The Student Life and Leadership (SLL) Content Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:
Social Media Content Management: The SLL Content Specialist will manage @uaalife social media accounts, plan and coordinate social media schedules with limited supervision, seek, initiate and manage content collaborations with student organizations and SLL programmatic areas, develop graphics and written content for @uaalife social media pages and engage under the @uaalife handle with followers.
Social Media Education: The SLL Content Specialist will develop resources for student organizations to learn best practices, tips and tricks for growing social media engagement.
SLL Online Marketing Support: Draft SLL newsletters, including Seawolf LIFE: Online and This Week’s Opportunities, support SLL Virtual Opportunity website updates, coordinate audience conversation data, and support department marketing and tabling.
• Ability to perform and train others in basic client service.
• Ability to perform and train others in graphic design for multiple media.
• Ability to perform and train others in basic marketing and publicity strategies.
• Ability to prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines, and delegate to others as needed.
• Possess good organizational skills.
• Possess strong time management skills.
• Possess exceptional attention to detail.
• Possess exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to work with only occasional, indirect supervision and to take initiative.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of all information.
• Possess prior experience in social media management, art, graphic design, and/or marketing, or equivalent knowledge.
Typical Education or Training:
To be eligible for student employment in Student Life & Leadership, 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 in 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 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) 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.
The ideal candidate will have a background in or appreciation for graphic design and/or marketing.
In order to be fully considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 references with contact information. Additionally, please be prepared to submit samples of your art, graphic design, and/or marketing work upon request.
*To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date of October 23, 2020 at 11:55 pm, Alaska Standard Time.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
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.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
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.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.
University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.