Student Services Assistant

Student Services Assistant

  • 527820
  • Palmer, Alaska, United States, 99645
  • On Campus
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAA Matanuska Susitna College

“Opportunities start here” is more than a slogan at Mat-Su College--it is our mission. Our aim is to transform student aspirations into realities. Matanuska-Susitna College seeks applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals.

Student Services is a great first stop for prospective students. Student Services offers students help with registration, admissions, financial aid, academic advising, and more! The Student Services Assistant will be essential in providing the department support with these services.
Student workers may be asked to work days & evenings to include weekends depending on the needs of the department. Schedule will be discussed at time of interview.

To thrive in this position, you must have the ability to be proactive and work independently. You will serve as a positive role model and an active team player in establishing an atmosphere conducive to academic success and fostering a sense of belonging for our students, faculty, staff and community members. You must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) or Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.). Showcase effective written and verbal communication skills. Emphasize strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with students, faculty, staff and community members. Express a willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges. You should have the ability to pay close attention to detail, work in an organized manner, follow instructions, and work without close supervision. Additionally, you must act professionally and maintain confidentiality and security over information. You will have the opportunity to develop and learn new skills while working with diverse groups.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Computer skills and data entry experience.
  • Must be enrolled with a minimum of 6 credit hours and maintain a minimum of 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Applicants must be at a minimum 18 years of age to be considered due to FERPA regulations and the handling of confidential documents required of the position.

Position Details:

This is a student employee position, with a starting pay rate of $14.96 hourly. Hours are limited to 20 per week maximum during instructional periods of the academic year. During summer term, full-time hours may be available depending on needs and budget of the department.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who have been awarded and have accepted their federal work study funds for the academic year. If you have questions about the federal work study program or your eligibility for work study, please contact Mat-Su College Financial Aid for assistance at 907.745.9762.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the name and contact information (email address and phone number) for at least one professional reference 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.


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.

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The Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Reports can be located for Universities: at UAA at https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety/, UAF at https://www.uaf.edu/orca/compliance/security-fire.php and UAS at https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/clery-act/annual-security-reports.html.


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 HR Coordinator Shira Crowell, at sacrowell@alaska.edu.

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