(Job #17-117) Athletic Trainer I (Pool position) $20.60 -$38.60/hour. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is an intermittent hourly, non-benefited, 12-month, exempt position in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department. Availability of work for this pool will begin February 1, 2019 and continue throughout this academic year and academic year 2019/2020.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the lead direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Athletic Trainer I provides athletic training services to intercollegiate athletes, both on campus at practices and games, and also during travel to away competitions with the team.
DUTIES: Incumbents will provide athletic training services to male and female intercollegiate student athletes. These training services will include the care, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries; assisting the Head Athletic Trainer with the day to day operations of the athletic training room; and assisting with the administrative duties of the athletic training program. Incumbents will be required to work a flexible and varied schedule, including early mornings, nights, and weekends; work at home practices and competitions; and be available to travel with the teams they support for away competitions. Incumbents may be required to drive vehicles (primarily vans) while traveling to away competitions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to bachelors degree in athletic training, physical education, kinesiology, or related field of study OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. Possess and maintain valid state-issued drivers license with a clean driving record.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
General Knowledge of:
-Principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment and rehabilitation
-Full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis
-Other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping, bracing, and massage
-Effective use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment
-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
-Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling blood borne pathogens
-Maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
Following insurance procedures
-Strong interpersonal and communications skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes and serve as a liaison among athletes, coaching staff, parents, physicians and other health professionals
-Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, both verbally and in writing.
-Effectively assess and evaluate injuries and their severity
-Develop conditioning and rehabilitation programs and manage and treat injuries
-Use the full range of appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments and rehabilitation and exercise equipment to treat and prevent injuries
-Determine the appropriate referrals for athletes to other health care professionals
-Recognize life threatening situations and administer the appropriate emergency aid
-Use a computer to perform medical, insurance and other recordkeeping functions
-Work in an environment with competing priorities
-Communicate with coaches and student-athletes regarding injuries and rehabilitation plans
-Work outside under varied weather conditions
-Manage work time in order to balance the needs of all student-athletes under their care
-Experience performing athletic training duties in a collegiate setting
-Experience with prophylactic taping and bracing
-Bachelors degree in Athletic Training
-Current CPR/AED certification under the guidelines of the NATABOC
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Qualified candidates should electronically submit the following materials through Interfolio:
-Letter of Interest
-Resume or Curriculum Vitae
-Contact information for at least three professional references
-HSU Employment History Form (HSU Employment History Form:
(NOTE: Download the HSU Employment History Form and save it as a PDF file prior to filling it out. If the form is filled out on line (accessed via a web browser), content WILL NOT be saved).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. To be notified in the event this recruitment re-opens for a subsequent review of applications, send an email to ...@humboldt.edu that includes the job number (17-117) and applicants last name in the subject line of the message.
HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education--or activities only part of which are qualifying--will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
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.
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