| Major Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Staff Athletic Trainers of various sports, the position provides and assists with the 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, the Team Physicians, Coaches and student-athletes in the performance of duties. An 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 as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Trainer for Sports Medicine. |
The University of Wisconsin has a concentrated program of Sport Performance testing. Staff may be involved in team and individual testing that may include iDexa, SEBT, Jump Testing, Max VO2, Anaerobic Capacity, and Gait Analysis and baseline concussion evaluation of all athletes based upon NCAA guidelines.
Additional duties include: Evaluating patients (student-athletes) and screening for referral to orthopedic and primary care sports medicine clinics; Independently provide care for teams as assigned during summer conditioning and pre-season practices; Entering data into the departmental illness/injury tracking system; Preparing practice and competition sites for emergency treatment and safety measures; Attending practice sessions, as necessary; Team travel, as necessary; Assisting in the baseline concussion evaluation of all athletes based upon NCAA guidelines; and performing other duties and assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or similar field is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Athletic Training Certification required. Wisconsin Athletic Trainer License required. The best qualified candidates will have at least one (1) year of Graduate Training experience and have completed a Master’s program.
Conditions of Appointment: This is an 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 on or after November 7, 2016. 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.