September 22, 2016
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Athletic Trainer (Continuous Recruitment)

University of California - Merced - Merced, CA

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    University of California - Merced University of California - Merced
  • Location
    Merced, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Athletic Trainer (Continuous Recruitment)

Job Category:

Student Services


Campus Recreation and Athletics

Position Code:




Closing Date:

Review of applications will occur as openings are available. This is a temporary employment pool for Athletic Trainer.


$25-$35 per hour



Background check:

Background check and fingerprinting may be required


The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With approximately 7,300 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

UC Merced Campus Recreation 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 through provide preventative injury care to sport club athletes and by providing game and event care to 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 Assistant Director of Campus Recreation.

This posting will remain open for six months; it will then be closed and reopened under a new position number. Once a position has been closed, you will need to re-apply to each new position to continue to be considered.

Review of applications will occur as openings are available. This is a temporary employment pool for Athletic Trainer. This position is reopened every six months so please re-apply if you remain interested in the position.



Bachelors degree required in appropriate area of specialization.
Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification.
State Athletic Trainer Licensure.
Familiar with NCAA and NAIA governing rules.

Special Conditions of Employment:

Successful candidates will be fingerprinted and a background check will be conducted.

To Apply:

Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

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 subject line.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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.
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