Senior Administrative Assistant

Full-time - Senior
Anchorage, AK

Native Village of Nanwalek

Posted On: Mar-11
Status: Open

This position is responsible for providing administrative and operational clerical support to department managers and staff.  Responsibilities may include answering phones and relaying messages/information to both departmental staff and callers, maintaining filing systems, ordering/stocking office supplies, developing correspondence, reports, and other documents, managing schedules, coordinating meetings, coordinating travel and scheduling appointments. Ultimately providing administrative support to the Health Services Division to ensure day-to-day clinic operations run smoothly. 


  • Experience in 
    primary care, rural and tribal health settings preferred 
  • Experience in program management preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have 5-7 years’ experience in an
    administrative support role
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites
  • Working Knowledge and/or training in RPMS,
    CERNER, AFHCAN, Eaglesoft and Allscripts preferred 
  • Must have strong communication and organization

Work Hours:
Hours worked are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch. This a full-time 37.5 hours per week and 1950 hours a year position. Chugachmiut maintains a drug and alcohol free, non-smoking environment. There may be occasional travel to the villages of the region, must be willing and able to travel in light aircraft.

Full benefits paid: health, Rx, dental, paid half dependent coverage, short and long term disability, life, 12 paid holidays. Personal leave: 1st -3rd years 20 days per year, 4th year 26 days per year, 5th year 29.5 days per year. Retirement: 401(a) Pension Plan 8% by employer & 403 (b) TDA & Roth contributions, a subsidized gym membership, among many other benefits.

Resumes not accompanied by Chugachmiut’s Application for Employment will not be accepted. Applications & position descriptions may be obtained by contacting Chugachmiut on-line at or phone (907) 562-4155.

E-mail your application to:         

Mail or fax to:                
Attn: Human Resources
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage AK  99508-3463
Fax: 907-743-0644

Chugachmiut participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with the Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States once a candidate is hired. If E-Verify cannot confirm authorization to work, written instructions will be provided and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security or Social Security Administration for resolution.

This description is intended to
describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the
performance of this job.  It is not an
exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so
classified.  Other functions may be
assigned and management may, with or without notice, add or change the duties
at any time. Employees are employed “at will”.

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