Residence Life Central Office Assistant

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

Position Summary:

The Residence Life Central Office Assistant position is a student member of the Department of Residence Life. We are looking for a student employee who is eager to learn and displays a positive attitude as they work with residents, employees, and guests who visit and live on campus. Must be able to work in a busy open office environment with many interruptions and skilled in multitasking.


100The Department of Residence Life works to enhance student growth by providing educational experiences outside the classroom that increase leadership abilities, social skills and personal development. We employ a large student staff who perform a variety of job duties.The qualified candidate who fills this position will gain a variety of experiences and serve as the front line staff to our Central Office of Residence Life. Examples of the work this position performs are: general office duties including filing, supply organization, data entry/collection, generate reports, phone coordination, paperwork processing, customer service, and other duties as assigned.Essential


Basic computer skills required. May require mechanical or technical ability/knowledge. Must have ability to demonstrate reliability with attendance and punctuality, ability to work independently, ability to communicate effectively with University Community; in English (both verbally and written) with all types of people, ability to provide positive customer service and assistance, ability to exercise sound judgement, ability to perform duties consistent with office environment and to handle confidential information appropriately.


Demonstrated education and experience sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position and to have acquired the necessary skills and abilities. 6 months to 3 years office/clerical experience is preferred.


No licenses required. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA at the time of application and for the duration of employment. Graduate students must have and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA at the time of application and for the duration of employment.

Additional position details:
This position is a Student Assistant B; starting rate of pay is $9.89 hourly
Increases based on performance and longevity
To apply for this position, the applicant may not be on academic probation nor any form of University or residential disciplinary probation. Applicant must be a UAF student.
UA Board of Regents’ Policy P09.05.020 states that in order to be eligible for student employment, graduate and undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment or have been enrolled in 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.
Foreign nationals in a student position must be enrolled full time unless they have permission from the Designated School Official or Responsible Officer for that campus.

Special instructions to applicants:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.
A professional reference is a recommendation from a person who can vouch for your qualifications for a job. For an experienced worker, this is typically a former employer, a supervisor, a colleague, a client, a vendor. If you have never before been employed, list someone who has worked with you in a volunteer or extracurricular capacity, or someone else who can recommend you for employment.
For questions regarding this position, contact the Student Affairs Business Office at (907)474-1847.
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact the UA HR Helpdesk at (907)450-8200.

Review Date:
To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date November 17, 2019, 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time.

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

Affirmative Action Statement:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

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

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

Drug-Free Workplace:
Pursuant to Board of Regent’ Policy 04.02.040, the University of Alaska is a DrugFree Workplace. This prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use by an employee of a controlled substance in any workplace of the university.

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 at

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