Athletic Trainer
Deadline for Applications is Extended to 10/10/2021

Code: 17448 Posted: 08/05/2021

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-Time Salaried

Reports To: The Assistant Athletic Trainer will report to the Director of Sports Medicine

Pay Range: If committee wants to provide.

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

Sports Medicine

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:

Total Compensation Estimator:

Application Process

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
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday August 22nd, 2021 are ensured full consideration. 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.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 10/11/2021

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