UAF North Star College Academic Advising Specialist

UAF North Star College Academic Advising Specialist

  • 527900
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAF Student Services

Join the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) team as the UAF North Star College Academic Advising Specialist! Collaborate with both UAF and FNSBSD personnel to support dual enrolled students on their academic journey. As an expert advisor, you'll provide invaluable resources, support, and enrollment guidance to help students navigate their educational pathways effectively. Make a difference in students' lives and contribute to their success by joining our dynamic and supportive team at UAF. Apply now! 

The University of Alaska Fairbanks North Star College Advising Specialist works with a collaborative team consisting of both the UAF Office of Dual Enrollment and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District personnel. This position will act as the expert advisor for North Star College dual enrolled students, providing resources, support and enrollment guidance.

To excel in this role, you must possess strong organizations skills. You'll actively engage in collaborative efforts with campus-wide departments and the school district to promote student success. Additionally, your expertise in specialized advising will be crucial as you provide comprehensive guidance to dual enrolled students, offering resources, interpreting assessments, and assisting with academic guidance while maintaining confidentiality and adhering to institutional regulations like FERPA.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. May require appropriate or applicable certification. Master’s degree preferred.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, 10-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Application review will begin on March 18, 2024.

*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 Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Reports can be located for Universities: at UAA at https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety/, UAF at https://www.uaf.edu/orca/compliance/security-fire.php and UAS at https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/clery-act/annual-security-reports.html.


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 Brittany Tappa, Signers’ Business Office HR Coordinator, at bjtappa@alaska.edu or 907-474-6353.

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