ASUAF Director: Government Relations

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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: Office/Clerical, Other, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The ASUAF Student Government is hiring for the spring semester! One position available. Interested in political advocacy? Apply here!


The office of the Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (ASUAF) Student Government is located in the UAF Wood Center. All students enrolled in 3 or more credits on the Fairbanks main campus are ASUAF members.

ASUAF runs service departments and programs dedicated to the interests and welfare of UAF students, representing UAF students to the university administration, the board of regents and the Alaska Legislature.


There is ONE position available for the 2018 spring semester: the Government Relations Director. This position is a highly independent peer position and part of the Student Body Presidents' Cabinet. Work schedule is flexible and arranged according to class schedule and by approval of the ASUAF President. The Director does not work over the summer, employment for this position begins January 14th, 2017. 



This is an excellent role for Political Science students or any student interested in public speaking, advocacy and/or legislative affairs. This Director coordinates lobbying efforts with the Coalition of Student Leaders, leading a team of UAF students to Juneau during the legislative session. 



Position is required to attend ASUAF Senate meetings (currently on Sunday afternoons during the academic year) and report project updates and hours worked. If you are interested in this position, please apply to this posting. 


  • Please submit a cover letter, current resume and two professional/academic references.
  • Please specify in your cover letter which position you would like to be considered for. 


Applicant must be enrolled as a UAF student taking a minimum of 6 credits per semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student. 

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.

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:

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