Program Support Specialist

Program Support Specialist

  • 528761
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 77
  • UAA College of Health

The School of Allied Health is seeking applications for a Program Support Specialist.

To thrive in this role the candidate must have the following:

Ability to operate and troubleshoot office equipment. Strong interpersonal, customer service and public relations skills. Strong verbal, telephone, electronic and written communication skills, including grammar, punctuation and spelling. Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality, and independent judgment. Ability to organize, file and track information. Ability to work independently and within a team. Ability to prioritize duties, multitask and adhere to deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain files and record keeping systems. Proficiency in a variety of computer software applications. Extensive word processing, editing and data entry skills with attention to detail. Proficiency with spreadsheets, electronic databases, and file management systems. Ability to learn new computer programs. Problem solving skills with the ability to analyze situations and resolve operational problems independently. Internet research skills. Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work independently and take initiative with little supervision. Ability to perform well under pressure. Ability to create reports for management using data gathered from various sources. Demonstrated knowledge and the ability to use tools for minor repairs.

Preferred:
• Knowledge of Division programs
• Knowledge of UAA Policies and Procedures

Three years experience in administrative support role.
Experience in general office procedures, practice and use of standard equipment.

Preferred Experience:
• Some post-secondary education
• Experience in health care Higher Education
• Experience using Banner, OnBase, and UA Online

Minimum Qualifications:

High School graduation and three years progressively responsible office/administrative experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position is in person and located on the Goose Lake Campus in Anchorage 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 77, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is 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 Jenifer Taylor, COH Administrative Specialist, at jtaylor8@alaska.edu.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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