Athletic Trainer

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Athletic Trainer

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Posting #: 17-137

Campus: De Anza College

Close/Initial Review Date: 7/2/2018

Open Until Filled: No


Starting Salary: $4,443.64 (per month) plus benefits; Salary Grade: C1-46
Full Salary Range: $4,443.64 - $5,953.37 (per month)

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the classified position above.

De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.

De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college's Institutional Core Competencies:

  • Communication and expression
  • Information literacy
  • Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
  • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
  • Critical thinking

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform the duties of athletic training, oversee the athletic training facilities and service the medical needs of the College student-athletes.

Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Under the direction of a team physician, responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.
  2. Manage the athletic training facility and athletic training volunteers.
  3. Medical supply inventory control and ordering.
  4. Act as liaison between the team physician, student-athlete, coaching staff, and other health care providers as necessary while maintaining HIPPA confidentiality standards.
  5. Collaborate with the Athletic Director and assigned supervisor in budget, facility and scheduling situations.
  6. Schedule student-athlete physicals, maintain confidential medical records, and along with the team physician, establish medical clearance requirement for participation.
  7. Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
  1. CCCAA rules and regulations.
  2. Computer (i.e. Microsoft Office) and other types of software programs.

Ability to:
  1. Maintain ethical standards set forth by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).
  2. Maintain education standards for continuing certification set forth by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC).
  3. Demonstrate 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.
  4. Effectively communicate with coaches and fellow staff members.
  5. Collaborate with the team physician to establish standing orders for emergency, acute, and rehabilitative care.
  6. Utilize computer and demonstrate the ability to learn a variety of software programs.

  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. Any combination equivalent to a Bachelor's degree AND two (2) years' experience in an athletic injury setting, in athletic psychology and sports medicine and in recognition and care of athletic injuries.

  1. Membership in good standing with the National Athletic Trainer's Association.
  2. Current BOC Certified Athletic Trainer Certification with CEU requirements.
  3. CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  4. Ability to pass CA DMV physical to drive FHDA vanpool.


  1. Indoor and outdoor environments, all weather conditions, a variety of game surfaces from wood floors to grass

Physical Abilities:
  1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone as well as making presentations.
  2. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, apply athletic tape support, manipulate joints, apply therapeutic modalities.
  3. Seeing to read various materials.
  4. Standing for extended periods of time.
  5. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  6. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
  7. Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects up to 100 lbs.
  8. Ability to run short distances to reach injured athletes.

  1. A District on-line application on *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your 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. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  2. A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
  3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application. Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our “Applicant Information” to assist with technical difficulties at:

Position: Full-Time, Permanent, 12-months per year
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site:

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:
Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 6/12/2018
Application Due: 7/3/2018
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