Student Activities Board Assistant - Audio Visual Technical Specialist

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:Student Services
Location: Juneau
Categories: Other, Recreation/Event

Position Summary:

Do you want to work in a fun, positive, and collaborative environment? Do you want to help put on concerts, dances, and other epic activities for your fellow students, while learning the ins and outs of event management? Do you want to work with entertainers and musicians from around the country? Then SAB is the place for you! The Student Activities Board (SAB) will be hiring one student to act as an assistant for the Board. The successful applicant will support the Board with a focus on audio visual needs for events.

Duties:

100%Set-up, manage, run, and tear-down audio visual equipment, rigging, cabling, and related equipment for events. They will deal with performers, speakers, and the Board to ensure proper set-up and functionality of the assigned equipment. Specialized tasks with skills to be developed include the planning, promotion, facilitation, evaluation, and reporting of campus wide events.Essential

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.  All interested persons should apply online. 

Student Employment Requirements

  • Must be a UAS student enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours, or the intent to enroll in six credit hours during the upcoming Fall 2019 semester.
  • Must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA, unless a first time freshmen. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • One year or more of AV technician experience preferred.
  • Drivers License preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and written/verbal professional communication skills, ability to work with minimal supervision, and ability to complete tasks thoroughly and responsibly.
  • Ability to work with a team to co-plan events and work toward group consensus.
  • Ability to interact positively with students, university personnel, audience members, and performers/speakers.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to successfully manage time and juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities with your academic and personal life.

This is a part-time, Student Assistant C position, $10.50/Hourly dependent on experience. Successful applicants will help plan, implement, evaluate, and report on student-driven, campus-wide events. Successful applicants will have excellent customer service skills, enjoy working collaboratively with their peers, and be enthusiastic about UAS and campus programming. Strong follow-through and dependability are key assets to being a successful SAB Assistant. Hours can be variable due to evening and weekend meeting and event schedules. 

The AV Technical Specialist must be able to transport, assemble, maintain and troubleshoot equipment used in multimedia production. Knowledge of sound and lighting techniques for varied large and small events is helpful. They must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time, have good hearing and eyesight, and have the ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs.  

Application Procedures:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references. This position is open until filled. 

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

At-Will
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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