CAS Dean's Office Administrative Assistant

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  • Job Number:523703
  • Classification:Administrative Generalist 4
  • Grade:Grade 77
  • Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Business/Accounting/Finance

Position Summary:

The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for a team-oriented individual to join the Dean’s Office. This position provides administrative support for the Sr. Operations Manager, Dean and Associate Deans. This position is located on the Anchorage campus and will be primarily onsite with some opportunities for occasional remote work depending upon the situation. UAA provides excellent benefits that include 12 paid holidays per year plus generous paid time off; tuition waivers for yourself and family members; affordable insurance coverage; State of Alaska PERS retirement plan; and employee assistance program and a free wellness program with financial incentives for participation.


40Academic/Faculty Support ● Provide support for the college committees (e.g. Course and Curriculum, College Advisory Boards); such as keeping records, creating agendas/minutes, inviting attendees etc. ● Coordinate faculty paperwork requiring dean approval (workloads, annual activity reports, development and travel grants, sabbatical requests, Innovate proposals, ConocoPhillips Endowment proposals, assessment, and program review, etc.). ● Support administrative side of graduate teaching assistant appointment process.Essential
60Administrative Support ● Point of contact for the Dean’s Suite. Greet visitors and answer the main college phone line. ● Provide administrative support for the Sr. Operations Manager, Dean and Associate Deans (route Docusign items, coordinate group meetings, reserve rooms, meeting tech support/set up). ● Provide billing/administrative support for the dean’s office and the Psychological Services Center. ● Manage Dean's calendar ● Provide administrative support for the correspondence relating to the formal academic dispute process. Assist the Associate Dean in gathering student and faculty names for service on the dispute resolution committees. ● Send reminders, collect information from hub staff or faculty, with a goal of one cohesive college view on items such as. ○ Missing grades, expiring incomplete grades, final grades ○ Syllabi submissions and checklists, look for consistency ○ Missing textbooks for courses ○ Student Evaluations ● Order supplies for office and breakroom; collect and sort mail; schedule repairs for general office space and equipment.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: ● Excellent interpersonal skills, general office skills, strong written and verbal
communication skills.
● Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
● Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
● Ability to maintain confidentiality and be diplomatic.
● Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and
groups and to work successfully as a member of a team.
● Ability to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions.
● Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite Programs (Word, Power Point, and Excel),
Google suite, databases, online data queries and reports.
● Knowledge of FERPA regulations.
Typical Experience:
Associate’s degree and two years progressively responsible experience related to the program
specialty, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required Education or Training:

Associate’s degree and two years progressively responsible experience related to the program
specialty, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 12-month, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 77, based on 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.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration you must apply by 02/13/2023.

*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.

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 Christine Lidren, College of Arts and Sciences, Senior Operations Manager at


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