Student Life & Leadership Student Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with UAA Student Life & Leadership. As a department, we are excited to offer UAA students a chance to work in a dynamic environment and fully engage in the principals of our motto; “Experience, Participate, Lead.” Check back often for updates and new information!

To be a student worker on campus, the following general requirements are required:
a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or b. 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; and c. Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) for non-manager positions and a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) for manager positions or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer or his/her designee. d. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer. e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.  

STUDENT LIFE & LEADERSHIP STUDENT WORKER AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

Student Showcase Manager
Description
: This position assists the Program Coordinator and Director of Student Life & Leadership in the production and management of the Student Showcase Conference. The Student Manager will learn and gain valuable experience in event planning, publicity, networking, and logistics.  Specific duties are: encourage support for the program from administrators, faculty, staff, and students through advertising, and/or other promotional activities; receive student submissions and coordinate distribution of submissions for faculty review; assist in all aspects of conference product/management; arrange Showcase Conference schedule and notify participants; arrange for moderators and commentators; design and prepare programs and publicity for conference; schedule facilities, refreshments and staffing. Develop ads and promotions for the program. Assist in planning and coordination of awards luncheon; design and order awards and invitations; arrange for speakers and presenters; schedule facilities and arrange for refreshments and entertainment. Assist with editing the winning presentations and prepare the journals for printing and distribution.

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82716  

STUDENT MEDIA POSITIONS:

KRUA 88.1 FM, Production Assistant
Description
: KRUA Production Assistant will assist the Production Manager in developing Public Service Announcements (PSA's) and other audio work to support the station. The position works specifically with UAA student clubs and organizations to promote their programs and events. In the absence of the Production Manager, the assistant will train and work with KRUA volunteers.  KRUA's broadcast license is owned by the University of Alaska Board of Regents and is licensed as an non-commercial, educational FM radio station by the Federal Communications Commission.KRUA 88.1 FM is an educational station created in order to enhance the student experience at the University of Alaska Anchorage by providing music, news, sports, campus event coverage, and real-life broadcast situations. KRUA employs 8-10 students, trains over 50 volunteer DJ's each year, partners with the Journalism & Public Communications department to provide training and hands-on experience for JPC and other students.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82719  

KRUA 88.1 FM, Sports Reporter
Description: Staff Sports Reporters for KRUA 88.1 FM radio station are responsible for contributing to KRUA programming and sports content.KRUA's broadcast license is owned by the University of Alaska Board of Regents and is licensed as an non-commercial, educational FM radio station by the Federal Communications Commission.KRUA 88.1 FM is an educational station created in order to enhance the student experience at the University of Alaska Anchorage by providing music, news, sports, campus event coverage, and real-life broadcast situations. KRUA employs 10 students, trains over 50 volunteer DJ's each year, partners with the Journalism & Public Communications department to provide training and hands-on experience for JPC and other students.

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82090

KRUA 88.1 FM, Public Affairs Producer
Description:  Public Affairs Producer. Public affairs Producer is responsible for producing a 30 minute public affairs segment each week that currently airs every Wednesday at 4:30pm. They will be responsible for finding content that focuses on campus life, human interest stories, and obtaining interviews with University of Alaska faculty, staff, and administrators.  The Public Affairs Producer will be responsible for updating KRUA's websites daily with original material collected from around campus and the Anchorage community. They will be responsible for producing 2 minute audio pieces for "88 Seconds of Public Affairs" that will broadcast from Monday through Friday between 2pm to 10pm.The Public Affairs Producer will assist the News Director in training and working with reporters interested in producing audio content for KRUA. This position will also assist the News Director in reaching out to the campus and Anchorage community by building KRUA's relationship with other organizations and attending community events. They will be responsible for collaborating with JPC and UAA Advancement for public affairs coverage. This position reports to the News Director.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=80418

The Northern Light, News Editor
Description:   The News Editor is in charge of finding, writing, and publishing content for the news section of The Northern Light. The News Editor ideally supervises 1-3 reporters; providing regular assignments and ensuring reporters meet their responsibilities; assign and write publishable news articles that meet The Northern Light's standards of accuracy, fairness, objectivity, and style.The Northern Light is a weekly University of Alaska Anchorage student publication, funded by both media fees and advertising sales. The paper is published most Tuesdays during the school year and twice monthly during the summer. The Northern Light is distributed throughout the UAA campus and the Anchorage community. Total distribution is 4,500 copies weekly during the spring and fall semesters and 3,000 copies twice monthly during the summer semester. In addition to print circulation, The Northern Light publishes new web content weekly on their website TheNorthernLight.org.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=81467  

The Northern Light, Marketing Representative
Description:   Marketing representative will work closely with ad manager and executive editor to execute a weekly, monthly, and annual advertising sales plan for The Northern Light by promoting and selling print and online advertisements to on campus UAA departments and student organizations. The marketing representative is also responsible for the weekly campus distribution of the papers each Tuesday, by 5pm.The Northern Light is a weekly University of Anchorage Alaska student publication, funded by both media fees and advertising sales. Total distribution on and off campus is 4,500 copies during fall and spring semesters and 3,000 copies bi-weekly during summer.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82269

The Northern Light, Arts & Entertainment Editor
Description:   The Northern Light Arts and Entertainment Editor will serve as the senior editor for the arts & entertainment section. They are responsible for compiling, editing and writing material such as articles, weekly fixtures and columns such as reviews, arts & entertainment briefs, and the calendar.Arts and Entertainment editor must supervise writers for the A&E section; assign stories and manage a team of writers, ensuring all deadlines are met; assign, edit, and write material for weekly A&E stories, fixtures, reviews and columns; work under supervision of the Managing Editor. Work with the Multimedia editor to prepare, develop and/or repackage content for use in other media. Attend all staff meetings. Provide article, photo, graphic and layout ideas each week. Work cooperatively with editors and writing team to improve reporting, writing, and editing skills.The Northern Light is a weekly University of Alaska Anchorage student publication, funded by both media fees and advertising sales. The paper is published Tuesdays during the school year and once a month during the summer. The Northern Light is distributed throughout the UAA campus and the Anchorage community. Total distribution is 4,500 copies weekly during the spring and fall semesters and 3,000 copies twice monthly during the summer semester. In addition to print circulation, The Northern Light publishes new web content weekly on their website: TheNorthernLight.org.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=81362  

The Northern Light, Assistant Editor, Arts & Entertainment
Description: The Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor will serve as a senior writer for the arts & entertainment section. They are responsible assisting the Arts & Entertainment editor with compiling, editing and writing material such as articles, weekly fixtures and columns such as reviews, arts & entertainment briefs, and the calendar. They will prepare and develop and repackage Arts & Entertainment content for use in other media at The Northern Light newspaper. The Northern Light is a weekly University of Alaska Anchorage student publication, funded by both media fees and advertising sales. The paper is published Tuesdays during the school year and once a month during the summer. The Northern Light is distributed throughout the UAA campus and the Anchorage community. Total distribution is 4,500 copies weekly during the spring and fall semesters and 3,000 copies twice monthly during the summer semester. In addition to print circulation, The Northern Light publishes new web content weekly on their website: TheNorthernLight.org.

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=81442

The Northern Light, Staff Reporter
Description
: Staff reporters will work with assigned section editors to gather information and actualities necessary to produce assignments for The Northern Light newspaper. This includes, but is not limited to: writing, collecting audio, video, and still photographs. The reporter is supervised by the section editor or (in some cases) the managing editor. The Northern Light is a weekly University of Alaska Anchorage student publication, funded by both media fees and advertising sales. The paper is published Tuesdays during the school year and once a month during the summer. The Northern Light is distributed throughout the UAA campus and the Anchorage community. Total distribution is 5,000 copies weekly during the spring and fall semesters and 5,000 copies monthly during the summer semester. In addition to print circulation, The Northern Light publishes new web content weekly on their website: TheNorthernLight.org  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=81105

The Northern Light, Graphic Designer  
Description: The Northern Light Graphic Designer will provide graphics for articles, fixtures, print and Web advertising and other materials, as well as other tasks as determined by the executive editor. The Northern Light is a weekly University of Alaska Anchorage student publication, funded by both media fees and advertising sales. The print edition is published most Tuesdays during the school year and once monthly during the summer, and the online edition is regularly updated throughout the year. The print edition of The Northern Light is distributed throughout the UAA campus and the Anchorage community. Total weekly distribution is 5,000 copies during the spring and fall semesters and 3,000 copies twice/month during the summer semester.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=80897  

PUBLICITY CENTER
Publicity Center Student Manager
Student Life & Leadership engages students in a variety of leadership opportunities to enhance their academic experience at UAA. The programs encompass civic responsibility, community development, and social engagement. Student Life & Leadership advises students in developing ethical leadership, diverse campus programming, and effective communication skills. Programs include the Bartlett Lecture Series, Commencement Speaker, UAA Concert Board, Club Council, USUAA, Greek Life, KRUA 88.1 FM, Leadership Honors, The Northern Light, Student Activities, and Student Showcase. The Student Life & Leadership Publicity Center is a program that provides free advertising and marketing support to UAA student clubs and Greek organizations. The Publicity Center Student Manager will be involved in the development and implementation of this new program, serving as the main student leader. Responsibilities include assisting student organizations in their publicity: designing materials and training other students on successful marketing strategies.   

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=79857

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Student Activities Graphics: Assistant
Description: This is a pool position for the 2013-14 calendar year and applicants will be hired based upon department need. Please note that being placed in pool is not a guarantee of an offer of employment.  Student Activities' mission is to provide art, entertainment, and a sense of community to the UAA campus and Anchorage while being mindful of the diversity and interests of UAA students. The Student Activities Graphics Assistant will be working with the Student Activities Programming Team and Student Union Gallery to promote their events and other activities.  Responsibilities: The Graphics Assistant is responsible for creating posters, ads, and other promotional materials for the Student Activities Programming Team and the Student Union Gallery. The Graphic Assistant will work with other Student Activities members to construct and deliver appropriate event marketing. The Graphics Assistant will submit ads to print media for publication. Other duties may involve assisting at events, taking photos, helping with social media campaigns, and designing , managing, creating , or posting on web pages.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82586

Student Activities Team: Gallery
Description: Student Activities' mission is to provide art, entertainment, and a sense of community to the UAA campus and Anchorage while being mindful of the diversity and interests of UAA students. The Student Activities Team provides over a hundred events each year. Team members are responsible for: 1) All aspects of show mounting and management in the art gallery in the Student Union. 2) Gallery openings throughout the year 3) Presenting a vast array of lecturers, comedians, musicians, and spoken word artists. Most of these events occur on Thursday or Friday nights. 4) Noon music events at least once a week 5) Numerous fun events including barbecues, ice cream socials and major contributions to Campus Kickoff  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=80577

Student Activities Team: Programming
Description: Student Activities' mission is to provide art, entertainment, and a sense of community to the UAA campus and Anchorage while being mindful of the diversity and interests of UAA students. The Student Activities Team provides over a hundred events each year. Team members are responsible for: 1) Presenting a vast array of lecturers, comedians, musicians, and spoken word artists. Most of these events occur on Thursday or Friday nights. 2) Noon music events at least once a week 3) Numerous fun events including barbecues, ice cream socials and major contributions to Campus Kickoff 4) All aspects of show mounting and management in the art gallery in the Student Union. 5) Gallery openings throughout the year.

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=78132

USUAA STUDENT GOVERNMENT

USUAA Public Relations Director
Description: The Public Relations Director (PRD) for USUAA works to promote and publicize the goals, programs, and accomplishments of USUAA. The PRD communicates key messages of the organization to the student body and University community, manages the public reputation of USUAA, and promotes USUAA's commitment to students. The PRD will develop promotional campaigns, produce advertisements for print and electronic media, manage social media, work with professional staff on webpage content, and develop effective working relationships with campus media and the Advancement office. The PRD reports to the USUAA President and the Assistant Director of Student LeadershipUnion of Students, University of Alaska Anchorage (USUAA) broadens the educational perspective of students, through a structure of self-governance. USUAA promotes the educational needs, welfare, and rights of students and aids in the formulation of policy and procedures concerning student life. USUAA serves as a forum for the expression of ideas for enhancing the quality of students' educational experience through expanded and improved communications among students, faculty, staff and administration.

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82050

USUAA Government Relations Director
Description: The Government Relations Director (GRD) for USUAA works to promote the advocacy priorities of USUAA. The GRD also coordinates the annual Juneau Legislative Advocacy Program, where student advocates fly to Juneau to speak with Legislators about our legislative priorities. The GRD will organize events connecting students with elected officials, like the Legislative Luncheon. The GRD will recruit and train student advocates, work with state Legislators and staff, educate students on the legislative and university processes, work with counterparts on other campuses, and travel to Juneau as the coordinator of the Juneau Legislative Advocacy Program. The GRD reports to the USUAA President and the Assistant Director of Student Leadership Union of Students, University of Alaska Anchorage (USUAA) broadens the educational perspective of students, through a structure of self-governance. USUAA promotes the educational needs, welfare, and rights of students and aids in the formulation of policy and procedures concerning student life. USUAA serves as a forum for the expression of ideas for enhancing the quality of students' educational experience through expanded and improved communications among students, faculty, and the administration and beyond.  

For more information/and or to apply for this position, please visit the following link:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82051