UAF College of Liberal Arts Student Assistant 1 & 2 Positions FY2022-2023

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  • Job Number:519109
  • Classification:Student Assistant 1
  • Grade:Student Assistant 1
  • Work type:Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF College of Liberal Arts
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Arts/Museum, Office/Clerical, Other, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

Interested in working for the College of Liberal Arts? We have a variety of Student Assistant 1 and 2 positions available throughout the academic year. Apply for one here.


Classification Title:

Student Assistant 1 & 2

Job Description:

Student Assistant 1: Works under general or intermittent supervision. Duties are varied and
require some independent judgment. Decision-making may be required in the minor revision of
standard judgment. Typically requires previous training and experience (e.g., one year). Some
college or comparable experience may be necessary. May require mechanical or technical
ability/knowledge. Examples of typical work include: coordinating activities for a function or
project; advance office/administrative duties; maintaining computer equipment; basic computer
programming; assisting a skilled crafts or tradesperson. May tutor other students.

Student Assistant 2: Works under general direction. Duties require considerable knowledge and
skills. 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. May pose as a model. May assist faculty as paper graders.

Advertised Salary:

Student Assistant 1 begins at $10.34 per hour. Student Assistant 2 begins at $11.34

Minimum Requirements:

No experience is required. High school completion or GED is required.

Must currently be a University of Alaska student, enrolled and regularly attending six (6) or more credit hours and must possess a 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average (CGPA).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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.

Students and faculty from all over the world converge at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to study subjects unique to Alaska and the North as well as to sharpen their skills with Oxford commas, digital photography equipment, shovels, beakers, paintbrushes, and stage lights. The unique construction of our college, our small town size and departmental proximity allows for limitless collaboration between the 22 disciplines. With over 40 degree programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and languages, your college experience can be as unique as you are.

The departments within the College of Liberal Arts have a variety of student positions available during the academic year. Some are paper graders, assistants in various areas of the Theater department, models in the Art Department, foreign language tutors, or office assistants in any of the departments.

Please submit a resume which includes special skills, a cover letter indicating which department you would like to work with, and contact information for 3 professional references consisting of a phone number and an email address.

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.

Health Assessment Required:

UAF COVID Requirements Verbiage

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.

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