UAA - Student Assistant - Math & Natural Sciences Division

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  • Job Number:517418
  • Classification:Student Assistant C
  • Grade:Student C
  • Work type:Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

UAA College of Arts and Sciences - Math & Natural Science Division is seeking applicants for the student employee pool for the following departments: Department of Biological Sciences Department of Chemistry Department of Geological Sciences Department of Physics & Astronomy Department of Mathematics & Statistics



Varies by level of position needed:

Student Assistant B: Ability to work under general or intermittent supervision. Duties are varied and require some independent judgment. Some college level or comparable experience may be necessary. Graders require some previous training, experience and/or knowledge in the discipline of the department in which they will be grading.

Student Assistant C: Ability to work under general direction. Duties require considerable knowledge and skills such as computer, research, or translation skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making. Ability to assist faculty member with research, writing or assisting in writing technical reports; assisting in complex technical aspects of research projects.

Both LEVELS require attention to detail and timeliness in completion of assigned tasks. Requires effective and timely communication skills.


Varies by level of position needed:

Student Assistant B: Some college or comparable experience may be necessary. Graders require some previous training, experience and/or knowledge in the discipline of the department in which they will be grading.

Student Assistant C: Some college level or comparable research, professional or technical experience is required.


To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must:
a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or
b. Have been enrolled the preceding 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 2.0 cumulative grade point average (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 Services officer.
e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.

This is a student pool position and applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis during the year. Successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment. Successful applicants will be contacted as positions become available.

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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