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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 3686558
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

521645 - Assistant Athletic Trainer (Athletic Trainer II)

Classificaiton: Athletic Trainer II
Department: Athletics
Sub-Division: Athletics Sports Medicine
Salary Range: Classification Range $4,158 - $8,058 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $4,158 - $4,800 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Occasional early morning, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

The Athletics department at Cal State Fullerton strives to provide an intercollegiate athletics program that is an integral part of the total educational experience at California State University, Fullerton and fits within the overall mission of the University. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Assistant Athletic Trainer (Athletic Trainer II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Assistant Athletic Trainer is housed in the athletic department and will report to the Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Medicine. The Assistant Athletic Trainer supervises the care of student athletes competing in the University's Athletic programs. Works with assigned team(s), while working with additional programs at the discretion of their supervisor. Responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program. Coordinates and implements injury prevention programs and customized preventative strategies and programs to each patient. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Athletic Training, Physical Education, Kinesiology or a related field of study or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Two years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment. General knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment, and rehabilitation. Knowledge of the full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis, as well as other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping, bracing, and massage. Ability to effectively use rehabilitation and exercise equipment, Ability to follow the rules, regulations, and guidelines established by the campuses governing national collegiate athletic associations pertaining to student athletes, their training, sports medicine care, and health and safety. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling blood borne pathogens. Knowledge of the requirements for 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. Ability ty to use 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 ty to recognize life threatening situations and administer the appropriate emergency aid. Ability to use a computer to perform medical, insurance, and other recordkeeping functions. Ability to to work in an environment with competing priorities. Possession of strong interpersonal and communications skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes. Ability to demonstrate full-to-advanced proficiency in the skills and abilities of the Athletic Trainer. Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in coordinating an athletic training and sports medicine program.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, 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 conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree. Applied Knowledge: Athletic trainers must have knowledge of a large range of medical problems. Assessment, evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals will be required. Decision-Making Skills: Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines. Attention to Detail: Athletic trainers should be thorough and detailed with injury tracking and documentation. Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Travel requirement 20-30%.

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

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 and questions may be sent to

Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022 (9:00 PM)

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