Program Outreach Advisor

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  • Job Number:521976
  • Classification:Student Services Professional 2
  • Grade:Grade 78 (34% GeoDiff)
  • Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Northwest Campus
  • Location:Nome
  • Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Northwest Campus is looking for a Program Outreach Advisor Are you someone who likes to build connections? This position will work to develop and maintain programs and courses to meet the needs of the community and region.


45Program Development Fiscal Responsibilities: Administer relevant program activities with responsibility for monitoring objectives, priorities, strategic plans and deadlines for projects. Partnership Development: Contact representatives of regional communities, local and regional governments and the university to identify problems, analyze needs, obtain and coordinate delivery of services, form partnerships and establish consortiums. Follow up on course ideas suggested by community members; work with community entities to develop options for course delivery/development. Serve on local, regional and statewide task forces to meet the emerging needs of CRCD and Northwest Campus. Serve on boards of regional agencies when appropriate. In partnership with University of Alaska units and departments, expand access to academic and vocational programs for rural sites. Academic and Vocational Program Development: Identify, develop and maintain programs and courses to meet the regional needs of community partners. Travel to regional communities to develop courses and connect with local partners and students. Work with NWC Instructional Services department on syllabus development and adjunct faculty assignments. Follow NWC and UAF procedures for organizing course elements, specifically tuition/class funding, instructor pay, partner responsibilities. Work with adjunct instructors to ensure courses meet community needs.Essential
55Student Services Resources & Communications Maintain records and files for registration, advising, financial aid; disseminate information to partners, students and colleagues regarding events, activities, opportunities. Student Focus Track student progress and provide academic advising, assist students with financial aid, registration and student support efforts. Partner Connected Serve as information specialist and liaison with partners regarding university efforts and initiatives. Assist in establishing goals and outcomes for courses. Work with Student Services department to develop student support resources and retention strategies.Essential

Provide academic advising and support to all student services. Also identify, develop and maintain programs and courses to meet community and regional needs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to students, potential students, as well as campus council members, regional stakeholders and partnering organizations.
  • Knowledge of financial aid, university system, student services programs and support.
  • Ability to develop and present information about programs and resources.
  • Able and willing to travel.
Typical Experience:
Minimum two years experience in student services field.
Required Education or Training:

Bachelor's Degree and two years experience in related fields, such as higher education, adult basic education/GED programs, vocational/technical programs, and/or workforce/career development programs, or an equivalent combination of training and experience

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, term-funded, 10-month, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 34_78, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

The review process for applications will be begin on October 28, 2022. For full consideration please submit your application by October 27, 2022 by 11:59 pm. 


*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.


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


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.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

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

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Mariah Morgan, HR Coordinator, UAF Rural Campus Northwest, at or (907) 443-8428.

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