Payroll Assistant

Payroll Assistant

  • 528719
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Juneau, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Temporary
  • Closing at: Sep 30 2024 at 23:55 AKDT
  • Closing on: Sep 30 2024
  • Temporary Staff Grade 75
  • SW Human Resources

The University of Alaska Human Resources (UA HR) office is looking for a full-time, temporary Payroll Assistant to help in support of the UA HR Payroll team for approximately the next 6 months to a year, or more. This is a great opportunity to grow in HR, by gaining direct exposure to HR systems and processes while receiving on-the-job training.

As our Payroll Assistant, you will provide support to the Payroll team at University of Alaska Human Resources (UA HR). Through cooperative teamwork, you will help to ensure accurate and timely payroll for employees across the UA system. Payroll is a small yet dedicated team of technicians under UA HR Services that facilitates the process of UA payroll on a bi-weekly cycle.

To thrive in this role, you must have excellent organizational and follow-up skills. Effectively completing routine and assigned tasks will require you to exercise great attention to detail. You will need to be flexible and able to work in an environment of change and adapt to shifting priorities and new system interfaces with ease. Must be able to foster a collaborative team environment, while being able to prioritize your workload independently and meet deadlines under stressful situations. Always providing excellent customer service.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent.
Prior office/administrative or payroll experience is preferred.

Position Details:

This position can be based at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), or University of Alaska Southeast (UAS). This is a full-time, non-exempt temporary staff position, flexible on-site/hybrid work arrangements may be considered in accordance with UA regulations. Temporary employees hired at 30+ hours per week are eligible for certain benefits. This position will be compensated at a rate of $19.86 hourly.

Please include a resume, a letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references.

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: 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 Sarah Morisky, UA SO HR Coordinator, at sjmorisky@alaska.edu or (907)227-2943.

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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