2017 - 2018 Desk Attendant

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Classification:Student Assistant A
Grade:Student A
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary: 2017 - 2018 Desk Attendant for the Department of Residence Life

A Desk Attendant, DA, is a front line security position with the Department of Residence Life.

DA's work night hours monitoring the activity traveling in and out of housing.  A qualified DA candidate should have the following abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively with University community.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to exercise sound judgment.
Ability to identify appropriate resources.
Ability to diplomatically deal with people in a variety of situations.
Ability to recognize people, names, and faces.
Ability to work late night/early morning hours
Ability to provide positive customer service and assistance.
Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills.

Duties generally are routine in nature and decision-making is limited (e.g., may make routine decisions about assigned work in absence of immediate supervision.) Examples of typical work include: general office work (e.g., reception, record maintenance, word processing, computer data entry)


This position supports the mission of the Department of Residence Life by creating a positive, safe environment for students by verifying identification of guests entering the residence hall facilities through the sign-in process.


If you have difficulty applying to this posting, please contact the UAF Office of Human Resources at (907) 474-7700. 

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. 

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. 

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend trainings to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  
Policy: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/ 

Notice - UAF is a tobacco free campus

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