Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Under the general direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, this position provides and directs athletic training services for the Wisconsin Football program in an integrated environment of all intercollegiate sports according to Division and University policies as well as Big Ten and NCAA rules and regulations. This position will be assisted by other full-time athletic trainers.The University of Wisconsin-Madison has an accredited, undergraduate athletic training curriculum. Interaction will be required with the Curriculum Director in providing field experience for athletic training students. Key interactions will be with the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, Team Physicians, Head and Assistant Football Coaches, and football 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 professionals.Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or similar field is required. Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field is preferred. Athletic Training Certification by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers is required. Wisconsin Athletic Trainer License is also required. The best qualified candidates will demonstrate advanced skills in patient care and administration in an athletic population. A minimum of seven (7) years of professional athletic training experience is required for consideration. A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in athletic training at the Division I level with the sport of Football is preferred. Previous experience as a Head Athletic Trainer for a Division I football program is preferred.Additional qualifications include: demonstrated knowledge and commitment to adhering to Big Ten and NCAA rules and regulations; ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and administrators, faculty, staff and students; ability to develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions; ability to work well independently and in teams; and ability to be flexible in accepting new responsibilities.Conditions of Appointment: This is an Academic Staff appointment. Salary and level 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 July 10, 2017. 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 no later than 11:55 p.m. CDT, July 3, 2017. Please complete the online application here: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495367/head-football-trainer and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position and a comprehensive resume. 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.
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.