Ottawa University
  • Ottawa, KS, USA
  • Salary
  • Temporary

Stipend & Degree

Ottawa University, Kansas (NAIA) currently seeks qualified candidates to fill its open Graduate Assistant Athletic Training positions. 

The selected candidates will be granted tuition waiver (18 credit hours per year) for one of Ottawa University's graduate programs, a partial meal allowance and a bi-weekly living stipend (renewable for a second year as qualified).
The successful candidate will assist the head coach in various aspects of the program with responsibilities including coaching, practice organization and implementation, conditioning supervision, event management responsibilities, transportation, recruitment, equipment control and inventory, and academic monitoring and mentoring.  Evidence of extensive specific sport experience (playing and/or coaching) is required and a background in strength and conditioning is preferred.   All qualified applicants should be fully dedicated to instilling the NAIA Champions of Character values into their coaching style and expectations of players both on and off the field. 

Applicant must be BOC certified and eligible for licensure in the state of Kansas. The successful candidate will work with the staff ATCs to provide practice and event coverage home and away for assigned sports as well as assist with general training room coverage. There will be great opportunity to learn from the staff about rehabilitation and manual therapy, to grow in all domains of athletic training, and to develop communication and professional skills while working with coaches and athletes in multiple sports. Applicant must be extremely hard working, self-motivated and work well with other ATCs, coaches, athletes and other professional staff.

Preferred Qualifications

A valid driver's license and driving record which meets institutional requirements is required.
An earned Bachelor's Degree in a related field and the ability to obtain admission into an Ottawa University graduate program is required (minimum undergraduate degree GPA of 3.0 is required, as well as other acceptance criteria). Graduate school information and degrees may be found at  International candidates are only eligible to pursue the on-campus MBA degree of the programs that are offered.  International students must also be able to secure an F1 student visa and meet the international admissions criteria for acceptance into the Ottawa University MBA program.  

A completed employment application is required for each position you wish to apply.  Candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of this application for employment. 

Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.

Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.



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