Nanook Recreation General Applicant Pool - Student Assistant

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  • Job Number:517330
  • Classification:Student Assistant 1
  • Grade:Student Assistant 1
  • Work type:Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Recreation/Event, Athletics, Other

Position Summary:

Nanook Recreation and the Student Recreation Center is looking for dependable student employees to join our staff. Knowledge of UAF, Nanook Recreation and the SRC is helpful, but not necessary.


Nanook Recreation is looking for UAF students to join our team!  We have a variety of specific teams to apply to, but if you are not sure where you would be a good fit, try applying for this general position so we can potentially work with you to find a good fit.

Specific Nanook Recreation teams include: Member Services, Learn to Skate Instructors, Climbing Wall Staff, Outdoor Adventures Trip Leaders and/or Rental Center Staff, Lifeguards, Ice Rink Supervisors, Facility Support Crew, Fitness Instructors, etc.  

These positions are located on campus in the Student Recreation Center, the Patty Ice Rink, the Outdoor Adventures Rental Center, the indoor/outdoor Climbing Walls, and/or the Patty Pool. Work in a fun place and on a fun team! 

Options:  There is the potential for extra flexibility if you are a high achiever, we can provide training and additional earning opportunities in areas of interest such as in the climbing wall, group fitness instruction, intramural refereeing, personal training, administrative operations, etc.

All work is done under the supervision and with the support of Nanook Recreation professional staff.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and the type of work assigned. Starting hourly rate is $10.34 per hour for a Student Assistant B position.

Review Date:

As this is a position with multiple spots to fill, there will likely be multiple review dates throughout the academic year.  We will review applications when there is an operational need to do so.

Please include your resume, as well as a cover letter detailing your interest in this position and the enthusiasm you will bring to our department.

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.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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