Job Category:

Student Assistant


Pay: $13 an hour

Full Job Description

UAF eCampus is hiring a student Systems Delivery Specialist to assist the delivery of online MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on edX and the maintenance of our web platforms. We are looking for someone who has a high standard of excellence and enjoys exploring new technology.

Duties:

What is eCampus?

UAF eCampus supports online courses offered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, including course design support for faculty and learner support for students. eCampus also supports Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered free to learners across the world.

What should you expect from this position

You will be joining a passionate team dedicated to improving the student experience. You will help maintain course sites and platforms to proper working condition and assure that student concerns are monitored and addressed.

Work will be semi-independent and remote work options are available.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is methodical, detail oriented, and has high standards of quality. The right candidate is highly comfortable with learning new software and isn’t afraid to break things, knows how to Google for solutions to digital problems, and is self-directed in planning and completing tasks.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Assist eCampus instructional designers and course teams in monitoring quality delivery of online courses and web services. Consistent moderation of course discussion forums and student issues on UAF’s edX partnership, AlaskaX. Beta testing of edX course designs Audit WordPress plugins and themes on community.uaf.edu and open.uaf.edu. Audit WordPress sites on community.uaf.edu and open.uaf.edu. Regular testing of websites. Research and test Open Educational Resources (OER).

Advertised Salary:

This is a Student Assistant C position; starting pay is $13.00 per hour, up to 20 hours per week.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills including computer applications and web-based software.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete the UA online application, attach a resume, attach a cover letter detailing any related experience or specialized skills you may have, and upload a list of three (3) references with their current phone and email contact information. This is an open until filled recruitment with the initial application review taking place on February 1, 2021.

*****Applicants must be enrolled as UAF students taking a minimum of 6 credits per semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student.*****

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

At-Will:

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.

Background Check:

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.

Training Policy:

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.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: 22 Jan 2021 Alaskan Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Dec 2021 Alaskan Standard Time

Company – University of Alaska

Website: https://www.alaska.edu/alaska/

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