Adult Basic Education Specialist (Unalaska)

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Classification:Training & Development 1
Grade:Grade 75 (GeoDiff 27%)
Work type:Staff Part-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Bristol Bay Campus
Location: Unalaska
Categories: Education/Instructional, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The Bristol Bay Campus is looking for an Adult Basic Education Specialist. If this is you, apply immediately!


10Other duties as assigned by ABE DirectorEssential
30Assist in development and testing, assessment and other evaluation instruments. Proctor placement tests. Tutor students individually and in small groups, and assist with setting up accounts. Identify barriers to the student''s educational progress, and work with ABE coordinators to assist students.Essential
60Recommend curriculum and instructional strategies appropriate to the learning needs of the Adult Basic Education target group. Train and advise ABE Coordinators to provide individualized tutoring to students. Advise and counsel ABE coordinators regarding course requirements, expectations, goals and progress through the program so they can better assist students. Market ABE classes to Bristol Bay Region.Essential

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, the nation's northernmost Land, Sea and Space Grant University and international research center, advances and disseminates knowledge through teaching, research and public service with an emphasis on Alaska, the circumpolar North and their diverse peoples. UAF--America's arctic university--promotes academic excellence, student success and lifelong learning.

This full-time position is looking for a candidate to facilitate student recruitment and deliver instruction for GED preparation and adult basic education in math, language arts, science and social studies.  They will also conduct staff training, maintain student records and assist with evaluating program effectiveness.

The review date of applications for this position will begin 7/28/2017

To apply for this position, please include the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Three professional references to include previous supervisors

If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact UAF Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7700.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

UAF Campus is a tobacco-free campus.  For more information, please go to:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training 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.  The policy can be located at:

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