Student Activities and Orientation Office Student Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant B
Grade:Student B
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Recreation/Event, Other, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Are you an energetic student looking for challenging yet invigorating work to add to your resume? Come join our delightful team at Student Activities and Orientation Office where you can make an immediate impact on campus.

Duties:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Ability to work 20 hours per week, some of which will be evenings and weekends.

Ideal candidates will have a genuine interest in student activities, creating community and actively engaging fellow students in campus life.  They will also possess excellent organizational skills, computer skills and a desire to promote leadership, involvement and volunteer experience opportunities to fellow students.

Student Activities and Orientation Office student assistants will plan large and small scale events including events during fall and spring New Student Orientation. The SAO student assistants will work closely with the Student Activities and Orientation Coordinator and other Center for Student Engagement student and professional staff to plan Nanook Traditions, Arctic Java programming, art shows, open mics, crafting workshops and other events to engage the UAF community. 

Ability to give a favorable impression to the public in appearance and behavior; adapt to changes in workload; work independently with limited supervision and in cooperation with other employees; possess attention to detail/organizational skills, be able to multi-task and handle difficult/stressful situations with diplomacy and finesse; abide by all local and state laws and University regulations. 

Multiple students may be hired into this position. 

Required Experience: None

Typical Education or Training:

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. 

Special instructions to applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for at least one reference.

This position pays $12.00 per hour.

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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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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