Student Engagement & Leadership Manager

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  • Job Number:525958
  • Classification:Student Services Manager 1
  • Grade:Grade 79
  • Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:UAS Dean of Students & Campus Life
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Academic Advising/Student Support & Services

Position Summary:

Think about it... Do you know how to inspire and engage others? Do you like to make others smile? Do you like to work with a team that is like a family? Do you take pride when your team achieves success? If you answered yes to the above, keep reading!


As our Student Engagement & Leadership Manager, you will provide leadership oversight to our students and connect with community members to create an environment of growth and exciting event planning opportunities. You will be serving as an advisor for the Student Activities Board and providing support to the UAS-Juneau Student Government and Whalesong student media organization. Everyday you will manage and execute event planning, administrative responsibilities, attend meetings and develop leadership opportunities. This includes development, implementation, and evaluation duties over the Student Activities Board, Clubs, and service-learning events throughout the academic year.

To thrive in this role you must work well with a lot of interruptions and have experience managing large events, employees, and demonstrate strong leadership skills. You must be able to provide a friendly, informative, and helpful attitude in interacting positively to faculty, staff, students and the general public and work as a team with the Campus Life department. You need to be detail-oriented and self-motivated, someone who picks up ideas and skill sets quickly, enjoys being part of a team, is excited to grow and evolve your skills, and has an appreciation for student retention and satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience, preferably in higher education and/or coordinating large scale events. Masters degree in Higher Education Student Affairs or related field is preferred.

Must have a valid Alaska Drivers License or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAS campus in Juneau. This is a full-time, 11-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be accepted for review on 11/13/2023, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on  (11/12/2023).

Please attach a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references.

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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider 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 the UAS HR Coordinator, at or 907-796-6273.

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