ISER / CBHRS Student Assistant C Pool

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Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:Coll of Business & Public Policy
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

Student Assistant for the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). This pool also recruits Student Assistants for the Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS).


Position:  ISER / CBHRS Student Assistant C Pool

CBHRS and ISER student research assistants work with  staff and faculty to complete research project objectives. Student researchers assist with varied tasks such as answering incoming calls on multi-line phone system, checking messages, data collection, data entry, ongoing confidential data management, transcription entry and processing, project related meeting/workshop implementation (e.g., registering participants, creating and copying materials, ordering food), ongoing monitoring and ordering project supplies, and various other research project objectives.

Qualified candidates for this position will be palced into a hiring pool for the academic year 2017-2018 from which persons may be hired.

Satisfactory completion of research compliance training (e.g.,  CITI, NIH or other) certification may be required prior to commencing project duties.

Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of a contract, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester; hiring decisions are made on a semester-by-semester basis, according to the needs of that semester's schedule.


Qualified candidates will have professional communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to handle a variety of tasks that require accuracy and timely completion.
Attention to detail, organizational skills.
Experience in a research environment, knowledge of research and human subjects compliance.

Required Experience:

At least 6 months experience in an administrative role.
Preferred:  Experience in a research setting/environment in an area relevant to the projects for which the student is hired.  These may be behavioral/health outcomes (psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health), economics, public policy, anthropology, etc.

Typical Education or Training:

Must be enrolled in no less than 6 credit hours during the academic year and have and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA. 

Salary:  $10.50/hour (non-exempt, part-time)

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment.  Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available at


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