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

Alaska Native Design Teacher
The Juneau School District is seeking an Alaska Native design teacher to teach Northwest Coast formline design to high school students. This candidate will also develop formline design curriculum in partnership with Sealaska Heritage and the University of Alaska Southeast. This position is associated with SHI’s Sharing Our Box of Treasures art program.  (Apply)

Retail Sales Associate
SHI is seeking a part-time retal sales associate to work at the Sealaska Heritage Store in Juneau. Associates are responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service for visitors. The position provides retail services for the Sealaska Heritage Store by greeting customers, generating sales, merchandising, developing product knowledge, and following store processes and procedures. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to or apply through “careers” link. (Job Description  

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Contractors

Jinéit Art Academy Youth Instructor
SHI is looking for Northwest Coast artists to teach Northwest Coast arts to 1st–12th grade students in Angoon, Alaska, during or out of school, as part of the institute’s Jinéit Art Academy Youth Program. The successful candidate will have teaching experience and a portfolio of Northwest Coast art samples to show. (Application)

Community Liaisons
SHI is recruiting for a community liaison for its Baby Raven Reads program. Community liaisons are the point of contact in communities for all communications regarding the project. SHI has filled all positions except the one in Craig. To apply, send a resume to or fax to 907.586.9293, ATTN: Katrina Hotch. (Full Description)