School of Arts and Sciences Student Office Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant B
Grade:Student B
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:School of Arts & Sciences
Location: Juneau
Categories: Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

University of Alaska Southeast School of Arts and Sciences is seeking two part time student office assistant for Spring 2019. Our student staff is integral to the success of the office. Each student staff member will directly report to one professional staff member and your duties will vary based on your assignment. Working directly with one staff member in particular and the entire staff in general.



  • Advocate for the School of Arts and Sciences.
  • Provide quality customer service. 
  • Support general office operations i.e. filing, running errands, making photocopies, processing paperwork, data base management marketing, posters, mailings, phone, etc.
  • Direct faculty, staff, student and guests to appropriate resources throughout the UAS and the UA system
  • Assist with various projects as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Description of outcomes: As a student employee for the School of Arts and Sciences there will be many outcomes for you including, but not limited to:

  • Project Management is the process of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.
  • Communication is an integral part of leadership and participation in a high performing team.
  • Institutional Knowledge and Understanding
  • Critical Thinking is the ongoing habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.
  • Interpersonal Skills Students will have the opportunity to develop the skills to help them manage what's going on inside them. This would include self-confidence; the ability to skillfully handle difficult conversations, emotions or experiences; or the ability to navigate uncertainty.

Qualifications: Must be at least a half time (minimum six-credit) student with a minimum GPA of 2.5, currently have and expect to have a clear UAS judicial record. Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Problem solving, creative thinking and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team, as well as independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ethical standards
  • Degree seeking student
  • Experience using the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite (G Suite)
  • Familiarity with the University of Alaska Southeast

This is a Student Assistant B position ($9.89/minimum hourly rate) for the AY19 academic year. Initial applicant review will occur towards the end of February 2019. Applications must include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references.  For assistance with the online application or to submit a request for ADA accommodation please contact the UAS HR Office, 907-796-6263.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.  All interested persons should apply online. For further assistance with the application process contact Human Resources at 907-796-6263 or email

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