Wayne State College
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  • Title
    Graduate Assistant - Athletic Trainer
  • Date Opened
    February 7, 2018
  • Department
    Athletic Training
  • Supervision received
    Head Athletic Trainer
  • Position Type
    Graduate Assistant
  • Type Information
    WSC is a NCAA Division II institution that supports 13 varsity sports.
    Starting in August 2018 this is a 10 month appointment with the opportunity of renewal after the first year.
    All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Salary
    This special appointment provides a stipend of $6,400.00 for the 2018-2019 academic year and a graduate tuition waiver available for up to 18 credit hours per academic year including the immediately following summer session. All fees will be the responsibility of the student regardless of online or on-campus enrollment.
    First-semester appointment is paid in five (5) equal installments, August through December.
    Second-semester appointment is paid in five (5) equal installments, January through May.
  • Work Schedule
    A total (maximum) of 640 hours of work is required for this Graduate Assistantship. Typically, twenty (20) hours of work will be assigned per week by your supervisor during the 32 week period.
  • Starting Date
    August 2018
  • Required Qualifications
     Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or related field from a CAATE-approved athletic training education program.
     Acceptance into a graduate program of study at WSC. Graduate school applications can be found at www.wsc.edu/graduate_program/
     Nebraska Licensure if certified or upon completion of Certification.
     CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required.
  • Preferred Qualifications
     BOC Certified preferred, but will consider individuals eligible to sit for BOC exam.
  • Responsibilities
    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation, practice coverage, travel, and other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.

    This position will report directly to the Head Athletic Trainer and is expected to adhere to NCAA and NSIC regulations as well as the policies and procedures set forth by the WSC Athletic Training Department.

    Primary Team Assignments: TBD after all hiring is complete. Typical
    positions in the past have been Football/Baseball, Volleyball/Track & Field, Cross Country/Baseball. These are subject to change at any time.

    Working Conditions:
    Ability to lift 50-75 pounds.
    Ability to withstand adverse weather conditions, i.e. extreme hot & cold.
    Week day and weekend work required.
  • Application Procedure
    Send a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and a completed WSC Application Form to:
    Human Resources Office
    Athletic Training Graduate Assistant
    Wayne State College
    1111 Main Street
    Wayne, NE 68787
    or email to

    Note: You must download and save the employment application PDF before filling out the fields.
  • Employment Application
  • Additional Information
    The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the Colleges’ non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinators assigned at each College and identified on each College website.
  • General Information
    Wayne State College is one of the most dynamic, regional public colleges in the Midwest, located in Northeast Nebraska, close
    to Sioux City, Iowa, and within a two-hour drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln. With a student population of 3,500, the college is a focal point and catalyst in Northeast Nebraska, not only for education but also for community and economic development, the arts, and cultural activity. Strong leadership, steady enrollment, a focus on student development and teaching, and several recently completed building projects attest to the College’s vitality. Wayne State College offers more than 90 undergraduate majors and minors and three graduate degrees, preparing students for careers in health professions, business, education, the arts, industrial technology, and sport management. Wayne State College is a collective bargaining institution.