Outdoor Leadership Student Teaching Assistant

Outdoor Leadership Student Teaching Assistant

  • 528698
  • Valdez, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Student Employee
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Student Assistant 1
  • UAA Prince William Sound College

Prince William Sound College is recruiting for Student Teaching Assistant positions for the Outdoor Leadership and Recreation program.

As a student teaching assistant, you will assist professors with outdoor classes. This opportunity is available at Prince William Sound College (PWSC), where the Outdoor Leadership program offers a comprehensive two-year Associate's degree focused on developing outdoor and leadership skills. PWSC offers small class sizes, a close-knit campus community, and one-on-one interaction with staff and faculty shape a unique learning experience, along with recreational opportunities abound for outdoor enthusiasts in the nearby mountains, waterways, and glaciers.

To thrive in this role, you must have a strong passion for outdoor activities and leadership development, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to best assist a variety of classes and populations. A willingness to assist in organizing and conducting outdoor classes by working in collaboration with the professor and fellow students is a must. This position is ideal for someone passionate about the outdoors and eager to apply their knowledge and skills in an educational setting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful completion of the specific course they plan to assist in instructing. Certifications required include Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Trainer, and CPR; which are all obtained or offered during the first year of the Outdoor Leadership program. Completion of the first year of the Outdoor Leadership program is, therefore, required. A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.

To be eligible for student employment, students must be registered in six or more UA credits, be scheduled to work no more than 20 hours a week during the semester as a student employee.

Continuing student employees must demonstrate a record of successfully completing at least six UA credits in previous semesters, maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, work no more than 20 hours a week during the semester in a student employee position.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Prince William Sound Campus in Valdez, Alaska. This is a Student Assistant 1 position.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.


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 Casey Frahm, HR Coordinator, at cefrahm@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 Non-campus 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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