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  • Title
    Graduate Assistant - Exercise Science or Sport Management
  • Date Opened
    February 7, 2018
  • Department
    Health, Human Performance and Sport (HHPS)
  • Position Type
    Graduate Assistant
  • Type Information
    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 from an accredited institution; undergraduate GPA 2.75 minimum.

    Applicants must be accepted into graduate program of study at WSC. Applying for graduate studies at Wayne State College is now totally online. Graduate school information and applications can be found at https://www.wsc.edu/graduate
  • Responsibilities
    Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in the Department of HHPS.
    • Courses to be taught may include activity courses, First Aid & CPR, computer applications, nutrition, and health & wellness courses.

    Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Make satisfactory progress on degree program and maintain good academic standing (GPA > 3.0).
    • Assist with ongoing laboratory research projects.
    • Help HHPS faculty with Sport-related events on campus.
    • Assist with campus Wellness program.
    • Participate in appropriate professional organizations such as: ACSM, NACSM, NASPE, NASSM and NSCA.
    • Assist with maintenance and cleaning activities in the Human Performance Laboratory.
    • All staff members are expected to model a high level of character, self-discipline and integrity which is associated with all members of the Health, Human Performance, and Sport program.

  • Application Procedure
    Send a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and a completed WSC Application Form to:
    Human Resources Office
    Graduate Assistant-HPPS
    Wayne State College
    1111 Main Street
    Wayne, NE 68787
    or email to

    Note: You must download and save the PDF before filling out the fields.
  • Employment Application
  • Additional Information
    Applications will be reviewed beginning on April 1st. If you have specific questions about this position, please contact:
    Dr. Chad Maas
    1111 Main St
    Wayne NE 68787

    Assistantships awarded for the following year will be announced during the semester preceding the appointment.

    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.