Student Media Student Assistant 2023-2024

University of Alaska
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$14.96
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Student Media Student Assistant 2023-2024
  • Job Number: 525389

  • 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: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

  • Position Summary:

    The Sun Star, UAF's student-run newspaper is looking for reporters! Sun Star Staff Reporters are responsible for working with the Director to conduct research and write stories for the Sun Star. Reporters will identify critical stories on campus or in our larger Fairbanks community, and professionally render these stories for publication.


    100%- Host a weekly program on KSUA radio - Actively collaborate with other student media directors - Recruitment of students for a student media/concert boardEssential

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Working knowledge of AP style and formatting, as well as the ability to take high-quality photos of events. Duties will include a minimum of two stories submitted per week.

    Preferred Experience & Education:

    Previous journalism or general writing experience. Familiarity with APA formatting and Microsoft Office. Ability to work in groups conduct research to produce professional articles.

    Required Experience & Education:

    Experience writing and self-proof reading and editing.

    Salary Information:

    This is a student assistant position paid at $14.96 hourly.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

    To Be Eligible For Student Employment An Applicant Must:

    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 minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA). D.) An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.

    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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