• 527817
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAF Student Services

UAF's Office of Rights, Compliance, and Accountability is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Investigator. The University of Alaska has an excellent benefits package and a relocation allowance may be offered to the successful candidate. UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse community and strongly encourages applications from females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veteran candidates. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, please apply today!

We are seeking an Investigator with the following skills to join our office:

• Excellent critical thinking skills and judgment with the demonstrated ability to analyze and apply legal and policy standards to fact patterns.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to prioritize and organize work effectively, manage multiple high priorities and deadlines, and maintain detailed records with minimal supervision.
• Cultural competence and sensitivity and the ability to conduct effective investigations with a trauma-informed approach.
• Independent and sound judgment with the ability to remain impartial and neutral throughout all aspects of the investigative process and in highly emotional situations.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively individually and as a member of a busy team.
• Ability to calmly and efficiently manage difficult, confidential, and sensitive issues with professionalism in a complex organization.
• Ability and willingness to periodically travel and work evenings and weekends as duties require.
• Computer proficiency including MS Excel and Word.

• Experience in a higher education, legal, law enforcement, employment, journalism, or regulatory compliance setting (or substantially related area).

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of training, along with at least two years of investigatory experience. A preference will be given to individuals who hold a J.D. with demonstrated evidence/fact gathering experience requiring interviews.

• Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, interviewing, and investigation.
• Demonstrated investigatory experience gathering facts.
• Demonstrated analytical and/or problem-solving capabilities.
• Demonstrated ability to present ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Demonstrated excellent judgment with the ability to manage sensitive or confidential information.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, exempt staff position with 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 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is 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.

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:


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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 Bridget Thimsen, Sr. HR Coordinator, at

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