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University of Alaska Peer Health Educator in Anchorage, Alaska

Peer Health Educator

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Classification:Student Assistant C

Grade:Student C

Work type: Student Employee

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs

Location: Anchorage

Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:Students will provide bystander intervention training for sexual assault/domestic violence prevention across campus. We are looking for high energy individuals that are excited to engage their fellow students in learning about healthy behaviors and lifestyles. Students will develop presentation, group communication, planning, decision-making, and other leadership skills. This position is 5 hours per week with frequent evening and weekend programming.


Facilitate Bringing in the Bystander® presentations on bystander intervention strategies and outreach activities concerning primary prevention of sexual violence. Attend weekly Health Promotion Team meetings. Attend monthly Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (DVSA) Coalition for Change meetings. Receive on-going training to learn health promotion skills that support healthy relationships, gender equality, and healthy sexuality. Work with the Health Promotion Team on marketing campaigns and program promotion. Participate in planning and implementing campus wide Health Promotion events. Essential


• Interest in programming on primary prevention of sexual assault education

• Good verbal communication; including diverse audiences

• Pleasant interpersonal skills

• Effective organization

• Dependable

• Demonstrates leadership

• Works well independently and with a team

Required Experience:

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must have the following requisites: 1) They must be enrolled at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; 2) Have a least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA); 3) Have completed one semester at the University of Alaska Anchorage with at least 6 credit hours.

*Health Promotion experience, presentation skills, and mentoring experience are a plus.

**Participation in previous university clubs and organizations preferred.

Typical Education or Training:

NOTICE: Students must maintain enrollment and regular attendance for a minimum of at least 6 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate credit hours to be exempt from FICA (Social Security and Medicare) tax. A credit hour load below the minimum required for full-time student status will require

the withholding of FICA tax (non-resident aliens on an appropriate visa who meet student employment criteria will continue to be exempt from FICA regardless of credit hour load). While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university.

This is a pooled position. Applicants will be hired as needed. Successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment. Successful applicants will be contacted as positions become available.

Hourly Rate:

$10.50/hour for 10 hours per pay period (biweekly)

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.

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: 24 Aug 2020 Alaskan Daylight Time

Applications close: 30 Jun 2021 Alaskan Daylight Time