Student Assistant - Web Design Assistant

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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 eCampus
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Position Summary:

UAF eCampus is offering a professional development opportunity for a student with experience in web design. As a Web Design Assistant at eCampus, this student would support eCampus websites. UAF eCampus’s website is a robust resource for students and potential students. We are looking to add someone to our Communications team who can use their personal and professional experience to help us enhance the web experience for all users.


10Explore new tools and best practices, including accessibility standards, related to web user experiences.Essential
10Other duties as assigned supporting eCampus efforts.Essential
40Improve existing features of the website.Essential
40Work closely with eCampus staff to build new web pages and features (content will be provided).Essential

Duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Designing web pages based on provided content

  • Improving accessibility according to 508 standards

  • Creating a mobile-friendly experience

  • Building and updating forms

  • Enhancing the overall user experience

We expect our new team member to work 20 hours a week but generally tasks will be project-based.

Duties: Designing web pages based on provided content, Improving accessibility according to 508 standards, Creating a mobile-friendly experience, Building and updating forms, Enhancing the overall user experience


Duties require considerable knowledge and skills.

*****Applicants must be enrolled as UAF students taking a minimum of 6 credits per semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student.*****

Review of applications will begin November 23, 2020.


Complete the UA online application, attach a resume, attach a cover letter detailing any related experience or specialized skills you may have, and upload a list of three (3) references with their current phone and email contact information.

This is a Student Assistant C position; starting pay is $13.00 per hour.

*****Applicants must be enrolled as UAF students taking a minimum of 6 credits per semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student.*****

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:


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.

Background Check:

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

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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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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