UAF Orientation Leader & Chancellor’s 49 Peer Mentor

UAF Orientation Leader & Chancellor’s 49 Peer Mentor

  • 528710
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Closing on: Sep 6 2024
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF Student Services
  • Students Wanted
  • Some Long Hours
  • Serious Conversations 
  • Rewarding Work
  • Empathy a Must-Have
  • Flourishment of Your Community and Peers When We Succeed

As an Orientation Leader and Engagement Peer Mentor, you will play a pivotal role in fostering transformative experiences for new students within their first 49 days at UAF. This position is designed to support and guide students through their college journey, promoting personal growth, academic success, and community involvement.

The position will focus their efforts during two pivotal times for new students, Fall Orientation 2024 and the Chancellor’s 49, the first seven weeks of the Fall semester.

Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at UAF for Fall 2024.
Able to work approximately 40 hours during Orientation (August 19 - August 24).
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of students and university staff.
Passion for supporting peers in their journey toward academic success and personal development.
Preference for candidates with a demonstrated commitment to service of others and/or community.
Preference for candidates with previous leadership or mentoring experience.

Salary and Benefits:
Serve others while developing leadership and mentorship skills.
Pay rate of $20 per hour
Approximately 70 hours required August 13 - 20 (Training), August 21 - 24 (Orientation)
Semester hours approximately: 10 hours per week (August 26 - October 12)
Make a meaningful impact on the campus community through service to others.
Gain valuable experience in program development and student engagement.
Networking opportunities with faculty, staff, and fellow student leaders.
Flexible scheduling to accommodate academic commitments during the Fall semester.

Minimum Qualifications:

UA Board of Regents' Policy P09.05.020 states that in order to be eligible for student employment, graduate and undergraduates must be enrolled in, and regularly attending, a minimum of six (6) credit hours in the current semester of employment or have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters.

Applicants must possess a 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average (GPA).

To apply for the Chancellor's 49 positions, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references.

Join us in creating a supportive and transformative college experience for students at UAF. Together, we can empower our peers to thrive academically, socially, and personally

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska campus in Fairbanks. This is a part-time, student assistant position, rate of pay is $20.00 per hour. 

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:

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 Ashley Lindsoe, Signers' Business Office Human Resources Manager, at or 907-474-5664.

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: 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 / 907-786-1214 or

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: 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

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: 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

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