Community Service Officer (CSO)- UAF Police Department

Community Service Officer (CSO)- UAF Police Department

  • 528604
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF Safety Services

Community Service Officers (CSOs) are part-time student employees. The position consists of patrolling campus buildings and grounds, securing rooms and labs as required. CSOs provide security escorts and vehicle assists as well as supporting sworn police officers with various non-confrontational duties.

To thrive in this role, you need to have a drive to help others and a strong sense of community for UAF and Fairbanks. Good communication and observational skills are a must. As a CSO, you will be the first person to greet visitors at the UAF Police Department, and you will interact with students, faculty and staff throughout your shift. Shifts are scheduled around your class schedule, but can consist of weekends and holidays, early mornings and late nights. Uniforms are provided.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED. Must be a current UA student, enrolled in 6 credit hours, and maintain a 2.0 gpa. Summer employment available to students that were enrolled in the Spring, and plan to enroll in the Fall.

A valid Alaska Drivers License with a good driving history (at least three years) is required for employment and must be maintained during entire employment. Once hired, CSOs must successfully complete a training program and obtain state of Alaska APSIN clearance within 30 days.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks. This is a part-time, student employee position, $15.26 per hour (Student Assistant 2, step 16) to start. Wages may increase after one full semester of employment, and completion of training.

To be considered for this position, please include a cover letter and resume when applying.

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

*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 Valerie Rickards, UAF Police Department Administrative and Fiscal Officer. at vsrickards@alaska.edu, or 907-474-7721.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*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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