Organizational Charts & Biographies

Coordinator, Labor & Employee Relations - Rhonda Ooms

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Labor and Employee Relations
University of Alaska
910 Yukon Drive, Suite 211
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5130

Phone: 907.450.8233     Fax: 907.450.8231

Rhonda has lived in Fairbanks Alaska since 1988. She graduated from Mooresville High School in 1974, and moved to Andros Island Bahamas where she worked for RCA/GE at the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) in Data Processing as the Executive Assistant. Since moving to Alaska she has worked for the Fairbanks Arts Association, and the Tanana Valley Clinic. Rhonda joined the University of Alaska Statewide team in 1996 bringing with her over 20 years of executive administrative experience.  

She joined the SW HR Labor and Employee Relations team in 1998, and has over 14 years of experience in Human Resources and Labor and Employee Relations. Rhonda worked in OIT serving as an administrative assistant/fiscal professional. She was promoted in 1998 to Labor and Employee Relations as the labor analyst and provided research, technical analysis and analytical support to the department. In February 2005 she was promoted to her current position as Labor and Employee Relations Coordinator. Rhonda works with the campuses and provides direction and guidance in all aspects of the UA labor contracts and has served as chief spokesperson for the University bargaining teams.