Academic Staff - Assistant Athletic Trainer (Public May Apply)

Code: 14325 Posted: 05/16/2018

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer.

The primary function of the position is to be an Athletic Trainer of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Athletics Sports Medicine team in the implementation of all aspects of the athletic training program in support of 15 intercollegiate athletic teams. This will be a 10 month position at approximately 32 hours per week.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in athletic training
  • Certification by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Wisconsin.
  • Certified for CPR/AED

Preferred:

  • 1 year experience in a collegiate athletics environment

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

 

 

Sports Medicine:

  • Serve as the primary athletic trainer for designated athletics teams. Assist in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries encountered in competitive athletics; observe, diagnose injuries and assign various therapy training to the patient; consult Head Athletic Trainer on long-term treatments or refer to physician if injury is beyond scope of the athletic training area.
  • Maintain complete and accurate, confidential, medical-related records and related paperwork on student-athlete injuries, treatments, and rehabilitation for insurance, legal and/or professional purposes.
  • Prepare practice and competition sites for emergency treatment and safety measures. Monitor environmental conditions, playing fields and courts, and athletic equipment to insure safety of student-athletes during practice and competition.
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with assigned sport and strength and conditioning coaches regarding student-athlete welfare such as daily injury reports, musculoskeletal examinations, and safety and recommendations. Attend departmental meetings as required.
  • Maintain athletic training room area in a clean, sanitary, and orderly condition.
  • Comply with policies and rules of the NCAA, UW-Parkside, the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the UW System.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics or Head Athletic Trainer.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent judgment including sensitivity to personnel and confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the campus community, spectators, students, student-athletes, and other constituents.
  • Ability to exhibit professionalism and be an exemplary representative of UW-Parkside.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse, academic environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and troubleshoot and problem solve daily.
  • Ability to work outside in hot and cold weather conditions.
  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and time-sensitive issues.
  • Skill to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with attention to detail.
  • Strong, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide-range of constituencies in a diverse community

 

THE UNIVERSITY AND AREA

 

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu

 

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS

 

Applications received by 11:59 PM June 1, 2018, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu  (Candidates NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2

Internal Applicants: https://www.hrs.wisconsin.edu (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then under “Main Menu” choose:

  • “Self Service”
  • “Recruiting”
  • “Careers”

STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "14325"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Assistant Athletic Trainer"
  • Click "Apply"
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"

If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • CV/Resume
  • List of three References

You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have questions about how to apply go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544

Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.


Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

 

CONTACT INFORMATION


If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Ryan Ridley

University of Wisconsin Parkside

Office: (262) 595-2245

Email: ridley@uwp.edu

 

LEGAL NOTICES

 

Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. 

Note: Criminal Background Check - The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applicants should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer:  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name: Ryan Ridley

Contact Phone: 2625952245

Contact Email: ridley@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345