Employment status: Full-time, exempt, probationary with the possibility of converting to permanent.
Work Schedule: TBD
Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will begin being reviewed on April 10, 2019.
Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Athletic Director & Compliance Coordinator, the Athletic Trainer II performs a full range of athletic training functions. Athletic Trainer is expected to assist and following-through with duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Athletic Director & Compliance Coordinator and Head Athletic Trainer. The Athletic Trainer II is to assist with prevention, recognition, and assessment of athletic injuries. Consult with the Head Athletic Trainer, physicians, and other health professionals on treatment plans. Assist with implementing preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments. Travel with sports teams to away games as needed.
The incumbent will develop and administer rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries, including scheduling and assigning students for therapy. Design conditioning programs to prevent injuries. Counsel and assist student-athletes and staff regarding conditioning, athletic training, therapy and rehabilitation. Inform coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plans.
The incumbent will coordinate athletic training programs and assist in program development, including coordinating training room operations. Assist with needed coverage for practices, home events, and team travel. Attend practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to student athletes. Coordinate or assign other Athletic Trainers and provide direction and training to less experienced Athletic Trainers or student trainers/interns. May assist in monitoring the work of student interns/trainers.
The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.
Education & 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. License and Certifications: Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. Some positions may require a valid California driver's license.
Equivalent to two years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilites:
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 prevention 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.
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.
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 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.