UAF CTC - Technical Program Assistant (Temporary Casual Pool)

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  • Job Number:519891
  • Classification:Temporary Technical Casual
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76
  • Work type:Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Education/Instructional, Health Profession, Police/Fire

Position Summary:

Are you looking to share your industry knowledge and skills with students interested in learning? UAF's Community and Technical College offers over forty degree and certificate programs that prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate. Join our team of Technical Program Assistants and help educate and train these Alaskans for Alaskan jobs.


100Provide specialized or technical assistance necessary to help develop today's students into tomorrow's workforce. Duties vary as specified by the program or department requirement.Essential

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The successful applicants must have:

  • Knowledge of technical area of expertise.
  • Experience in subject area sufficient to perform the duties required by the department or program.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Computer and software application skills may be required. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with students from diverse populations.


Length of time and type of experience required varies to each UAF CTC program and is determined by the department head and program coordinator for that program.

Typically, 1 year technical experience required.


Educational / vocational experience in subject area sufficient to perform the typical duties as required by department head and/or program coordinator of that subject area.

Some departments or programs require specific certifications or licenses are required in their fields.

An associate's degree in relevant field or the equivalent may be required.

UAF CTC maintains a pool of technical program assistants who provide the specialized or technical assistance necessary to help develop today's students into tomorrow's workforce.  Applicants selected from this pool must have the specialized knowledge, skills and abilities required for our various programs and departments to meet the educational and industry needs of their field. 

Interested applicants must apply online however, we also encourage you to network with the department head and program coordinator of the area you are interested in working.

To complete your application, please attach:

  • a cover letter indicating the area(s) where you feel you have the technical skills to assist,
  • a comprehensive resume,
  • the name, email and phone number of three professional references

This is a part time position with flexible hours.  Starting hourly rate is a Temp Grade 76, Step 1 ($18.18/hr).

For this pooled position, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various programs and departments within UAF CTC.  SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A JOB OFFER NOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION MATERIAL.

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 Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Manager at 907-455-2863 or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


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