Content Creation Program Coordinator

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  • Job Number:519934
  • Classification:Administrative Specialist 2
  • Grade:Grade 78
  • Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Interior Alaska Campus
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Office/Clerical, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The Interior Alaska Campus (IAC) is recruiting for a Program Coordinator for an exciting program in digital content creation! The position will be responsible for supporting students, assisting faculty with logistics and building partnerships to support this growing field of streaming and social media.

Duties:

20Project Coordination Coordinate efforts with project faculty and staff, campus partners and other university departments. Serve as the main point of contact for the program.Essential
40Logistical Support for Students Provide central coordination for students enrolled in the Content Creator Program. Students will be developing original online projects for YouTube, Twitch and other popular online platforms. Provide expertise and guidance that augments project courses and aids students in the development of their projects.Essential
40Student Services Provide a wide array of student support services including outreach, program enrollment, academic advising, registration, and admissions. Develop and keep current program materials and information sources including social media sites and posts with other staff members.Essential

The Interior Alaska Campus (IAC) is seeking a creative individual with well-rounded expertise in online content creation and management. IAC is developing a Content Creators program that provides students with the skills and knowledge to create, publish and manage their own sites on popular online platforms. This position will work collaboratively with your team and partners to help students bring together the skills they learn through classroom instruction to successfully launch and grow their online presence.

This position will represent the program to the public and generate interest in the program. They will provide other student service activities intended to generate enrollment and aid students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent organizational skills, effective management skills, ability to work independently, able to travel to remote/rural locations, able to develop and maintain partnerships. Knowledge of current and trending online media platforms such as YouTube, Twitch, etc. Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience in project coordination and management. Experience with outreach and public engagement.

Required Experience:

Minimum of two year's or more experience working with and providing support for educational programming, non-profit groups or other similar organizations. Experience with developing and using social media. Demonstrated ability to work independently on projects as well as with groups.

Desired Experience:
Experience working in a college/university setting, working with rural Alaska and/or student services.

Required Education or Training:

College degree in technology, management, communications or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Effective experience working with and providing outreach with the public. Knowledge of student support services. Effective experience in collaborating with communities.

Due to the fast-paced developments in the technology industry, IAC supports continuing education and professional development opportunities for this position.

This position will require travel to rural Alaska which can involve limited accommodations/flight schedules.

This is a full-time, term funded, 12-month position at a Grade 00_78, salary commensurate with, complete with UA employee benefits package.

Hybrid work arrangements may be considered.

To be considered for this position, the following is required with your online application:

  • Cover letter detailing interest in the position
  • Resume
  • Three professional references including contact information. 

Review of applications will take place on August 6, 2022. Please apply no later than 11:55PM Alaska Time on August 5, 2022 to be considered. This recruitment will remain open until filled.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

COVID 19:

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.

Please contact the Talent Acquisition team, ua-hrtalent@alaska.edu with any questions or concerns.

Background Check:

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

Term Position:

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

Probationary:

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.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  The policy can be located at:  https://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/initiatives-and-policies/policy/04.07.010.php

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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