Job Title: ATHLETIC TRAINER
Opening Date/Time:   Thu. 08/10/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:   Sun. 09/10/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $22.14/Hour
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: 6162 Rotary Way, Joshua Tree, California
Department: Academic Affairs

Under the direction of the Dean of Instruction, administer preventive treatment and rehabilitation to physical education students and athletes engaged in various intercollegiate sports; assure compliance with health and safety standards; oversee the issuance, maintenance and replacement of athletic injury protective gear and equipment for the college athletic program.
Work with men’s and women’s intercollegiate basketball teams.
This is a 20 hour per week, 10 month per year position (August – May).
Position will be hired subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.

*Copies of certifications, unofficial transcripts, resume and cover letter are required with the application packet.

**1st Consideration of applicants will be August 28, 2017.

 Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Provide emergency service for student injuries sustained during physical education classes, team practices and athletic events; evaluate seriousness of injuries; administer first aid; provide protective taping, bracing and padding for athletes; refer students to a physician as needed
    • Coordinate rehabilitation programs for injured students; provide physical therapy treatment for injuries as prescribed by team physicians; coordinate and administer athletic training programs
    • Assure compliance with safety standards by properly fitting athletic equipment knee and ankle braces and other related protective gear
    • Educate and counsel athletes about their conditions including the nature of injuries and the procedures to be followed for recovery
    • Travel with athletic teams as assigned; attend home athletic events; provide protective equipment and perform emergency repairs at athletic events as needed
    • Assist in the selection of athletic equipment, supplies and uniforms; confer with coaches to designate specifications and formulate bid process; research suppliers and make recommendations
    • Maintain, order and inventory athletic uniforms, supplies and equipment; monitor the distribution of supplies; prepare related records
    • Inspect practice areas and athletic equipment; consult with coaches regarding injury prevention
    • Clean and maintain training room and related equipment and supplies; maintain work area in a safe, clean and orderly condition; perform minor maintenance to training equipment; provide for and schedule servicing of equipment as needed
    • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports including injury and accident reports, rehabilitation logs and insurance claims; maintain and update student files
    • Operate a variety of athletic and medical equipmen
    • Provide work direction and guidance to student assistants as assigned
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
 Qualifications:
Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor’s degree with course work in physical education, athletic training or a related field and two years athletic training experience.
Possession of a valid National Athletic Trainers Association Certification.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid First Aid and CPR Certificate issued by an authorized agency.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
 Supplemental Information:
    • Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations.
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
    • Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter
    • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels
    • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation
    • Ability to bend and twist
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs
    • Ability to carry 50 lbs
    • Ability to operate equipment used in the maintenance and repair of athletic equipment
    • Ability to reach in all directions

TENTATIVE TIMELINE:
1st Consideration: August 28, 2017
Closing Date: September 10, 2017 – 11:59pm PST
1st Interviews: week of September 11, 2017
2nd Interviews: week of September 18, 2017

 

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