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Job ID: 165386

Athletic Trainer (Part-Time)
Mt. San Antonio College

Date Posted Aug. 17, 2021
Title Athletic Trainer (Part-Time)
University Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Athletic Trainer (Part-Time)

Position Number: 2013141191

Department: Kinesiology/Athletics

Job Category: Classified Unit A

Time (Percent Time): 47.5%

Term (months/year): 12 months

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Saturday, Hrs. TBD

Salary Range: A-105

Salary: Steps 1 - 6: $2,747 - $3,505 monthly

Shift Differential: Shift differential eligibility based on the current collective bargaining agreement.

Open Date: 08/16/2021

Initial Screening Date: 09/15/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PT) on the listed Initial Screening Date are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online, unless otherwise noted, at Mt.SAC Employment Website to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. If applicable, College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.
5. Optional Three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation). Confidential letters of recommendation are not allowed for this position.

Health & Welfare:

Basic Function/Overview:

Under general supervision, plans, coordinates, and implements comprehensive sports medicine programs for the care, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of physical injuries.

Receives general supervision from the Dean, Kinesiology. Exercises no supervision of staff. May provide technical and functional direction and training to student workers.

This is a journey-level classification responsible for administering preventative care to athletes to ensure the reduction of injuries, as well as, for providing rehabilitative treatment for sports-related injuries. The incumbent may administer first aid to athletes during practice sessions and sporting events and advises and counsels students regarding injuries and rehabilitation. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to the assigned area(s) of responsibility, working with a high degree of independent judgment, tact, and initiative. This class is distinguished from the Dean, Kinesiology in that the latter oversees the entire department, programming, and administration of the District's college athletic programs.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Evaluates all initial athletic injuries and recommends, responds to, and performs appropriate medical care to student athletes; communicates diagnoses, medical treatment, and rehabilitation information to student athletes and their parents, as legally required.
2. Develops and implements injury management protocols and emergency action plans; renders first aid, immediate injury evaluation, initiates Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and activates Emergency Medical Services (EMS) when necessary at practices, hosted events, and required off-campus events.
3. Provides athletic injury documentation, injury surveillance, follow-up treatment, and rehabilitation under a physicians direction; manages treatment of chronic athletic injuries; determines and certifies ability of students and athletes to participate in the athletic program.
4. Develops and implements therapeutic exercise programs.
5. Recommends and implements appropriate preventative measures to avoid athletic injuries, illnesses, and conditions.
6. Organizes and conducts pre-participation exams; conducts various screening procedures, including physical exams and assessments; develops and implements conditioning programs to reduce risk of injury and illness.
7. Performs and applies preventative taping, wrapping, bracing, and padding of injured areas to the student athlete.
8. Arranges for transportation, loading, and set-up of medical equipment to event sites.
9. Provides reports to coaches and other District personnel on injuries and status of student athletes under treatment.
10. Serves as a liaison between physicians, coaches, athletes regarding athletic injuries and medical insurance claims.
11. Assists with the budgeting, ordering, and inventorying of athletic training equipment and supplies.
12. Arranges for physician and/or ambulance coverage at games when required.
13. Maintains all forms, reports, and medical records related to athletic injuries, rehabilitation, and clearance.
14. Maintains working areas clean and in sanitary condition; wipes down treatment tables, taping tables, and counters, sweeps the floors, and cleans whirlpool and other equipment.
15. May oversee and provide work direction to student aides and interns from the athletic training education program(s) and other student volunteers.
16. Attends seminars, conferences, and other meetings in order to maintain status and certification and to keep up-to-date on legislation and trends affecting the job area.
17. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Measures related to the prevention and minimization of athletic injuries.
2. Early recognition, evaluation, and care of athletic injuries, including accurate assessment of the types and severity of injuries.
3. Modern foundations, principles, techniques, and practices of athletic and sports trauma, evaluation, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.
4. Principles and theories of biology, anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, and biomechanics.
5. Equipment used in the prevention, evaluation, and therapeutic and rehabilitative care of athletic injuries and illnesses.
6. Athletic equipment used in training and competitive sports.
7. Principles and practices of taping and bracing for the prevention of injuries.
8. Rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries to minimize the risk of re-injury.
9. Injury referral methods to appropriate medical professionals.
10. Healthcare administration, including medical record keeping, documentation, and reporting of injuries, writing of policies and procedures, and budgeting.
11. Health conditions and illnesses related to athletic participation and sports.
12. Basic first aid and CPR and operation and use of an AED.
13. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
14. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
15. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, various socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Apply the principles of taping and bracing for prevention of injuries.
2. Plan, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive athletic training/sports medicine program.
3. Evaluate and assess the condition and progress of student athletes in therapeutic, rehabilitative, and conditioning programs and modify these programs to meet individual needs.
4. Effectively operate and supervise the use of a variety of exercise and conditioning equipment such as free weights, nautilus and universal machines, ergometers, and treadmills.
5. Effectively administer therapeutics and first aid to injured student athletes.
6. Act decisively and prudently in emergency and life threatening situations.
7. Establish, maintain, and organize medical insurance, treatment, and injury records and reports.
8. Perform basic first aid and CPR and utilize an AED.
9. Train and direct student interns and student assistants.
10. Interpret, apply, and explain applicable District policies, rules, and regulations related to areas of responsibility.
11. Establish and maintain a filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
12. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
13. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software applications programs.
14. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
15. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
16. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
17. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in kinesiology, physical education, health, pre-medicine, biology, or a related field and three (3) years of experience working in an athletic training environment. A Masters Degree from a regionally accredited college or university is desirable.


Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications is listed in the Minimum Qualifications section.

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Examination Requirements:

Working Environment:

Employees work in typical office as well as outdoor environments and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, chemicals, dust, fumes, and allergens. Incumbents may be exposed to blood and body fluids rendering First Aid and CPR are required to wear appropriate attire. Employees may interact with staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in an athletic training facility and in the field and use standard office and medical, therapeutic, and physical therapy apparatus and equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and event sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Must possess the mobility, physical strength, and stamina to respond to emergency situations, provide injury and illness care, and use all medical, therapeutic, and physical therapy apparatus and equipment. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator, as well as, to set up and manipulate modalities, tape, and apply splints and to operate the equipment mentioned above. Incumbents in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to provide medical care; and push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.


Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees 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 Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report 2017

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Special Notes:

A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:

DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY : Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.


Foreign Transcripts:

Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline. Accredited evaluation agencies can be found on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services Website.


Human Resources
1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399.
Phone: (909) 274-4225

Selection Procedure:

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at Mt. SAC Employment Website to complete and submit your application for this position.

EEO Policy:

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio Colleges Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:

We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

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