Crystal Springs Uplands School

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Crystal Springs Uplands School is a 6-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two distinct campuses in Hillsborough and Belmont, CA with 125 employees. Our deeply connected culture and community celebrates scholarship, strives for balance, and fosters inclusion. The Professional Adult Community (PAC) is an experienced, collaborative group of employees who are committed to the mission and core values of the school. Crystal is full of kind, curious learners (adults and students alike) who are passionate about the school’s mission of transformative teaching and meaningful connections. We are committed to the work required to create more equitable systems and foster inclusive environments so that all members of our community can thrive together.


Through transformative teaching and meaningful connections, we empower kind, curious learners to thrive together.


We Celebrate Scholarship – The foundation of Crystal is academic excellence.
We Seek Growth Challenges – Our culture says try it.
We Foster Kindness & Inclusion – Crystal is a caring and diverse community.
We Strive for Balance – A holistic approach to well-being is integral to our mission.
We Engage with Enthusiasm – With unbounded spirit, we give our best effort every day and pay it forward to our community.
We Lead with Humility – Being grateful and open-minded, we pursue lifelong learning.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in dynamic settings serving multiple constituents. A successful candidate in this position will:

Share a commitment to upholding Crystal’s core values and working in an inclusive school environment
Work collaboratively with colleagues and engage effectively with all constituents
Bring robust organizational, technological, and communication skills

Job Summary

Crystal Springs Uplands School seeks a full-time permanent 10-month (1.0 FTE)  Assistant Athletic Trainer. The ideal candidate will have at least two to three years of athletic training experience in an educational setting and a B.A./B.S. in athletic training (Master’s Degree preferred).


Key Job Competencies

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Analyzes and integrates trends and patterns based on diverse information and perspectives to determine the root causes of problems, identify the best course of action, and prioritize efforts. Develops new insights and formulates creative solutions, considering the impact and implications of recommendations in the context of overall vision, goals, and objectives.
Project Management: Ability to lead and execute complex projects to achieve goal attainment by prioritizing activities, assigning responsibilities in accordance with capabilities, monitoring progress, and evaluating impact.
Quality Results: Ensures high quality results on projects/tasks, meets deadlines, and attends to details. Takes responsibility for the quality of work and achieves results with little oversight.
Developing Others: Ability to effectively support the growth and development of students.
Communication: Exceptional ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual, and non-verbal communication skills, as well as deep listening skills to gain understanding.
Cultural Competence: Possesses and applies the skills, values, and principles that acknowledge, respect, contribute, and work effectively across cultural differences. Recognizes the unique value, perspectives, strengths, and challenges of every person who comes to the Crystal community.
Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrates high levels of self/social awareness, self-management, empathy, and curiosity.
Relationship Management: Positively collaborates and builds/maintains authentic and trusting relationships. Demonstrates high levels of discretion and confidentiality.
Personal Growth: Demonstrates commitment and curiosity to ongoing learning and development.
Collaboration: the interpersonal and intrapersonal qualities one will leverage to collectively solve a problem or make progress toward a common goal. The ability to work with others to complete a project or task or develop ideas or processes.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of student injuries
Have knowledge about a large range of medical issues
Assessment and evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals are necessary.
Perform comprehensive examinations of orthopedic injuries or medical conditions
Taping, bracing, treatment modalities, and rehabilitation of injuries
Communicate updates regarding student-athlete injury status with coaches,  parents, and the Director of Sports Medicine
Think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines.
Demonstrate attention to detail for specifics and clarity in tracking and documenting injury and progress.
Adhere  to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines in all forms of communication
Understand mental health as it relates to injuries
Assist with all daily athletic training room operations
Maintain daily up-to-date accurate medical records on a computerized software program that meets legal and regulatory standards
Assist with baseline concussion testing (ImPACT)
Organize inventory for the annual sports medicine budget
Follow and support NATA standards, expectations, policy, and procedures, ensuring consistency with the Crystal Sports Medicine Program
Act as an ambassador for the school’s mission and philosophy of the Sports Medicine and Athletic Departments
Ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies
Passion for working with upper and middle school  students
Strong organizational and time management skills
Implement current emergency action plans to ensure coaches are prepared in an emergency situation
Annual completion and submission of athletic training continuing education units
Travel Required

Light travel between the Middle School and Upper School campuses
Cover practices and home sporting events, including late night and weekend events

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required education and experience

Bachelor’s Degree
3 years of experience of athletic training experience in an educational setting
Certification: Current Athletic Trainers’ Certification (NATABOC)
Certification: Current American Red Cross/American Heart Association, BLS Healthcare provider
Operational knowledge of Google applications and Gmail
Operational knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Good communication skills verbally and written


Preferred education and experience

Master’s Degree
Operational knowledge of ImPACT online concussion structure
Basic knowledge and understanding of the professionalism and intensity necessary to successfully contribute to a secondary school athletics program;
Certification specialties in the treatment of soft tissue injuries with manual therapy
Experience working with electronic injury surveillance and medical records programs
Physical demands and work environment

Able to lift up to 75 pounds
Able to climb stairs

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

Crystal Springs Uplands School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Salary and Benefits

This is an exempt full-time regular (40 hours/week), benefits-eligible, 10-month administrative staff position, and the annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $55,000 – $80,000.

The recruitment period will remain open until sufficient resumes have been received and may close at any time a sufficient pool of highly qualified candidates has been established.


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