Administrative Services

The UAF Administrative Services offices work to provide safe and effective operations for students, faculty, staff, visitors and other university constituents. To ensure these users have positive experiences with UAF and our departments, we have adopted these core values. If you have any feedback, please use this feedback form.

Upcoming events

Spring Leadership Courses

Spring Leadership Courses are currently at sold out. Thank you for your interest. 

This program is designed for supervisors to learn (or refresh) the practical skills for their role. Participants will learn foundational skills such as setting clear direction, delegating, giving and receiving feedback, coaching and developing people, translating for effective communication, and having crucial conversations.

April 22, 23, 2024
Where: Akasofu, Room 501, Troth Yeddha' Campus
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fee: $895*
Apply by completing the Supervisor's Toolbox Google application form
Application end date: April 1, 2024

This program is 12hrs of online training broken up over 6 x 2hr sessions. It is designed for front-line employees who are not in a formal leadership position. Topics Include: knowing myself as a leader, being a strong team player, having a customer-focused approach to performing tasks, communicating effectively, and setting goals for personal and professional development. Great for remote or hybrid employees but not limited as such.

When: April 9, 11, 16, 18, 24, 25
Where: Fully online, facilitated, camera-on requested
Time: 10am - 12pm
Fee: $895*
Apply by completing the the Self-Leadership Google application form
Application end date: April 1, 2024

*To help make this training more accessible, 50% of program fees for UAF units will be covered by Administrative Services.

Purpose, Values, Vision, People


Helping Nanook Nation do its best work.


By 2027, Administrative Services will have a sustained culture of excellence, reinforced by our reputation for extraordinary service and leadership.

Expert resources

UAF operations are diverse and exciting! We seek to listen and understand your objectives to best help you. We ask questions, consider options, take input, gather data, share knowledge and build authentic relationships within and outside of UAF. We leverage expert connections and resources to enable progress.

Service minded

We take ownership of the work that needs to be done and will ensure that we deliver thoughtful, high-quality and timely services. We enjoy hearing from our customers, meeting their needs and encouraging creative thinking to solve tomorrow’s problems.

Team oriented

We strive to be a great place to work, understand our interdependencies and collaborate to implement solutions. We are better together. We celebrate each other’s unique strengths, care about our people and find ways to foster growth and development within our teams and when working with others.


We are responsible stewards of resources and ensure compliance requirements are met, as a stable foundation for productivity and achievement well into the future. We continuously promote safe practices in all aspects of our university life for students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve. We adopt repeatable and consistent processes that are proactive, effective and reliable.

  • Have high engagement, morale and a shared voice. They are empowered to do great work and are advocates of Administrative Services. They want to work here.

  • Know they are cared about and know their personal and professional growth and development is a priority.

  • Feel appreciated, dedicated and happy. They know the work they do makes a difference.

  • Feel valued and respected across campus and are seen as the “go-to” people for unknown answers.

  • Work in modern, inclusive and collaborative environments.

  • Are encouraged to be innovative and to explore new ideas.

  • Have a strong ability to positively influence others.

  • Forward-think and consistently look for process improvements that positively impact people and are streamlined, efficient and high-value.

  • Are actively involved in workforce development.

  • Facilitate positive change in the community and connect with our community partners to help.