Working Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Classification Title: Athletic Trainer I
Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, January 22nd @ 11:55pm PST
Please Note: As of Friday, January 6th this position has been reposted and is under active recruitment. Apply today! (Prior applicants need not re-apply.)
Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
The Athletic Trainer I will fill an essential role in the Student Health and Counseling Services’ (SHCS) 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. Sacramento State is a NCAA Division I (FCS football) institution and is a member of the Big Sky Conference.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,821 - $7,374 per month
Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is $4,000 - $6,892 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training
Recruitment Type: Temporary (Annually Renewable)
Work Hours: TBD at Time of Hire
Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, and mental health, services to the Sacramento State campus community. SHCS is committed to providing quality care and service delivery and is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
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.
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.
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.
- Experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer
- Current certification, or ability to obtain certification, in cardiopulmonary resuscitation/automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) and First Aid
- Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Strong organizational skills including the ability to maintain records
- Ability to assist in monitoring the work of student athletic trainers
- Ability to maintain composure and professionalism in difficult situations
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Computer skills- Experience working with an Electronic Health Record (EHR)
- Ability to frequently move up to 40 pounds
Work Schedule Requirement:
- Ability to travel as needed.
- Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekend.
Condition of Employment:
- A background check must be satisfactorily completed post-conditional offer.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience as a certified athletic trainer in Intercollegiate Athletics
- Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or Related Field
- Experience in a collegiate athletic setting, preferably Division I, with both men’s and women’s sports.
- Eligible to become an Approved Preceptor for the Athletic Training Education Program.
- Valid Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Trainer
- Valid California Driver's License
Documents Needed to Apply
- Copy of CV/Resume
- Minimum of 3 Professional References
- Copies of Certifications/Licenses
- Copy of Educational Diplomas
Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.
About Sac 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’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus 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.
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. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.
COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
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/
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Out of State Employment Policy
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.
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.
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.
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).
Note to Applicants:
Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.