University of Alaska CFOS Student Assistant C in Fairbanks, Alaska

CFOS Student Assistant C

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Classification:Student Assistant C

Grade:Student C

Work type:Student Employee

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:School of Fisheries & Ocean Science

Location:Fairbanks

Categories:Other

Position Summary:If you are interested in student employment with the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, please consider applying to this posting. CFOS will be recruiting for the following positions throughout the academic year and summer months to further support the academic and research efforts of the College: Office Assistant, Lab/Field Assistant, and IT Assistant. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments during the year. CFOS has offices and labs located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Seward and Kodiak. Visit http://www.uaf.edu/cfos/ to learn more information about the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

Duties:

IT Assistant: Field end user support requests for local and remote users. Document work performed. Install Microsoft Windows computers and software. Poster printing support for student research posters. Troubleshooting a wide variety of IT issues (e-mail, web, data copying, virus repair, ect.)Essential

Lab/Field Assistant: Focuses include marine biology, biological oceanography, and physical, chemical and geological oceanography and seafood science. CFOS seeks part-time/full-time student employees to assist with general laboratory or research duties that will help the success of on going research projects. Responsibilities include conducting basic laboratory analysis using manual and automated techniques. Other basic lab duties as assigned. Works under general or intermittent supervision.Essential

Office Assistant: Hiring will be schedule specific. Morning and Afternoon shifts. Students will work under general direction. Responsibilities may include preparing mailings, preparing/distributing mailings (including international and courier mailings), data entry/use or creating spreadsheets, moving heavy boxes, answering phones, and general office correspondence. Tasks include scanning documents, photocopying, filing, typing, and other clerical tasks. Support of facility and space management and other duties as assigned.Essential

If you are interested in working as a student employee for the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, please apply to this posting. Below is a listing of various positions available within the College that may be recruited for throughout the academic year and summer months. CFOS has offices and labs located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Seward and Kodiak. Visithttp://www.uaf.edu/cfos/to learn more information about the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

Applicants will be reviewed to ensure good academic and judicial standing.

OFFICE ASSISTANT:

Duties: Hiring will be schedule specific. Morning and Afternoon shifts. Student will work under general direction. Responsibilities may include preparing/distributing mailings (including international and courier mailings), data entry/use or creating spreadsheets, moving heavy boxes, answering phones, and various correspondence. Tasks include scanning documents, photocopying, filing, typing, and other clerical tasks. Support of facility and space management and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge: General office practices, procedures and equipment; good spelling, grammar, punctuation and sentence structure.

Skills: Use of database system software, spreadsheets, word processing programs, internet, email, fax machine and photo copier.

Abilities: Ability to perform moderately strenuous physical activity such as moving and lifting heavy cartons; complete work in a timely manner; work well with little supervision; use courtesy and tact with people, both in person and on the telephone. Ability to use postage scale, postage meter and follow US Postal Service regulations. Ability to use database software, basic accounting and university systems. Ability to be accurate and exhibit attention to detail. Ability to multitask, initiate and prioritize projects quickly and thoroughly.

Required Experience: Sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position and to have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

LAB ASSISTANT:

Duties: Work includes marine biology, biological oceanography, and physical, chemical and geological oceanography and seafood science. CFOS seeks part-time/full-time student employees to assist with general laboratory and research duties that will help the success of ongoing research projects.

Knowledge: Of laboratory or general research practices and excellent organizational skills are essential. Specific needs for projects are a condition for employment; this is a pool recruitment that researchers, seeking qualified employees, will use to access potential recruits.

Abilities: Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and electronically. Basic knowledge of laboratory procedures. Ability and willingness to work with preserved samples. Must be willing to perform tedious tasks and be meticulous. Good office organizations skills. Knowledge of computers, scanners, Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

Required Experience: No licenses are required. The successful applicant will typically have at least 6 months of laboratory or professional science research experience; successful completion of laboratory courses may be essential, depending on the specific duties required by individual projects.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT:

Duties: This position will operate under the direct supervision of the CFOS IT Manager and will work closely with other CFOS IT staff for guidance and support. The primary role of this position will be user desktop deployment and support for local and remote users, though other tasks or projects under the purview of CFOS IT may be assigned as needed. Secondary duties include web development, database development, or system testing.

Knowledge: Proficiency with Microsoft Windows system installation and support and PC hardware support.

Skills/Abilities: Strong verbal and written communications skills. Good time management skills.

Applicants must be able to maintain professional working relationships with customers and peers.

Required Experience: Applicants should have demonstrated coursework in an IT, computer or technology related field. Preference will be given to applicants who volunteer or have previous work experience in IT support or software development.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This is a part-time position up to 20 hours/week while school is in session, additional hours available during summer/winter breaks.*Starting hourly rate is $10.50/hour.

This is a pooled position and successful submission of an application does not guarantee 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.

Applicant should be enrolled as a student in a minimum of 6 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, or a newly enrolled student.

Background Check:

The successful applicant may be required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available atwww.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Advertised:19 Jun 2017Alaskan Daylight Time

Applications close:30 Jun 2018Alaskan Daylight Time