University of Alaska Student Activities Student Assistant in Fairbanks, Alaska

Student Activities Student Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant B

Grade:Student B

Work type:Student Employee

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF Student Services


Categories:Other, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:Join the Wood Center staff as a student worker in the fun and dynamic Student Activities Office.


Join the Student Activities team and help us create events for all of campus! As a part of SAO, you will get to help with Nanook Traditions events, comedy shows, game nights, movies, and many more campus activities. You will gain skills in marketing, event planning, budgeting, communication, and networking. Work hours will be arranged; expect evenings and weekends.

Anticipated start date is August 15th - August 20th.


Exemplary interpersonal skills and creativity. Ability to assist with program planning, budget management, staffing events, creating publicity/advertisements, collaborating with other departments on campus, website management, and social networking. Must possess excellent organizational skills, computer skills and people skills. Prior satisfactory experience working in an office environment. Must have basic clerical skills and pay close attention to details. Ability to give a favorable impression to the public in appearance and attitude, adapt to changes in workload, work in cooperation with other employees. Good customer service skills. Must be able to use independent judgment and work with limited supervision. Must have event planning experience. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.

Typical Education or Training:

Photoshop/Illustrator experience, marketing experience, knowledge of campus activities and UAF, have served on a programing board.

Special instructions to applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) references.

This is a Student B; starting pay $10.00.

If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact UAF Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7700.

NOTICE: Students must maintain enrollment and regular attendance for a minimum of at least 6 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate credit hours to be exempt from FICA (Social Security and Medicare) tax. A credit hour load below the minimum required for full-time student status will require the withholding of FICA tax (non-resident aliens on an appropriate visa who meet student employment criteria will continue to be exempt from FICA regardless of credit hour load). While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

Advertised:17 Apr 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

Applications close:30 Jun 2018Alaskan Daylight Time