Welding Program Assistant

Welding Program Assistant

  • 528657
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Temporary Staff Grade 77
  • UAF Community and Technical College

Do you have training and experience in the field of welding? Are you looking to share your industry knowledge and skills with students interested in learning? UAF Community and Technical College is actively recruiting for skilled program assistants to support our Welding program. Consider joining our team of technical program assistants and help educate and train today's students for tomorrow's workforce. Apply today!

Knowledge of technical area of expertise, experience sufficient to perform the duties required by the program. Successful candidate(s) for this position must have:

- Experience with supplies, hand and power tools, and equipment (such as iron worker and , band saws), used in welding.
- Experience with gasses used in welding environments (such as acetylene, oxygen , blue shield and argon.)
- Ability to assist with assessing and maintaining welding shop safety.
- Ability to work as a team player.
- Ability to communicate effectively with both faculty and students, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to work with students from diverse populations.
- Ability to make sound judgments and to maintain confidentialitial

- Experience commensurate with the position responsibilities within a welding or manufacturing shop, or equivalent.
- Experience working with welding machines, tools and equipment, preferred.
- Welding experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

Educational / vocational experience in subject area sufficient to perform the typical duties as required by program coordinator.

Position Details:

This is a part-time, temporary non-exempt position.  Salaries begin at $20.47 and are based on education and experience.

Interested applicants must apply online, however, we also encourage you to network with the Welding program head (Freddy Cooper 907-455-2836) if you have an interest in working in the Welding program.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 

To complete your application packet please attach:

A comprehensive resume.

Three professional references. (Include the name, address, email and phone number for each reference as they may be contacted during the selection process.  Written reference letters are not required in order to apply). 

*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 Dianna James, UAF Community and Technical College HR Coordinator, at drjames3@alaska.edu or 907-455-2863.

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.

Apply Now

Refer someone to this job

Not You?

Thank you

Recommended Jobs

Network Engineer

UA Anchorage (UAA) Grade 79 UAA VCAS Information Technology Svc 528939 Anchorage Alaska United States Anchorage, Alaska, United States UAA VC Administrative Services Information Systems/Technology On Campus, Staff Full-time
UAA Information Technology Services is seeking a highly qualified individual for the role of Network Engineer. The ideal candidate will have a solid background with a wide variety of Cisco routing and switching products as well as security product...

DSS Operations Assistant-Student position

UA Anchorage (UAA) Student Assistant 2 UAA VC Student Affairs 528940 Anchorage Alaska United States Anchorage, Alaska, United States UAA VC Student Affairs Academic Advising/Student Support & Services, Business/ Administrative/ Personnel, Office/Clerical Student Employee
When you team with Disability Support Services, you have a profound impact on the lives of others. Every day, you have a chance to make a difference. DSS offers a rewarding, flexible work schedule right here on campus, a chance to learn new profes...