UAF CTC Student Assistant - Marketing & Social Media

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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 Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Position Summary:

UAF Community & Technical College Marketing is looking for a motivated and creative student to assist in social media content and strategy. The student will carry out assignments and propose interesting, creative content that represents UAF CTC as an organization that prepares Alaskans for wide variety of Alaskan jobs. Content will include writing, photos, videos, and more. This position will assist in other marketing department related projects including research, events, outreach, website content and miscellaneous office tasks.


100Carry out social media content assignments. Produce and cultivate creative content on multiple social media channels. Content will include student, class, and organization happenings, as well as helpful information relevant to CTC students and followers. Form of content will include writing, photos, video(recorded and live), and infographics. Monitor social media trends and tools, to include effective content and marketing to specific audience demographics. Engage with local community entities, organizations and partners through social media. Travel to various CTC locations in the Fairbanks area in order to provide diverse and encompassing content for CTC social media accounts. Utilize student perspective to assist in the design and content of outreach/marketing materials, including but not limited to: promotional branded items, CTC website, outreach booth, informational brochures, and events. Assist in other CTC Marketing office duties as assigned.Essential

UA student enrolled in 6 or more credits with 2.0 GPA or higher.

Strong writing and communication skills.

Some photography skill and experience.

Eye for modern photography, video, and design.

Strong attention to detail.

Familiarity with trending social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat.

Ability and willingness to learn new software and technology as needed.

Ability to work independently when required.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Student assistants are selected on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Successful acceptance into this pool does not guarantee an offer of a contract.

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.

Applicant Instructions:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and provide the names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact the UAF CTC Human Resources Manager, Dianna James at (907) 455-2863.

If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact the UA HR Helpdesk at (907) 450-8214.

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.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


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.

Background Check:

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

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 campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

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

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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