Public Affairs Student Assistant

Public Affairs Student Assistant

  • 525304
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • SW Public Affairs
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: This position requires basic computer skills, customer service, and the ability to work independently with intermittent supervision. Knowledge of computer operations such as word processing, spreadsheet, and database. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to write clearly and accurately, spell and punctuate properly. Ability to follow applicable policies, rules, regulations, and ethical practices. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups and to work successfully as a member of a team. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of one or more of the following computer operations: graphic, photographic, and desktop publishing software. Ability to design print, multimedia, Web and collateral material. Preferred Experience & Education:
  • Prior work in an office setting
  • Experience with student government
Required Experience & Education:
  • Must be a current UA student enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours throughout employment duration. Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA, unless a first-time freshman.
Salary Information:

This is a part-time, Student Assistant position; pay is $14.10 per hour, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) of three (3) professional references with your application. If desired, you may also attach a brief cover letter.

This is a pooled position, which means that candidates will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

Academic Internship Credit:

The intern is responsible for requesting credit for this internship through their department. Should their program require an affiliate agreement or internship contract, the Director of Public Relations will be the point of contact as the intern coordinator and will work with the intern to create a proposed plan that satisfies the requirements set out by the intern’s department.

NOTICE: While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university.


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: 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 Terra Preslan, UA System Office HR Coordinator, at ua-so-hr@alaska.edu or 907-450-8261.

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