Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer


Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the coordination and delivery of athletic training services to the student-athletes of Edgewood College, including but not limited to: evaluation and treatment of injuries at practices and games, design and supervision of rehabilitation programs, administration of athletic training operations as assigned, and referral of injured athletes to appropriate physicians according to the department’s insurance guidelines.


  • Evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries/illnesses
  • Education and dissemination of sports medicine related information to coaching staff and student-athletes.
  • Management of medical and communication records with members of the sports medicine staff, team  physician, insurance companies and other constituents.
  • Perform other duties deemed essential to the operation of athletic training office as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer or Director of Athletics.

Other Job Functions:

  •  Develop functional injury prevention/strength and conditioning protocols for the athletics department
  •  Participate in the implementation/supervision of functional injury prevention
  •  Assist in the research/development of new policies and procedures
  •  Obtain additional credits or experience in a therapeutic intervention that can be utilized in the athletic training room.
  •  Participate in meetings and trainings including departmental meetings.
  •  Assist in the organization and implementation of the College’s Drug Deterrence Program.
  •  Create and present educational topics for Student-Athletes, coaches and the general student population.


Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • Nationally Certified Athletic Training License (NATABOC)
  • State of Wisconsin Licensure eligible (Athletic Training Licensure)
  • Current CPR/AED certification for Health Care Providers or Professional Rescuers.
  • 1-2 years of experience within an Intercollegiate Athletic Department (Required)
  • Bachelor’s degree (Required)
  • Collegiate athletic training experience is preferred.
  • Accepted into Edgewood College Graduate Program

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge, clear understanding and acceptance of the NCAA III Philosophy
  • Strong work ethic, strong rehabilitation and treatment skills, ability to work as a member of a medical team
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Time management skills
  • Familiarity with academic policies, procedures, and services
  • Have or be able to acquire a State of Wisconsin Driver’s License

Specialized Technology Skills:

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office 365
  • Familiarity with SportsWare (or other similar platform) tracking software
  • Training in basic Athletic Training modalities

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values – truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources – GAST
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer