Student Assistant - Alaska Center for Energy and Power

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  • Job Number:524545
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF AK Center for Energy & Power
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Engineering/Computer Science, Office/Clerical, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) provides valuable learning and job opportunities for UA students in a variety of fields including energy, engineering, and technology. If you would like to increase your experience in the field of research and energy, please consider applying to ACEP's Student Assistant pool. Multiple departments within ACEP may be hiring from this pool during the year, and duties assigned will vary depending on the specific department’s needs.


100Job duties will vary based on position but may include: Assist with the upkeep and generation of confidential files, technical/educational materials, publications, display materials, presentation materials and other related items. May be responsible for the timely production and publication articles and stories. Solid understanding of databases methodology to design and use new databases. Assist with the development and engineering of software. Assist in desktop and network troubleshooting, support. Provide computer consulting for University faculty, staff and students. Perform maintenance on microcomputers and accessories. Assist with development, production and maintenance of web pages and sites. Create graphics for the web. Carry out work in the field and in the laboratory. Laboratory work will include duties such as sample preparation and washing glassware. Perform data entry into spreadsheets databases. Look for anomalies and errors in data. Ability to use the UA Banner system to enter accurately and look up information and data. Perform maintenance and repair of vehicles, scientific equipment, motors, pumps, building and/or maintaining fencing, storage sheds, cages, and assorted construction duties. Collect and maintain research data, data entry, travel to research sites, expediter duties, operating research equipment, moving supplies and equipment. Assist in creating and maintaining complex system software, at the direction of the system administrators. This software might be layered software packages, system utilities, or other system applications. Write and design technical documentation.Essential

Alaska Center for Energy and Power:

The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The university offers an attractive work environment that is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. Career growth and professional development are expected and encouraged.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, members from marginalized communities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to speak to a variety of audiences.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Competency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to prioritize and use good judgement.

Ability to multi-task.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Working knowledge of maintaining databases.

High degree of independence and problem-solving ability required.
Required Experience & Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Applicant should be enrolled as a UA student in a minimum of 6 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, or a newly enrolled student.

Salary Information:

This is a non-exempt, hourly, student position. New hires will be placed on the Student Salary Grid, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position will be physically located at the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. The successful finalist will be expected to report to duty at the UAF office on the first day of employment.

Applicants must be legally eligible for unrestricted employment to work in the U.S. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application.  Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.  By submitting your application to this job posting you should understand that there is no guarantee your application will be reviewed or selected. This posting will be closed at the end of the fiscal year on 6/30/2024.


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 Cassandra Ellis, Human Resources Coordinator, Alaska Center for Energy and Power, at or 907-474-5986.

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