Athletic Trainer (Athletic Trainer I) 10/12 Pay Plan (515301)

  • Sonoma State University
  • Rohnert Park, California
  • Jun 09, 2022
Full Time Education and Training Parks and Recreation

Job Description


Application Process
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit an application, along with a cover letter and resume.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications. Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Job Summary
Reporting to and under general supervision of the Director of Athletics, with additional lead work direction from the Head Athletic Trainer, the Athletic Trainer performs the full range of clinical athletic training functions for the student athletes of the intercollegiate teams at Sonoma State University. The Athletic Trainer is responsible for administering a sports medicine program, working to prevent athletic injuries by evaluating a student wellness. When injuries occur, the Athletic Trainer serves as the first responder by recognizing and evaluating the injuries, and subsequently developing treatment and rehabilitation programs, incorporating the appropriate therapeutic modalities and use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment. The Athletic Trainer also coordinate and liaison with physicians, athletes, coaching staff, parents, and other allied health professionals on the status of and treatment for injuries. The Athletic Trainer also counsel athletes, and staff regarding proper athletic training and injury rehabilitation.
Key Qualifications
This position requires the equivalent to bachelor's degree in athletic training, physical education, kinesiology or related field of study. Course work must include completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements. Any equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities for this position is also considered meeting the minimum qualification of this position. Previous experience providing athletic training at the high school or college level as an intern or certified Athletic Trainer is preferred. The incumbent must possess and maintain BOC certification and in CPR/ AED for the Professional Rescuer and first aid. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite and PeopleSoft preferred.
Salary and Benefits
The anticipated starting salary placement depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $3,428 a month. This is a full-time, exempt probationary position scheduled to work 10 months each year. The compensation for the 10 months of work will be paid out over 12 months with two months observed (June and July).

In accordance with the California State University 10/12 pay plan, the salary earned for months worked will ultimately be pro-rated to a 10/12 salary schedule and paid over 12 months in equal increments, with benefits covered for the entire 12 months.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.
Supplemental Information
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at Sonoma State, please visit: vaccine-requirement- information.

CSU Out of State Policy - Sonoma State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to The ADA Coordinator is also available ( to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Rohnert Park, California 94928 United States View Map