UAF Staff Jobs

UA hires staff positions from A (Advisors) to Z (Zambonie drivers)!  Whether you are new to a particular field, a seasoned professional or perhaps seeking more of a work/life balance, the University has a variety of staff positions to fit your needs. Advancement opportunities are readily available, as our employees learn the ropes and then can advance into other positions across all three universities and/or the System office.

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Compensation & Benefits

UA provides a generous compensation package with excellent benefits:

  • Competitive, unbundled health insurance plans with the option to choose medical, dental, and/or vision depending on your and your family’s needs
  • Retirement plans with an employer contribution of at least 5%
  • Paid annual leave, sick leave, and 12 paid holidays per year
  • Education benefits within the UA System for you and your family through the tuition waiver
  • A variety of support resources for you and your family, including mental health care, health & wellness coaching, legal services, financial counselling, and more

Health & Wellness

In the Health & Wellness section, learn about

  • Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Vision, FSAs, HSAs, and additional Premera programs
  • TouchCare
  • Wellness Program
  • Benefit Enhancement Program - Powered by Corestream
  • Joint Health Care Committee (JHCC)

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Retirement & Financial Security

In the Retirement & Financial Security section, learn about

  • PERS, ORP, and the UA Pension Plan
  • Voluntary tax-deferred annuity (TDA) or Roth 403(b)
  • 457 (b) / Deferred Compensation (executives only)
  • Social Security and Medicare
  • Insurances (Basic, Supplemental, and AD&D)
  • Benefit Enhancement Program - Powered by Corestream

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Holidays & Leave

In the Holidays & Leave section, learn about

  • Holidays
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Family Medical Leave (FML)
  • Parental Leave
  • Short-term Disability (STD)
  • Long-term Disability
  • Additional Leaves

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Employee Support

In the Employee Support section, learn about

  • TouchCare
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Talkspace
  • LifeWorks
  • Benefit Enhancement Program - Powered by Corestream
  • Benefit News
  • Scheduling time with Benefits

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Education Benefits

In the Education Benefits section, learn about

  • Tuition Waiver
  • Alaska 529 Plan
  • Sabbatical Leave

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Classification & Compensation

In the Classification & Compensation section, learn about

  • Compensation
  • Position Classification & Job Families
  • Educational Attainment Incentive Program

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Growth and Development

University of Alaska employees are provided incentives and multiple modalities in which they can take control of their education, career and development, and personal growth through continuing education resources and opportunities, tuition waivers, and fun and engaging health & wellness programs. Check out UA's ever-expanding Employee Engagement & Development Center for more information.

Employee Engagement & Development Center

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Living in Alaska

You know it's the biggest state in the U.S., but did you know that Alaska also has some of the most varied, diverse, and gorgeous natural landscapes in the country? Between tundra, forests, rainforests, wetlands, and ocean, you're sure to find a place where adventure awaits. Check out UA's Living in Alaska page for information on what it is like living in the last frontier, and specifically the communities in which our world-class universities reside.

Living in Alaska