October 2020 Archive

Oct. 27, 2020: Tools for Facilitating Difficult Dialogues pre- and post-election

Attend a panel on honing your facilitation skills for navigating pre- and post-election tensions inside and outside the classroom. Sponsored by Princeton University, the Difficult Dialogues National Resource Center, and Washington University in St. Louis. Featuring Libby Roderick, director, Difficult Dialogues Initiative, UAA; Roger Fisher, Program on Intergroup Relations, University of Michigan; and Erica Dugue, senior, Princeton University.

Job opening: Dental Clinic Support Specialist

The Dental program prepares students to become Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists. Students graduate as competent and ethical with the knowledge and skills for entry into high demand careers in the healthcare industry. The Dental program makes an important contribution to the College of Health’s mission to advance the health and well being of people and communities.

UAA Facilities Planning and Construction is Hiring a GIS Technician

Facilities Planning and Construction (FP&C) is responsible for planning, budgeting, contract management, and construction of professionally designed buildings and facilities for the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus and its extended community campuses - Kenai Peninsula College (including Kachemak Bay Branch), Kodiak College, Matanuska-Susitna College and Prince William Sound Community College. UAA encompasses over 375 acres, has 99 buildings consisting of 3.6 million gross square feet of building space. The primary focus of FP&C is to ensure new construction, major renovations and alterations are designed to support the mission of the university and that physical development meets academic program requirements in support of all UAA campuses.

Oct. 30: Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Information Session

Attend an online information session on the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) on Friday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to noon, led by Chris Stiles, CLS Program Officer based in Washington, DC.

Do you know ECHO? Do you want to? The ECHO Clinic Coordinator position is crucial to our success, and we are in need of a new team member to fill this spot.

The Center for Human Development is seeking applications for an ECHO Clinic Coordinator. This position is expected to be highly visible across Alaska and to reflect the demeanor and priorities of the Project ECHO program. We are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual for our multifaceted and exciting work. Attention to detail and a willingness to learn with a positive attitude are a must. Someone who can develop and maintain a website and content is desired. Experience coordinating meetings involving high-level individuals and large events/conferences is a plus. The ideal candidate for this position should have excellent writing skills and be self-motivated.

Oct. 26, 2020: Board of Regents to hold audio public testimony session

Alaskans will have an opportunity to offer feedback to the Board of Regents on topics of concern, interest or to provide input on any issue facing the University of Alaska. Public testimony provides for public input in advance of the board committee meetings Oct. 29-30 and the full board meeting Nov. 5-6. These meetings can be streamed at alaska.edu/bor/live.

Fall Technology Survey

The UAA Faculty Senate Committee, Academic Computing, Distance Learning, Instructional Technology, and eLearning Committee (ACDLITe) requests feedback from staff and faculty about the state of our instructional technology as we’re experiencing alternate/distance delivery and remote work.

Fall Technology Survey

Members of the Faculty Senate, Student Success Advisory Council, and Information Technology and Faculty Instructional Design departments are seeking your input regarding technology issues you may be facing this semester. We want to check in to see how you are doing, what is working well for you this semester, and where we need to improve for the spring 2021 semester. We hope you will take the time to complete an important survey to let UAA faculty, advisors, and leaders know what you need to succeed going forward.

UAA Halloween Week 2020

Check out what UAA Student Activities has planned for next week's Halloween Celebration, Oct. 26–31. Enjoy crafts, scary movies, games, prizes and more.

How to be an Anti-Racist Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) Book Club

Join Jennifer Booz, Chief Diversity Officer (CDO), for the first CDO Book Club. Completing the book is not necessary — join us at any point in your read! Two options to attend: Oct. 27, 10-11:30 a.m. and Oct. 29, 6-7:30 p.m. Open to all UAA staff, faculty, students and alumni.