Rural Student Services Advisor

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Fairbanks, LOUISIANA

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Classification:Student Services Professional 3
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Rural College
Categories:Other, Student Affairs/Services

The College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) provides academic and vocational education and outreach that promote workforce preparation, economic development, lifelong learning, and community development through Alaska, with an emphasis on Alaska Natives and underserved communities.

Rural Student Services (RSS) is an academic advising department with over 35 years of experience in working with students from all over the state of Alaska. RSS helps students achieve success by linking them to current information pertinent to their education, lifestyle, and goals. RSS is known for its welcoming and friendly environment. Many students find a meaningful connection at UAF through RSS.     

UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse community and strongly encourages applications from female, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veteran candidates to apply.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of university environment. Public speaking skills. Ability to comprehend and apply university policies and procedures as they relate to students. Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment.

Required Experience:

Three years relevant experience required, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required.

Staff, Regular, 11-month

Salary: $2,065.60/biweekly, DOE

To apply for this position, please include the required documents following with your online application:

  • Cover letter detailing your interest
  • Resume
  • The names and contact information for three professional references to include previous supervisors

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2019. To be considered, please apply no later than 5pm on March 14, 2019.

Background Check:

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

Probationary Period:

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.

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:  The policy can be located at:

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to:

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 at

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