Nanook Diversity and Action Center - Peer Prevention Educators

University of Alaska
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$14.96
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Nanook Diversity and Action Center - Peer Prevention Educators
  • Job Number: 525390

  • Classification: Student Assistant 2

  • Grade: Student Assistant 2

  • Work type: On Campus, Student Employee

  • Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • School/Business unit: UAF Student Services

  • Location: Fairbanks

  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Student Affairs/Services

  • Position Summary:

    Promote healthy relationships and make a direct impact on creating a safer, more caring campus community by serving as a Peer Prevention Educator in the Nanook Diversity and Action Center!


    100%Peer Prevention Educators work under the direction of the Nanook Diversity and Action Center's Prevention and Wellness Coordinator to provide outreach and prevention education to students in the areas of drug/alcohol misuse and abuse, suicide prevention and mental health awareness, and relationship violence prevention. Peer Prevention Educators will receive extensive training, including nationally-recognized certified peer educator training, QPR suicide prevention training, Bringing in the Bystander and Safe Zone. Peer Prevention Educators will conduct outreach and education through tabling, fliers, hosting programs and events, newsletters and individual consultation with other students. By serving as a Peer Prevention Education, students will gain skills in leadership, marketing, event planning and wellness education. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in healthcare careers, studying social work, psychology, justice, education or interested in holistic wellness and prevention.Essential

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • Interest in prevention programming • Good written and verbal communication • Pleasant interpersonal skills • Effective organization • Dependable • Demonstrates leadership • Works well independently and with a team

    Typical Experience:

    Health Promotion experience, presentation skills, and mentoring experience are a plus.

    Participation in previous university clubs and organizations preferred.

    Required Education or Training:

    To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must have the following requisites:

    1) They must be enrolled at the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment.

    2) Have a least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA).

    Salary Information:

    This is a student position. The position will pay at $14.96 an hour.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    While in a student position, a student employee cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university, (some examples of other types of non-compatible employment are regular or temporary staff, adjunct position, etc.)

    This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year and students may apply for the position all year. When departments need to fill a position, they review the current “pool” and call students for interviews. Students who were not hired for one position still remain in the pool for other positions.

    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.

    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 Zane DeBilt, SBO HR Coordinator, at [email protected] or 907-474-6351.

    Advertised: 09 Aug 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 30 Jun 2024 Alaskan Daylight Time

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