Engagement Ambassador, Student Pool 2020-2021

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:UofA Enterprise Entities
School/Business unit:EE UA Foundation
Location: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Development/Alumni Affairs

Position Summary:

Calling all Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau Students! Students make the best ambassadors for the University of Alaska! Student Engagement Ambassadors are vital to the success of fundraising at the University of Alaska and to maintaining strong relationships with alumni and friends. We are looking for outgoing students at the Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau campuses who are interested in connecting with alumni and friends via phone, sharing university updates, and raising support for University students and programs. If you are looking for an opportunity to build your communication skills, earn competitive wages (starting at $11/hour) and work from home in Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau, please apply today!

Duties:

Calling all Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau Students! Students make the best ambassadors for the University of Alaska! Student Engagement Ambassadors are vital to the success of fundraising at the University of Alaska and to maintaining strong relationships with alumni and friends. We are looking for outgoing students at both the Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau campuses who are interested in connecting with alumni and friends via phone, sharing university updates, and raising support for University students and programs. If you are looking for an opportunity to build your communication skills, earn competitive wages (starting at $11/hour) and work from home in Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau, please apply today!

The UA Foundation operates a consolidated student calling program that raises funds and support for all three UA Campuses, UAA, UAF, and UAS. This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, a problem-solving mentality, the ability to think strategically in a fast-paced environment, and a genuine affinity for the University of Alaska. Working with the Engagement Center team is an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise in communication, fundraising, and public relations. The calling program offers opportunities for students to work remotely during the 2020-2021 academic school year.

Benefits include: 

  • Competitive wages: Earn competitive wages while working from home!
  • Build your resume: Develop strong fundraising, communication, and marketing skills.
  • Network: Connect with alumni in various professions throughout the country.

This is a part-time position up to 20 hours per week while school is in session, additional hours may be available during summer/winter breaks. During the 2020-2021 academic year, Engagement Ambassadors will work remotely (off campus) and may work from their own home  - meeting some minimal requirements. 

This is a pooled position that may be employed at the Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau University of Alaska campuses, depending upon need. Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis during the year. Successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment. Successful applicants will be contacted as positions become available.

Please note that the student pool is open to currently enrolled students within the system. When applying please submit a resume and a cover letter indicating your preferred work location. A reference is preferred.

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must: 

A) Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or

B) Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and

C) Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or approval from the UAA or UAF Senior Student Services officer.

D) An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to operate office equipment (scanners, printers, copiers etc.). Basic knowledge of computers and work productivity software (MS Word, Excel, e-mail, etc.). Good written/verbal communication skills.

Typical Experience:

Prior work in an office setting preferred.

Required Education or Training:

Must be a currently enrolled University of Alaska student at any campus. Preferred student who has completed some coursework in either accounting, bookkeeping, human resources or a business studies program.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Background Check:

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

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace. University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace

Probationary Period:

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 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 UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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