Social Media Student Assistant

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  • Job Number:522091
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Rasmuson Library
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Library/Physical/Social Sciences, Other

Position Summary:

Rasmuson Library is seeking applicants for a Student Social Media Assistant position. This is a great opportunity for an individual competent in creating and posting content to social media platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook. As a contributor you will create and post content on Rasmuson Library’s social media platforms, as well as monitor these platforms for comments. You will gain professional online communications and journalism experience while attending classes.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: ○ Proficient in social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, etc.).
○ Effective written and verbal communication skills.
○ Dependability and reliability to meet content deadlines.
○ Ability to learn how to create content using Canva or other tools.
○ Ability to post content using scheduling software and your personal device.
Required Education or Training:
○ Must be a UAF student enrolled in a maximum of six credit hours throughout the employment period.
○ Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA throughout the employment period.
Salary Information:

This is a part-time Student Assistant 2 ($11.34/hourly) position during the academic year (Fall/Spring). Students may work up to 20 hrs per week.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must include the following:

  • a resume;
  • cover letter;
  • contact information for three references;
  • example content from a social media post or blog.

The review process for applications will be begin on October 24th, 2022.  This position is open until filled. 

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 no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*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 contract.


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 Wendy Frandsen, HR Coordinator, UAF Library Office of the Director, at or (907) 474-6696.

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