Temporary Professional - College of Rural and Community Development

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  • Job Number:519822
  • Classification:Temporary Professional
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 77
  • Work type:Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Rural College
  • Location:Aleutian Islands, Dillingham, Unalaska, Fairbanks, Fort Yukon, Tok, Kotzebue, Bethel, Bristol Bay
  • Categories: Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

Do you enjoy supporting and being part of the mission and vision of a large college? If so, CRCD needs you. Please apply here!


100Professional level functions dependent upon the department needs.Essential

This temporary professional 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 temporary position that will be performing administrative-type duties, please apply to this job posting. 

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.


•Knowledge of office practices, procedures, and organization principles
•Excellent writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar for correspondence and reports.
•Excellent customer service skills.
•Ability to work independently; attention to detail; determine priorities; meet multiple deadlines and have basic fiscal skills.
•Previous experience working with the public.
•Ability to operate a multi-line phone system.
•Knowledge of purchasing procedures.
•Ability to arrange travel.
•Ability to perform inventory.
•Problem-solving/decision-making skills.
•Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Candidate must have demonstrated proficiency with MS products (Excel, MS Word), ability to use computer scheduling programs, navigate various types of software, and the ability to send and download electronic documents through the Internet.


1 year to 3 years office/administrative experience or equivalent. Experience working with the public.


High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Alaska Driver's License.

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, Temp salary scale Grade 77 ($20.47/hr) to Grade 79 ($24.43/hr). Please note the following regions have a geographic differential that will be incorporated into the final salary amount:

  • Bethel (38%)
  • Dillingham, Aleutian Islands, Adak, Sand Point, Bristol Bay (27%)
  • Additional locations might have applicable geographic differential and the appropriate hiring authority will discuss this upon a request to offer.


At this time, all university employees are strongly encouraged to vaccinate themselves against the COVID-19 virus. While the federal government is not actively enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including its mandate requiring vaccination of federal contractor employees, UAF remains contractually obligated as a federal contractor to comply with those requirements should federal enforcement efforts recommence. As a result, UAF may adjust its vaccination requirements for covered UAF employees (currently Troth Yeddha’ campus and employees working in connection with certain federal contracts) at any time in the future, as needed, in order to comply with its contractual obligations.

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

Background Check:

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


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 Morrow Duszynski, HR Coordinator, College of Rural & Community Development, at mnduszynski@alaska.edu or (907) 474-6569.

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