Student Assistant for the College of Rural and Community Development

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Rural College
Location: Dillingham, Fairbanks, Bethel
Categories: Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

Are you a student looking for employment during the academic year with the opportunity to work in a professional office environment, please apply here!


100%Works under general direction. Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in developing new procedures or techniques. May involve supervision of other student employees. Examples of typical work include: performing complex computer programming, network operations or troubleshooting; advance technical computer maintenance; research, writing or assisting in writing technical reports; assisting in complex technical aspects of complex projects. May be responsible for a facility, building, activity, or program. May coordinate the use of equipment, building space, or programs.Essential

This student assistant job posting is unique as multiple campuses within the College of Rural and Community Development may be hiring from this pool of applicants. The posting is designed to aid in filling an unexpected vacancy or an urgent need on a part-time or full-time, temporary basis. If you are interested in the opportunity to gain university experience and to work in a student position, please apply to this job posting.

This is a part-time student position, with various hours on an as-needed basis, with no benefits. Duties include but are not limited to: answering the multi-line phone system, copying, scanning, faxing, filing, data entry, compiling paperwork and expediting.  

Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis. By submitting your application to this job posting you should understand there is no guarantee your application will be reviewed nor selected by a department. Please indicate in your application materials any special skills you possess and any preferences for which departments you would like to be considered for.


Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and database applications with the ability to perform data searches using the internet. Ability to pay close attention to detail, work in a proficient and organized manner, follow instructions and work without close supervision at times. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and security of all information. Must show demonstrated knowledge of general office procedures and practices. Must possess basic clerical skills including accurate typing and filing. Must be familiar with office equipment (fax, copier, calculators, personal computers). Must be able to type at an acceptable speed with a high rate of accuracy. Exceptional communication skills desired as this position, at times, works directly with the public.


High School Diploma or equivalent, and full-time UAF status required.

To apply for this position, please include the following:

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

This position varies in salary based on the position and duties hired for, Student salary scale Grade 00_C ($10.50/hr), DOE. Please note that based upon geographic location, the hiring authority for the position may negotiate a higher rate to ensure fair and equitable compensation.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


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.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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