Graduate Assistant – University of Arkansas – Little Rock

Institution: University of Arkansas – Little Rock

Location: Little Rock, Ark.

Salary: $10,000 Stipend for Graduate School tuition and fees

Job Description

University of Arkansas – Little Rock is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant in their Track & Field, Cross Country program. Experience in any event group allowed. This position will report directly to the Director of Track & Field / Head Coach. The Little Rock Trojans, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, are an NCAA Division 1 Institution.

Salary: $10,000 Stipend for Graduate School tuition and fees

Essential Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities: The following outlines the essential functions of the position and is not the be considered a detailed description of all duties inherent to the position

• Assist with practice set-up / break-down, monitoring workouts

• Assist full-time staff in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes (PSAs), ability to identify PSAs, assess talent, build relationships, and guide PSAs through the initial eligibility process

• Assist with administrative paperwork with pre/post travel for hotels, food, entries, and rentals

• Driving UALR vehicles to off-campus practice venues

• Travel to off-campus team competitions

• Assist with home meet coordination & operation

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Acceptance into graduate school at the University of Arkansas – Little Rock
• Ability to travel / work most weekends during the spring semester
• Must pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
• Significant time availability
• Strong desire to be a career coach at the collegiate level
• Strong communication and leadership skills

How to Apply: please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Joel Royal Pearson ( – by July 1, 2022. Anticipated start date – August 10, 2022.

For graduate school information please visit Graduate School | University of Arkansas at Little Rock (

Job Categories

NCAA Division I, Graduate Assistant, Track and Field, Cross Country

How to Apply