Athletic Trainer (2 Positions Available)

Feb 28, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Athletic Trainer (2 Positions Available)

Posting Number: 2014416S

Department: Kinesiology / Athletics / Dance CSM (DEPT)

Location: College of San Mateo

Position Number: 4C0026 and 4C0373

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $56,676 (annual) - $68,988 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Under direction, the employee advises and coordinates programs of preventative care, immediate first-aid and therapeutic treatment for the student athletes at College of San Mateo. This includes referrals to outside providers in emergencies and other injury or illness situations as appropriate. Public contact is extensive and primarily involves students, parents and staff for the purpose of exchanging information related to prevention, care, and therapeutic treatment of sports-related injuries. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to analyze and interpret data for the resolution of frequent minor and occasional major problems that arise. The Athletic Trainer can lead the work of other specified staff and student assistants as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Current CPR, AED and First Aid Certification
• Current Athletic Trainer (ATC) as certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) in good standing
• Two years of experience as a certified athletic trainer
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff
2. Ability to function as an effective athletic trainer in a community college/ college or university athletic program
3. Knowledge of methods, practices, terminology, and techniques used in athletic training activities, including the prevention of injuries
4. Knowledge of athletic injuries, applicable treatment, and first aid methods
5. Knowledge of various types of therapeutic treatment, equipment and conditioning programs
6. Ability to utilize interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy to maintain cooperative relationships with all constituencies
7. Knowledge to operate rehabilitation equipment and modalities
8. Ability to develop and implement a program for the prevention of injuries to athletes
9. Ability to prepare inventory/ budgets for first aid, medical supplies and equipment for approval by the Dean
10. Ability to understand and work within scope of authority; maintain/ prepare records and reports; and utilize word processing and database software applications
11. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 03/16/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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