ASUAF Senate Clerk and Office Assistant

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  • Job Number:521873
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

Support the work of the Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks as student government’s next clerk and office assistant! This is a flexible position that will give you an inside look at the university while helping you develop professional skills.


100%The ASUAF Senate Clerk and Office Assistant is an integral member of the ASUAF team. By supporting UAF’s student government, the Senate Clerk and Office Assistant plays a part in improving the overall student experience while gaining important skills in communication, office administration, time management and organization. Duties include: - Office Administration: Assist the ASUAF advisor in the overall operations of the ASUAF office, including assisting students with ASUAF-provided services, ordering office supplies, maintaining the supply closet, opening and/or closing the office and performing other duties as assigned. - Meeting Management and Scheduling: Work closely with the ASUAF Senate Chair and ASUAF President and Vice President to schedule and manage meetings, including taking official minutes. - Recordkeeping: Collaborate with the ASUAF Public Relations Director to post meeting agendas, minutes and recordings; work with the Senate Chair to track ASUAF actions and expenditures; maintain organization of the ASUAF shared drive. This position is required to attend ASUAF Senate meetings, currently scheduled from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesdays.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: - Willingness to learn.
- Ability to work in a team.
- Ability to comfortably communicate and engage with the public.
- Familiarity with general office software (i.e. Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Suite).
- Ability to work with only occasional, indirect supervision and to take initiative.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of all information.
Typical Experience:
Students without prior employment history are encouraged to apply.
Required Education or Training:

Training will be provided.

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must:

A) Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; OR

B) Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and

C) Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or is a newly enrolled student.

Salary Information:

This is a Student Assistant 2 position; the position will pay $11.34 per hour, DOE.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

While in a student position, a student employee cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university, (some examples of other types of non-compatible employment are regular or temporary staff, adjunct position, etc.)

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year and students may apply for the position all year. When departments need to fill a position, they review the current “pool” and call students for interviews. Students who were not hired for one position still remain in the pool for other positions.

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.

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.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

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

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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