Head Athletic Trainer

Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, Illinois

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Illinois Wesleyan University, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, invites applications for the full-time, 11-month position of Head Athletic Trainer.  Will include travel, evening and weekend hours. Generous benefits include health, retirement and tuition assistance.





  • Supervisor and Head Athletic Trainer Role; coordinate injury prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation programs; coordinate injury and treatment records for the ATR, as well as physician groups; Work with insurance companies for claims and coverage; Coordinate with ISU on the hiring and subsequent supervision of professional graduate assistant staff and the care of their specific teams


    Administration; order and inventory all supplies needed for services; work with Athletic Director on budget analysis; coordinate assistant athletic trainers and the coverage of all practices and games; perform performance review of professional staff; write and administer written policies in regard to health and safety protocols for athletes


    Additional coordination and communication responsibilities; Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment; work with department on mental health initiatives; attend meetings on behalf of department; responsible for coordinating and teaching CPR classes to Athletic Department staff; communicate with CCIW staff and committees; staying involved and engaged with policies that the NCAA is implementing; submit and make recommendations to NCAA on policy changes in regard to care for student-athletes




  • Master’s degree required


    Minimum of five years’ experience; three to five year’s experience in football preferred


    ATC certified; Licensure in Illinois


    Knowledge of current healthcare practices and experience in personnel management


    CPR/AED Instructor certification


    Valid Driver’s License


Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, List of Three References and the statement described below to Mindy McCluskey, Office Manager, [email protected].   Reference “Head Athletic Trainer” in the subject line.


Review of applicant materials will begin immediately; position is open until filled.  Illinois Wesleyan University and the Athletics Department are strongly committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. Applicants should provide a clear statement describing their understanding of inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to contribute to the IWU commitment of building a diverse and inclusive environment.


Submit to:


Illinois Wesleyan University
Shirk Center
302 E. Emerson St.
Bloomington, IL  61701
Email:  [email protected]
Fax:  309-556-3484


The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation.   Per the Governor's August 26, 2021 Executive Order regarding COVID-19 vaccination, personnel in the higher education setting will need to either provide proof of vaccination, or apply for a medical/disability or religious exemption. All those not fully vaccinated will be required to participate in weekly COVID testing.




Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must reside and be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  Continued employment is conditioned upon maintaining work authorization throughout the employment term.


Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer.  Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at https://www.iwu.edu/title-ix/sexual-misconduct-policy.html.  Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.


Illinois Wesleyan, founded in 1850, is a private co-educational university with an enrollment of 1,850 and a student/faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The University consists of the College of Liberal Arts, with 17 academic departments; the College of Fine Arts, comprising professional Schools of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts; and the School of Nursing.illinois_wesleyan_university1.jpg

Illinois Wesleyan's faculty is composed of active scholars who are devoted to teaching undergraduates and to including them in their research. Illinois Wesleyan's 76-acre campus has undergone remarkable growth in the past decade and features such new facilities as the five-story Ames Library, the Center for Natural Science, and the Shirk Center for Athletics and Recreation.



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