Administrative Assistant

University of Alaska

Administrative Assistant

• Job No:
• Classification:Administrative Generalist 4
• Grade:Grade 77
• Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
• Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
• School/Business unit:UAF Rural College
• Location:Fairbanks
• Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:
As our Administrative Assistant extraordinaire you will provide essential administrative, program coordination, and fiscal/travel support for Academic Programs. Including managing administrative tasks, serving as a key contact point for students and faculty, coordinating departmental activities, scheduling meetings, handling course approvals and reports, advising on syllabus formatting, assisting with form submissions, managing program calendars, and overseeing budgetary processes, procurement, and travel logistics for seminars. The role requires a strong focus on organization, communication, and attention to detail to ensure the smooth operation of academic activities and events.


As our Administrative Assistant, you will have the privilege of joining a kind and caring team that values collaboration and mutual support. We foster an inclusive and respectful work environment where every team member's contributions are appreciated and where we collectively strive for excellence in serving our academic programs and the university community. Your role as part of this team will be integral in maintaining the positive and supportive atmosphere that defines our workplace.

The ideal candidate for this position is an upbeat and proactive professional who places a high value on teamwork, process efficiency, and delivering outstanding customer service. Including exceptional attention to detail, and ensuring accuracy in all administrative tasks. They are adept at problem-solving, swiftly addressing challenges as they arise, and are known for their ability to quickly learn and adapt to new procedures and technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and at least one year of progressively responsible office/administrative experience, OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks, and flexible on-site/hybrid work arrangements may be considered in accordance with UA regulations. This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the, Grade 77, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

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

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Stasia Craddick, CRCD HR Coordinator, at or 907-474-6569.

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Fairbanks, AK

7 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2024-09-17