Swimming and Diving GA

Applications due 03/23/21

Job Description:

Date posted: March 9, 2021

Location: 2801 South University Avenue, Little Rock, AR, USA

JOB DESCRIPTION: The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (Division I) is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Women’s Swimming & Diving. The successful candidate will assist in all aspects of the program, including (but not limited to) coaching, recruiting, training, coordinating team travel, assisting with administrative duties, monitoring academic progress, and performing other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Strong organizational and communication skills are expected. Candidates must possess enthusiasm for coaching and the sport of swimming, and be a highly motivated team player. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and departmental rules and regulations.

Essential Functions: •Assist with the development of practice materials and lead practice accordingly under the direction of the head coach. •Assist with travel plans, planning and coordinating program events, as well as home meets. •Work closely with staff on promoting, supporting, and growing the team & athletic department mission and vision. •Provide leadership to facilitate academic and personal success for the team’s student-athletes. •Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution • Acceptance into UA Little Rock graduate school • Evidence of sound organizational skills • Ability to interact effectively with students, student-athletes, colleagues, and the public • Strong written and verbal communication skills


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Previous experience as USA Swimming coach, volunteer assistant for NCAA Swimming team, or equivalent position • Interested in pursuing a career in collegiate athletics • Experience and proficiency with recruiting software, Google Drive and Hy-Tek software

SALARY: $10,000 stipend, tuition, books, & fees for fall/spring semesters

How to Apply

Email cover resume, cover letter, and three (3) references to Amy Burgess, [email protected]

Contact Information

Amy Burgess

phone: 501-529-4041