UAA - Student Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:Provost Operations
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

This position is a Student Assistant position with the Center for Community Engagement and Learning.


Duties require excellent communication skills: written, interpersonal, and verbal. Efficient organization: ability to complete tasks within deadlines, able to multi-task and prioritize work efforts. Strong customer service skills: knowledgeable in phone etiquette, able to handle difficult customers. Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment, and to quickly evaluate information and situations to respond appropriately. Ability to keep work schedule (punctual), knowledge of general office procedures, capable of multi-tasking and able to prioritize work efforts. Strong computer and software knowledge, strong digital literacy skills (includes: Google, MS Office, browsers, Blackboard, etc.), and a willingness to learn new technologies.
Work will include reception duties, web editing, projects assigned by the Director, Student Success Coordinator and Business/Office Manager.
Must be able to support 20 hours a week schedule between 8-5, Monday-Friday. This is a temporary position.

NOTICE: Students must maintain enrollment and regular attendance for a minimum of at least 6 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate credit hours to be exempt from FICA (Social Security and Medicare) tax. A credit hour load below the minimum required for full-time student status will require the withholding of FICA tax (non-resident aliens on an appropriate visa who meet student employment criteria will continue to be exempt from FICA regardless of credit hour load). While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.



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Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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