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

25 July 2019

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

This position will remain open until filled.

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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 and logistics, 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/hour. 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.

This position will remain open until filled.

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