Summer Housing Assistant (SHA)

Summer Housing Assistant (SHA)

  • 527773
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF Student Services

Critical skills:
• Demonstrate leadership potential and or previous leadership experience.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English (both verbally and written) with all types of people.
• Ability to work through conflict mediation and confrontation.
• Ability to understand work to be done, organize that work and complete work in a timely manner.
• Ability to analyze information, problem solve and use sound judgment in decision making.
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
• Ability to work a minimum of 3 week nights starting at 7:00pm and ending at 8:00am as well as all-day weekend hours on a rotating basis.
• Organizational skills
• Commitment to UAF Student Affairs and Residence Life Mission, Vision, and Goals
• Positive and problem-solving attitude
• Approachability
• Must be able to use Microsoft and Google suite applications.
• Able to lift and carry 25 pounds.
• Able to identify individuals from a minimum of 10 feet away.
• Able to walk up and down 8 flights of stairs.

Ability to give a favorable impression to the public in appearance and behavior; adapt to changes in workload; work independently with limited supervision and in cooperation with other employees; possess attention to detail/organizational skills, be able to multi-task and handle difficult/stressful situations with diplomacy and finesse; abide by all local and state laws and University regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Applicants must have unrestricted employment authorization in the United States.
• Applicants must complete all UAF employee Required Training (including Safety training, Title IX, Protection of minors, Campus Security Authority, and FERPA) within two weeks of their hire date.
• At the time of hire, applicants must have applied for housing through the Department of Residence Life.
•Applicant must be enrolled as a UA student taking a minimum of 6 credits per semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or a newly enrolled student.
•All applicants will have their university student conduct record reviewed, and this review will be taken into consideration during the application/interview process.
•Must be available to work for the duration of the SHA contract period.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska campus in Fairbanks. This is a Student Assistant 2 position, minimum starting pay is $13.03 per hour and room waiver. This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.

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 Ashley Lindsoe, Signers' Business Office HR Manager, at aclindsoe@alaska.edu or 907-474-5664.

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