Temporary Research Technician - Institute of Northern Engineering

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  • Job Number:519047
  • Classification:Temporary Technical Casual
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 74
  • Work type:Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF College of Engineering & Mines
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Engineering/Computer Science, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The College of Engineering and Mines and the Institute of Northern Engineering will be hiring Temporary Research Technicians on a as needed basis for various departments. The posting is designed to aid CEM-INE departments in filling a need for assistance 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 temporary position that will be performing various duties depending on department needs, please apply to this job posting.

Duties:

100Technical functions in support of the department.Essential

Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments. 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. The successful applicants will provide various types of support including confidential filing, photocopying, data entry, research, etc. May also perform special projects as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Working knowledge of software such as Word, Excel and database applications with the ability to perform data searches using the internet. Ability to pay close attention to detail, works in an organized manner, follow instructions and work without close supervision. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and security of all information. Demonstrated knowledge of general office procedures and practices. Must possess basic clerical skills including accurate typing and filing, and have strong organizational skills. Must be familiar with office equipment (fax, copiers, calculators, personal computers). Must be able to type at an acceptable speed with a high rate of accuracy. Must be able to deal with public cordially and tactfully, adequate communication skills required.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Ability to follow written and oral instructions, file alphabetically, learn office procedures, filing systems and operation of standard office machines. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with multiple tasks.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

High School Diploma, drivers license preferred.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references with your application.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

UAF COVID Requirements:

Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

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: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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.

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.

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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