Assistant Athletic Trainer for Recreational Sports (Athletic Trainer I), Athletics (7192)

  • San Diego
  • San Diego, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Education and Training Parks and Recreation

Job Description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Medicine, the Assistant Athletic Trainer for Recreational Sports will assist in administering a sports medicine program for Recreational Sports and Athletics, working to prevent athletic injuries by evaluating the student-athlete's physical condition and establishing a proper conditioning program. When injuries do occur, the Assistant Athletic Trainer for Recreational Sports/Athletics serves as the first responder by recognizing and evaluating the injuries, and subsequently developing treatment and rehabilitation programs, incorporating the appropriate therapeutic modalities and use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment.

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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, temporary position, with an expected end date of December 31, 2020. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

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. Course work must include completion of the NATABOC curriculum requirements.

Certification by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification. Must possess and maintain certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and first aid. Must stay current with these certifications and submit proof to Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Medicine.

Must be able to obtain a California driver's license within 10 days of hire. SDSU Defensive Driving within one month of hire.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

• Master's degree in sports-medicine related area.
• Proficiency with Biodex, SwimEx, and Alter-G.
• Additional credentials of advance study in an athletic training related subject matter. Examples are: functional evaluation/rehabilitation, instrumented or manual soft tissue mobilization, Kinesiotape, etc.
• Experience as a certified athletic trainer in intercollegiate athletics; in particular, with football, club sports, and/or rugby.
• Computer skills in inventory, budget, and insurance.
• Ability to travel to away contests.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,667 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,571 - $6,892 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here:

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 20, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by February 19, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Richard Roder at 619-594-6390.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map