Community Outreach Facilitator

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  • Job Number:519516
  • Classification:Student Services Professional 1
  • Grade:Grade 77
  • Work type:Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Interior Alaska Campus
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The Interior Alaska Campus (IAC) is recruiting for a full-time Community Outreach Facilitator to provide services in Fairbanks and at remote communities in the IAC service area. This position will provide support for current and potential students, engage in outreach and work with rural stakeholders to provide courses in remote locations.


20Coordinate: Plan, organize and direct local courses and workshops, intensives and events. Provide logistical support and coordination for all IAC programs for delivery to all regions. Promote all IAC programs, its mission and services. Organize and meet with local and regional state agencies, various community and constituency groups to assess educational needs and identify resources for the region. Travel to remote sites regularly to meet with students and rural/village leaders.Essential
30Student Advising: Provide a wide array of student support services including aid with enrollment, class registration, course recruitment, financial aid advisement and outreach for students within the Interior region to attract students to IAC programs. Work with other IAC staff and faculty to coordinate educational services and outreach. Provide students with information concerning admission procedures and policies. Interpret and apply policies and procedures. Provide placement testing.Essential
45Provide in person services at the Harper Building in Fairbanks and in rural communities to aid students in accessing and succeeding in higher education. This is to include but not limited to: showing individuals where to access important information online and resources that would apply to their educational goals, maintain regular contact with students and communities, connect students with the appropriate UA resources as necessary.Essential
5Attend training, required grant meetings and collect data as requested by the campus Director and Title III Program ManagerEssential

The Interior Alaska Campus (IAC) is recruiting for a full-time Student Services Professional 1 to provide services in Fairbanks and remote communities in the IAC service area. This position will provide support for current and potential students including aid with enrollment, registration and financial aid. Travel to rural communities will be required on a regular basis. The Community Outreach Facilitator will engage with existing and new students and work with community partners to develop local courses.


Familiarity with university systems and student support services. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and with a team. Able to develop & maintain partnerships. Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing. Able to travel to and work in remote/rural communities.

Required Experience:

Minimum of one year experience in university student services, education and/or management or two years of increasingly responsible experience related to program duties or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Education/Training:

Associate’s degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Salary: Grade 00_77, Step 1, $21.81/hr, DOE, complete with a  UA employee benefits package. UA employees receive excellent benefits including participation in State of Alaska PERS retirement, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

Job Duration: 12 months a year

To apply for this position, please provide the following with your applicantion materials:

  • Professional resume
  • Cover letter addressing qualifications
  • Reference list containing the contact information for three professional references

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

Review of applications will begin August 6, 2022. To ensure consideration in the initial review, please apply by 11:55PM AKST on August 5, 2022. This position is open until filled.


Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

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:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

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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