Assistant Athletic Trainer (Athletic Trainer II) - Department of Athletics (505732)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Francisco
  • San Francisco, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
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Job Description

Description:

Working Title

Assistant Athletic Trainer

SF State University

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The person holding this position may be 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.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Department

Athletics Department

The mission of the Athletics Department is to provide a broad-based NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics program that fosters the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development of a diverse and highly skilled group of student-athletes. Intercollegiate athletics are an important part of the heritage and vitality of the University and provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to share experiences, and by doing so, enhance the cohesiveness of campus life. The athletics program honors and embraces the mission of our diverse university, and is an integral part of the total university curricular experience.

Appointment Type

Temporary

Time Base

Full-time (1.0)

Work Schedule

40 hours per week; Irregular work schedule due to the nature of each team's schedule

Anticipated Hiring Range

$4,584.00 per month ($55,008.00 Annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the general oversight of the Head Athletic Trainer with the development, organization and administration of the sports medicine program, the Assistant Athletic Trainer performs a full range of athletic training functions including injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play for the student athlete. The incumbent must possess a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of Athletic Training, and be able to communicate with many different medical personnel about the status and treatment of each student athlete.

Position Information

Assist in the coordination of athletic training programs and assists in program development, including coordinating athletic training room operations. Prevent, recognize, and assess athletic injuries. Provide prompt, accurate triage on the field, court, and in the athletic training room. Implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate health professionals on injuries and treatment plans, and coordinate with the coaching staff. Inform coaching staff and other health professionals regarding the status of injuries and treatment plans. Use a variety of therapeutic modalities in accordance with physician orders including, but not limited to, head, cold, sound, electricity, rehabilitation and exercise equipment, and apply bandages, tapes, and braces to prevent and treat injuries. Advise students on how to prevent injuries and maintain their physical condition. Attend practices and athletic events, and travel with assigned sport teams.

Coordinate Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers and provide direction and training.

Assist in developing and administering rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.

Maintain equipment and cleanliness of athletic training and rehabilitation facilities.

Assist in drug prevention programs, drug testing, program budget and maintaining insurance records.

Other duties as assigned.

At all times: Demonstrate behaviors that are in line with the User Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D); and Demonstrate safe work practices for oneself, others and the office environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge: 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.

Abilities: Ability to demonstrate full-to-advanced proficiency in the skills and abilities of the Athletic Trainer I, including the following: 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. Ability to demonstrate the leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in coordinating an athletic training and sports medicine program.

Education: 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.

Required License/Certification: Incumbent must possess and maintain: Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer; a valid California driver's license; and First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

Experience: Equivalent to two years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to 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.

Possess strong interpersonal and communications skills to develop effective working relations with athletes and to serve as a liaison among athletes, coaching staff, parents, physicians and other health care professionals.

Master's degree in athletic training or related field of study. Current instructor certification in CPR and First Aid. Current Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification or equivalent.

Embody the following core competencies:
  • Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
  • Effective communication skills across a variety of venues.
  • Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
  • Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
  • Diversity and inclusion.

Required License/Certification

Incumbent must possess and maintain: Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer; a valid California driver's license; and First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

Environmental/Physical/Special

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.

Benefits

Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

Employment Requirement

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 https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@campus.edu.

CSUEU Position (For CSUEU Positions Only)

Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

Additional Information

SF STATE IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS).

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.


Closing Date/Time: October 14, 2022

Job Address

San Francisco, California 94132 United States View Map