Executive Assistant to the Dean

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  • Job Number:527255
  • Classification:Administrative Specialist 2
  • Grade:Grade 78
  • Work type:Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:Juneau Campus Deans
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Business/Administrative/Personnel, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

If you're passionate about education, have a knack for organization, and thrive in a small office environment, then we'd love to hear from you! The University of Alaska Southeast is seeking an Executive Assistant to the Dean to join our School of Education team.

As the Executive Assistant, you will provide top-notch administrative support and keep things running smoothly in the office. A typical day might include managing the Dean’s calendar, coordinating logistics for meetings, handling correspondence, taking meeting minutes and ensuring action items are followed up on, and communicating with staff, students, faculty, and external stakeholders in a friendly and professional manner.

To thrive in this role, you must have excellent organizational skills, the ability to multitask and prioritize duties, strong written and verbal communication skills to interact confidently with various individuals, a proactive attitude with a keen eye for detail and ability to anticipate needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

BA or BS degree preferred. Experience may be considered in lieu of a college degree.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau, Alaska. This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 78, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified


*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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

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 Michelle Nakamura, School of Education Manager at mlnakamura@alaska.edu.

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