Office Assistant - Alumni Office
University of Alaska - Fairbanks, AK

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  • W = Statewide
  • A = UAA
  • F = UAF
  • G = UAFGI
  • S = UAS
F-UAF Alumni Association

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Major Org Unit

University of Alaska Fairbanks


Fairbanks/Interior Region

Job Type

Clerical/Office Support Customer Service Data Analysis, collection and entry Internet and Web Design Student Positions

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$10.00 hourly

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HR Phone Number

University of Alaska Fairbanks - (907) 474-7700

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University of Alaska Fairbanks -

Job Posting Information

Job Posting Summary

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni Relations operates in a very visible office and its employees must be flexible, neat, dependable, and accurate in work performance. Work Study eligible preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.

Knowledge of office practices and procedures, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure. Includes excellent telephone manners with tact and diplomacy ability to operate a multi-line phone system and knowledge of the university structure. Customer service experience. Very proficient on computer preferably database entry experience. Possess organizational and cash handling skills. Ability to communicate effectively and work with a diverse clientele. Work with confidential records and maintain confidentiality; work independently on routine responsibilities; follow directions, plan, organize and execute a variety of tasks simultaneously; work cooperatively with others. Be familiar with MS Word and Excel.

Typical education or training required for this position (including licenses).

Applicant must be enrolled in the University of Alaska System with a minimum of six credit hours in the fall semester of employment and a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Length of time and type of experience required for this position.


Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities for this position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a resume, cover letter, 3 professional references with current phones numbers and email addresses. If you do not have a resume, you may download the resume templates on the "attach documents" page. If you have difficulty applying for this position you may contact UAF Human Resources at 907-474-7700

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).


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 for more information on benefits available to University of Alaska employees. E-Verify : The University of Alaska participates in the E-Verify program for federal contracts only. For our FAQ and F1 student information please see the following: E-Verify FAQ: E-Verify Participation Poster (English): E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish): Right to Work Poster (English): Right to Work Poster (Spanish):

Job Duties


Perform general clerical duties, work independently, and use a personal computer. Produce standard form letters, accurate, error-free correspondence from hand written drafts. Enter data in our database accurately. Design creative brochures, postcards, or flyers for events that the Association sponsors. Assist with answering multi-line telephone and distributing telephone calls and messages. Receive alumni membership renewals, write receipts, maintain accurate records and assist with deposits. Respond to e-mail inquires. Assist with maintenance of Alumni website. Maintain responsibility for department keys checked-out in student assistant's name. Be available to work some evenings and weekends as needed. Greet and assist fellow alumni, students, or visitors to the alumni office with any questions or concerns they may have regarding the university or the Alumni Association. Run errands on campus. Perform routine filing of correspondence and assist in maintaining confidential alumni records and office accounts. Assist in maintenance of a clean and efficient office and lounge area. Work with a high degree of independence after initial instructions. Work with confidential information. This is a very visible office and employees must be flexible, neat, dependable, and accurate in work performance. Perform other duties as assigned.

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