Assistant Athletic Trainer (Pool) (499670)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Sep 21, 2021
Education and Training Parks and Recreation

Job Description


Salary and Benefits

The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $20.60/hour to $39.76/hour.

About Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position

Under the lead direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Athletic Trainer I will assist with the medical care and provide athletic training services to intercollegiate athletes, both on campus at practices and games, and also during travel to away competitions with the team.

This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates. This is a temporary, intermittent (hourly), non-benefited position in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department. Ability to work on weekends, evenings, and holidays and travel as needed. Work schedule to be arranged based on the needs of the campus.


Incumbents will provide athletic training services to intercollegiate student athletes. These training services will include the care, evaluations, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries; assisting the Head Athletic Trainer with the day to day operations of the athletic training facility and assisting with the administrative duties of the athletic training program. Incumbents will be required to work a flexible and varied schedule, including early mornings, nights, and weekends; work at home practices and competitions; and be available to travel with the teams they support for away competitions. Incumbents may be required to drive vehicles while traveling to away competitions.

Minimum Qualifications


Equivalent to 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, skills, and abilities listed below. Coursework must include completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements. Possess and maintain valid state-issued driver's license.

License and Certifications:

Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer.


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 Athletic 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 bloodborne pathogens; Maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards; Following insurance procedures.


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; Work in an environment with competing priorities.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

Experience performing athletic training duties in a collegiate setting; Experience with prophylactic taping and bracing; Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training; Current CPR/AED certification under the guidelines of the NATABOC.

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 communicate effectively with a diverse population, both verbally and in writing.

Condition(s) of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Other Information

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at:


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.

Mandated Reporter

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Hayward, California 94542 United States View Map