Contra Costa Job Posting

Athletic Trainer

Posting Details

Posting Details (Default Section)
Recruitment Type: Open (Internal and External applicants)
Special Instructions to Applicants Contra Costa College serves about 10,000 students, credit and non-credit, who pursue transfer preparation, career education and foundational skills. The College’s student population reflects its surrounding diverse communities. Serving predominately African American and Latinx students, Contra Costa College is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. As a proud Hispanic Serving Institution, we seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be.
We seek a colleague who operates with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness, student service, and leadership.

NOTE: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $ 4,482 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $ 5,461 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Position Title Athletic Trainer
Location Contra Costa College
Posting Number 0001204
# of Openings 1
Range 60
Salary $4,482.00/monthly (first step) (See salary guidelines above)
Position Status Permanent
Overtime Status Non-Exempt (eligible)
Position Full-Time
If temporary, employment duration: n/a
# of Hours Scheduled Per Week 40
Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours Monday – Friday
11:00 AM -7:30 PM
Shift Differential % n/a
# of Months 10
Non-work Periods: June / July
EEO Job Category Technical/Paraprofessional
Employee Group Classified
Department C8026-PEIC
Position Definition To plan, coordinate and implement programs for injury prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitative treatment of athletes involved in inter-collegiate sports at the college; and to maintain and operate the campus training room facility.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develops preventative, rehabilitative and emergency medical care programs for student athletes, under the direction of the team physician.
Advises athletes and coaching staff on techniques related to injury prevention, care and conditioning.
Provides initial physical evaluation to determine an appropriate injury rehabilitation plan; refers athletes to medical specialists for care.
Responds to medical emergencies; administers CPR and emergency first aid and assists in determination of treatment level.
Performs preventative taping, wrapping and padding of injured areas; consults with the athletic equipment staff as necessary concerning proper fit of protective athletic equipment.
Arranges and assists team physician with the pre-participation physical examinations for potential student athletes, following established criteria.
Organizes and maintains record-keeping system regarding athletic injuries, treatments, health insurance and physical examinations.
Initiates purchasing requests for medical and athletic training equipment and supplies.
Advises athletic director and coaching staff on the safety and condition of training room, practice and competition sites.
Oversees and manages training facilities and ensures equipment is safe and in sanitary condition.
Assists with the development of policies and procedures as well as establishes priorities to offer a highly organized and professional athletic training program.
Schedules, supervises and directs student assistants when applicable.
Travels with athletic teams to provide medical care of injured student athletes.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Three (3) years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer in a high school, intercollegiate, or professional athletic setting.
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in sports medicine, kinesiology, physical therapy or related field, or the equivalent.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, certification by the National Athletic Training Association.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver’s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a CPR/AED and First Aid Certificate.
Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of Catastrophic sports trauma management.
Principles and techniques for the prevention, assessment, and rehabilitative care of sports-related injuries.
First aid and CPR/AED.
Athletic equipment used in training and competitive sports.
Principles of physiology, kinesiology, and anatomy.
Safety precautions and procedures for working with athletes.
Medical clearance process for athletic participation.
Principles and processes of book-keeping and records management.
Medical diagnostics and physical therapy equipment.
Use of therapeutic modalities.
Minimum Qualification-Skill To Skill/Ability to:
Plan, coordinate and implement a comprehensive athletic training and sports medicine program.
Evaluate and assess the condition and progress of student athletes in therapeutic, rehabilitative and conditioning programs.
Evaluate and treat a variety of athletic injuries using therapeutic devices.
Administer first aid and injury rehabilitation.
Train and provide work direction to student trainers.
Act decisively in emergency situations.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Exercise sound judgment, independently.
Supervise student assistants as needed.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.
Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Desirable Qualifications – Must be able to adhere to California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), Northern California Football Conference (NCFC), and Bay Valley Conference (BVC) rules, regulations, guidelines and newly adopted legislation.
– Ability to multi task several functions of the training room.
– Be able to keep students hydrated, safe and health during athletic compete on a daily basis.

– Be able to work with the team doctor, AMR professionals and all external medical staff.
– Ability to develop training plan that is sport specific
– Ability to keep Coaches, Staff and Students up to date on the newest policies, procedures and practices of Athletic training.
– Be able to develop traveling contact emergency forms electronically for all teams
– Be able to recruit support staff, student workers and volunteers

Job Open Date: 10/25/2018
Job Close Date: 02/15/2019
Open Until Filled No
Diversity Statement It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Foreign Degree and Credit Statement: In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.
About Us About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.

Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.

As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 52,088 students a year, in 2017-18 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 10% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 33% Hispanic/Latino; 29% White/Caucasian; and 11% Other.

The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.

Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.

Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.

Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.

Employee Benefits: Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.

Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.

Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.

Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).

Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.

Agency Shop: Local One Classified positions are within a collective bargaining unit. Local One employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. This is a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contributions of 1% of gross pay + $1. The United Faculty positions are also within a collective bargaining unit. United Faculty employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. The monthly contribution is an agency fee of .55 % of gross pay + $2.50.

For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):

Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):

POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP) All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.
ADA Accommodations In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to (925) 229-1000 ext. 1298 or [email protected]. For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please respond to the following required Supplemental Questions addressing the minimum and desirable qualifications. The information provided in these questions will be used to determine which individuals will be invited for an interview. In order to receive every consideration in the selection process, you must complete ALL questions with concise but detailed answers and provide all requested information. Each answer will be evaluated separately. Be sure to clearly show on your application ALL previous work experience, education and training which qualifies you for this job. Referral to a resume or writing N/A in lieu of a response to any question on either the application or supplemental questionnaire is not an acceptable answer. Applicants submitting incomplete applications will be disqualified from consideration. Indicate “Yes” that you have read and understand these instructions.
    • Yes, I have read and I understand the above instructions.
  2. * Please tell us how you meet the minimum qualification of: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in sports medicine, kinesiology, physical therapy or related field, or the equivalent. If you do not have the specified degree but feel you have the equivalent, please submit an equivalency form. Be sure to read the form carefully for instructions on supporting documentation. Applications submitted without a copy of a transcript or equivalency form will not be accepted. The equivalency form can be found on the following link:’S%20DEGREE%20EQUIVALENCY%20-%20Supplemental%20for%20Classified%20Position%20Application%20Requiring%20Degree.pdf

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  1. * Please tell us if you have possession of, or the ability to obtain each of the following: Certification by the National Athletic Training Association; an appropriate, valid California driver’s license; a CPR/AED and First Aid Certificate.

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  1. * Please tell us how you meet the minimum qualification of: Three (3) years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer in a high school, intercollegiate, or professional athletic setting.

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  1. * Please describe your experience planning, coordinating, and implementing an athletic training and sports medicine program.

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  1. * Please describe your experience evaluating and assessing the condition and progress of student athletes in therapeutic, rehabilitative and conditioning programs.

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  1. * Please describe your knowledge of and experience with California Community College Commission on Athletics rules and regulations and Bay Valley Conference rules.

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Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcript (must show degree(s) conferred) or Application for Equivalency

Optional Documents

  1. Foreign Degree Evaluation Form (NACES Approved Agency)