Student Assistant - CBPP Student Advising Center

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Coll of Bus & Public Policy
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Academic Advising/Support

Position Summary:

The College of Business & Public Policy's Student Advising Center at the University of Anchorage provides a wide range of services to its students, faculty and to the Anchorage and Alaska business communities. This position also supports the Advising Staff.


Act as a liaison with Recycling and perform shredding (when needed).Essential
Front desk support: Maintain a professional environment and provide excellent customer service while serving as first point of contact, both on telephone and in person. Assist current/prospective students, faculty, staff and the public by: answering general questions, scheduling appointments or referring to appropriate resources. Answer multi-line phone, transfer calls, transcribe voice mails messages, return calls, distribute messages and create recordings internal/external voice mail greetings, offices/individuals. Process and track department and student forms.Essential
Keep front desk area/suite organized and clean, make sure applicable bulletin boards are cleared monthly, and order office supplies as needed.Essential
Must review and comply with FERPA and UAA''s confidentiality policies.Essential
Project support to: Academic AdvisorsEssential
Provide intercampus deliveries (when needed).Essential
Provide support for CBPP related events/activities (as requested).Essential
Responsible for filing and upkeep of files, CBPP forms drawer, and scanning documents (as requested).Essential


Candidate must have customer service skills with the ability to multitask and complete projects by their given deadline. Enjoy working in a team environment and display courteous and friendly professionalism. Professional telephone skills; the ability to follow instructions; work independently; the ability to maintain confidentiality; and deliver good verbal and written communication skills which include good grammar and spelling. The ability to organize and prioritize fluctuating workloads; have experience in general office procedures, practices and equipment; work independently to follow up and respond to changing priorities is essential with computer-based word processing, spreadsheet applications, and electronic mail software;
proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.


To be eligible for student employment an applicant must: A. Be enrolled in the UAA system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment or B. Have been enrolled in the presiding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters and C. Have at least a 2.5 (GPA) or approval from the MAU senior student services officer or his/her designee. D. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the senior student service officer. E. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.


None (Requires Alaska Driver's License).


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

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. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

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 Daylight Time

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