Fiscal Technician, Student Union and Career Services

Fiscal Technician, Student Union and Career Services

  • 528444
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 77
  • UAA VC Student Affairs

Student Engagement and Inclusion (SEI) is looking for an experienced fiscal technician to support the Student Union and Career Services with their fiscal needs. This position would want to have knowledge of cash handling, receipt, and deposit procedures. Knowledge of bank transactions and cash control methods. Knowledge of purchasing or general accounting. Knowledge of collection and refund procedures. Intermediate computer software knowledge including spreadsheet and database applications, word processing, website navigation, and the Banner Finance System. Knowledge of basic contracts. Clerical and office management skills. Written and oral correspondence skills. Confidentiality, time management, and extensive organizational and attention to detail skills. Skills in research (internet and other) and databases. Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office; specifically Excel and Word. Proficient in Adobe Systems; specifically Foxit, Reader and Acrobat Pro.

Ability to operate a "Point of Sale" system and other general office equipment. Ability to multitask and prioritize projects; establish and maintain files and record-keeping systems; and work independently as well as work in a team environment. Ability to analyze situations and solve problems independently. Ability to establish effective working relationships while maintaining high ethical standards. Ability to learn and apply University fiscal, purchasing, and travel policies, rules, and regulations.

Budget management experience is needed, including accounting principles and budget forecasts. Advanced computer skills to perform word processing, spreadsheet and database management, and website maintenance. Demonstrated educational and professional knowledge and training in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Excellent time management and organizational skills to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously by organizing priorities and maintaining confidentiality. Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution and problem-solving. Ability to interact with students, staff, faculty, and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s degree in applied Accounting or related field and three years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, term-funded, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 77, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

*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.


This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


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 Cody Buechner, at cmbuechner@alaska.edu.

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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