University of Alaska Student Ambassador in Fairbanks, Alaska

Student Ambassador

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Classification:Student Assistant C

Grade:Student C

Work type:Student Employee

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF Student Services


Categories:Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:Are you an outstanding student that would like to represent the University of Alaska Fairbanks to prospective students, their parents and family members and other guests?


10Other Duties as Assigned

Student Ambassadors may be called upon to support the operations of the Office of Admissions as needed.Essential

10Social Media and Internet Presence

Student Ambassadors are expected to be active on Student Ambassador-related social media and are required to maintain a video blog (vlog) to showcase student life at UAF.Essential

20Communication With Prospective Students

Student Ambassadors communicate with prospective students through a variety of media including email, phone, live chat, and written communication. This communication requires a professional, confident, yet relatable communication style while relaying UAF students’ authentic experience.Essential

20Data Entry and Administrative Support

Student Ambassadors will assist Admissions Counselors with data entry and will help Admissions Counselors prepare for recruitment events by putting together campus visit folders and by preparing materials for travel. Student Ambassadors may also be called upon for general administrative support such as copying and filing.Essential

20Event Support

Student Ambassadors participate in a variety of events related to student recruitment and transition. Large-scale events include New Student Orientation and Inside Out. Smaller-scale events include group campus visits and assisting with university outreach activities such as the College of Engineering and Mines’ Engineering Week Open House.Essential

20Student Recruitment and Outreach

Student Ambassadors will assist Admissions Counselors in outreach efforts as well as being the public face of UAF at events that Admissions Counselors cannot always attend. Through a wide range of tasks, Student Ambassadors play an integral role in the recruitment of prospective students.Essential

Student Ambassadors are outstanding students chosen to represent the University of Alaska Fairbanks to prospective students, their parents and family members and other guests. Our team of Student Ambassadors consists of a diverse group of student leaders from a variety of majors with a vast array of interests and involvement on campus. Student Ambassadors play a vital role in student recruitment and transition by sharing their authentic experiences and UAF knowledge through campus tours, high school visits, college fairs, electronic communication, social media, video blogs, and by serving as Orientation Leaders during New Student Orientation and as mentors throughout the academic year.

This recruitment is for the 2018-2019 academic year. Student Ambassadors must commit to serving as an Orientation Leader. New Student Orientation will take place from August 22-25, 2018 with required, in-person training occurring from August 17-21, 2018.

Review date: March 12, 2018Start date: Aug 17, 2018


Attach your resume, a writing sample in the style of a blog post answering the question, "How has UAF impacted you?", and names and contact information (email and phone numbers) for three (3) professional references.

Background Check:

The successful applicants will be 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:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:

The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, genetic code or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace:

Pursuant to Board of Regent’ Policy 04.02.040, the University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. This prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use by an employee of a controlled substance in any workplace of the university.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to:

Advertised:24 Feb 2017Alaskan Standard Time

Applications close:29 Jun 2018Alaskan Daylight Time