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San Jose State University Athletic Trainer II in San Jose, California

Athletic Trainer II

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Work type: Staff

Location: San José

Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Athletics, Probationary, Full Time

Job Summary

Reporting to and receiving limited supervision from the Director of Sports Medicine, the Athletic Trainer II works independently to perform the full range of clinical athletic training functions, which involve the planning, organization and delivery of daily athletic training services to student-athletes. The position is involved in the development and organization of the sports medicine program and may provide training and direction to less experienced Athletic Trainers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate athletic training programs and assist in program development, including coordinating training room operations.

  • Provide direction and training to less experienced athletic trainers.

  • Prevent, recognize and assess athletic injuries.

  • Implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments.

  • Develop and administer rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries, including assisting in scheduling and assigning students for therapy.

  • Use a variety of therapeutic modalities including, but not limited to, heat, cold, light, sound, electricity and rehabilitation and exercise equipment, and apply bandages, tapes, and braces to prevent and treat injuries.

  • Advise student-athletes on how to prevent injuries and maintain their physical condition and regularly evaluate their physical condition.

  • Educate and counsel student-athletes and staff regarding conditioning, athletic training and rehabilitation.

  • Assist coaches in designing conditioning programs to prevent injuries.

  • Attend practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to student-athletes. Travel with sports teams to away games as needed.

  • Coordinate drug prevention programs and applicable drug testing requirements for student-athletes.

  • Maintain equipment and cleanliness of the athletic training facility.

  • Maintain appropriate medical records of injuries, treatment plans and progress.

  • Assist in developing and monitoring the budget.

  • Provide support to the athletic training curriculum by providing clinical instruction to students enrolled in such classes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Incumbents must possess comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of Athletic Training including conditioning and injury prevention, as well as injury assessment and rehabilitation

  • Must possess knowledge of the 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

  • Be familiar with and adhere to the rules, regulations, and guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) pertaining to student-athletes, their training sports medicine care, and health and safety

  • Must possess comprehensive knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards for handling Blood Borne Pathogens

  • Ability to demonstrate advanced proficiency maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standard

  • Ability to demonstrate advanced proficiency in being able to effectively assess injuries and their severity

  • Ability to demonstrate advanced proficiency in developing conditioning and rehabilitation programs and manage and treat injuries

  • Ability to demonstrate advanced proficiency in using the full range of appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments and rehabilitation and exercise equipment to treat and prevent injuries

  • Ability to determine the appropriate referrals for athletes to other health care professionals

  • Ability to use a computer to perform medical, insurance and other record keeping function

  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to develop effective working relationships with student-athletes and to serve as a liaison among student-athletes, coaching staff, parents, physicians and other health care professionals

  • Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction

  • Ability to work nights and weekends and holidays as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in athletic training, physical education, kinesiology or related field of study

  • Possession and maintained certification in CPR/AED (cardio pulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation) for the Professional Rescuer and BOC (Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer) certification

  • Two (2) years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment which provides the required knowledge and abilities

License

A valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.

Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in athletic training or related field of study

  • Three (3) years of experience as a certified athletic trainer in a college or professional team setting

Compensation

Classification: Athletic Trainer II

Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,000/month - $5,511/month

CSU Salary Range: $4,158/month - $8,058/month

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary (https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf) .

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Resume

  • Letter of Interest

  • BOC certification for Athletic Trainer

  • CPR/AED Certification and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: December 5, 2023 through December 18, 2023. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

Contact Information

University Personnel

jobs@sjsu.edu

408-924-2252

CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University 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 and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to jobs@sjsu.edu.

Additional Information

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent 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. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (e.g. H1-B VISAS)

All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Incumbent is also required to promptly report any knowledge of a possible Title IX related incident to the Title IX Office or report any discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation to the Office of Equal Opportunity.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Security-Report.pdf. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at clerycompliance@sjsu.edu.

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf. The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at uhs-frontdesk@sjsu.edu.

Campus Security Authority - In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and CSU systemwide policy, this position is subject to ongoing review for designation as a Campus Security Authority. Individuals that are designated as Campus Security Authorities are required to immediately report Clery incidents to the institution and complete Clery Act training as determined by the university Clery Director.

Equal Employment Statement

San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

Advertised: December 05, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time

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