College of Engineering Summer Engineering Academy Staff

College of Engineering Summer Engineering Academy Staff

  • 528372
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Jul 31 2024
  • Temporary Staff Grade 73
  • UAA College of Engineering

The UAA Summer Engineering Academies are a series of week-long, hands-on educational day camps for students entering grades 3 through 12. Each academy is designed to encourage interest in and provide exposure to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Each week explores a different topic. Camp topics include structural engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, robotics, and more. Each session is designed to be fun and educational.

The positions will teach science and engineering concepts to youth participants, work with participants in small groups to develop solutions to engineering problems (construct bridges, build robots, etc.), assist with setup and take down of facilities each session, and maintain a positive and safe atmosphere for minors. The position requires patience, and other duties as assigned by Director and Lead Instructors.

To thrive in this role, applicants must be knowledgeable about a variety of engineering disciplines (or willing to learn) and passionate about sharing knowledge. This position requires energy, creativity and maturity. It requires the ability to work with minors, patience with and appreciation of younger students, and an understanding and awareness of influence as a role model. Previous mentoring or teaching experience with a summer camp or equivalent experience helpful.

Minimum Qualifications:

Staff Level 1: High school graduation and 6 months' experience in relevant field or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Staff Level 2: 1 year's relevant college coursework and 1 year's experience in relevant field, or equivalent combination training and experience.
Staff Level 3: 2 years' relevant college coursework and 2 years' experience in relevant field, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Staff Level 4: 3 or more years' relevant college coursework and 3 years' experience in relevant field, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Staff Level 5: Bachelor's degree in relevant field and 4 years' experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

This position requires the ability to life 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus in Anchorage. This is a temporary staff position. The employment period is mid-May to early August. The work schedule will be 40 hours per week throughout the summer.

New hires will be placed on the UA Temporary Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 73. Higher salary placement possible depending on education and experience. 

This is a pooled posting, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. 


*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: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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 Kenrick Mock at kjmock@alaska.edu

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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