Student Office Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee, Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Safety Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

Are you a student looking for an opportunity to work with Environmental Compliance and Safety Officers? Don't pass up on a great opportunity to work with the department of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management as their Student Assistant C.


100The Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management (EHSRM) Student Office Assistant works under the general direction of the EHSRM Director to assist the department with general office tasks to include data entry and working with Excel spreadsheets.  A student with engineering, science or math major/coursework/background is preferred, but not necessary. Support EHSRM staff with various projects as needed. Other duties will be assigned as skills and knowledge of EHSRM grow.Essential

About this position:

This is a part-time temporary student assistant position up to 20 hours per week while school is in session.  Additional hours may be available during winter/summer breaks.  Starting pay rate is $10.50 per hour, DOE.


PLEASE NOTE:  The Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management office is currently located off campus at 1855 Marika.  Fairbanks North Star Borough bus transportation is available to and from campus. 


Required Experience:

Sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position and to have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Experience working with the public.
Familiarity with general office procedures and equipment.
Possess organizational skills.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially with Excel.  Experience/knowledge of databases, preferable.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially with Excel and databases.
Knowledge of general office procedures and equipment.
Ability to enter data accurately.
Good people skills.
Attention to detail with good organizational skills.
Possess good grammar skills.


Typical Education or Training:

At least two years of college coursework completed preferable.
Coursework in engineering, science, math or other technical fields preferable.


Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online.  If you have difficulty applying for this posting, you may contact UAF Human Resources at (907) 450-8200.

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

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


Application Closing Date:

Applications will be reviewed on January 31, 2020.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on January 30, 2020, the Initial Review Date, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  If an adequate pool of applications is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.  This recruitment is Open Until Filled.

Successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment. 


Special Conditions of Employment:

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. 


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.


Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:


Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to:


Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available



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