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Assistant Athletic Trainer

The Athletics Department at Menlo College seeks applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. This is a full-time, 11-month, exempt position, and reports to the Head Athletic Trainer. The position is exempt (11-month position with benefits).

Position Title:

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Reporting Relationship:

The Assistant Athletic Trainer reports directly to the Head Athletic Trainer and is also responsible to the Assistant Athletic Director, Compliance and Student Services.


Primary responsibilities include: Assisting the Head Athletic Trainer in all phases of sports medicine for Menlo College intercollegiate athletic programs and student-athletes, and the supervision of the graduate and undergraduate student athletic training program.


The following is intended to be a descriptive but not necessarily all-inclusive list of specific responsibilities.


Accountable for assisting in the overall management of the Sports Medicine/Athletic Training program, including administrative duties and the care and prevention of injuries.  The Assistant Athletic Trainer will abide by all NAIA, athletic conference (GSAC), and Menlo College Athletics Department rules and regulations.  Failure to follow NAIA rules will result in my immediate dismissal from all duties. 

Job Requirements

About Us: 

Menlo College is a tight-knit community of exceptional, involved people. Faculty members teach and mentor from their perspectives as scholars, entrepreneurs, managers, and community leaders. Menlo College attracts students from all over the world, young adults who are committed to learning, play intercollegiate sports, start and lead organizations, and volunteer in the community. In support of experiential learning, all business majors at Menlo College are required to complete a 6-unit internship prior to graduation.  Psychology majors are also strongly encouraged to complete a for-credit internship. The Menlo College Internship Program is designed to help students apply the knowledge and skills they gain in the classroom to professional settings. Menlo’s internship program was deemed the most innovative in the state in 2019.

Athletics features prominently at Menlo, with more than 43% of students participating as varsity athletes, and yet more students engaged in athletics through club, intramural, and recreation sports. The Department of Athletics strives to complement the Menlo College experience by developing future leaders through its intercollegiate athletics program. Talented and driven coaching and support staff recruit student-athletes who display leadership skills, strong character, a commitment to academics and a high level of athletic skill. With quality programs, the department is a source of pride for the College and the surrounding community; in the most recently-completed full season, we recorded six team conference titles, two national team titles, nine individual national championships, and 21 All-Conference awardees — the best year in the College’s 93-year history.

Moreover, athletics at Menlo College reflects our commitment to providing an equitable, supportive and diverse environment that will teach student-athletes to compete with integrity and sportsmanship, act responsibly and take on leadership roles on their teams, in the classroom, on the College campus and in the community. 

The campus is located 30 miles south of San Francisco, in Silicon Valley – one of the world’s most entrepreneurial and innovative locations. Silicon Valley is renowned as an innovation incubator overflowing with opportunities for experience-based learning.

In recognition of the quality of Menlo’s program, the College was named “Best in the West” by The Princeton Review for the eleventh straight year in 2020.  AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online) has brought additional recognition to the quality of the Menlo College experience: AC Online named Menlo as one of the 4-year colleges in California with the best lifetime return on investment (ROI).  For more about Menlo College, please visit www.menlo.edu.

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter in which they identify their interest in the position to:

Menlo College Director of Athletics Keith Spataro
1000 El Camino Real, Atherton, CA 94027-4301
or via email to kspataro@menlo.edu

All prospective Menlo College employees are required to satisfy a criminal background check, as well as clearance annually for the operation of a motor vehicle on behalf of Menlo College.

Menlo College is committed to a firm policy of equal employment opportunity.

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