Position Available: Project Assistant at the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.

Date: 
3 July 2019

Position Available
Project Assistant
Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS)

Application review begins: Wednesday, 17 July 2019, but the position will remain open until filled

For more information, go to:
https://www.arcus.org/arcus/jobs/project-assistant


The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) invites applications for a Project Assistant. This full-time, non-exempt position may be based at the ARCUS office in Fairbanks, Alaska or as a home-based position elsewhere in the U.S.

General responsibilities will include travel planning, workshop planning support and implementation, assistance with ARCUS programs, and general administrative support.

Required qualifications include:

  • Attention to detail is imperative;
  • Strong critical thinking skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Manages time well to complete tasks on deadlines, with a proactive approach;
  • Skilled at editing for clarity, grammar, spelling, and formatting;
  • Proficient with standard word processing, spreadsheet, email software, and general computer skills; and
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.

Some travel may be necessary, resulting in increased hours and associated overtime about twice per year.

This is a full-time position, 30-40 hours/week, paid on an hourly basis and will report to a Project Manager. Working hours would be Monday-Friday, with significant overlap with the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Alaska time.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience; within a range of $17.25 to $20.00. ARCUS has a generous benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, retirement benefit, and generous paid time off policy. ARCUS is supportive of continued training and professional development opportunities.

Applications should include:

  • A letter of interest (1-2 pages) that explains how your experiences and qualifications are a fit for this position; specifically addressing your attention to detail.
  • A resume.

References will be requested from final candidates.

Application materials and any questions should be submitted via email to jobs [at] arcus.org with the subject line: “Project Assistant [Last Name]”. No phone calls, please.

Application review begins: Wednesday, 17 July 2019, but the position will remain open until filled

For more information, including additional position responsibilities, go to:
https://www.arcus.org/arcus/jobs/project-assistant