Academic Affairs Retention Office – Peer Coaching

What is a Peer Coach?

AARO Peer Coaches

  • The Student Peer Coach serves as an academic resource for students, providing guidance, support, and assistance to help them navigate college life successfully. They work directly with students to establish academic goals and identify potential barriers while fostering a supportive environment conducive to learning and personal growth.

What Are the Perks?

Each Peer Coach is paid $15 an hour.

  • Professional Development: Gain valuable experience in coaching, mentoring, and leadership that will be beneficial in future careers.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow students, staff members, and other professionals, expanding your network within the university community.
  • Personal Growth: Develop empathy, patience, and problem-solving skills while helping peers navigate challenges and achieve their goals.
  • Access to Resources: Gain access to resources and tools that can support your own academic and personal growth.
  • Continued Learning: Continuously learn and grow through ongoing training, workshops, and professional development opportunities.
  • Flexibility: Enjoy flexible scheduling options that can accommodate your class schedule and extracurricular activities.

What Do I Need to Apply?

  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate UA Little Rock student for the 2024 – 2025 academic year
  • Have completed at least 30 hours at UA Little Rock
  • Good academic standing (GPA is 2.75 or above) and judicial standing at UA Little Rock
  • Apply through Workday – Apply Here

Additional Information

  • Peer Coaches must be available to work at least four hours per week during hours of operation from 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, in the Learning Commons
  • Peer Coaching starts the second week of each semester and goes until Week 15 of the semester. (No peer coaching the first week of classes and the last week of classes and finals.)

Applications will be accepted through March 29, 2024.

Interviews and selection will be ongoing until all positions are filled for the Fall 2024 semester.

Please contact the Academic Affairs Retention Office with any questions: