Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.
- Assist students and the general public with federal and state Financial Aid applications and inquiries
- Assist students with VA Benefits, scholarships, and Native Corporations inquiries, applications and forms
- Create spreadsheets, database tables, reports and forms using MS Excel and MS Access
- Type correspondence, reports, and pamphlets/brochures using MS Word and Publisher
- General clerical duties, such as filing, duplicating, faxing, and collating
Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Office and Access database program
Typical education or training required for this position (including licenses).
High School Diploma or GED
Length of time and type of experience required for this position.
Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities for this position.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- Ability to move from task to task with frequent interruptions
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Operating a multi-line telephone
- Customer Service-oriented personality
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Special Conditions of Employment
NOTICE: Students must maintain enrollment and regular attendance for a minimum of at least 6 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate credit hours to be exempt from FICA (Social Security and Medicare) tax. A credit hour load below the minimum required for full-time student status will require
the withholding of FICA tax (non-resident aliens on an appropriate visa who meet student employment criteria will continue to be exempt from FICA regardless of credit hour load). While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university.
Describe any other special skills/knowledge required for this position (e.g. additional training, heavy lifting or traveling).
- Accuracy and attention to detail, typing, familiarity with Windows XP, 10 key adding machine
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action : The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the local Human Resources office.
Public Disclosure : Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
Background Investigation : Finalists may be subject to a background investigation. Any offer of employment is contingent upon a review of the results of the background investigation by the Human Resources office.
Immigration Reform and Control Act : Person(s) hired by the University of Alaska must comply with the provisions of the Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All employees must provide proof of eligibility to work. For foreign nationals requesting employer sponsored visas, a job must qualify as a "specialty occupation" to be eligible for sponsorship of a U.S. H 1B visa petition. You must present your Social Security Card as verification of your Social Security Number. If you do not have a social security number, you must present a receipt from the Social Security Administrations stating you have applied for a social security number within 10 days of your employment with the University of Alaska.
Social Security : On January 1, 1982, the University opted out of the Social Security system; however, participation in Social Security is still required for adjunct faculty hired after January 1, 1996, temporary staff, extended temporary staff, and certain student employees. Also, benefit-eligible employees hired after April 1, 1986, are required to pay into Medicare even though they do not participate in Social Security.
Benefits : Refer to the Benefits web page at http://www.alaska.edu/benefits for more information on benefits available to University of Alaska employees.
E-Verify : The University of Alaska participates in the E-Verify program. For more information please see the following:
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