E-Sports Student Assistant

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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: Recreation/Event, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Are you passionate about E-Sports?! If you enjoy teamwork, creativity, and being a resource for fellow students, come join our new E-Sports program at UAF Center for Student Engagement. Come join our team! Starting pay at $12.00 per hr.


100Gaming Operations: The Esports Student Assistant will be responsible for ensuring the UAF Esports Arena is operational during posted hours. This will include regular maintenance/cleaning of PCs and consoles, along with controllers and miscellaneous peripherals, as well as the arena itself. Software Management: The Esports Student Assistant will assist in the administrative operations of software management. This will include running updates on the machines daily/weekly and adherence to any applicable licensing rights to games offered in the arena. This position will also provide recommendations to the Esports Coordinator on which games should be added or removed from the gaming systems. Programming: The Esports Student Assistant will be responsible for assisting with and planning weekly and monthly programs. This may include bracket tournaments, short seasons, charitable events, and other engaging programming that will foster a positive gaming culture on the UAF campus and the wider community. Content Creation: The Esports Student Assistant will help in advertising events, surveying students, and gathering relevant information to conduct their duties. The Esports Student Assistant would also help manage the social media accounts for UAF Esports. A background in broadcasting on Twitch and using OBS is a plus. Broadcasting: The Esports Student Assistant will be responsible for locating and scheduling talent for hosting live-streamed events. EssentialEssential


• General knowledge of E-Sports, particularly League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros.

• General knowledge about hardware and software necessary to perform their duties

• Possess good organizational skills

• Possess exceptional attention to detail

• Ability to work flexible hours

• Ability to be productive with minimal supervision

• Ability to work 15-20 hours/week


To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must have the following requisites: 1) They must be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; 2) Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA)


Previous experience working with students and/or communities for event planning. Candidates should be able to learn different software programs. Candidates should have a general understanding of E-Sports culture.

Special instructions to applicants:

Complete the UA on-line application and upload a list of three (3) references with current phone and email contact information. 

This is a Student Assistant C; minimum starting pay $11.00 hourly

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.

This is a pool position and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment; applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis and successful applicants will be contacted as positions become available. 

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: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


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 any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200



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