The mission of the Chukchi Campus is to integrate lifelong educational opportunities with rural Alaskan and Alaska Native communities, cultures and ways of life. As a Rural Community Campus under the College of Rural and Community Development, the campus delivers relevant higher education programming and services to rural communities across the northwestern region of Alaska.
UAF Chukchi Campus is looking for an administrative assistant. This position will serve as first point of contact for Chukchi Campus and provide support within a variety of areas throughout the campus such as student, library, IT, and administrative services. Additional duties as assigned.
Demonstrated experience in office systems administration and management, with experience in Word, Excel, Publisher, internet, social media and email.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to organize and prioritize workload
Ability to support and work in a team
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple assignments and respond to shifting priorities by remaining flexible and positive.
Must have strong customer service/interpersonal skills.
Skills needed in problem solving, analytical thinking, editing and written skills, listening and oral communication skills, discretion and sound judgment.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with diverse populations. Knowledge of Alaska
Native cultures, values and traditions and rural communities
Three years progressively responsible office/administrative experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience preferred.
High School Diploma.
Demonstrated knowledge of computer and software programs (spreadsheets, databases, work processing, internet and graphics)
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge of post-secondary education institutions
Demonstrated time management skills
Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule
Demonstrated telephone techniques and skills
Advanced education or experience in organization and/or administrative management preferred.
- Professional resume
- Cover letter addressing qualifications and interest
- Reference list containing the contact information for three professional references to include previous supervisors
Salary: $24.16/hr, DOE
Job Duration: 11 months a year
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2019. To be considered, please apply no later than February 14, 2019 by 5pm. This position is open until filled.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
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: The policy can be located at: https://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/initiatives-and-policies/policy/04.07.010.php
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