Graduate School Administrative Assistant

Graduate School Administrative Assistant

  • 527581
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 78
  • UAA Office of the Provost

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites applications for the newly created position of Graduate School Administrative Assistant. This position is new to the Graduate School and offers an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Graduate School dean, faculty, and students in supporting the mission of UAA graduate education. As a team member, the administrative assistant will ensure high-level functioning of the Graduate School while identifying and establishing new services to increase the visibility and enrollment in UAA’s graduate programs. If you are an enthusiastic and resourceful individual who seeks an inspiring, positive work environment, please apply.

This position supports the Graduate School dean in activities advocating for all graduate certificates, master's, and doctoral degrees. As a service unit, the Graduate School hosts professional development, conducts outreach events, and works with faculty to ensure existing graduate programs are well-positioned for student success while envisioning new graduate programs.

To thrive in this role the individual must have strong interpersonal skills, proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, and other database platforms, and an ability to work independently managing multiple projects simultaneously. Enthusiasm and energy for working with graduate students is key to working in an environment designed to support their success.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree and two years progressively responsible experience related to administrative support or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position is located at the University of Alaska campus in Anchorage. 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.

Review of applications will begin 02/05/24 and will continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

Must have a valid driver license. 

*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 Helen Sale, Shared Services HR Coordinator, at 907-786-6885.

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