Fairbanks, AK
30+ days ago


We are looking for a student assistant to assist with network support for the Office of Information Technology - Telecommunications Department. This network support would include testing new wireless access points, terminal servers, switches, routers, and related network equipment and would provide support for inventory control and cabling infrastructure.


Demonstrated knowledge of basic electronic logic and theory, basic troubleshooting techniques and microcomputer functionality.
Knowledge of Windows and Mac based personal computer operating systems.
Ability to understand and follow detailed technical instructions and diagnostic procedures.
Ability to use special tools, fabricate cables, and terminate premise cabling (Cat-5e, Cat-6).
Ability to repair mechanical devices and basic keyboard operations.
Ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with people experiencing problems.
Ability to use tools and move items weighing up to 50 pounds.


Basic experience in electronic logic and theory, troubleshooting techniques and microcomputer functionality.


High School diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid driver's license.


This position is a pooled position. Applicants will be screened on an as needed basis or until filled.

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.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

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.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


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.

Background Check:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

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

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.