ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER (Athletic Trainer I or II) REVISED (VA1428)

  • California State University, Chico
  • Chico, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Parks and Recreation

Job Description

Description:
Recruitment Details
Recruitment Number VA1428
Posting Period Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 08/17/21. Applications received after that date may be considered.)
On Campus Only No
Working Title ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER (Athletic Trainer I or II) REVISED
Class Title ATHLETIC TRAINER I or II - 12 MONTH
Level/Range/Grade 1
Salary Range (From $ to $) AT I: $3,571 - $6,892 per month / $42,852 - $82,704 annually, AT II: $3,886 - $7,531 per month / $46,632 - $90,372 annually (New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning of the salary range)
Department Athletics
Number of Positions 1
FLSA Code Exempt
Status Temporary (Renewable)
Full-time/part-time Full-time
Pay Plan 12/12
CBU/MOU R02 - CSUEU Health Care Support
Quick Link https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/6547

Hours Per Day 8 hours during the school year / 10 hours during the summer
Days Per Week 5 days during the school year / 4 days during the summer
Shift Day
Primary Duties ATHLETIC TRAINER I:
Under general supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, the incumbent will perform the full range of athletic training functions to support the 13 varsity intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the Department of Athletics. Responsibilities include coverage in the athletic training room, at team practices and competitions (home and away), on-court/field set-up of athletic training equipment, as well as water and post-practice follow-up care and assessment of injuries. Additionally, incumbent will implement appropriate injury treatment plans and rehabilitation plans according to best practice and industry standards, coordinate with Head Athletic Trainer and other senior athletic trainers to insure adequate coverage of all sports, and perform administrative tasks related to the position.

For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1428a-Position-Description

ATHLETIC TRAINER II:
Working independently, under general oversight of the Head Athletic Trainer, the incumbent will perform the full range of athletic training functions to support the 13 varsity intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the Department of Athletics. Responsibilities include coverage in the athletic training room, at team practices and competitions (home and away), on-court/field set-up of athletic training equipment, as well as water and post-practice follow-up care and assessment of injuries. Additionally, incumbent will develop, design and implement appropriate injury treatment plans and rehabilitation plans according to best practice and industry standards, coordinate with Head Athletic Trainer and other senior athletic trainers to insure adequate coverage of all sports, and perform administrative tasks related to the position.

For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1428-Position-Description

MANDATORY VACCINATIONS
The CSU will require faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/. Questions can be sent to: humanresources@csuchico.edu (staff and management positions) or academicpersonnel@csuchico.edu (faculty positions).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
ATHLETIC TRAINER I:
KNOWLEDGE:
Incumbent must possess:
General knowledge of:
• The principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, 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 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.
• Fluent in the use of standard office equipment (computers, copiers, phones) and standard office software packages such as, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

SKILLS:
Incumbent 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.

ABILITIES:
Incumbent must possess:
• 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.

ATHLETIC TRAINER II:
KNOWLEDGE:
Incumbent must possess:
Comprehensive knowledge of:
• The principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, 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 campuses' governing national collegiate athletic associations such as the 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 (HIPPA) standards and following insurance procedures.

• Fluent in the use of standard office equipment (computers, copiers, phones) and standard office software packages such as, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

SKILLS:
Incumbent 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.
• Full proficiency in a full range of appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments and rehabilitation and exercise equipment to treat and prevent injuries.

ABILITIES:
Incumbent must have ability to :
• Demonstrate the 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 managing and treating injuries.
• Use a 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 administering the appropriate emergency aid.
• Use a computer to perform medical, insurance and other record-keeping functions.
• Work in an environment with competing priorities.
• Develop effective working relationships with athletes and serve as a liaison among athletes, coaching staff, parents, physicians and other health professionals.
• Perform assigned duties.

Required Education and/or Experience
ATHLETIC TRAINER I:
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.

ATHLETIC TRAINER II:
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.
AND
Two years of experience as certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION FOR BOTH ATHLETIC TRAINER I AND II:
Possess current Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer.

Recruitment Preferences
Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills:
• Master's Degree in athletic training, physical education, kinesiology or related field of study.
• Two or more years of college level athletic training experience (two or four year college included).

Special Requirements
ATHLETIC TRAINER I AND II:
• California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU guidelines. Incumbent is responsible for the safety and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1 protected data. This is confidential information that is in most cases protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal mandates.
• The person holding this position is considered a "General 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 (revised July 21, 2017) 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.
• Throughout employment in this position incumbent must possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer, as well as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification.
• Throughout employment in this position incumbent must maintain a valid California Driver's License as well as continued completion and compliance of the CSU Defensive Driver's Training course.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. This position requires incumbent to stand for long periods of time, use hands for keyboarding and mousing and to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls, use arms and legs and core body muscles, while remaining in one position for long periods, lift, push, pull, or carry equipment and supplies. Must be able to travel across campus to other offices and buildings for meetings and events. Also refer to the Physical Requirements & Work Environment form regarding this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The position requires both indoor and outdoor work environments. The Athletic Training Room is a typical work environment with standard office and athletic training equipment. It is a fast-paced environment which requires as needed, early morning, evening or weekend hours to cover athletic practices and events. Some athletic events require outside work environments regardless of weather conditions. This position will require occasional travel, by automobile or airplane, and overnight stay to travel to trainings and meetings off campus. Locations may include even and uneven walking surfaces, exposure to weather changes such as temperatures, humidity or precipitation. Also refer to the Physical Requirements & Work Environment form regarding this position.
Benefits This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).
Benefit Information CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.

Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.
About the University and Community California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public University, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation and operating as part of the 23-campus CSU system. The University enrolls over 17,000 students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with over half identifying as first-generation college students. Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, "Today Decides Tomorrow," is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from San Francisco Bay Area. A safe residential community, Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus.

CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of achievement gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and activities that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
Open Date (posting open date) 08/03/2021
Close Date (posting close date)
Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
1. Résumé
2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
1. Optional Applicant Documents


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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