Madison, WI
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90253-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Athletics

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90253-AS

Working Title: Athletic Trainer



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or similar field is required. Master's degree is preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Athletic Training Certification required. Wisconsin Athletic Trainer License required. The best qualified candidates will have at least one (1) year to three (3) years of Graduate Training experience and have completed a Master's program.

Position Summary:

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 Director 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 may 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.


Jeffery Palkowski
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

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 1, 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, May 26, 2017. Please complete the online application 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.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 11 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 26 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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