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In your cover letter, please share what you feel are the three most important ways an athletic trainer can make a difference in supporting a student-athlete.
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Reporting to the Health and Wellness Manager, with additional lead work direction from the Head Athletic Trainer, the Athletic Trainer II works more independently while performing the full range of clinical athletic training functions for the student athletes of the 11 intercollegiate teams at Sonoma State University. The incumbent has expertise in making clinical judgements regarding injuries and treatments and is involved in program coordination, assists in program development, coordinates or assigns other Athletic Trainers and provide direction and training to less experienced Athletic Trainers, and serves as backup especially in the absence of the Head Athletic Trainer. Primary responsibilities include athletic training room direction, recognition, evaluation and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; athletic training room administrative responsibilities and other duties as assigned.
A 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. Two years of experience providing athletic training at the high school or college level as a certified Athletic Trainer required. Course work in nutrition and sport psychology preferred. The incumbent must possess and maintain a Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer and current certification, or ability to obtain certification, in cardiopulmonary resuscitation/automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) and First Aid. Intermediate to advanced proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite, ARMS, Healthy Roster, and PeopleSoft preferred. The incumbent must successfully complete a pre-placement exam and must possess and/or obtain and thereafter maintain a California Driver’s License.
Salary and Benefits
This is a full time, exempt probationary position scheduled to work 11 months each year. The compensation for the 11 months of work will be paid out over 12 months with the month of July observed. Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3,812 to $5,323 a month.
In accordance with the California State University 11/12 pay plan, the salary earned for months worked will ultimately be pro-rated to an 11/12 salary schedule and paid over 12 months in equal increments, with benefits covered for the entire 12 months. Under the 11/12 schedule, the salary placement will not exceed $5,323 per month, paid over 12 months with continuous benefits eligibility. Should the starting date not coincide with a standard 11/12 pay plan cycle, the employee will start at an equivalent full time 12-month salary rate with the month of July off unpaid and be converted to the 11/12 rate in August 2023 with benefits covered for the entire 12 months moving forward.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.
For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.
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