Accounting & Finance 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:UAA Coll of Bus & Public Policy
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The Accounting and Finance Department is accepting applications for a student employment pool for the current Fall and Spring semesters. Acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer of employment. This position will assist with grading and research with various faculty members.


POSITION:  Accounting & Finance Student Assistant C

Annotate and score homework submittals and exams with reference to solutions and scoring rubrics provided by the instructor. Instructor reviews annotations and scores. Assist with up keeping and generation of research files. Solid understanding of databases. Perform data entry into spreadsheets databases. Look for anomalies and errors in data. Collect and maintain and research data and perform data entry. Assist in grading exams and papers. Take direction from faculty member. Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner using attention to detail.


Duties require considerable knowledge and skills in the course(s) they will be assisting. Good written and oral communication skills, attention to detail and ability to complete tasks in a timely manner are required. Ability to conduct research under the direction of faculty. Experience with Word and Excel software are preferred for this position.  


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.


Student must have completed the course they will assist with a B or better. Student must have completed the subsequent course in the specialty with a B or better.  

SALARY:  $10.50/hour

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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