Student Support Crew for Residence Life

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  • Job Number:525767
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Architecture/Construction/Skilled Trades, Other/Miscellaneous

Position Summary:

The Department of Residence Life is seeking highly motivated students for work on our Maintenance support crew. Selected applicants play an integral role in minor maintenance tasks, programming support, cleaning, furniture distribution, residence preparation, and hall support as part of this dynamic department. Daily tasks vary depending upon priority. Qualified applicants will demonstrate high motivation, ability to be independent, high mechanical aptitude, some previous experience, good communication, ability to set and honor work schedules.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: - May require mechanical or technical ability/knowledge.
- Ability to operate tools, power tools, and other mechanical devices preferred.
- Ability to work without on-site supervision, prioritize, initiate required work tasks, and work in a team environment.
- Ability to communicate clearly with co-workers and residents of campus facilities.
- Knowledge of safe handling procedures for cleaning chemicals.
- Ability to lift 75 pounds.
Typical Experience:
- Three (3) years of driving experience with a valid drivers' license.
- Be able to pass the University's safe driving certification test.
- Demonstrated education and experience sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position and to have acquired the necessary skill and abilities.
Required Education or Training:

Qualified applicants will take a UAF driving test and be required to pass all background and DMV driving record checks.

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must:
a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or
b. Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and
c. Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer or his/her designee.
d. Students enrolled in nontraditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer.
e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.

Salary Information:

This is a part-time student position with a salary starting at $15.26/hour. A double room scholarship will be provided per semester. 

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 is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 


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:

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.

IIf you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Bridget Thimsen, SBO Sr. HR Coordinator, at or 907-474-5979.

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