Athletic Training Graduate Assistant


Posting Date: March 9, 2018

Closing Date:

William Paterson University, located in Wayne, New Jersey, is a comprehensive public institution of higher learning with a mission that incorporates teaching, research, creative activity and service. Maintaining a tradition of leadership in general education and multiculturalism, the University is committed to promoting student success, academic excellence and community outreach with opportunities for lifelong learning.

The William Paterson University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applicants for the 10-month position of Athletic Trainer Graduate Assistant (two positions available). William Paterson is a NCAA Division III program with 13 intercollegiate teams, is a member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference, and is a CAATE accredited athletic training program.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting with the daily operation of the WPU athletic training room, including assisting with the prevention, evaluation, emergency care, treatment , and rehabilitation of student-athletes; attending and supervising home athletic contests and practices for the purpose of student-athlete care; maintaining student-athlete injury and treatment records; assisting with the implementation of the IMPACT baseline testing program; assisting with insurance claims; and supervising undergraduate athletic training students.

Requirements: bachelor’s degree; NATA Board of Certification (BOC) certification;  eligible for New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners athletic trainer’s license; and current CPR, AED,  First Aid Basics (or equivalent) certifications.  Night and weekend hours are required.  The candidate must be accepted to one of 21 graduate programs offered at the University.

Benefits include tuition and fees waiver for nine credits per semester, and an annual stipend of $6,000.  Position is renewable annually.  Start date is August 6, 2018.

Candidates should send letter of application, resume and three references to: Alison Moquin, Head Athletic Trainer at moquina@wpunj.edu or via mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submission preferred. Applications must be submitted by April 16, 2018 for consideration.

The Clery Act (The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the University Police Department website at the Clery Act page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the University Police Department upon request.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.