UAA Testing Center Student Assistant

UAA Testing Center Student Assistant

  • 527899
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAA VC Student Affairs

The UAA Testing Center is seeking a dynamic student to work part-time and assist with receptionist and proctor support duties in this professional office setting. As student receptionist/proctor, you will serve as first point of contact for the Testing Center to check in test takers.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge of basic computer software to include Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat. Excellent attention to detail. Willingness to learn and ability to quickly apply new knowledge.
Ability to communicate and enforce testing center rules, and regulations.
Ability to actively provide assistance to rest takers and monitor activities at computers throughout the testing center.
Ability to operate a variety of standard office machines.
Ability to work well as a member of a team and also to work independently on tasks as assigned. Ability to work in a professional environment. Document (Word, Excel) preparation and email composition with proof-reading skills necessary Typical Experience:
1 year of customer service experience
1 year of basic computer skills
Knowledge of Microsoft applications
Ability to do repetitive tasks such as check in test takers and provide assistance at computers around the testing rooms.
Ability to be punctual on a daily basis
Must be reliable and work as part of a team
Possess problem solving skills and engage in analytical thinking in stressful situations
Required Education or Training:

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must:
a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or
b. Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and
c. Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer or his/her designee.
d. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer.
e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.
f. Position reappointment is contingent upon successful progress toward degree completion and performance evaluation

Salary Information:

This is a Student Assistant 2 position with a minimum starting pay of $11.34 per hour.

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.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 

*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: 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 Stephanie Brown, Student Affairs HR Coordinator, at sabrown2@alaska.edu.

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