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 April 19, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by April 18, 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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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 06/30/2020, 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.
The department has within its scope of responsibilities the operation of the athletic medicine program and the respective facilities. This program coordinates the medical care of the varsity and selected club/recreation sports. This includes coordinating pre and post-season physical examinations, as well as in-season clinical examinations and rehabilitation; maintaining proper documentation and records; controlling bid, vendor, and supply inventory; providing educational and career guidance/supervision for athletic training students; and developing professional relationships with physicians, medical providers, physical therapists, and their respective administrations.
Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer provides athletic training services to the sport of football and men’s and women’s tennis. The emphasis of responsibilities will be split based on which sport is in its competitive season. Combined, the number of student-athletes in these two sports is approximately 130. Football, especially, is a high impact collision sport characteristic of acute and chronic injuries and some of the more complicated recovery programs as compared to other sports. The skillset required for this position is at a level for the more experienced athletic trainer as it relates to safe and effective expediency in return to play, prevention, rehabilitation, and emergency care. This position will work in conjunction with approximately 15 coaches.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,667 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,571 - $6,691 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.
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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.
Specialized Skills Required
Compliance with all NCAA, conference, and San Diego State University rules, policies and procedures is of paramount importance to the university. All position responsibilities should be carried out in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.
Experience with medical supply vendors, quality, and costs.
Excellent written and verbal skills of those of a medical professional.
Certification by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification.
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.
Experience with football, contact sports, and/or men’s & women’s tennis at collegiate, international, and/or professional team level as a certified Athletic Trainer for two to five years beyond Bachelor’s degree, which may include a graduate assistantship.
Proficiency with Biodex, SwimEx, and Alter-G.
Additional credentials of advance study in an athletic training related subject matter. Examples are: functional evaluation/rehabilitation, instrumented or manual soft tissue mobilization, Kinesiotape, etc.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel.
Prior experience performing inventory, budget, and insurance duties in a sports medicine environment.
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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.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.