Under general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Medicine, the Assistant Athletic Trainer performs the full range of clinical athletic training functions, which involves the planning, organization, and delivery of daily athletic training services to students involved in athletics. Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: prevent, recognize, and assess athletic injuries; implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries; inform coaching staff on the status of injuries and treatment plants; advise students on how to prevent injuries and maintain their physical condition; and regularly evaluate the physical condition of student athletes.
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This is an intermittent, hourly, temporary position with an expected appointment end date of approximately one year from hire. Work hours will 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 Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements.
Licenses and/or Certifications Required
Must possess and maintain 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 Head Athletic Trainer.
Must be able to obtain a California driver's license within 10 days of hire, and complete SDSU Defensive Driving within one month of hire.
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.
One year or more of post-graduate experience, including graduate assistantships, as a certified athletic trainer in intercollegiate athletics.
Experience with Alter-G, underwater treadmill, and/or Biodex.
Ability to effectively assess and evaluate injuries and their severity.
Ability to develop conditioning and rehabilitation programs and manage and treat injuries.
Ability to use the full range of appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments and rehabilitation and exercise equipment to treat and prevent injuries.
Ability to determine the appropriate referrals for athletes to other health care professionals.
Ability to recognize life threatening situations and administer the appropriate emergency aid.
Ability to use a computer to perform medical, insurance, and other record-keeping functions.
Ability to work in an environment with competing priorities.
Current knowledge of medical supply vendors, quality, and costs.
Ability to follow oral and written directions.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with student-athletes, coaching staff, medical providers, parents, and administrative staff.
Excellent written and verbal skills of those of a medical professional.
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.
Ability to travel to away contests.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $21.60 per hour. CSU Classification Salary Range: $20.60 - $39.76 per hour. 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.
This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates for current and future appointments.
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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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Diego, California