Athletic Trainer (Athletic Trainer II)
Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Athletics,
Probationary, Full Time
This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.
Special Working Conditions: Evening, weekend, and holiday work
Conditions of Employment
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in
this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles
(DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms
possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving
Employment is contingent upon candidate passing a pre-employment
physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal
records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a
conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the 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.
Application Deadline & Salary
The application deadline is: Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
The salary range for this classification is: minimum $3,571 -
maximum $6,892 monthly.
Under the direction of the Athletics Director or designee, the
Athletic Trainer provides for injury prevention and care of the
student-athletes representing the University on all intercollegiate
athletics teams. Typically they are more involved in program
coordination and assist in program development, especially in the
absence of the Head Athletic Trainer. Incumbents often provide
training and direction to less experience Athletic Trainers (AT I).
This 12 month appointment includes pre-game and pre-practice
preventative taping and rehabilitation, supervision of athletic
training students/interns, attendance at home and away
intercollegiate contests as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer
and/or Athletics Director or designee, practices, post-practices,
post-game therapy, and development and implementation and approval
of weight training programs and off-season conditioning programs.
Duties include evening, weekend, holidays and Summer work,
maintenance of insurance costs and claims; maintenance of
individual student-athlete medical insurance records; management of
Athletics Training Room operations. The Athletic Trainer II assists
with oversight of care and maintenance of therapeutic and
operational equipment used in the treatment and rehabilitation of
injury; inspection and recommendations of safety precautions of all
athletics facilities and equipment. The Athletic Trainer II will
participate in on and off campus community service projects;
assists with preparation and maintenance of the Training Room
Policy and Procedure Manual; assists with maintenance of the
medical files; provides medical counseling and referrals for
student-athletes; provides direction to graduate assistants;
Assists with preseason meetings with all teams; verifies the
completion of student-athlete physical exams; supervises and
administers stretching and massage therapy; help oversee internal
drug testing policies and procedures. The Athletic Trainer II
exercises direct and professional verbal and written communications
skills with student-athletes, coaches, administrators, doctors,
parents, insurance companies and others as needed.
Required Education: Equivalent to bachelor's degree in athletic
training, physical education, kinesiology or related field of study
or combination of education and experience which provides the
required knowledge and abilities.
Required Experience: Equivalent to two (2) years of experience as a
certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment.
Master's Degree in Athletic Training or in a related field.
Preferred Experience: Two (2) years of athletic training experience
in an intercollegiate setting Three years of athletics training
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and
practices of athletic training including conditioning, 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
campuses' governing national collegiate athletic associations
(e.g., National Collegiate Athletics Association or National
Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) 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: Ability to demonstrate full-to-advanced proficiency in
the skills and abilities of the Athletic Trainer I; demonstrate the
leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in
coordinating an athletic training and sports medicine
Communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and groups,
both on- and of-campus, to include health care providers, doctors,
and other medical personnel, parents, faculty, staff and students -
Plan, organize, and schedule activities- Operate technical
equipment related to athletic training- Maintain records- Adjust
and perform simple maintenance of technical equipment.
Skills in: Preventative treatment and rehabilitation of
intercollegiate athletic-related injuries - Excellent
administrative, organizational, and communication skills-
utilization of a personal computer.
Certification: Valid Driver License, CPR certification, BOC, and
National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA) certification.
75% - Injury Prevention and Care of Student-Athletes. Attends,
regardless of day, date and time, athletic contests and special
events as assigned by the Athletic Director or designee, and
performs preventative treatment and rehabilitation of
student-athlete injuries. Oversees training room activities and is
responsible for inventory control, operation of all equipment,
coordination of athletic physical exams and general upkeep of
facility, communication with Athletics Director or designee, and
coaches relative to injury updates, pre-season conditioning
programs and drug/alcohol/tobacco education programs for
student-athletes. As assigned by the Athletics Director or designee
assists with preparation and maintenance of policy and procedure
guidelines for the Athletics Training program. Game and practice
taping and rehabilitation of injuries. Development, implementation
and approval of conditioning and strength training program,
including summer supervision of weight room and student-athlete
summer conditioning and strength programs.
10% - Supervision of Training Room. Keeps an accurate inventory of
all supplies and equipment utilized in the training room.
Responsible for recommending to the Athletics Director or designee
the ordering of supply and equipment, as needed, and assisting with
maintenance and repair needs of equipment. Administer and execute
blood-bourne pathogen safety procedures and proper disposal of
waste. Provides direction to student trainers which includes
instruction of athletic training techniques. Experience gained will
lead to student trainers being more qualified for certification by
the National Athletic Trainers Association.
5% - Records and Administration: Ensure proper maintenance and
confidentiality of all insurance information(costs and claims).
Assists with pre-season meetings. Helps Head Athletic trainer
oversee drug testing policies and procedures.
5% - Assist the Athletics Trainer in an annual Cardio Pulmonary
Resuscitation (CPR) in-serve for all coaches, staff and others in
5% - Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and Head
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to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.
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Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
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expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
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Office at (310) 243-3771.
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appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to
work in the U.S.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking,
Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on
University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article
03 Aug 2021
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/502085/athletic-trainer-athletic-trainer-ii