Peer Academic Coach

Peer Academic Coach

  • 528652
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF Provost Office Operations

Peer academic coaches are responsible for providing personalized interactions to assist students in successfully navigating the path to achieve their educational goals. Coaches also assist students at pivotal points in their academic career (academic warning/probation). Coaches support students in one-on-one and small group workshops and assist students with personalized plans regarding self-advocacy, time management, study skills, stress management, test taking strategies, organizational skills, and other academic success skills. Peer academic coaches work with students to identify and utilize campus resources and to develop short and long term goals. Coaches will work online and in-person with students based upon student need. Peer Academic Coaches are responsible for preparing individualized responses, exercises, and references to address student needs

-Ability to provide academic coaching in an organized manner and without close supervision
-Demonstrated general knowledge in subject matter
-Must be able to work with peers in a cordial and tactful manner
-Good written and communication skills required
-Dependable and task oriented
-Strong study skills and successful student habits and behaviors
-Self motivated, ability and willingness to take initiative
-Desire to help other students learn and succeed
-Ability to work with students with various learning styles and needs

 

Minimum Qualifications:

-Currently enrolled part time or full time UAF student and in good academic standing
-Applicants should have completed at least one semester at UAF
-Familiarity with UAF systems and platforms including but not limited to UAF email, Blackboard, Canvas, and Nanook Navigator

Position Details:

This is a part-time, student position. 

Starting rate of pay is $16.00 per hour.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.

 


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 Brittany Tappa, Signers’ Business Office HR Coordinator, at bjtappa@alaska.edu or 907-474-6353.

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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