Athletic Trainer (On call position)
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: January 14, 2020
Athletic Trainer (On call position)
Recreation & Athletics
Campus Recreation and Athletics
Open until filled.
$24.66 - $26.34 Hourly
Background check is required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly
8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S.
News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide
educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San
Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a
special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the
cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and
supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion
public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher
education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical
capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction,
student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
Uses moderately complex athletic training concepts. Applies campus
policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. Works on
problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data
requires a review of a variety of factors. Provides moderately
complex prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.
UC Merced Intercollegiate Athletics is charged with providing a
dynamic recreational and fitness experience for students, staff,
and faculty as well as guests and special programs affiliated with
the campus. The Athletic Trainer supports this mission by providing
preventative injury care to sport club athletes and by providing
practice, game, and event care to intercollegiate student athletes.
The Athletic Trainer must have a very clear understanding of the
following areas of emphasis: injury care and prevention for
athletes, risk management, and customer service. This position
reports directly to the Head Athletic Trainer.
Athletic Training Service:
Provides athletic training services for Recreation and Athletic
department home contests and practices, as scheduled. Manage
student athletic trainers. Maintain open lines of communication
with administrators and head coaches.
Provide detailed record keeping related to treatment provided to
student-athletes during games and/or practices. Provides moderate
to complex rehabilitation of athletic injuries through the use of
various therapeutic exercise programs Maintains discretion and
confidentiality and handles sensitive matters involving athletic
injuries and treatment.
Bachelors degree in appropriate area of specialization
Valid CDL (California Driver's License) preferred.
Valid State Athletic Trainer Licensure preferred.
Valid National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) certification
CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) and AED certification
Must pass criminal background check required.
Click on the link below to use our new on-line application
If you do not have internet access you may mail your application,
resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200
North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the
The University of California is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications
from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities,
veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the
teaching, research and public service missions of the university.
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran
status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination
and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination &
Affirmative Action Policy:
As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be
a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and
Tobacco Free policy is available at
E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive
Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify,
an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security
Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment
eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to
records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by
federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job
applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the
successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University of California visit:
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