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Assistant Director of Sports Medicine

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Work type: Staff
Location: Fresno
Categories: Excluded, Athletics, At-Will, Full Time
Position Description

Assistant Director of Sports Medicine

Fresno State Athletic Corporation


Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range: $4,853.33 per month

This position is full-time, probationary, exempt, and includes full benefits. Athletic Corporation employees are at-will.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

The Fresno State Athletic Corporation provides a benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), and sick and vacation time. A summary of benefit information can be found here (under Athletic Corporation header).


Job Summary

Under the direction of the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine, the Assistant Director assists with implementing and maintaining a safe and inclusive environment with focus on the tracking and prevention of injuries to student-athletes, emergency medical preparedness and immediate care, progressive management of injuries and rehabilitation under established protocols. Primary sports responsibility to be assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine. This position will be responsible for supervising undergraduate and graduate athletic training students as well as supervising certified athletic training interns and graduate assistants in professional preparation positions.


Key Qualifications

  • NATA Certified
  • Familiarity with NCAA regulations regarding supplements and health and safety of student-athletes
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to:
    • Work cooperatively with coaches, staff, faculty, students and members of the community
    • Appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
    • Work confidently and effectively in a high-stress environment
    • Exercise professional independent judgment and discretion
    • Perform all duties with integrity and professionalism
    • Work a flexible schedule including nights/weekends
    • Travel as required by the position

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year institution with an Athletic Training, Kinesiology or Health-related major course of study.
  • Minimum two years of experience as an athletic trainer at the collegiate level and/or a professional sports team.


Application Instructions

Applications received by May 9, 2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee. 

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.


Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

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