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Graduate Assistant (Athletic Trainer)

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Qualified applicants must be NATA/BOC certified and must obtain licensure from the State of Nebraska if selected for the position prior to employment date.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Graduate Assistant (Athletic Trainer)
Nature of Work

Graduate Assistants are hired at Chadron State College to assist in meeting the vision and goals established for CSC. Strategic deployment of graduate assistant positions is essential to ensure that limited resources are utilized in a manner consistent with the philosophy of CSC. Graduate assistants provide experiential learning in select areas and to assist the individual in a successful transition to future educational and professional opportunities.

Examples of Work Performed

Responsibilities include but are not limited to assist Head Athletic Trainer with:

Coverage of assigned sports’ practices and games home and away, including setting up, pre- and post-game treatments, response to injuries through field evaluations and first aid (this will include weekends and possible holidays)

Perform injury evaluations of athletes

Communicate with athletes and coaches about the injury and the athlete’s participation status

Implement rehabilitation protocols for injured athletes

Arrange and administer Impact Testing

Arrange and communicate medical appointments between physicians and athletes.

Help with record keeping and documentation for files

Assist with daily functions of the Athletic Training Room

Assist with overseeing and teaching work study student first responders

Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Completed Bachelor’s degree

Conditionally accepted or accepted application to the CSC graduate program

Knowledge of first aid, taping and bracing techniques, familiarity with and ability to use therapeutic modalities, knowledge of injury evaluation and rehabilitation techniques

Ability to work on the Chadron State College main campus

Ability to travel with assigned teams

National Athletic Trainer Association Board Certification

Successful applicant must obtain Nebraska State Licensure for Athletic Training prior to employment start date

CPR/AED Certified for the Professional Rescuer

Valid driver’s license

Satisfactory background and driving record check

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Ability to work independently and with others

Physical Demands
Salary Information $3,200 per semester and tuition waiver - does not include student fees
FTE

0

FLSA
Union Status
Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS037P
Desired Start Date 08/18/2017
Open Date 02/22/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified applicants must be NATA/BOC certified and must obtain licensure from the State of Nebraska if selected for the position prior to employment date.

General Information
EEO Statement

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 College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator (see campus websites for contact information).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you obtained NATA/BOC certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you currently have or are you able to obtain Nebraska State Licensure for Athletic Training prior to employment start date
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Transcript 2