Career Services Student Employee

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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 Provost Office Operations
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Human Resources, Office/Clerical, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

DO you like doing THINGS… REAL THINGS?! Then look no further! Career Services is looking for a dynamic student interested in doing REAL THINGS like event planning, interacting with local and national employers, marketing and other stuff too! If you want to add meaningful experience to your resume and work in a fast paced office, we want YOU!


Career Services works closely with many local and national businesses and assists UAF’s diverse population with exploring majors and careers, editing resumes and cover letters, practicing interview skills, and planning career oriented events. UAF Career Services runs a dynamic fast paced office and is an integral part of the Division of General Studies - applicants are encouraged to look at our website to see how we serve students and the community.

This job provides the opportunity to network with local and national business and learn marketing, customer service, and event planning skills which will allow the chosen applicant to gain valuable knowledge and build their resume!

Position will have flexible hours between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. During heavy event weeks, applicant must be willing to work some nights and weekends. A student employee can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the academic year and additional hours in the summer session upon approval.

The successful applicant will have polished interpersonal skills; give a favorable impression to the public in appearance and attitude; assist with event planning, career events, creating publicity/advertisements, designing and maintaining social media posts, website management, social networking; have excellent customer service skills and the ability to professionally handle confidential information; work independently with little supervision, possess attention to detail, organizational, problem solving, and clerical skills; ability to take initiative, multitask, and adapt to changes in workload or conflicting deadlines; desire to learn; and perform other duties as assigned.

A High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Applicant should be enrolled as a UAF student in a minimum of 6 credits with a minimum of GPA of 2.0, or, be a newly enrolled student.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and type of work assigned. Starting hourly rate is $10.50 per hour for a Student Assistant C position.

Application Details:

Please provide:

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

3. Contact information for three professional references

The next review process for applications will begin on January 20, 2020 and continue until filled. Please submit your completed application by 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time January 19, 2019 to ensure consideration for the current opening. This is a pool recruitment and applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed for future opening. Closing date for this recruitment is June 30, 2020.


If you have questions about this posting, please contact Career Services at 474-7596. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact Human Resources at 907-450-8200.

Background Check:

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


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.

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:

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to:

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

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