6939 Assistant Athletic Trainer 10/12 (Athletic Trainer I), Athletics

Job description




San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on May 2, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by May 1, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 07/30/2020, with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. Incumbent works 10 months per year and is paid over 12 months. Anticipated month(s) off will be December 16 - 31, and June 15 - July 30.  

Under general supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, will work to prevent athletic injuries by evaluating the student-athlete’s physical condition and establishing a proper conditioning program.  When injuries do occur, the Assistant Athletic Trainer serves as the first responder by recognizing and evaluating the injury, and subsequently developing treatment and rehabilitation programs, incorporating the appropriate therapeutic modalities and use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,318 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,976 - $5,576 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

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. Must possess and maintain certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and first aid. Must stay current with these certifications and submit proof to Head Athletic Trainer. Must be able to obtain a California driver’s license within 10 days of hire.  SDSU Defensive Driving within one month of hire.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Experience with track and field at collegiate, international, and/or professional level as a certified Athletic Trainer for two years beyond Bachelor’s degree, which may include a graduate assistantship.
  • If no track and field experience, then collegiate experience in golf, lacrosse, water polo, swimming & diving, soccer, softball, volleyball, or basketball.
  • Proficiency with Biodex, SwimEx, and Alter-G.
  • Additional credentials of advanced study in an athletic training-related subject matter.  Examples are: functional evaluation/rehabilitation, biomechanical assessments, instrumented or manual soft tissue mobilization, Kinesiotape, etc.
  • Prior experience performing inventory, budget, and insurance duties in a sports medicine environment.
  • Experience with medical supply vendors, quality, and costs


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-6390.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘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. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

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.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.





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Job No: 6939
Posted: 4/19/2019
Application Due: 10/26/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,318 per month.