School of Arts and Sciences Student Assistant Pool (2022-2023)

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  • Job Number:521456
  • Classification:Student Assistant 1
  • Grade:Student Assistant 1
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:UAS School of Arts & Sciences
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Office/Clerical, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

If you are interested in student employment with the School of Arts and Sciences, please apply today.


100%Student 1: Works under general or intermittent supervision. Duties are varied and require some independent judgment. Decision-making may be required in the minor revision of standard judgment. Typically requires previous training and experience (e.g., one year). Some college or comparable experience may be necessary. May require mechanical or technical ability/knowledge. Examples of typical work include: coordinating activities for a function or project; advance office/administrative duties; maintaining computer equipment; basic computer programming; assisting a skilled crafts or tradesperson Student 2: Works under general direction. Duties require considerable knowledge and skills. Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in developing new procedures or techniques. May involve supervision of other student employees. Examples of typical work include: performing complex computer programming, network operations or troubleshooting; advance technical computer maintenance; research, writing or assisting in writing technical reports; assisting in complex technical aspects of complex projects. May be responsible for a facility, building, activity, or program. May coordinate the use of equipment, building space, or programsEssential

*This posting will not be sourced and will be used to facilitate direct student appointments (both Student Assistant 1&2) whin the School of Arts and Science.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Good writing and interpersonal skills
Good leadership skills and motivated to succeed with projects; lead to coordinate on going research and independent projects that may come up
Ability to manipulate data to produce charts, graphs, and tables
Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in developing research techniques.
Strong ability for communicating science.
Typical Experience:
Will vary according to assigned position.

Lab/Research Assistant: General laboratory or research duties that will help the success of on going research projects. Responsibilities include conducting basic laboratory analysis using manual and automated techniques. Other basic lab duties as assigned. Works under general or intermittent supervision. Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in developing new procedures or techniques.
Required Education or Training:

Applicant should be enrolled as a student in a minimum of 6 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, or a newly enrolled student.

Salary Information:

New hires will be placed on the UA Student Salary Schedule (Student Assistant 1 or 2), based on job requirements, education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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