UAF Career Services Student Content Creator & Marketing Assistant

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  • Job Number:523691
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2 - Work Study
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Provost Office Operations
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Do you enjoy creative work? Are you good at creating powerpoint presentations? Do you like graphic design? UAF Career Services is looking to hire a Student Content Creator & Marketing Assistant to help design and produce marketing materials, maintain social media presence, and support communication initiatives for career development programs and resources. This position will also help design career education materials, slide decks, web content, and video presentations. Students must be eligible for Federal Work-Study (apply via the FAFSA). Open until filled with the first review date of February 10th.


100● Create marketing materials including flyers, digital ads, email campaigns, social media assets, etc. in a fast-paced setting. ● Manage department’s social media presence (e.g. Facebook, Instagram), including sourcing content, scheduling posts, and developing ideas for increasing outreach. ● Participate in creative discussions about new campaigns and promotions for Career Services programs and be open to critique and evolution of creative work. ● Use critical thinking and design skills to assist in the creation of print and digital pieces, while adhering to UAF’s brand standards. ● Gather and analyze research including categories of competitive, market, traffic and web usage data. Evaluate student feedback and industry trends to inform communication planning processes. ● Support office management and maintenance of the department’s email account and phone line. ● Support department outreach activities, such as hosting info tables and presentations. ● Provide logistical support for event management, including career fairs and networking events. ● Provide feedback on current presentations, handouts, and Career Services webpages ● Create google slide presentations for various career topics such as “how to create a resume” ● Create printable and digital handouts for various career services topics ● Create career education Instagram Reels or YouTube Shorts ● Work alongside the Career Services team to develop digital presentations on various career topics ● Edit current career services handouts and presentationsEssential

Career Services is seeking an organized and driven student leader to help advance departmental marketing efforts through project organization, digital marketing, and written and oral communication. These materials reach a variety of audiences including students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: The successful candidate will be tech-savvy, highly organized, friendly, and independent with strong attention to detail and a collaborative spirit. Effective organizational, interpersonal, time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks to meet goals in a dynamic environment.

● Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in a professional and courteous manner to a diverse clientele.
● Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in an ethical manner.
● Strong desire to learn new things, embrace the notion of continuous improvement, and contribute to a team.
● Ability to problem solve, make decisions and demonstrate flexibility in order to provide quality customer service.
● Strong commitment to producing quality design work
● Familiarity with Google apps (UAF Gmail, Google Drive, Google Slides and Google Docs)
● Ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines
● Able to follow established methods of organization and a willingness to learn new work processes and tools
● Familiar with Canva or other graphic design software

On-campus job opportunities are hosted by UAF faculty and staff who are dedicated to your professional development and academic success. These jobs provide immersive learning experience for students to gain valuable skills and experiences while enjoying the convenience of working on campus and balancing academic schedules.Through working on-campus, you will have the opportunity to develop top skills desired by employers, including:
● Leadership
● Oral & Written Communication
● Professionalism & Work Ethic
● Teamwork & Collaboration
● Information Technology Application
● Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
● Global & Intercultural Fluency
● Career Management
Typical Experience:
● Must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits during the fall/spring semester
● Hold at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA
● Students must be eligible for Federal Work-Study (apply via the FAFSA).
● Interest or background in Marketing or Public Communications field
● Digital marketing or design experience
Required Education or Training:

● Positive attitude, openness, willingness to learn and work collaboratively
● Basic understanding of introductory marketing and communications principles
● Ability to pay attention to detail and interest in detail-oriented work
● Must demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
● Customer service experience- Passionate about helping UAF students and alumni succeed
● Intermediate experience navigating Instagram and Facebook
● Intermediate experience with Google Suite and/or Microsoft Word

Salary Information: 

 This position is for up to 20 hours per week at $17.00 per hour


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and three references

Optional: Please upload a flyer you have already created or create a flyer for a fictional event

Open until filled with the first review date of February 10th.

At this time, all university employees are strongly encouraged to vaccinate themselves against the COVID-19 virus. While the federal government is not actively enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including its mandate requiring vaccination of federal contractor employees, UAF remains contractually obligated as a federal contractor to comply with those requirements should federal enforcement efforts recommence. As a result, UAF may adjust its vaccination requirements for covered UAF employees (currently Troth Yeddha’ campus and employees working in connection with certain federal contracts) at any time in the future, as needed, in order to comply with its contractual obligations.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

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 Brittany Tappa, Signers Business Office HR Coordinator, at or 907-474-6353.


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