Athletic Training Graduate Assistant (2 positions)

Posting Date: March 2, 2020

Closing Date: Open until filled

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:

  • Assist with the daily operation of the WPU athletic training room, including assisting with the prevention, evaluation, emergency care, treatment, and rehabilitation of student-athletes
  • Attend and supervising home athletic contests and practices for the purpose of student-athlete care maintaining student-athlete injury and treatment records
  • Assist with the implementation of the IMPACT baseline testing program
  • Assist with insurance claims
  • Supervise undergraduate athletic training students


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • NATA Board of Certification (BOC) certification 
  • Eligible for New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners athletic trainer’s license
  • Current CPR, AED,  First Aid Basics (or equivalent) certifications 
  • Must be available to work evening and weekend hours
  • 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 10, 2020.

Candidates should send letter of application, resume and three references to: Alison Moquin, Head Athletic Trainer at or via mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submission preferred. Applications must be submitted by April 17, 2020 for consideration.

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. 

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.

Newly hired individuals will be required to establish and maintain principal residency in the state of New Jersey within one year from the date of employment.

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.