Sealaska Heritage


Working at Sealaska Heritage

Sealaska Heritage is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, and parenthood. As an Alaskan Native owned employer, we recognize and support shareholder hire in accordance to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) law; therefore, when two candidates are equal qualifications the shareholder will get preference. The best-qualified applicant is our focus when a hiring decision is made.

Job Openings

Assistant Retail Manager
None at this time. Please check back soon.  

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Contractors

School Project Coordinator
SHI is seeking a contractor to work as the School Project Coordinator in Juneau for the Institute’s Sustaining Language, Strengthening community partnership with Juneau School Districts Tlingit Culture Language and Literacy (TCLL) program.  The coordinator will manage implementation of all grant activities and logistical support in Harborview School. The Coordinator will facilitate communications, arrange staff trainings, meet with Elders, cultural specialists, and teachers; meet with school staff, Site Council, administrators, and the Juneau School Board; collect student and teacher data for evaluations and reporting; and be the main point of contact for the project within the school. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to or apply through “careers” link. (Full Description)

Community Liaison
SHI is seeking a contractor to work as a community liaison in Juneau for the institute's Baby Raven Reads program. Community liaisons will be the point of contact in communities for all communications regarding the program. SHI has welcomed liaisons Marry Knutsen of Yakutat, Shiann Kookesh of Angoon, Delila Wigg of Wrangell, Debra Eddy of Petersburg, Gabriella Daniels of Saxman, Jamie Erickson of Hoonah, Loni Lingley of Craig and Sydney Evenson of Sitka. 

Expectations are as follows:
Attend 16 hours of professional development in Juneau
Coordinate and staff local family literacy activities 9 months a year
Identify parent helpers and cultural specialists to assist with family literacy activities
Work with Head Start staff, cultural specialists, parent helpers to plan family activity events
Data collection (event sign-in sheets, surveys, etc.)
Provide caregiver training
Participate in Baby Raven Reads team teleconferences, monthly
Early childhood and heritage language experience preferred
Community Liaisons provide 30 hours a month 10 months a year 
To apply, send a resume and statement of interest to or fax to 907.586.9293, ATTN: Tess Giant