The Division of Student Affairs’ role is to enhance and support students learning experience here at UWL. We work closely with faculty, staff, community members, alumni and most importantly, students to provide quality programs and services which promote learning, leadership, involvement, service and the celebration of diversity. The Division includes a number of departments: Campus Child Center, Counseling and Testing, Student Health Center, Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreational Sports, Residence Life, Student Life, University Centers, and the Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students office. The staff of the Division is truly student-centered and concerned about the holistic development of the student.

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for daytime, evening and weekend management of the athletic training needs of the Recreational Sports Department including, but not limited to: coordination of athletic training services for sport club competitions and practices, intramural sports leagues, special events, and open recreation. Responsibilities include injury record keeping, analysis and follow-up, and management of drop-in athletic training services for campus recreation. This position also provides oversight to the departmental risk management policies/procedures, collaborates with the Fitness Coordinator to provide sport specific training programs, and coordinates the educational component of emergency response training for staff, to include advisement of the student-based Emergency Response Team (ERT). The Athletic Trainer serves as part of the administrative team for the Recreational Sports Department and as such, participates in all unit functions.

This is a full-time, 10 month position (August through May, off June and July) that includes a State of Wisconsin benefits package. The anticipated start date for the position is August 1, 2019.


These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Program Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Under supervision of the Medical Supervisor of the Student Health Center, provide athletic training services that include injury evaluation and diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, patient education and referral as warranted for sport clubs, intramural sports, special events, and open recreation.
• Coordinate athletic training services to meet schedule demands and drop-in services for campus recreation.
• Implement and evaluate departmental risk management policies/procedures and emergency action plans.
• Maintain timely and accurate compliance and care records.
• Provide timely and accurate incident, accident, and risk management reports.
• Purchase and maintain necessary inventory of supplies to support athletic training needs.
• Conduct ImPact testing, monitor concussion treatment plans and return to play protocol as needed.
• Coordinate the educational component of emergency response training for staff, to include advisement of the student-based Emergency Response Team (ERT).
• Collaborate with Competitive Sports Coordinators on sport club needs to include officer training, oversight of Risk Management Officers (RMOs), club specific risk management policies/procedures, and management of paperwork to include waivers, medical histories, and insurance information.
• Collaborate with Fitness Coordinator to design and implement sport specific trainings and workshops.
• Develop and expand professional knowledge in order to ensure high quality service delivery.

Percentage Of Time




Required Qualifications

• BOC certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and valid (or eligible for) State of Wisconsin Athletic Trainer Licensure (LAT).
• Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, or related field.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
• Current Adult CPR/AED Certification.
• Valid Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Athletic Training, Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, or related field.
• One or more years of documented experience at the high school or collegiate level as ATC.
• Proficient with software applications related to recreation programming and athlete care (e.g. ImPact Testing, Fusion, Connect2Concepts).
• First-Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Certification.
• Additional credentials including but not limited to: CSCS, PES, CES, ART, Graston, CKTP, ITAT, and FMS.

Physical Demands

• Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit to perform essential job functions: lift, carry, push/pull on an occasional basis.
• Ability to work in various positions, i.e. bending, crawling, reaching, climbing, stooping or kneeling. Some work may require repetitive motion.
• Capable of lifting moderate loads.

Working conditions and environment

• Evening and weekends, typical work hours are 12:00pm-9:00pm, depending upon season and demand.
• Work hours will evolve with the program and department needs.

How to Apply


To apply:

Application materials are due by May 3, 2019

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