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Assistant Athletic Trainer - Pool Recruitment

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 17, 2024

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
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Employment Type
Part Time

Assistant Athletic Trainer - Pool Recruitment

Job no: 532119
Work type: Staff
Location: Monterey Bay
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Athletics, Part Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Classification: Athletic Trainer II
Hours: Part-time hourly
FLSA: Non-exempt

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $30.00 - $42.50 per hour
CSU Salary Schedule
*CSUMB provides pay scales representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for this position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, and CSU systemwide pay for comparable jobs.

Priority Screening Date: October 1, 2023
Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled - hiring multiple positions


California State University, Monterey Bay is a mid-sized university in California's Central Coast that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees. Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, CSUMB is part of the nation's largest four-year public university system, California State University, which educates nearly 460,000 students every year.

With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,000 students, CSU Monterey Bay is both a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our staff and faculty transform students' lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning, and a strong emphasis on multicultural and global perspectives. CSUMB's sustainability goal is to be carbon neutral by 2030.

The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in developing a diverse body of faculty, staff and administrators. Many appreciate living and working close to the shores of beautiful Monterey Bay, with easy access to recreational areas from Big Sur to Santa Cruz. Nearby opportunities for collaborative research include working in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Silicon Valley, and with colleagues at local research universities, including UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University.

As one of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate rental housing on East Campus, and competitive salaries for faculty and staff. With proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose, opportunities for faculty, staff and students are as endless as the shores of the nearby Pacific Ocean.


Under the general administrative direction of the Director of Recreation and working in collaboration with the Senior Coordinator of Recreation, the Assistant Athletic Trainer performs the full range of clinical athletic training functions, which involves the organization, coordination, 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:
  1. Provides program coordination and expertise in athletic training services to a wide variety of intercollegiate club sports including; but not limited to basketball, soccer, volleyball, water polo, rugby, lacrosse. Provides office hours, home game medical coverage as needed.
  2. Consults with other athletic trainers, physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans and coordinates with the recreation staff. Informs recreation staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plans.
  3. Maintains student athlete medical records including medical histories, injury reports, and treatment and rehabilitation programs. Assists in maintaining CSURMA insurance coverage.
  4. Assists the Sr. Coordinator with scheduling of student athlete physical examinations, and for scheduling any necessary postseason medical evaluations of student athletes; and coordinating training room operations.
  5. In collaboration with the Sr. Coordinator, assists with the acquisition and inventory of athletic training equipment and supplies, first aid equipment and supplies, and assists in developing and monitoring the program budget.
  6. Oversees concussion protocol and return to play/return to learn process. Consults with SDR, Academics, and student athlete physicians to support return to play/return to learn.

Other Functions:
  1. Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


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 CSU Sport Club Manual and CSUMB Recreation, 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: demonstrate leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in coordinating an athletic training and sports medicine program; 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, visiting teams, physicians and other health professionals.


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.

Equivalent of two years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment.


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.


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.

  • 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);
  • 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 (CSA). The position is required to participate in training at the direction of the Clery Director and must also promptly report allegations of reportable crimes according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, its accompanying regulations; the California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380; and the California State University system-wide policy, Code EO 1107.
  • 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.


    CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental and vision plans; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 15 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit Employee Benefits Summary. As a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.


    For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Careers at CSUMB. 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 Human Resources at (831) 582-3389 or emailing 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 federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at

    CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


    CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity 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.

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