Alaska & Polar Region Collections Student Assistant

Alaska & Polar Region Collections Student Assistant

  • 528792
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Closing on: Jul 28 2024
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF Rasmuson Library

The Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives is searching for a detail oriented undergrad student. Students play a big role in APRCA by processing collections and helping with patron requests.

APRCA is responsible for a world class collection and is dedicated to preserving and providing access to a diverse range of historical materials related to Alaska and the polar regions. Archives has around 2000 accessions covering a wide spectrum of topics including mining, politics, art, anthropology, and everyday life.

Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 35 pounds.
Ability to handle rare, fragile and delicate materials in a careful and responsible manner.
Ability to interact with the public

To thrive in this role, the successful applicant should display excellent organizational skills, be able to switch tasks quickly, and keep focused on repetitive tasks.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school completion or GED and minimum enrollment in 6 university credits. 
a) Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system as an undergrad with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment, or the intent to enroll in six credit hours during the upcoming Fall 2024 semester.
b) Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or higher.

Position Details:

Students can work up to 40 hours per week during the summer and 20hrs per week during the academic year.   The starting hourly rate is $14.38.  

Please submit a resume which includes a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references, consisting of name, a phone number, and an email address.

*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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider 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 Fawn Carter, Interim Archivist at fmcarter@alaska.edu

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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