Residence Life Central Office Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant B
Grade:Student B
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Office/Clerical, Other, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Residence Life Central Office Assistant

Duties:

The Department of Residence Life works to enhance student growth by providing educational experiences outside the classroom that increase leadership abilities, social skills and personal development. We employ a large student staff who perform a variety of job duties. The person who fills this position will have a variety of experiences and serve as the front line staff to our Central Office of Residence Life.  Examples of the work this position performs are: general office duties including filing, supply organization, data entry/collection, generate reports, phone coordination, paperwork processing, customer service, and other duties as assigned. We are looking for student employees who are eager to learn and display a positive attitude as they work with residents, employees, and guest who visit and live on campus.  Must also be able to work in a busy open office environment with interruptions and multitasking.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Typically requires previous training and experience (e.g., one year). Some college or comparable experience may be necessary. Basic computer skills required. May require mechanical or technical ability/knowledge. Must have ability to work independently, ability to communicate effectively with University Community, ability to exercise sound judgement, ability to perform duties consistent with office environment and to handle confidential information appropriately.

Required Experience:

The Department of Residence Life works to enhance student growth by providing educational experiences outside the classroom that increase leadership abilities, social skills and personal development. We employ a large student staff who perform a variety of job duties. The person who fills this position will have a variety of experiences. Examples of the work this position performs are: general office duties including filing, supply organization, data collection, generate reports, phone coordination, paperwork processing, data entry, contact recipients of packages, sign packages out,  and other duties as assigned. We are looking for student employees who are eager to learn and display a positive attitude.

Typical Education or Training:

No licenses required, but must have GPA of 2.0 or higher. 6 months to 3 years office/clerical experience.

Special instructions to applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) references.

This is a Student Assistant B; minimum starting pay $9.84.

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

Applicant must be enrolled as a UAF student taking a minimum of 6 credits per semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student. 

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.

Background Check:

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

At-Will:

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.

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:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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