Office Assistant

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Classification:Temporary Clerical
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 73
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Financial Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

UAF's Office of Finance and Accounting seeks a talented, enthusiastic, and dependable member for its team! You will be "Saving the Earth" as you help us transition our paper files into electronic files. You will have the opportunity to develop your own work schedule and be a part of the team that keeps UAF financial processes running. If you thrive on organizing, attention to detail and computer work, then please apply today!


100Support UAF Office of Finance & Accounting by transitioning paper-based Accounts Payable records to an electronic format for long-term retention. Prepare obsolete records for destruction.Essential

About this position:

This is a Part-Time, Temporary, Non-Exempt, and Non-Benefited position, working between 15 and 29 hours per week during business hours Monday through Friday, for approximately 12 months (maybe less, but not more than 18 months). This position is not a remote working one; all job duties must be performed on campus.

Salary is Grade 73 on the Temporary Staff Salary Schedule with the hourly rate between $12.77 - $17.48 DOE.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:

Knowledge of general office procedures.
Possess organizational skills.
Ability to understand and apply written instruction and apply policies, rules and regulations.
Ability to work effectively in computer-based office programs such as email, web browsers, Word, and Excel.
Excellent customer service and ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to exercise good and consistent judgement in analyzing material to make decisions. Consistently excellent attention to detail.


Type and Length of Experience Required for this Position:

Sufficient office experience and computer skills and experience to perform the duties of the position.


Education and/or Training Required for this position (including licenses):

High school graduation or the equivalent.


Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online.  If you need assistance applying to this position, please contact UAF Office of Human Resources at 907-450-8200.

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


Application Closing Date:

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time on  Monday, May 3, 2021 to be considered.  The first application review date will occur on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.

This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.


Background Check: 

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


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.


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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