Position is Open Until Filled
Code: 17703 Posted: 10/26/2021
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic leaning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in ones future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.
UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The camps is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.
Position Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Employment Type: Full
Reports To: The Assistant Athletic Trainer will report to the Director of Sports Medicine
Essential Job Functions
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.
Key Job Responsibilities
1. Assist with the organization and administration of a comprehensive Division II athletic training program under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, and educational programs for University of Wisconsin-Parkside student-athletes (35%)
2. Maintain complete, accurate and confidential, medically-related records and paperwork on student-athlete injuries, treatments, and rehabilitation for insurance, legal and/or professional purposes. (20%)
3. 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. (15%)
4. 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 recommendations. Attend departmental meetings as required. (10%)
5. Evening and weekend work required as necessary with some travel expected. (10%)
6. Comply with policies and rules of the NCAA, UW-Parkside, the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the UW System. (5%)
7. Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics or Head Athletic Trainer. (5%)
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, 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.
- Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or entry level Master’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
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin 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/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: 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. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Names and contact information for 3 professional references
Review of Applications
Position open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
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.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates 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.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
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 applications 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.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
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 here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 01/10/2022