Apply now to join the GI Education Outreach team! We provide outreach about current research to K-12 learners throughout Alaska. This position will be full-time and will require travel to rural communities. If you enjoy researching, developing, and creating educational materials for learners of all ages we are interested in your application! Applicants must be legally eligible for unrestricted employment to work in the U.S. No work visas will be sponsored for this position. This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.
UAF COVID Requirements
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 by January 18, 2022, or before their start date if after January 18, 2022.
Proof of vaccination does not need to be provided to apply. If offered the position, the successful applicant will be contacted for proof of vaccination.
*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 contracts.
Additional Department Information/Additional Position Information:
This position will be physically located at the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. While there may be a current opportunity for remote work, the successful finalist will be expected to report to duty at the UAF office no later than 60 days from written notice provided by the university.
Ability to follow and train others to use educational best practices.
Knowledge of current state and national education standards
Knowledge and skill in developing interpretive and educational technologies
Advanced communication skills, including professional writing, public speaking, and highly developed interpersonal skills
Fluency with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Team leadership skills, including the ability to coordinate efforts with Creatives (graphic designers, videographers, multimedia producers)
Basic principles of exhibit design
Geophysical science content knowledge
Ability to translate technical information for broad audiences
Ability to create original storyboards for multimedia production
Data entry and analysis skills
Library and Internet research skills
Experience with proposal writing
Experience working with Alaska Native or other Indigenous groups.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Education or commensurate experience
Post-secondary coursework in geophysical sciences and mathematics
As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
This position is full-time, Grade 78, term-funded, non-exempt, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.
To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. Applicants must be legally eligible for unrestricted employment to work in the U.S. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.
This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.
To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application. Please include in your cover letter if you are available to work full-time, are able to travel to rural communities, and are able to work onsite in Fairbanks, Alaska. Please submit your application no later than 12/8/2021 at 11:55 PM Alaska Time. The review of this posting will start on 12/9/2021. This posting will be closed once it is filled.
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-6498.
Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UA Human Resources office at 907-450-8200.
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
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 is a Drug Free Workplace
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.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact GI HR at 907-474-6498.