University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Outer Coast
Location: Sitka, AK
Position: Residential Teaching Assistant
Requirements: See job description

Outer Coast aspires to be a two-year, intensive liberal arts college in Sitka, Alaska, opening fall 2020, built on the pillars of academics, service & labor, and self-governance. At Outer Coast, the goal of education is to help students grapple with the challenges facing our communities, country, and world, and develop the skills and confidence to solve those challenges.

Learn more about Outer Coast here and on our website

Full job description here

If you are interested in being an RTA, please submit the following materials for review as a single PDF:

  • Statement of purpose addressing why you are interested in this position, which experiences (work, volunteer, community) have prepared you for this role, and why you want to work with a cohort of predominantly Alaskan high school students
  • Resume including all relevant work experience
  • Transcript for all college-level classes to date (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
  • Three references to be contacted
Please email all application materials with the subject heading “Your Name: RTA Application” to Bryden Sweeney-Taylor ( and Joe Weyhmiller ( Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019.  
Contact: Joe Weyhmiller
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Closing Date: February 15, 2019