Office Assistant
Join an innovative team (and dogs) in Fairbanks, Alaska working to catalyze efficient and quality housing solutions throughout the circumpolar north through education and applied research. This is an exciting opportunity for an entry-level professional or student with room for growth.
Job Summary:
Performs a range of basic office support activities such as answering phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions and performing routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned.
  • Greets clients, visitors, and guests; determines the purpose of each person’s visit and directs or escorts him or her to the appropriate location.
  • Answers, screens, and directs phone calls to staff; takes messages and schedules appointments.
  • Receives mail, documents, packages, and courier deliveries and delivers or distributes items.
  • Performs administrative and clerical support tasks.
  • Performs basic filing and recordkeeping.
  • Creates receipts for checks received and updates invoice log.
  • Prepares Purchase Authorizations and Travel Authorizations, gathering required coding, documents and signatures.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Basic understanding of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Preferred Skills/Abilities:
  • Experience managing databases.
  • Experience designing and writing marketing pieces (letters, newsletter, social media posts, etc.)
  • Understanding of social media and experience managing social media channels for a business purpose.
  • Experience coordinating events and trainings.
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None


This position is part-time and schedule can be flexible.
To apply send your resume and cover letter to