Pub Sound Technician - Student Employee

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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, Arts/Museum, Engineering/Computer Science

Position Summary:

Join the fun, awesome Center for Student Engagement team! The UAF Pub at the Wood Center is recruiting for a technician to provide sound reinforcement for scheduled events and entertainment. Pay is $13 per hour. Must be 21 or older, valid driver's license, and able to work evenings and weekends.


Wood Center is recruiting for a technician to provide sound reinforcement for entertainment scheduled in the Pub. The technician will also be expected to perform minor repairs, maintain orderly storage of equipment, and operate audio/visual equipment as needed.Essential


  • Must be able to work evening and weekend hours.
  • Must be able to provide quality customer service to entertainers, as well as Pub patrons.
  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid Alaska Drivers License.
  • Must be musically inclined and have knowledge of sound and sound equipment experience.


Prior work experience with bi-amplified live sound reinforcement systems is preferred. On the job training will be provided.


  • Student employees at the Center for Student Engagement are expected to attend regular training and will be evaluated based on their performance on a semester basis. Pub Sound Technicians can expect regular training opportunities in sound reinforcement to enhance their skills and abilities in the job. Pub Sound Technicians will also be expected to research and learn independently about best practices in sound reinforcement, as well as the technical operation of sound equipment used in the Pub.
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a UAF student with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student.
  • UA Board of Regents’ Policy P09.05.020 states that in order to be eligible for student employment, graduate and undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment or 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.

Special instructions to applicants:

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

This is a Student Assistant C position; the position will pay $13.00 per hour.

While in a student position, a student employee cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university, (some examples of other types of non-compatible employment are regular or temporary staff, adjunct position, etc.)

Review Date:

The initial application review will be taking place on July 1, 2021. And periodically thereafter, as needed.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year and students may apply for the position all year. When departments need to fill a position, they review the current “pool” and call students for interviews. Students who were not hired for one position still remain in the pool for other positions.

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

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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