Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, the position provides athletic training services in an integrated environment of all intercollegiate sports according to departmental policy, Big Ten and NCAA rules.
Key interactions are with Staff Athletic Trainers, Team Physicians, Coaches and student-athletes in the performance of duties.
Ability to work with diverse cultures and personalities is required as well as a desire to interact in a team approach with other staff members and other professionals.
Care for various sports and event coverage will be assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.
The Division maintains a comprehensive concussion management plan for student-athletes in accordance with NCAA guidelines. Under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, this position will coordinate implementation of our concussion management plan including: Student-athlete and staff concussion education; Baseline testing; Management of post-concussion testing; Assist other sports medicine staff with return to learn and return to play progressions; Yearly review and evaluation of concussion management plan.
Additional duties include:
Evaluating patients (student-athletes) and screening for referral to orthopedic and primary care sports medicine clinics
Independently provide athletic training care for teams as assigned during summer conditioning, pre-season, in-season practices and events as needed
Entering data into electronic health record
Preparing practice and competition sites for emergency treatment and safety measures
Team travel as necessary
Performing other duties and assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or a similar field, is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Possession of or eligibility for State of Wisconsin Athletic Trainer license is required. Certification by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer is required. Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor certification preferred.
Minimum 2 years of experience in the collegiate setting working as an athletic trainer preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to adhering to NCAA and Big Ten rules and the ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The successful applicant must be able to implement innovative approaches and solutions; work well independently and in teams; be flexible in accepting new responsibilities; have experience in concussion management including baseline testing and follow up care; provide athletic training care to the collegiate student athlete; ability to communicate with physicians, sports medicine staff, student-athletes, athletic department support staff and coaches.
Conditions of Employment: This is a 100% FTE Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date is on or after July 1, 2019. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55 p.m. CDT, on the assured consideration date. To apply, please complete the online application here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/501255/athletic-trainer and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Internal Number: 98629
About University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.
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