CRCD Student Resident Assistant (Eileen Panigeo MacLean House)

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  • Job Number:519849
  • Classification:Student Assistant 1
  • Grade:Student Assistant 1
  • Work type:Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Rural College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

Help make UAF a great place to live for Alaska Native students! Become a Resident Assistant!


100Works 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. 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.Essential
Classification Title:

Student Assistant 1 & 2

Job Description:
Each Resident Assistant works with a diverse group of students. The RA responsibilities incorporate student personnel services and residence hall operations, which are carried out under the supervision and with the help of the Resident Director and Program Manager. The RA is a role model and a catalyst for positive social interaction within the residence hall community.

The Resident Assistant (RA) is a student member of the Eileen Panigeo MacLean House. They are responsible for working closely with staff and students in creating and maintaining an atmosphere that promotes student development and acceptance of diversity through group living in University residence halls.  The RA is responsible for developing and implementing culturally relevant programming that fosters a transitional residential and community living setting for students coming to UAF from rural Alaska and Native communities; this atmosphere should reflect the communal lifestyle of rural Alaska and traditional Native values, serving as a comfortable transitional environment for rural Native students as well as diversified cultural experience for non-Native students/residents. The RA will assume specific responsibility for a designated area with the residence hall. The position carries part-time, live-in responsibilities with the appointment made on a yearly basis.

Advertised Salary:

This is a Student Assistant position with a starting salary of $10.34/hour at a Step 1.

Minimum Requirements:

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).

At the time of hire, must have applied for housing through the Department of Residence Life/MacLean House and paid deposit and application fees

Extensive knowledge of Alaska's Native cultural groups and values systems.

Preference is given to applicants with a minimum of two semesters of community living experience prior to their term of employment. It is also given to applicants with rural experience or experience with Alaska Native cultures.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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.

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.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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