Student Office Assistant

Student Office Assistant

  • 528638
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Student Employee
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF Financial Services

The Bursar’s Office is an even paced and supportive environment for learning new skills you can take with you after graduation. If you’re a UA student looking for employment, please consider applying to be a part of our team.

The Office of the Bursar is the financial hub for UAF. We serve numerous students, staff and faculty, agencies, and the public in a wide range of activities. The quality of service provided is often a determining factor in the perception of our students’ experience and the university as a whole.

This student position offers the opportunity to not only welcome in our new students but develop your customer service skills too. Job duties are primarily clerical and includes cash handling, customer service, and helping department managers with special projects as needed. Your schedule will be flexible to work around your classes. We also offer full-time employment for this position during summer break.

A successful applicant will possess the following:

• Knowledge of how to use Word and Excel, Google Docs and Sheets, and the ability to search information on the internet.
• An attention to detail, working in an organized manner, follow instructions, and work without close supervision.
• Ability to act in a professional manner and maintain confidentiality and security of all information.
• Confidence in actively communicating with your team members and supervisor regarding your job duties.
• Teachability for how to conduct professional emails and phone calls.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Prefer (3) months or more of general office experience and cash handling.

UA Board of Regents' Policy P09.05.020 states that in order to be eligible for student employment, graduate and undergraduates must be enrolled in, and regularly attending, a minimum of six (6) credit hours in the current semester of employment or have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters.

Applicants must possess a 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average (GPA).

Position Details:

This is a part-time position up to 20 hours per week while school is in session.  Additional hours may be available during the summer and winter breaks.  Starting hourly rate is $16.50/hr.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.  Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis through the year by the department.  By submitting your application to this job posting you should understand that there is no guarantee your application will be reviewed or selected by the department.  Review of applications will begin immediately.

Please attach a resume and cover letter with your application.


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 Lee Ann Amerson, Office of the Bursar HR Coordinator, at lamerson@alaska.edu or (907) 474-6664.

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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