Program Outreach Advisor

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Classification:Student Services Professional 2
Grade:Grade 78 (34% GeoDiff)
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Northwest Campus
Location: Nome
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Other

Position Summary:

Northwest Campus is looking for a Program Outreach Advisor.


45Program Development Fiscal Responsibilities: Administer relevant program activities with responsibility for monitoring objectives, priorities, strategic plans and deadlines for projects. Partnership Development: Contact representatives of regional communities, local and regional governments and the university to identify problems, analyze needs, obtain and coordinate delivery of services, form partnerships and establish consortiums. Follow up on course ideas suggested by community members; work with community entities to develop options for course delivery/development. Serve on local, regional and statewide task forces to meet the emerging needs of CRCD and Northwest Campus. Serve on boards of regional agencies when appropriate. In partnership with University of Alaska units and departments, expand access to academic and vocational programs for rural sites. Academic and Vocational Program Development: Identify, develop and maintain programs and courses to meet the regional needs of community partners. Travel to regional communities to develop courses and connect with local partners and students. Work with NWC Instructional Services department on syllabus development and adjunct faculty assignments. Follow NWC and UAF procedures for organizing course elements, specifically tuition/class funding, instructor pay, partner responsibilities. Work with adjunct instructors to ensure courses meet community needs.Essential
55Student Services Resources & Communications Maintain records and files for registration, advising, financial aid; disseminate information to partners, students and colleagues regarding events, activities, opportunities. Student Focus Track student progress and provide academic advising, assist students with financial aid, registration and student support efforts. Partner Connected Serve as information specialist and liaison with partners regarding university efforts and initiatives. Assist in establishing goals and outcomes for courses. Work with Student Services department to develop student support resources and retention strategies.Essential

Provide academic advising and support to all student services. Also identify, develop and maintain programs and courses to meet community and regional needs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Demonstrated ability to relate to students, potential students, as well as campus council members, regional stakeholders and partnering organizations. Knowledge of financial aid, university system, student services programs and support. Ability to develop and present information about programs and resources. Able and willing to travel. 

Required Experience: Minimum two years experience in student services field.

Required Education and Training: Bachelor's Degree and two years experience in related fields, such as higher education, adult basic education/GED programs, vocational/technical programs, and/or workforce/career development programs, or an equivalent combination of training and experience

10-months, Full-Time, Salary: $31.65/hour

To apply for this position, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter, detailing your qualifications and interest in the position
  • Resume
  • The names and contact information for three professional references to include previous supervisors

Review of applications will begin on January 22th, 2019. To ensure your application is considered in the first review, please apply no later than 11:59pm on January 21th, 2019. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Background Check:

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

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

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:

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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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