University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Office of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski
Location: Washington DC, USA
Position: Staff Assistant
Requirements: See Job Posting

Organization Name: Office of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Job Title: Staff Assistant

Date Posted: July 10, 2018 
Closing Date: July 20, 2018
Desired Start Date: August 2018

Number of Openings: 1
Job Location: Washington DC, USA
Compensation: Dependent on Experience

Desired Qualifications: Two years of office experience with strong phone and reception skills. Outstanding written and communication skills as well as detail oriented. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have a demonstrable understanding of Alaska’s unique issues and attributes.

Position Description:
Primary Duties:
● answers telephones;
● provides secretarial services;
● greets visitors to the office;
● responds to constituent requests for general information and other non-legislative inquires;
● monitors delivery and pickup of materials;
● maintains front office; and
● assists with various administrative duties.

Typical Responsibilities:
● answers and screens telephone calls for the Senator and other staff members;
● greets and screens visitors;
● assists person who have appointments with the Senator or other staff members (e.g., ensures that the Senator’s appointments are on-time and that the Scheduler is aware of a visitor’s arrival);
● maintains handout literature regarding the state and the Senate;
● signs for deliveries and forwards all deliveries to appropriate staff members;
● maintains the office answering machine and voicemail messages from constituents;
● ensures that requests for assistance are directed to the appropriate staff member;
● maintains the reception room (e.g., waters plants, ensures magazines are up-todate, etc.);
● maintains the office guest book;
● maintains a list of Cabinet Members with names and addresses;
● maintains a list of frequently-requested numbers;
● records visitors’ opinions and visitors’ names, address and other relevant information from public opinion messages;
● helps log in mail to office database; and
● performs general typing and administrative assignments.

Point Of Contact: Interested parties should email cover letter and resume to Angelina EstradaBurney, Administrative Services Director at For further questions, please contact Angelina at 202-224-6665.

Contact: Angelina Burney
Contact at: 202-224-6665
Closing Date: July 20, 2018