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Graduate Assistant job posting

  • January 24, 2020 2:02 PM
    Message # 8671955

    Salem University

    Job Description



    A Graduate Assistant is responsible for assisting the Head Athletic Trainer in maintaining and representing a NCAA Division II athletic program that supports student recruitment and enhances the educational experience and personal growth of the student-athletes. The Graduate Assistant will cooperate with the Head Athletic Trainer to manage assigned teams and all aspects based on strict adherence to the University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Policies and Procedures.  The Graduate Assistant is equally responsible for conducting all activities in accordance with all state and federal regulations, accreditation standards and the University’s policies and procedures, all conference and NCAA regulations consistent with the highest ethical standards.


    • 1.       Attend to assigned teams in regards to practice and game coverage, along with regular treatment and rehabilitation sessions.
    • 2.       Accurately and completely portrays University’s educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial consideration to students, parents, and educators.
    • 3.       Assists other personnel and departments with data collection and problem solving.
    • 4.       Participates in appropriate Department of Intercollegiate Athletics activities including: weekly staff meetings, training sessions, orientation programs, cultural and social activities, etc. Make available for any representational and public relations activities.
    • 5.       Assists in the plans and administering practices and contests consistent with the goals of successful seasons. Assists in team travel, fundraising, player interactions with Athletic Training Staff, Sports Information and Compliance personnel.
    • 6.       Counsel student athletes with regard to academic success and campus and community citizenship.
    • 7.       Conducts all activities in accordance with the highest ethical standards.  Adheres to all state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, and the University’s and conference and NCAA policies and procedures, regarding intercollegiate athletic activities.
    • 8.       Any other duties as assigned.
    • Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletics
    • Interacts with: external and internal constituents: potential students, parents, educators, vendors, and campus and University colleagues.
    • Compensation:  Tuition Discount and stipend  (Room and Board possible)


    • ·         Bachelor’s degree required in a related field.
    • ·         Continuous enrollment in a Master’s level program.
    • ·         Pass NATABOC exam or be eligible to sit for exam.
    • ·         Valid Driver’s license/qualified to operate a passenger vehicle up to 12 or 15 passenger van consistent with university insurance regulations.
    • ·         Excellent oral and written communication and computer skills required
    • ·         Outstanding time-management skills with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • ·         Excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Able to work effectively with people from global, diverse cultures and different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
    • ·         Commitment to the balance of academic and athletic achievement and integration in a small university setting is essential.
    • ·         The Athletic Director has the right to withdraw the position if the position isn’t being used correctly or the Graduate Assistant creates a work environment that isn’t conducive.
    • Contact/Application Information

    Send Cover letter and Resume To:

    Brent Walters, ATC

    Head Athletic Trainer

    Salem University



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