Director of Athletic Training Services



Posting Details

Recruitment Number

1022

Working Title

Director of Athletic Training Services

Position Type

Staff/Administrative

Appointment Percentage

92%

Division/College

Student Affairs Division

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

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.

Position Summary

The Director of Athletic Training Services is responsible for all aspects of the athletic training services at the University. The position will entail supervising staff, coordinating the delivery of healthcare to more than 600 NCAA Division III student-athletes, ensuring appropriate documentation, managing budgets, maintenance and oversite of the athletic training center and serving as an athletic trainer for athletic team(s) within their traditional/non-traditional seasons and out-of-season, including morning rehabilitation clinic. The Director of Athletic Training Services will be expected to coordinate all aspects of care with the UW-La Crosse team physician and other professionals within and outside their department.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree
• BOC certified and eligible for Wisconsin Licensure as an Athletic Trainer.
• CPR / AED certification for the professional rescuer.
• Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree
• Substantial years of experience working as a certified athletic trainer;
• Experience leading and managing an athletic training staff comprised of other professionals and/or students;
• Experience with administrative tasks associated with the provision of athletic training services (e.g., inventorying and ordering, budgeting, etc.);
• Experience providing athletic training services to collegiate or professional teams.
• Previous experience serving as a preceptor for an Athletic Training Education Program
• Understanding of, and commitment to, the NCAA Division III ideal.
• Ancillary credentials including but not limited to: CSCS, PES, CES, ART, Graston, CKTP, ITAT, FMS, etc.
• Interest in research activities

Physical Demands

• Ability to be on feet and active through treatment hours and practice times.
• Able to lift significant range of loads (25-75lbs).

Working conditions and environment

• Evening & weekend hours required.
• Travel for team competition activities is possible.
• Exposure to inclement weather conditions

Miscellaneous Information

• Promote a departmental culture devoted to the care and success of the student-athletes as well as the academic achievement and personal growth of staff and athletic training students.
• Adhere to rules of the NCAA, WIAC, NCGA, and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Leading the Athletic Training Services Program in the development, implementation, and supervision of the overall care model and various services such as injury prevention programs and evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Percentage Of Time

20

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Treatment

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Prevent, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate sports-related injuries. Provide athletic training services daily to athletic team(s) within their traditional and/or non-traditional season. Provide care for rehabilitation services to student-athletes from a variety of sports including post-op rehab and long-term injury care. UW-La Crosse hosted event coverage, including nights and weekends and the potential of travel; including WIAC, NCGA, and NCAA Championships.

Percentage Of Time

30

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Developing, following, and enforcing policies and procedures governing the Athletic Training
Services Program to provide an appropriate working and learning environment. Facilitate professional development activities of AT staff.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Managing all administrative tasks associated with operating UWL’s athletic training services, including budgeting, inventorying, purchasing supplies, and maintaining and replacing equipment and capital assets. Develop and maintain an appropriate, compliant record-keeping system for necessary paperwork and medical documentation.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Consultation

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Consulting with the Clinical Coordinator and Program Director of the accredited Athletic Training Program to develop appropriate rotations for, and communications to, the athletic training students as they relate to intercollegiate athletics.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Supervision

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Supervising, scheduling, and evaluating AT staff in their provision of athletic training services.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Consultation

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Consult with physicians, sports performance staff, coaches, and student-athletes to provide overall wellness concerns and medical care of UWL’s student-athletes.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Develop and maintain an appropriate, compliant record-keeping system for necessary paperwork and medical documentation.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Coordinate, in conjunction with the Director of Camps/Clinics, athletic training coverage for athletic camps and clinics hosted by UWL Athletics.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Attend departmental, university, conference, and NCAA meetings. Serve on departmental, division, University and conference committees.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Management

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Preceptor

Duties to Support Responsibility

•Serve as a preceptor for the Athletic Training program.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Posting Date

04/03/2021

Close Date

04/23/2021

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

04/16/2021

Position Contact Name

Erin Hanson

Position Contact Email

ehanson@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
  2. Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  8. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  9. Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No


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