Athletic Trainer II (January 2020) Citrus Community College
Posting Number: 0600882 Position Title: Athletic Trainer II (January 2020) Posting Date: 02-12-2020 Closing Date: 03-11-2020 Department/Division: Kinesiology (Kinesiology) Funding: District Funded Job Category: Classified Assignment: Full-Time Percentage Employee: 100% Months per Year: 12 Work Days per Week: Varies depending on athletics schedule. Work Schedule per Day: Varies -- may include days, nights, and weekend hours. Work Shift for this Position (select all that apply): Days / Nights / Weekends FLSA: Nonexempt
Placement/Range: 43-1 (Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1)
Pay Rate: $5,203.20/mth ($30.02/hr)
Benefits: The District provides a fully-paid, comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for employee only.
A Complete Application Packet Includes: Licenses and Certificates
Optional Applicant Documents: Resume Cover Letter Other Document (s) Transcripts
POSITION SUMMARY: Administers 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 District's athletic program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Plans and implements certain components for a sports injury prevention program. Establishes protocols for the treatment, care, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Inspects practice areas and athletic equipment, consulting with coaches on injury prevention methods. - Provides urgent care service for student-athlete injuries sustained during physical education classes, team practices and athletic events. Conducts the initial clinical evaluation of injuries, and administers first aid. Refers students to a physician as needed. - Provides protective taping, bracing and padding for athletes. Assures compliance with safety standards by properly fitting athletic equipment, knee, and ankle braces, and other protective gear. - Coordinates and monitors athletic rehabilitation programs for injured students. Provides physical therapy treatment for injuries as diagnosed or prescribed by team physicians. Operates a variety of athletic and medical equipment including a muscle stimulation unit and ultrasound machine. - Coordinates training and assignment of athletic trainers (including student trainers) in the areas of prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation, first aid and emergency care for athletic injuries. Coordinates travel arrangements and transportation for trainers and first aid and emergency care equipment to out-of-town athletic events. - Educates and counsels athletes about their conditions including the nature of injuries and the procedures to be followed for recovery. - Assists with the hiring of and scheduling of the team physician. - Coordinates with administration and coaches the rehabilitation sites to be used for PPE's. - Serves as a trainer at home-and-away athletic events. Provides protective equipment and performs emergency repairs at athletic. Provides protective taping and urgent care to injuries. Advises coaches on athlete readiness to resume activity. - Provides in-service training to coaches on the prevention, care, and emergency treatment of athletic injuries. - Confers with coaches on equipment and supply specifications. - Modifies athletic equipment to fit. Fabricates modifications to equipment that accommodate injury or other unique requirements. - Cleans and maintains a training room in a condition suitable for patient-athlete care. - Coordinates with coaches to customize off-season physical conditioning programs for athletes according to the physical requirements of specific sport activities/events. - Prepares and maintains records and reports including injury and accident reports, rehabilitation logs and insurance claims. Maintains and updates student files. - Participate in selection, training and scheduling of student workers. - Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: - Requires seasoned specialized knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of physical therapy and preventative and rehabilitative treatment used in college athletic and physical education programs. - Requires a complete knowledge of the equipment, materials, and supplies used in a college athletic and physical education program. - Requires in-depth knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology. - Requires knowledge of injury evaluation and treatment techniques including first aid and the proper fitting of assistive devices. - Requires skill at fitting and modifying athletic equipment. - Requires knowledge of proper methods for inventorying and storing equipment, materials, and supplies. - Requires knowledge of pertinent health and safety regulations governing rehabilitation health care. - Requires well developed language and human relations skill to explain technical concepts to others, conduct in-service training, and serve customers. - Requires the ability to carry out the duties of the position. - Requires the ability to perform physical therapy. - Requires the ability to develop protocols and procedures for treatment and rehabilitation of injuries. - Requires the ability to deliver and administer urgent first aid, preventative, and rehabilitative treatment to physical education students and athletes. - Requires the ability to evaluate and treat a variety of injuries. - Requires the ability to apply and fit protective taping, padding, braces, and related equipment. - Requires the ability to operate a variety of equipment used for treatment. - Requires the ability to fit, maintain, and repair athletic equipment and apparatus. - Requires the ability to work effectively under extreme time constraints. - Requires the ability to work varying schedules and attend and travel to athletic events.
Minimum Qualifications: See Education and Experience below.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Athletic training experience in a community college or university setting.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - A bachelor's degree in physical therapy, physical education, athletic training or sports medicine, and two years of athletic training (including a student internship) experience; or, in the absence of a bachelor's degree, an associate degree, or the completion of at least sixty (60) college-level semester units, four years of athletic training (including a student internship) experience; or, in the absence of an associate degree, or the completion of at least sixty (60) college-level semester units, six years of athletic training (including a student internship) experience.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: - Incumbent is required to perform work of an active nature, requiring sufficient physical stamina to carry out duties. - Requires use of well-developed hand eye coordination for precise motions and use of small instruments. - Requires ambulatory ability to lift medium-to-heavy weight materials, balance, and walk and stand for extended periods of time. - Requires hand and arm strength to perform massage and kneading movements. - Requires visual acuity to observe moving objects and recognize physical injuries. - Requires auditory ability to project voice to a small group.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: - Requires a valid driver's license. - Requires a First Aid and CPR card. - Requires a National Athletic Trainers Association Certificate.
Scan copies of your valid first aid/CPR card and NATA Certificate, and upload them under 'Licenses and Certificates'.
About Citrus College: Celebrating over 100 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles. The college has the distinction of being the oldest community college in Los Angeles County and the fifth oldest in the state.
Citrus College was founded in 1915 under the leadership of Dr. Floyd S. Hayden, who helped bring the community college movement to California. From 1915 to 1961, the college was operated by the Citrus Union High School District. In July 1961, the Citrus Community College District was created to include the Azusa and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967, the district expanded to include the Claremont, Duarte and Monrovia school districts.
Today, Citrus College occupies a 104-acre campus. The college is currently experiencing a major facilities expansion project that will change the look of the campus. The college enrolled 27 students in 1915 and currently the college serves more than 19,000 students annually. Classes are offered on a 16-week calendar (fall and spring semesters), as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options -- winter intersession, evenings, summer sessions, and optional class formats, such as online education courses.
Mission Statement Citrus College provides innovative educational opportunities and student support services that lead to the successful completion of degrees, transfer, career/technical education and basic skills proficiency. The college fosters personal and professional success through the development of critical thinking, effective communication, creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe, accessible and affordable learning community. In meeting the needs of our demographically diverse student population, we embrace equity and accountability through measurable learning outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and student achievement.
Accreditation Citrus College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, include filing of complaints against member institutions can be found at https://accjc.org.
'CITRUS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.' It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed or your application packet will be considered incomplete, and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use 'NA' (not applicable), do not use terms such as 'see resume' or 'see attached'. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
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Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on 'Finished Attaching Documents' and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on 'Finish Attaching Documents Later'. Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected 'Finished Attaching Documents' and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.
Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
All employees within the bargaining unit are required to pay dues as a member of the exclusive representative or pay an agency fee.
About Transcripts: --Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position. --Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer. --Transcripts must be from the awarding institution, and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year. --Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position. --All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position. --Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
Selection Procedure: --A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position, and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview. --Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee's choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled. --Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview. --Travel costs must be borne by the applicant. --Final candidates for faculty, management, and supervisor/confidential positions may be interviewed by the Superintendent/President. --If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
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