University of Alaska

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University of Alaska President Patrick Gamble
Patrick Gamble
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    Competitive Salary

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    Former Employee - Associate Professor in Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - Associate Professor in Anchorage, AK

    I worked at University of Alaska part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    HR accessible and friendly. Work conditions reasonable.

    Cons

    No complaints to register. Enjoyed my time at UAA

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University of Alaska Interviews

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    Analyst/Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairbanks, AK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairbanks, AK
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at University of Alaska.

    Interview Details

    I applied to this position by applying to their online site, I also had performed some networking beforehand with some one on the team. This networked person actually informed me of the availability of the position that became available within a few months. From there I was given a brief phone screen, I think from a HR employee, just some simple things about how I came upon the position, then they gave information about the position and next steps. I was asked to complete a tech screen by taking a day to fill out open ended solution to some Scenarios using SQL, C/C++, and scripting languages.

    After that I was asked to come in for a in person interview. The atmosphere was laid back, dress was business casual--or less("Alaskan business casual"). I interviewed with three different people who would serve as my leads. They all had a print out of a list of questions to ask and write their responses down required by them to fill out from HR. They alternated through each question. Every question was very HR typical. Tech was evaluated by asking to rate experience/knowledge on a scale. At the end of the interview I was asked what I did with my free time.

    Before we parted, I asked to be shown where I may soon be working, and they gladly complied and introduced me to the team and other inquisitors.

    It took a month and a half before I heard back.

    Interview Questions
    • None that I could recall. If I had to write something I'd say it was to describe your top three weaknesses and strengths, I only had one of each prepared so I had to think of a few more.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Was told offer and benefits were non-negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.alaska.edu
Headquarters Fairbanks, AK
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1917
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The University of Alaska System (UA) has this education thing down cold. UA governs three major campuses: the University of Alaska Anchorage, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of Alaska Southeast, which each anchor part of a regional system of 17 community colleges. UA enrolls about 33,000 students, offering some 500 degrees, certificates, and endorsements. Programs include science, engineering, education, business, journalism and communications, aviation, health occupations, history, English, arts and humanities, and others. An 11-member Board of... More

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