Graphics Arts Specialist, Student Activities Board

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:Student Services
Location: Juneau
Categories: Recreation/Event, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Do you want to work in a fun, positive, and collaborative environment? Do you want to help put on concerts, dances, and other epic activities for your fellow students, while learning the ins and outs of event management? Do you want to work with entertainers and musicians from around the country? Then Student Activities Board is the place for you! We are currently looking for students to join our team as a Graphic Arts Specialist. The successful applicant will support the Board with a focus on graphic arts needs for various campus events. This is a great opportunity to gain professional work experience, while attending classes.


100The Graphic Arts Specialist must be able to create marketing materials with one or more design software programs (i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.). Design digital and print marketing materials for events including: flyers, posters, handbills, banners, etc. They will deal with performers, agents, UAS departments, and Board members to ensure the effectiveness of planned promotions. Specialized tasks with skills to be developed include the planning, promotion, facilitation, evaluation, and reporting of campus wide events.Essential


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated dependability and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Potential for initiative.
  • Enthusiasm about campus programming activities. 
  • Ability to successfully time manage and juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities with your academic and personal life.

Student Employment Requirements

  • Must be a UAS student enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours throughout employment duration.
  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA throughout employment duration.

Completed Applications will include the following items:

Cover Letter
Three Professional References
Event Proposal (details below)
Graphic Art Samples (details below):

Event Proposal:

The event proposal should be a one-page pitch for a new event at UAS. Include all the following event elements: event title, description, date, time, location, advertising plan, proposed budget, why SAB should put on this event, and what students will get out of participating. Your application will not be complete until we receive the event proposal. Please either attach the proposal as a supplemental document or email your event proposal to


Graphic Art Samples:

If you are selected to be interviewed for this position, please be aware that you will be asked to bring up to three examples of your graphic arts work with you to discuss. If you do not have previous work to bring, please create a poster for the event described below. If you do not have access to the software required to create the poster, please email and we can help direct you to the appropriate resources.


Graphics Art Sample (Campus Kickoff )

Description: The annual UAS Campus Kickoff will feature over 50 interactive booths, including UAS clubs, departments, Juneau businesses and non-profit organizations. It is the largest involvement fair of the year. Music, food, and games will be provided. This event is free for all UAS students, staff, and faculty and is hosted by the UAS Campus Life team. It is sponsored by UAS Student Government. The purpose of the event is to: welcome new and returning students to campus; connect students with resources and involvement opportunities; and provide a venue for students to make meaningful connections with their peers.  

  • Date: First Friday of the Fall Semester
  • Time: 3pm-5:30pm
  • Location: UAS Mourant Courtyard


This is a Student Assistant C position, $10.50/hourly, with exceptional placement dependent on previous experience. This is an open until filled recruitment with initial applicant review taking place on November 28th, 2017

NOTICE: Students must maintain enrollment and regular attendance for a minimum of at least 6 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate credit hours to be exempt from FICA (Social Security and Medicare) tax. A credit hour load below the minimum required for full-time student status will require the withholding of FICA tax (non-resident aliens on an appropriate visa who meet student employment criteria will continue to be exempt from FICA regardless of credit hour load). While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university.  



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