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Athletic Trainer (Temporary Assignment)

Ventura County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 28, 2023

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
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Full Time

Athletic Trainer (Temporary Assignment)

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $35.83 Hourly

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: Provisional-054

Location: Moorpark College (Moorpark CA), CA

Department: MC - Student Learning

Closing: Continuous


This recruitment is being conducted to fill a temporary assignment and not being conducted to establish an eligibility list from which regular appointments will be made, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Employees hired in this capacity are considered at will and do not accrue property interest in the assignment and are not eligible for benefits.


Under the direction of the Dean, of Physical Education and Athletics, evaluate, treat, administer first aid and preventive and rehabilitative treatment for acute and chronic medical conditions for physical education students, staff and athletes involved in various inter?collegiate sports; provide training to students seeking careers in sports medicine and related health care programs; maintain and operate the campus training room facility.
This temporary position will be between 10-20 hours/week through January 2024. Hours may vary based on schedules and games.


Moorpark College, one of three colleges in the Ventura County Community College District, was founded in 1967. It serves approximately 15,000 students, and with a "students first" philosophy, empowers its diverse community of learners to complete their goals for academic transfer, basic skills, and career education. Moorpark College is one of the most beautiful community colleges in California. Set on 150 acres, the campus is nestled in the foothills on the southeastern flank of Ventura County, about 40 miles from UCLA, and approximately 75 miles from UC Santa Barbara. It is also a short drive from CSU Northridge, CSU Channel Islands, and California Lutheran University. Moorpark College has been recognized as an Aspen 150 College for the last two years. Known for transfer of students to public and private universities, Moorpark College has the highest number of Associate Degree for Transfers among California community colleges its size.

Moorpark College has the distinction of being recognized as a Champion of Higher Education by the Campaign for College Opportunity in each of the last five years. A Hispanic Serving Institution, it has an excellent reputation for preparing minority and economically disadvantaged students for university transfer and career success. Moorpark College's signature career/technical programs include nursing, radiation technology, biotechnology, and exotic animal training which incorporates the world-renowned America's Teaching Zoo. The college also offers a dynamic range of classes and programs in the visual and performing arts, and its pristine athletic fields and mild climate provide an excellent home for our student athletes. Moorpark College has received numerous grants including a $2.9 million Department of Education Title V grant in 2020 for its Project STEM Impacto, which develops student cohorts in biology, biotechnology, and computer network systems engineering. Moorpark College student outcomes demonstrate that education inspires and

More information can be found on the Moorpark College website and Moorpark College Athletics website.


Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. The VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promote academic excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, the VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. For the VCCCD, equity-mindedness refers to the perspective or model of thinking exhibited by practitioners who call attention to patterns of inequity in student outcomes.

The Ventura County Community College District ensures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, sex, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

Representative Duties

Evaluate, determine, treat and administer emergency first aid, acute care and referral to injured athletes, students and staff according to established procedures. E

Administer rehabilitative treatment as prescribed by a physician to athletes, students and staff; operate a variety of therapeutic equipment such as whirlpool, ultrasound, therapeutic exercise and other modalities. E

Serve as liaison between athletes, parents, coaches, physicians, therapists and others related to the physical conditioning, training, insurance and medical coverage, OSHA guidelines and other issues related to sports medicine. E

Develop and conduct athletic programs on the care and prevention of athletic and school-related injuries; recommend protective equipment for injury protection and safety. E

Attend athletic events and administer emergency first aid treatment; tape ankles, knees, wrists, elbows, shoulders, ribs and other areas of athletes before, during and after practice or games. E

Establish and maintain accurate records and reports including emergency and daily treatment reports, detailed records concerning injuries, treatment and recommendations. E

Maintain and operate the campus training room facility; clean and maintain equipment; inventory and order equipment and supplies. E

Conduct strength, flexibility, endurance and other tests for athletes, students and staff; arrange for and assist with physical examinations; prepare and maintain related records and reports. E
Evaluate, select, design and fit braces, safety pads, cervical collars and other protective and therapeutic devices; perform safety-checks of protective equipment. E

Counsel athletes, students and staff regarding injury care, prevention and treatment programs; speak to high school and college students and other groups regarding prevention and treatment of athletic and recreational injuries and nutrition. E

Work collaboratively and professionally with faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, and ethnic communities. E

Demonstrate cultural humility, sensitivity, and equity-mindedness in working with individuals from diverse communities; model inclusive behaviors; and achieve equity in assignment-related outcomes. E

Monitor safety factors on playing areas and make recommendations regarding safety of athletes according to established guidelines.

Train and provide work direction to student trainers and assigned helpers.

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to:

Education: A bachelor's degree in kinesiology, athletic training, sports medicine, exercise science, physical education, or a closely related field. A graduate degree in one of the aforementioned fields is preferred.

Experience: Three years of experience in athletic training.


Valid California driver license
Possession of a valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by issued by a nationally recognized sanctioning organization
Possession of a valid First Aid certificate issued by issued by a nationally recognized sanctioning organization
A current credential as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) from the Board of Certification (BOC) of the National Athletic Trainers Association

Supplemental Information
Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are received. Please include ALL employment you wish to be considered in the Employment Experience section of the application and complete all fields. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Employment Experience section of the application will not be considered.


Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.


If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

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