• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Project Manager


  • JOB NUMBER:525550
  • CLASSIFICATION:Administrative Specialist 4
  • GRADE:Grade 80
  • WORK TYPE:On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • SCHOOL/BUSINESS UNIT:UAF Vice Chancellor for Research
  • LOCATION:Fairbanks
  • CATEGORIES:Administrative/Personnel, Business/Accounting/Finance


Position Summary:

The Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship (Center ICE), in collaboration with the Alaska Blue Economy Center (ABEC), is hiring a project manager to lead a Blue Economy track within Center ICE. This work is tied to a larger statewide initiative related to growing Alaska’s mariculture industry. The individual will have broad exposure and involvement with activities at Center ICE and ABEC with the potential to grow into other roles. ABEC and Center ICE are committed to creating an environment of inclusiveness where every person feels welcomed and valued. We believe that attracting and retaining a diverse staff is crucial to provide excellent services to all innovators and partners we work with.

  • Accountable, adaptable, creative, skilled at delegating, leadership, highly organized.
  • Budget management.
  • Problem solving and strategic thinking.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to use Google suite of tools and Microsoft software.
  • Ability to work with a team but also is a self-starter
  • Ability to be self-motivated and to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Some experience in an academic environment and steering projects that include hands-on training.
  • Some familiarity with the basic concepts of entrepreneurialism and developing innovative technical solutions to real world challenges.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: Three years college coursework and three years progressively responsible experience related to the program specialty, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
SALARY INFORMATION: This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 80, based on education and experience.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

The review process for applications will begin on September 8, 2023.  To ensure full consideration please apply by 11:59pm on September 7, 2023.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

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.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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

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

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact , Kenna Metivier, SBO Assistant HR Manager, at kjmetivier@alaska.edu or 907-474-1847.

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