ARLIS Student Assistant Summer/Fall 2020

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Classification:Student Assistant B
Grade:Student B
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Consortium Library
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The Alaska Resources Library & Information Services (ARLIS) is the library of eight federal and state resource management agencies, in partnership with the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). It is co-located within the UAA Consortium Library but separately managed. This job offers the convenience of working on campus and the flexibility of working around your classes.


Please include a cover letter, resume and a list of 3 references.  This is an open until filled recruitment with the initial application review taking place on May 25, 2020.


Under the direction of the ARLIS Technical Services Coordinator and in fulfillment of a granted scanning project:

  1. 25% Prepare documents for scanning (remove binding, labels, marks, etc., and photocopy pages as needed.
  2. 50% Perform scanning tasks using appropriate software interface, including Optical Character Recognition.
  3. 25% Rebind, re-label and prepare documents for return to the library collection or return to the contributing agency.     


The incumbent must use a computer keyboard accurately, be detail-oriented, understand written and verbal instructions, and have good organizational skills. Applicant must consistently check documents to assure scanned product is complete, readable, and searchable. Applicant must be able to work 10-20 hours per week within the overall time frame of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Organizational skills will be tested following the interview.


High school graduation is required. Typical prior office job training should contribute to proficiency in file naming, accurate typing, and efficient handling of documents to be scanned. Applicant must be a University of Alaska student, enrolled and regularly attended six (6) or more credit hours and must possess a 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Work experience in an office, bookstore, or library is desirable, but not required. Prior on-the-job experience with scanning is highly preferred. Applicant must be able to work up to 20 hours per week within the overall time frame of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

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.

Affirmative Action Statement:

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


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.

Background Check:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

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

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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