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Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer

Classification Title: Athletic Trainer I

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, June 2, 2024 @ 11:55pm PDT

Hiring Preference

Not Applicable

Position Summary

The Athletic Trainer I will fill an essential role in the Student Health, Counseling & Wellness Services’ (SHCWS) Athletic Training Departments and works closely with coaches and others in Intercollegiate Athletics (IA) to effectively perform athletic training duties and functions important to ensure the health and safety of the student-athletes.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime compensation)

Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,500 per month - $5,862 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,012 per month - $7,743 per month

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Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment Type: Temporary (Annually Renewable)

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: TBD at time of hire

Department Information 

At Student Health, Counseling, and Wellness Services (SHCWS), we support all aspects of student wellness to improve overall health and promote lifetime wellness through collaboration, education, and innovation. Our integrated approach to healthcare goes beyond treating illnesses. Our team of health and wellness professionals work collaboratively to ensure our students have access to top quality care that supports their physical, mental, emotional, and basic needs. SHCWS is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

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 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.

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. Course work must include completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements.

License and Certifications:

Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license

Required Qualifications 

  1. Experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer
  2. Current certification, or ability to obtain certification, in cardiopulmonary resuscitation/automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) and First Aid
  3. Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license
  4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  5. Strong organizational skills including the ability to maintain records
  6. Ability to assist in monitoring the work of student athletic trainers
  7. Ability to maintain composure and professionalism in difficult situations
  8. Ability to maintain confidentiality
  9. Computer skills- Experience working with an Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  10. Commitment to maintaining a welcoming and inclusive work environment with diverse colleagues and constituents including faculty, students, staff, and members of the community

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to frequently move up to 40 pounds

Work Schedule Requirement:

  1. Ability to travel as needed 
  2. Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends

Condition of Employment:

  • Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Minimum two (2) years of experience as a certified athletic trainer in Intercollegiate Athletics
  2. Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or Related Field
  3. Experience in a collegiate athletic setting, preferably Division I, with both men’s and women’s sports.
  4. Eligible to become an Approved Preceptor for the Athletic Training Education Program

Required Licenses/Certifications 

  • Athletic Trainer Board of Certification (BOC)
  • CPR/AED
  • Valid driver's license and maintenance of a good driving record

Documents Needed to Apply

  • Resume (CV)
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of Required Certifications/Licenses
    • Athletic Trainer Board of Certification (BOC)
    • CPR/AED
    • Valid driver's license and maintenance of a good driving record

Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

“As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student success; teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity; justice, diversity, equity and inclusion; resource development and sustainability; dedicated community engagement, and wellness and safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning. 

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/human-resources/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/human-resources/learning-development/csu-learn.html.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery.
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 

Out of State Employment

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (ie. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

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