Shared Travel Services Technician

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Classification:Fiscal Technician 1
Grade:Grade 75
Work type:Staff Part-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:School of Nat Res & Extension
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

Are you looking for a fast-pace and fun place to work? Do you enjoy being part of a team? UAF Shared Travel Services has a job opening. We provide travel processing, booking, and reimbursement services to several major UAF units, and we are expanding. We are looking for an assistant to help our travel coordinators with a variety of office tasks.The right applicant will be flexible, friendly, and detail-oriented. If you can multi-task effectively, have a basic knowledge of office computer functions, and excellent customer service skills, Shared Travel Services is looking for you.


15Reporting Activities- Gather and compile data for reports, use the travel log to create basic reports, track volume and other metrics, audit log for accuracy, identify and find missing info, assist in organizing and proper storage of ProCard statements.Essential
40Administrative Activities- Enter information in computer systems, log approved ATs/TAs, log paid ERs, log completed No-Cost TAs. Review information for accuracy and consistency. Audit Travel log for completed trips, move to correct tab. Organize and maintain filing system, file completed TAs and ERs, audit files for duplicates, set up new FY filing systems and arrange previous FY travel files for auditor access. Monitor out-of-date trips, send remiders to travelers for open TAs, track reminder delivery, use the travel log to generate and edit TAs/TERs, audit travel documents for accuracy and compliance with regulations, procedures, and guidelines, identify missing information.Essential
40Fiscal Activities -Provide technical and clerical support for travel-related fiscal activities. Prepare JV paperwork and process JVs, close out cancelled trips by releasing encumbrances, assist with open encumbrance list, access Banner to assist travel coordinators in preparing, processing, and routing travel documents.Essential
5Customer Service Activities- work with travelers to obtain information regarding TAs/ERs, answer questions about travel process and regulations, direct travelers to appropriate resource/staff member/etc.Essential

Knowledge Skills and Abilities: 

Knowledge of basic computer operation and electronic spreadsheets. Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records. Ability to work closely with travel office staff. Ability to learn and use booking tools/travel programs/accounting programs as needed. Customer service and communication skills.

Required Education & Training:

High school graduation and six months of fiscal related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Training in complex data entry.Sufficient experience of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above in order to perform desired duties.

This recruitment is open internal to current UA employees as a promotional opportunity or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.

Application Review Date: Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references. An initial Review Date of applications will be Thursday, November 23, 2017.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the Review Date; applications must be received prior to 11:59 PM Alaska Standard time.  Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  This position is open until filled.

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

Term Position:
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

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.

Training Policy:
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:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:
The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, genetic code or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace:
Pursuant to Board of Regent’ Policy 04.02.040, the University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. This prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use by an employee of a controlled substance in any workplace of the university.

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

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

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