Student Assistant - College of Engineering and Mines & the Institute of Northern Engineering

Student Assistant - College of Engineering and Mines & the Institute of Northern Engineering

  • 524499
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Temporary
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF College of Engineering & Mines
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Working knowledge of software such as Word, Excel and database applications with the ability to perform data searches using the internet. Ability to pay close attention to detail, works in an organized manner, follow instructions and work without close supervision. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and security of all information. Demonstrated knowledge of general office procedures and practices. Must possess basic clerical skills including accurate typing and filing, and have strong organizational skills. Must be familiar with office equipment (fax, copiers, calculators, personal computers). Must be able to type at an acceptable speed with a high rate of accuracy. Must be able to deal with public cordially and tactfully, adequate communication skills required. Preferred Experience & Education:
Ability to follow written and oral instructions, file alphabetically, learn office procedures, filing systems and operation of standard office machines. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with multiple tasks.
Required Experience & Education:

Must be enrolled as a UAF student taking a minimum of 6 credits, with minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student. Drivers license preferred.

Salary Information:

The posting is designed to aid the College of Engineering and Mines and the Institute of Northern Engineering departments in filling a need for assistance on a part-time, temporary basis. If you are interested in the opportunity to gain university experience and to work in a student assistant position that will be performing various duties depending on department needs, please apply to this job posting. 

Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments. By submitting your application to this job posting you should understand there is no guarantee your application will be reviewed nor selected by a department. Please indicate in your application materials any special skills you possess and any preferences for which departments you would like to be considered for. The successful applicants will provide various types of support including confidential filing, photocopying, data entry, research, etc. May also perform special projects as assigned.  

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. 

At this time, all university employees are strongly encouraged to vaccinate themselves against the COVID-19 virus. While the federal government is not actively enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including its mandate requiring vaccination of federal contractor employees, UAF remains contractually obligated as a federal contractor to comply with those requirements should federal enforcement efforts recommence. As a result, UAF may adjust its vaccination requirements for covered UAF employees (currently Troth Yeddha’ campus and employees working in connection with certain federal contracts) at any time in the future, as needed, in order to comply with its contractual obligations.


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: 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 Kenna Metivier, Signers’ Business Office Assistant HR Manager, at kjmetivier@alaska.edu or 907-474-1847.

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