Program Coordinator

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Classification:Administrative Specialist 2
Grade:Grade 78
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Interior Alaska Campus
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Education/Instructional, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

IAC is recruiting for a Program Coordinator for a new 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 YouTube.


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 new 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 work in remote/rural situations, 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.

Required Experience:

Minimum of two year's experience in the following: rural education and/or management. Effective experience working with and providing support for educational programming. Demonstrated experience in digital content creation and social media, project management and work with community partners.

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 to, rural Alaskans and external organizations. 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.

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 June 10, 2020. Please apply no later than June 9, 2020 by 5 pm to be considered.

This is a 3/4-time, Grade 78, minimum $23.60/hr, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

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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