Aug 01, 2019

Athletic Trainer (10/12 Month)/ Athletics

$2,976 - $5,743 monthly
  • California State University San Bernardino
  • California State University San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, USA
Full-Time Administration Education Other

Job Description

Employment Status: Full-Time/Part-Time, Exempt position This is a 10 month appointment and will be paid over the course of 12 months (Off in June and July)

Work Schedule: To be determined, 

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2019.

Working under the direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director & Compliance Coordinator, Athletic Trainer I performs basic athletic training functions. Incumbents are expected to have knowledge of clinical athletic injuries and treatments.  The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by the Athletic Trainer I; they are not meant to be all-inclusive or restrictive. Work assignments may involve related activities.
The Athletic Trainer I may perform several or all of the following functions:

  • Prevent, recognize, and assess athletic injuries. With collaboration of the Head Athletic Trainer, implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments.
  • Provide information to the Head Athletic Trainer, physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans of student-athletes.  Inform coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plans.
  • Assist in administration of rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries, including assisting in scheduling and assigning students for therapy.
  • Counsel student-athletes and staff regarding conditioning, athletic training, and rehabilitation. Assist in implementing conditioning programs to prevent injuries.
  • Attend practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to student athletes. Travel with sports teams to away games as needed.
  • Maintain equipment and cleanliness of the athletic training and rehabilitation facilities.
  • Maintain appropriate medical records of injuries, treatment plans, and progress.
  • May assist in monitoring the work of student interns/trainers.
  • With collaboration of the Head Athletic Trainer, develop and administer rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
  • Assist with coordinating athletic training programs and assist in program development, including coordinating training room operations.
  • Assist coaches in designing and implementing conditioning programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
The Athletic Trainer I must be experienced to perform the coordination and administrative duties assigned. Typically, two years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment preferred. Master's degree in athletic training or related field of study is preferred. Course work must include completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements.

Required License and Certifications: 
Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. Some positions may require a valid California driver's license.  Must be CPR/AED certified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment and rehabilitation; therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis; other therapeutic prevention 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.

Incumbent must demonstrate the leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in coordinating an athletic training and sports medicine program.  Must be able 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 health care 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.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-50 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-80% of day standing, 20-80% of day walking.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for 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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. 

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.  Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)



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