Graduate Assistantships in Public Safety

Graduate Assistant for the Department of Public Safety

Position Description:

The Department of Public Safety’s Office of Assessment Coordinator is seeking an imaginative, energetic, and responsible individual interested in student development, event planning and execution, program development, and marketing to a campus environment. This 12-month appointment provides a wide range of public safety and assessment educational programming, marketing and social media development, and planning opportunities for campus wide educational programs. The successful candidate should be able to take direction and support professionals in the areas of Student Affairs and Public Safety. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, open to change, have the ability to work independently as well as on a team.


Develop and organize Public Safety Programs on campus

Monitor and assist in social media strategy

Develop and design webpages for the Public Safety website

Provide data entry of assessment related materials

Assist Assessment Coordinator with various assessment projects

Assist with preparation of documents for accreditation through ALEAP


The minimal requirements for a candidate seeking this assistantship opportunity is a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, admittance to the Arkansas Tech University graduate school as a master’s degree seeking graduate student, a completed background check, and availability to begin working as soon as possible. Preferred skills including excellent written and oral communication, organizational skills, and self-motivation.


$1,000 per month stipend

18 hours of tuition (out-of-state portion waived) per year

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Elizabeth Snyder, Assessment Coordinator, 1508 North Boulder Avenue, Russellville, AR, 72801 or by email at