Museum Attendant - Student Assistant

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  • Job Number:522340
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UA Museum of the North
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Arts/Museum, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

Love talking with people? Enjoy being part of a tight-knit and hardworking team? Join the energetic and outgoing Visitor Services staff at the UA Museum of the North! We are happy to train if you are new to the workforce. We are specifically seeking student employees who are available to work 10 AM to 6 PM December through May. Weekday and weekend shifts available. Competitive salary and a fun work environment.


The UA Museum of the North Visitor Services department is looking for a few outgoing people to join our customer service team. UAMN sees thousands of visitors every year, and our Visitor Services team works to make every visitor feel welcomed and every visit a positive experience.

**We are specifically seeking student employees who are available to work during the academic year (December through May).**

We are happy to train anyone new to the workforce. 

The successful candidate job duties will include:

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and point of sale systems.
* Sales and customer service experience.
* Ability to work cooperatively.
* Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
* Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Shifts available 10 AM to 6 PM every day. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please include a resume and contact information for three professional references. If you need assistance applying for this position, please contact Emilie Nelson with the UA Museum of the North at 907-474-6443.

NOTICE: Students must maintain enrollment and regular attendance for a minimum of at least 6 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate credit hours to be exempt from FICA (Social Security and Medicare) tax. A credit hour load below the minimum required for full-time student status will require the withholding of FICA tax (non-resident aliens on an appropriate visa who meet student employment criteria will continue to be exempt from FICA regardless of credit hour load). While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university. 

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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