Logistics Coordinator - Rural Alaska Honors Institute (RAHI)

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  • Job Number:523777
  • Classification:Temporary Professional
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 77
  • Work type:On Campus, Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Rural College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

RAHI is a six-week college exploration program on the UAF Troth Yeddha’ campus for rural and Alaska Native high school students. This position will contribute to an enriching summer by ensuring that staff and students have what they need to succeed. This includes both keeping the dorm stocked with food and supplies and helping organize large group events. Contract dates are 5/21/23-7/15/23.


1-65Program Support: This position ensures that food and supplies are adequately stocked for the dorm and events. Duties include, but are not limited to: Working with program staff to assess needs Keeping inventory and organizing food and supplies Using a university credit card to purchase food and supplies from local stores Knowledge of and adherence to all UAF and RAHI purchasing policies Receipt maintenance Purchase requests Event coordinationEssential
35Student Support: This position is responsible for contributing to a safe and productive residence hall. Duties include, but are not limited to: Mentorship Community building Conflict resolution Provide transportation to and from events and classesEssential

RAHI is a six-week college exploration program on the UAF Troth Yeddha’ campus for rural and Alaska Native Students. Students live in dorms, enroll in an average of 9 college credits, and participate in recreational and volunteer activities throughout the program. RAHI is both challenging and rewarding for students and staff.

The RAHI Logistics Coordinator will work closely with program staff and is responsible for ensuring that student and staff food and supply needs are met. The Logistics Coordinator will make frequent runs to local stores, coordinate meals with UAF Dining Services and restaurants, help transport students to and from events and off-campus classes, and manage inventory. In addition, they are expected to support student success and offer mentorship and guidance when needed.

This position provides the opportunity to exercise organizational, logistical, communication, mentorship, community-building, and mediation skills while fostering student development, forging relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds, and making an impact on education in Alaska.

The RAHI Logistics Coordinator works under the general direction of the RAHI Resident Dorm Director and is required to live on campus, work up to 60 hours per week, and be available on-call. Due to the nature of this program, The Logistics Coordinator should expect to have little free time during the program. Room and board are provided.

Dates of employment are 5/21/23-7/15/23

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge and adherence to minor protection and safety procedures.
Knowledge of Alaska Native and rural Alaskan student cultures.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to work in fast-paced environment.
Ability to navigate and mitigate stressful situations.
Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, initiative, and integrity.
Ability to work independently and on a team.
Ability to work long and on-call hours.
Ability to handle diverse situations.
Typical Experience:
General office and administrative support, event coordination, and peer counseling experience recommended.
Required Education or Training:

Minimum of 30 university credits successfully completed.
Residential program experience.
Drivers license and ability to demonstrate 3 years of clean driving record with no felony arrest or felony conviction.
Must be 21 or older to apply.

Salary: This is a temporary staff position. New hires will be placed on the UA Temporary Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 77, Minimum $20.47/hour, based on education and experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.
This application will remain open until filled. Initial application review will take place on March 13, 2023.

At this time, all university employees are strongly encouraged to vaccinate themselves against the COVID-19 virus. While the federal government is not actively enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including its mandate requiring vaccination of federal contractor employees, UAF remains contractually obligated as a federal contractor to comply with those requirements should federal enforcement efforts recommence. As a result, UAF may adjust its vaccination requirements for covered UAF employees (currently Troth Yeddha’ campus and employees working in connection with certain federal contracts) at any time in the future, as needed, in order to comply with its contractual obligations.

*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 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.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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

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

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Lisa Yancey, CRCD HR Coordinator, at lyancey@alaska.edu or (907) 474-5459.


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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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