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Athletic Trainer

Company: Copper Mountain Community College District
Location: Joshua Tree
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description


NOW HIRING for 2021-2022 Season!!

Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Services, 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 part-time Classified position: 20 hour per week, 9 month per year position (August - April).
  • 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.


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 equipment
  • Provide work direction and guidance to student assistants as assigned.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



  • A bachelor's OR master's degree from an accredited professionalathletic trainingeducation program AND
  • Completion ofthe Board of Certification (BOC) examination resulting in possession of a valid National Athletic Trainers Association Certification (NATAC).
  • 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 normalconversation.
  • 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 athleticequipment.
  • Ability to reach in all directions
  • Copies of certifications, unofficial transcripts, resume and cover letter are required with the application packet.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Copper Mountain College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity for all persons and to provide educational and employment opportunities free from discrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, gender identification, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disabilities, and other physical or verbal conduct. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the School District's Title IX Officer and/or Section 504/ADA Coordinator.

Keywords: Copper Mountain Community College District, Palm Springs , Athletic Trainer, Other , Joshua Tree, California

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