UAA Shared Services is a newly formed unit at the University of Alaska Anchorage. We deliver efficient, effective, and customer-friendly administrative services in the areas of Human Resources, Research Administration, and Business Services to support the university's teaching, research, and public service missions.
June 2022 Archive
New emergency manager at UAA, John Huffman
With Ron Swartz leaving UAA after 25 years, the Environmental Health & Safety Department engaged in a recruitment for the new Emergency Manager. Applications from excellent candidates across the country were reviewed, finalists were interviewed and vetted, and ultimately John Huffman has been hired as UAA’s Emergency Manager.
June 28: Concert in the Quad featuring performer Emma Hill and food from Boom Ba Laddy's, Tacos El Primo and Jerome's Kitchen
Welcoming students, faculty, staff and alumni to a lunchtime event the fourth Tuesday of the month with music and food trucks. June's event features performer Emma Hill and a FREE meal for UAA students. Show your WolfCard at the UAA table to receive a green student ticket, or a red ticket for up to $5 off your meal and have lunch with UAA!
Coming soon! New interface for UA HR requests
As we bid a fond farewell to Spoke, effective July 1, 2022, employees will have a new, user-friendly website interface for submitting HR requests and searching the knowledge database. The UA HR team is working hard to ensure continuation of services during this transition.
June 24: Research-based services for older adults with dementia and their caregivers using occupational therapy
Pease join Emily Byl with Well Haven Occupational Therapy who will discuss research-based services for older adults living with dementia and their family caregivers using occupational therapy. Please help us expand our audience to include research scientists, service providers, and person and their families affected by Alzheimer's disease.
June 23: Building Health Equity and Envisioning a Culture of Change — with Dr. David R. Williams
Join us for the final session of the six part Health Equity Grand Rounds ECHO exploring racism in medicine, health equity, and COVID-19 in Alaska.
Display space available
At Enrollment Services, we have two window displays. We would like to partner with other UAA organizations to promote their areas for 4-6 weeks throughout the year.
Job opportunity: Fiscal Coordinator (Athletics)
UAA Athletics is inviting applications for a full-time Fiscal Coordinator. This position is the purchasing guru and revenue handler for all athletic teams and programs and works closely with coaches and staff.
Emergency manager leaving UAA
UAA Emergency Manager Ron Swartz has announced that he will be leaving the university in early July. Ron started with the University Police Department in 1997, helped create the emergency manager position in 2007, and has been working in that role under Environmental Health & Safety since 2015.