512668 - System Fellow (Student Position)

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Work type: Temporary Part-time (No benefits), UA System Office - Student
Location: Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Categories: Student

The University of Alabama System Office in Tuscaloosa is currently receiving applications for the position of System Fellow, an undergraduate student position, reporting to the Director of Special Projects and Special Assistant to the Chancellor.

• Must be enrolled in a UA System Campus degree program at UA, UAB or UAH.
• Must be registered for at least six (6) credit hours during Fall/Spring semesters.
• Must be available to work at least 15 hours per week.
• Ability to prioritize duties in a manner that allows for flexibility in responding to changing demands 
• Initiative to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner and provide appropriate status updates
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Excellent communication skills on telephone, in person, and via email

• Tracking legislation in accordance with the Office of Governmental Affairs/Alabama Legislature
• Attending monthly meetings with the Chancellor or Director of Special Projects to reflect on student life, campus culture, core principles, and leadership decisions
• Organizing Board materials and taking part in three Board meetings per year
• Assisting with special projects pertaining to Board documents, memorandums, logistics, current events, etc.
• Submitting semesterly reflections on your experience as a System Fellow
• Covering the front desk during lunch hours and other times as requested
• Answering a multi-line phone system
• Copying, scanning, filing, and mailing documents
• Setting up and breaking down conference rooms for meetings and events
• Distributing packages and mail
• Taking inventory of and stocking supplies
• Making deliveries and handling courier assignments in Tuscaloosa
• Exhibiting a professional attitude with all staff, visitors, and other student assistants

• Monday – Friday, hours vary by semester depending on office needs.

• Applications must include all of the following:

  • Cover letter, no longer than three pages double-spaced, which should address two of the following questions:
    • In what ways could the University of Alabama System improve its support of students?
    • How will you use your college education/experience to have a significant impact on society?
    • Review the University of Alabama System’s core principles.  Create a seventh principle and explain why you think it should be included.
    • Explain why you think higher education is important for the state of Alabama.
    • Share what diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to you and why they are important.
  • Resume
  • Current class schedule
  • The name, email address, and phone number of at least one reference

Note to applicant: This position is a part-time position working at least 15 hours, but no more than 20 hours per week. Preference will be given to applicants who are available to work Summer of 2021. This position is renewable on a semesterly basis. 

This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to applications submitted on or before Friday, April 16.   

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama System is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.

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