Student Employee for Alumni Office

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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 Development
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Development/Alumni Affairs, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The UAF Development and Alumni Relations team seeks a student employee to assist the office in a variety of donor and alumni-related tasks. The student will work up to 20 hours per week during the 2021/2022 academic year, including the summer-if available. The successful candidate must be professional and friendly, have a strong work ethic and be flexible in task assignments. The successful candidate must be self-motivated and be able to accomplish many assignments effectively with minimal supervision.


50Alumni outreach and membership processing: The successful candidate must be: friendly and personable, comfortable making phone calls, knowledgeable of UAF and what is happening on campus, and able to take good notes that can be relayed to the advancement team. The successful candidate will also complete necessary training to process memberships and complete office tasks . The successful candidate will assist with a variety of projects and events.Essential
50Donor stewardship and alumni engagement: The successful candidate will spend time thanking benefactors for their support of UAF. The candidate will be trained on how to make these calls supported by the advancement team, the UA Foundation, and additional partners.Essential


Good communication and critical thinking skills. Teamwork: Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities. Ability to exercise sound judgment and professionalism. Positions may require knowledge and skills of computers and experience in providing customer service. Social media and/or graphic design experience is a plus.


Typically requires previous training and experience (e.g., one year). Some college or comparable experience may be necessary.


Applicants 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.

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; the position will pay $10.50 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:

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

The initial application review will be taking place on September 20, 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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