Temporary Clerical - College of Rural and Community Development

Temporary Clerical - College of Rural and Community Development

  • 524965
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Temporary
  • Temporary Staff Grade 72
  • UAF Rural College

This temporary clerical job posting is unique as multiple campuses within the College of Rural and Community Development may be hiring from this pool of applicants. The posting is designed to aid in filling an unexpected vacancy or an urgent need on a part-time or full-time, temporary basis. If you are interested in the opportunity to gain university experience and to work in a temporary position that will be performing administrative type duties, please apply to this job posting. Duties include the monitoring of (occasional) Saturday (approx. 6 hours) of Praxis testing. Work one or more weeknights a week. 4:30 - 10 PM.  

Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis. 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: •Knowledge of office practices, procedures, and organization principles
•Excellent writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar for correspondence and reports.
•Excellent customer service skills.
•Ability to work independently; attention to detail; determine priorities; meet multiple deadlines and have basic fiscal skills.
•Previous experience working with the public.
•Ability to operate a multi-line phone system.
•Knowledge of purchasing procedures.
•Ability to arrange travel.
•Ability to perform inventory.
•Problem-solving/decision-making skills.
•Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Candidate must have demonstrated proficiency with MS products (Excel, MS Word), ability to use computer scheduling programs, websites/Internet Explorer, and the ability to send and download electronic documents through the Internet. Preferred Experience & Education:
6 months to 3 years office/administrative experience or equivalent. Experience working with the public.
Required Experience & Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Salary Information:

This is a part-time, 6-month, temporary staff position. New hires will be placed on the UA temporary salary schedule, Grade 72-77, based on job duties, education and experience. 

Please note the following regions have a geographic differential that will be incorporated into the final salary amount:

  • Bethel (38%)
  • Dillingham, Aleutian Islands, Adak, Sand Point, Bristol Bay (27%)
  • Kotzebue (42%)
  • Additional locations might have applicable geographic differential and the appropriate hiring authority will discuss this upon a request to offer.
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 and applications are reviewed on an as needed basis. 

*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 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 Annastasia Craddick, CRCD HR Coordinator, at uaf-crcd-hr-dept@alaska.edu or (907)474-6569.

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