists the Head Athletic Trainer with scheduling of student athlete physical examinations, and for scheduling any necessary post-season medical evaluations of student athletes; and coordinating training room operations.
  • In collaboration with the Head Athletic Trainer, assists with the acquisition and inventory of athletic training equipment and supplies, and assists in developing and monitoring the program budget.
  • Assists in monitoring the work of student interns, as directed.

  • Other Functions:

    Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    General knowledge of: the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning and injury prevention; injury assessment and rehabilitation; full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis; other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping, bracing, and massage; effective use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment; rules regulations and guidelines established by the NCAA, CCAA, and CSUMB, pertaining to student athletes, their training, sports medicine care, and health and safety; Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling Blood Borne Pathogens; maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards; and following insurance procedures.

    Ability to: effectively assess and evaluate injuries and their severity; develop conditioning and rehabilitation programs and manage and treat injuries; use the full range of appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments and rehabilitation and exercise equipment to treat and prevent injuries; determine the appropriate referrals for athletes to other healthcare professionals; recognize life threatening situations and administer the appropriate emergency aid; use a computer to perform medical, insurance and other recordkeeping functions; and work in an environment with competing priorities. Incumbents must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes and serve as a liaison among athletes, coaching staff, parents, physicians and other health professionals.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Physical Education, Kinesiology or related field of study, or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Course work must include completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements.

    Specialized Skills:
    Upon hire must possess and maintain Board of Certification in Athletic Training and be certified in CPR/AED (cardio pulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation) for the Professional Rescuer and first aid. Must possess a current National Athletic Trainer Association membership. Must participate in all OSHA required training and adhere to the related policies and procedures as required. Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.

    href=“”>National Athletic Trainer Association membership. Must participate in all OSHA required training and adhere to the related policies and procedures as required. Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Master’s degrees in Athletic Training or related field of study. First Aid, CPR Instructor, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certified. Experience in supervision and instruction of student athletic training interns. Experience with the teaching of an Introductory Athletic Training course and course-work in Sport Psychology. Proficient in the use of programs such as SportsWare Injury Tracking software. Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google email and calendaring software, or equivalent.

    Special Conditions of Employment:
    • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with CSUMB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
    • The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
    • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
    • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with: responsibility for the care, safety and security of master people(including children and minors), animals and CSU property; responsibility or access/possession of building or sub master keys for building access; access to controlled or hazardous substances; access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards); and responsibility for operating commercial vehicles, machinery or equipment that could pose environmental hazards or cause injury, illness, or death.
    • This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
    • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to University Police all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
    • This position will have responsibilities that require the employee to possess a license, credential or other certification in order to meet minimum job qualifications and/or to qualify for continued employment. Specify license, credential or certification required: Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer, First Aid, CPR, AED
    • Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.
    • May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.


    Clinic/Outdoor environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working outside, at times, in a variety of weather conditions, and some moderate to heavy lifting. Will require travel between campus locations and off-campus locations. Also, works in an office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position may require working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.

    There are components of this job which are deemed essential on campus. This position will primarily work on the main campus, with occasional work from home. This position requires working on campus with students. The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. In the fall, students, faculty, staff, and the community can expect that masks will be required and that the appropriate degree of social distancing will be in place in all areas based on evolving guidance. Additionally, all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to be vaccinated before coming to campus. All community members who work or attend class on campus should expect to participate in a random or periodic testing system. CSUMB will communicate more information about vaccination requirements and testing protocols when the details become available.

    Compensation and Benefits:
    • Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary, 10/12 Pay Plan
    • Collective Bargaining Unit: R02 - Health Care Support CSUEU)
    • Anticipated Campus Hiring Salary: Low to Mid $3,000’s/month
    • CSU Salary Range
    • FLSA Status: Exempt

    CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit: CSU Benefits R02. Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability, visit: Employee Housing.

    How to Apply:
    To apply, visit

    For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

    CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

    Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


    CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

    CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


    CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.