Sun Star Managing Editor

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

The Sun Star is the UAF Student paper, currently operating out of the Wood Center on UAF main campus. The department is managed entirely by students of UAF and is a valuable experience for those interested in journalistic fields. Applicants will be reviewed to ensure good academic and judicial standing. Positions available: Managing Editor


The department hires multiple positions throughout the semester. Below is a listing of the positions that are available through this recruitment, If you are interested in working for the Sun Star student newspaper in a Student Assistant C position, we encourage you to attach your application for consideration.

As a reminder, student jobs are posted on a semester by semester basis. Review of applications may begin immediately after the job has been posted and will continue as needed until the close date. Successful submission of an application does not guarantee an offer of employment.

Applicants will be reviewed to ensure good academic and judicial standing. Positions available:

Managing Editor

Proofread and fact check articles, headlines, cutlines and bylines in the Sun Star.

Return edited articles to reporters in a timely fashion.
Write Editorials on a rotational basis.
Meet deadlines and attend regular staff meetings.


Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Accuracy, good organizational and communication skills are essential. Attending weekly meetings is mandatory and each editor is expected to write editorials on a rotational basis.

This is a Student C; minimum starting pays $10.50.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: 

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

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