Nanook Recreation Student Employee

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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: Recreation/Event

Position Summary:

Nanook Recreation and the Student Recreation Center is looking for dependable student employees to join our staff. Knowledge of UAF, Nanook Recreation and the SRC is helpful, but not necessary.


Nanook Recreation (previously the Department of Recreation, Adventure and Wellness) is looking for students to join our team! This position is conveniently located in the Student Recreation Center, a fun place and a fun team. You will be the first point of contact for all things recreation as well as vital in maintaining a welcoming and clean environment for members, see description of the main position focuses below. Professionalism, excellent customer service skills and teamwork skills are a must. The SRC is open Mon-Fri 5:30 am – 10 pm; Sat 9 am – 10 pm; and Sun noon to 7 pm. We can work around your class schedule. Join the team today!

Front Desk Operations:  Perform customer service duties and answer inquiries via phone, in person and email. Operate office equipment including multi-line phones, copiers, fax, cash register and credit card machine. Assist UAF students, staff and visitors with their recreation needs. Sell memberships, take payments, balance shift sales, record, scan, file, clean the front area of the SRC, enforce facility policies, other duties as assigned and more.

SRC Operations:  Help members obtain and use recreational equipment, maintain member cleaning stations, put away rogue equipment, disinfect equipment, backup the front desk as needed, other duties as assigned and more. 

Options:  There is the potential for extra flexibility if you are a high achiever, we can provide training and additional earning opportunities in areas of interest such as in the climbing wall, group fitness instruction, intramural refereeing, personal training, administrative operations, etc.

All work is done under the supervision and with the support of the office staff.

Please include your resume, as well as a cover letter detailing your interest in this position and the enthusiasm you will bring to our department.


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.

Background Check:

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

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:

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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

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