UAF CTC Technical Program Assistant - (Temporary Casual Pool)

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Classification:Temporary Technical Casual
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Education/Instructional, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

Are you looking to share your industry knowledge and skills with students interested in learning? UAF's Community and Technical College offers over forty degree and certificate programs that prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate. Join our team of Technical Program Assistants and help educate and train these Alaskans for Alaskan jobs.


100Provide specialized or technical assistance necessary to help develop today's students into tomorrow's workforce. Duties vary as specified by the program or department requirement.Essential

UAF CTC maintains a pool of technical program assistants who provide the specialized or technical assistance necessary to help develop today's students into tomorrow's workforce.  Applicants selected from this pool must have the specialized knowledge, skills and abilities required for our various programs and departments to meet the educational and industry needs of their field.  Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various programs and departments within UAF CTC. 

Some departments or programs require specific licensure or certification in the field. 

An associate's degree in relevant field or the equivalent may also be required.

Typically, a minimum of one year technical experience is required, although length of time and type of experience varies for each UAF CTC program and is determined by the department head or coordinator for the specific program.

The successful applicants must have:

  • Knowledge of technical area of expertise.
  • Experience in subject area sufficient to perform the duties required by the department or program.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Computer and software application skills may be required. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with students from diverse populations.

Please attach a cover letter indicating the area(s) where you feel you have the technical skills to assist.  You must also attach a comprehensive resume, and the name, email and phone number of three professional references.  Interested applicants must apply online however, we also encourage you to network with the department head and program coordinator of the area you are interested in working.


Background Check:

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

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.

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 Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Manager at 907-455-2863 or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


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