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Code: 041 Posted: 05/27/2014
The University of Wisconsin Parkside invites applications for the position of Athletic Trainer I/Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Athletics and the Department of Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management. The position shall be responsible for assisting in all aspects of a comprehensive collegiate athletic training program. Will teach three credits per semester in the area of athletic training or activity courses for the Department of Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management. Extended hours, weekend event coverage and travel are expected with this position.
Previous collegiate teaching experience
Previous collegiate athletic training
Master’s Degree in related field
Three or more years of experience as an athletic trainer in a college environment
Facility inspections for potential dangers
Pre-participation physical exam
Environmental condition management
Wrestling weight management program administrator
Equipment inspection for all sports per NCAA guidelines
Pre-game and pre-practice preparations for hydration, medical coverage and treatments
Pathology of Injury/Illness
Through continuing education, stay abreast of latest developments in pathology
Using standard operating practice for athletic trainers, follow guidelines for injury treatment and rehabilitation
Orthopedic assessments and evaluation
Through continuing education, stay abreast of the latest techniques in injury assessment
Using standard operating practice for athletic trainers, follow guidelines for systemic injury assessment
Utilize RICE method of acute injury care
Maintain emergency preparedness kit for cardiac and life threatening emergencies
Utilize emergency transport when indicated
Coordinate department substance abuse program
Educate student-athletes on banned substances both pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements.
Coordinate NCAA drug testing program.
Utilize hot and cold treatments when necessary
Utilize and maintain ultrasound in therapeutic treatment
Utilize and maintain electrical stimulation units
Utilize and maintain SportTX stimulation modality
Utilize iontophoresis administration
Utilize JOBST compression pump
Develop and coordinate rehabilitation protocols for athletic injuries.
Refer to physical therapy advanced rehabilitation programs.
Develop and coordinate reconditioning programs for reintroduction into sport.
Medical conditions and disabilities
Maintain medical information regarding family history of various illnesses for all athletes
Review all medical information of each athlete
Maintain stores in the athletic training room for anaphylactic shock, diabetic emergencies and other potential life threatening illnesses.
Nutritional aspects of injuries and illness
Counsel athletes regarding athletic nutrition
Maintain weight loss plans for intercollegiate wrestlers per NCAA guidelines
Provide education regarding nutritional supplements
Evaluate athletes for potentially disordered eating patterns
Psychosocial intervention and referral
Refer athletes to student health services for all mental health conditions
Maintain records for potentially banned psychological medications
Refer athletes to outside sources for substance abuse issues
Health care administration
Maintain medical records for all intercollegiate athletes
Coordinate all event coverage
Coordinate room staffing
Provide written and oral communication to staff concerning SA treatments
Administer and track equipment budget
Administer and coordinate staff payroll
Utilize GLVC Health and Safety Grant for a new modality.
Professional development and responsibility
Continue education and certifications
Provide outreach coverage for Central High School
Provide educational sessions at local high schools
Counsel and guide athletes through injury process and rehabilitation process
Maintain standards of practice as provided by the NATA
Coordinate student trainer payroll
Provide educational training and guidelines for student trainers
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
Ability to evaluate therapeutic requirements for student-athletes, and to fit and modify therapeutic and/or protective equipment.
Ability to function professionally in highly stressful situations and to provide clear information on an impromptu basis to individuals or groups of people.
Ability to maintain poise in emergency situations and effectively interact with people in a calm, positive manner.
Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor.
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and sound judgments.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to relate to both men's and women's athletic injuries and rehabilitation of injuries to student-athletes required.
Ability to exhibit professionalism at all times and an ability to be an exemplary representative of UW-Parkside.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse, academic environment.
Ability to communicate at a high level, great attention to detail and experience in working/interacting effectively with a diverse, multicultural population required.
Ability to travel frequently, work extended hours and weekends as needed.
Ability to communicate and work with supervisor.
Sufficient mobility to perform athletic training duties.
Ability to drive vehicle for recruiting and travel
Ability to work with keyboard, mouse and monitor
University and Community: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.
The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
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 Human Resources Office at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
A criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process.
Review of Applications: Applications received by June 6, 2014 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.
TO APPLY: go to https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu
You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login." If you have questions about how to apply from the Candidate Gateway, go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900
Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.
Please be sure you have included:
Names and contact information for three references
If you have application questions call or email:
Contact Name: Nancy Franzen
Contact Phone: (262) 595-2245
Contact Email: Nancy.Franzen@uwp.edu