University of Alaska Outdoor Studies Student Program Assistant in Juneau, Alaska

Outdoor Studies Student Program Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant C

Grade:Student C

Work type:Student Employee

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast

School/Business unit:School of Arts & Sciences


Categories:Other, Recreation/Event

Position Summary:Our School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Humanities is seeking a Student C Outdoor Studies Student Program Assistant for Spring 2019 academic year. This is a student hire position which will work no more than 20 hours a week or up to 20 hours a pay period, depending on program needs.


100%This student position will work with Assistant Professor Forest Wagner to coordinate class trips, transportations, gear, and onsite safety. Duties include plan, promote, and lead outdoor trips for students enrolled in the Outdoor Study Program. Group size will be limited to ten (10) participants per trip. As a representative of the University of Alaska Southeast, ensure participants are adhering to the Student Code of Conduct while on outings and report misconduct to the appropriate resource. Act responsibly in back country settings and lead others in safe and fulfilling experiences. Educate others in areas relating to outdoor recreation as appropriate before, during, and after trips. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively with faculty.Essential


  • Must be able to work well independently, be dependable, self-reliant, have good judgement, effective leadership skills, and have good fast responsive decision making skills.

  • Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license.

  • Must be a current student of the ODS program and have knowledge and experience with a broad array of outdoor activities.

  • Wilderness First Responded and Avalanche Level 1 Certificate.

Student Employment Requirements

  • Must be a current student of the ODS program and have knowledge and experience with a broad array of outdoor activities.

  • Must be a UAS student enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours throughout employment duration.

  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative Grade Point Average throughout employment duration period.

  • Must be a senior with good academic standing in an Environmental Science Degree program or equivalent.

This is a Student Assistant C position ($10.50 minimum hourly rate) for the AY18-19 academic year. Applications must include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references. For assistance with the online application or to submit a request for ADA accommodation please contact the UAS HR Office, 907-796-6263.

All candidates for employment are subject to a employment screening which includes a background check, reference checks, and verification of education. As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. All interested persons should apply online. For further assistance with the application process contact Human Resources at 907-796-6263 or email

Advertised:07 Dec 2018Alaskan Standard Time

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