Institute of Natural Resources and Agriculture Student Assistant

Institute of Natural Resources and Agriculture Student Assistant

  • 524929
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF Institute of Agr Nat Res & Ext
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

All Positions
- Ability to communicate effectively and work with a diverse clientele
- Ability to work independently on routine responsibilities
- Must be able to plan, organize and execute a variety of tasks simultaneously

Laboratory Assistant:
Some or all of the following: Valid driver's license; Ability to lift 40 lbs; Ability to follow detailed instructions; Ability to work independently; Ability to accurately collect and record data; Plant identification skills; Ability to perform repetitive tasks; Knowledge of plant biology; Knowledge of Laboratory research; Computer data entry skills.

Land Use Surveyor:
Ability to interact with various audiences such as the public, supervisor, grant sponsor; Knowledge of recreation management; Accurate and efficient data entry skills; Attention to detail; Ability to work outdoors in inclement conditions.

Knowledge of basic gardening and greenhouse techniques and use of hand and power tools. Ability to work independently and with others, perform repetitive tasks, work outdoors regardless of weather. Knowledge of plants, greenhouse management, landscape construction and horticulture field production techniques. Knowledge of Macintosh computer and software a plus. Experience with spreadsheets. Ability to correctly and accurately gather and record data.

Office Assistant:
Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment; Working knowledge of software such as Google Docs and Sheets (or Word, Excel and Adobe); Computer skills with word processing, spreadsheets, internet and email; Basic clerical skills including accurate typing and filing, photocopying, scanning, and faxing; Good communication skills; Ability to pay attention to detail; Good organizational skills; Ability to follow directions; Ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to communicate clearly, courteously and tactfully with the public; Ability to perform moderately strenuous physical activity such as moving boxes and handling large mailing tubes.

Reindeer Program Farm/Field Assistant:
(Any semester) This position could be assisting at the farm located at UAF, including maintenance and upkeep of facilities and animals. This position could also include some field assistance located on the Seward Peninsula, including maintenance and operation of ATV, boat, snowmachines, and data collection. Ability to perform moderately strenuous outdoor activities including lifting up to 25 lbs.

Preferred Experience & Education:
Sufficient to perform the job duties outlined in the job posting.
Required Experience & Education:

Must be a current University of Alaska student enrolled in 6 credit hours or more and have a GPA of 2.0 or greater.

Salary Information:

This is a part-time non-exempt student position. Students will be placed on the student pay scale depending on experience. 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information 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.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kenna Metivier, Signers’ Business Office Assistant HR Manager, at or 907-474-1847.

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