Fiscal Technician / Travel Coordinator

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Classification:Fiscal Technician 3
Grade:Grade 77
Work type:Staff Part-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF School of Management
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The School of Management at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is looking for a Part-Time staff person to serve as our travel coordinator and fiscal technician. The position will work 20 hours per week and we will work with you on creating a schedule that works for both of our needs. This is a 12-month position but we may be open to a 10 or 11 month position for the right applicant. If you are looking for a fast-paced position in a team-oriented environment, please consider applying! Training will be provided.


50Fiscal Technician Assist the Fiscal Manager with daily fiscal duties to include: procurement using established methods (procard, purchase orders, direct pays), track purchases and reconcile procard accounts, update UA Foundation accounts, and update balances for various program directors and student organizations. Create complex reports as needed. Serve as the recruiting coordinator: create and update position descriptions, create position requisitions and coordinate the recruitment process. Work closely with the recruitment committees to write vacancy announcements, create screening documents, and advertise the position. Adhere to UA policy and regulations and federal law regarding recruitment and hiring.Essential
50Travel Coordinator Serve as the travel coordinator for the School of Management, processing approximately 200 travels per year. Assist travelers with preparing the travel request in Concur, booking travel, and submitting the expense report. Train travelers in the Concur travel system as needed and work closely with the Central Travel Office to resolve errors and issues. Assist travelers with obtaining the corporate travel card. Must have a thorough understanding of and ability to interpret UA travel policies and regulations.Essential


Strong organization and customer service skills and the ability to successfully multi-task. Must be an excellent communicator. Ability to work with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students. Advanced knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software, and strong experience with database software. Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced work environment. Ability to interpret UA and Federal travel and fiscal policies and regulations. Ability to learn the university accounting system, prepare reports for the fiscal manager, and resolve complex accounting issues. Work under intermittent supervision from the Fiscal Manager.


A minimum of two years of experience in a relevant field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


One year of college coursework in Accounting or a related field and two years of relevant experience, or a combination of training and experience. Bachelors degree is preferred.

This is a full-time, Grade 77, minimum $21.59 hourly, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on December 9th, 2019.  To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm, 12/08/2019.  Applications received after this date may not be considered.

Background Check:

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

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

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:  The policy can be located at:

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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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