Sealaska Heritage

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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

Cultural Interpreter
SHI is seeking a cultural interpreter to provide cultural interpretation and guidance to visitors to the Walter Soboleff Building. Responsibilities include greeting visitors to the building and providing guided tours of the exhibits and other features. SHI will provide cultural training. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Education Coordinator
The objective of the Education Project Coordinator is to provide coordination support for the Haa Latseen Initiative: Culturally Responsive College & Career Readiness Programming in Southeast Alaska, which is administered through SHI’s Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads. This position will be responsible for coordinating travel, events, and purchasing supplies related to the project. Travel arrangements will be made for and in consultation with staff, parents, and adult travelers. This position will also be instrumental in the planning and execution of the project’s annual college fair, summer academies, wellness activities and training, and annual tours of colleges and vocational programs for Alaska Native high school students. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Education Literacy Project Assistant
Under the direct supervision of the Education Director, this position is responsible for providing administrative support for the Education Literacy Programs. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Education Project Assistant
SHI is seeking an education project assistant to provide support and administration to the Sealaska Heritage Institute Education Department in coordinating and implementing education activities and programs that align with the goals and mission of the organization. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Executive & Research Assistant
SHI is seeking an executive & research assistant, who will report directly to the president and chief of operations.; The executive & research assistant will provide executive support in a one-on-one working relationship as well as provide professional staff assistance on a number of research topics as designated by the president. This candidate will serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the President and serve as a liaison to the Board of Trustees and senior management. This candidate will also oversee special projects. Strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain multiple priorities are important skills necessary for this position. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

HR & Operations Associate
Under the supervision of the Human Resources & Administrative Director, this position is responsible for providing support to SHI by performing human resources and operations support duties. The position serves as the project lead of some activities and project assistant on other activities. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Makerspace Instructors
SHI is seeking makerspace instructors to plan and deliver workshops at the SHI Makerspace. The selected candidate will have cultural knowledge related to subsistence and/or Northwest Coast arts. SHI makerspace instructors will work with the makerspace coordinator to design engaging activities and programming that use the 21st century tools available in the SHI Makerspace to engage students in culturally relevant hands-on lessons. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Media/Graphic Design Specialist
SHI is seeking a media/graphic design specialist who will act as one of SHI’s primary graphic artists, designing and producing SHI promotional materials (print and online); reviewing, editing, and branding media and print materials; and working with program managers in the planning and production of media materials. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Records Manager
SHI is recruiting a records manager to maintain the records of Sealaska Heritage Institute. This would involve first creating a records retention schedule according to applicable statutory and regulatory requirements and SHI’s own policies and then adhering to that schedule. Further responsibilities include preserving vital and historical records; maintaining and updating appropriate corporate libraries and repositories, both paper and electronic; promoting access to information; and providing policy and procedure guidance for record maintenance. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Retail/Guest Services Associate
SHI is seeking a retail/guest services associate who will be responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service for the Sealaska Heritage Store by generating sales, merchandising, developing product knowledge, and assisting in developing store processes and procedures. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

School-Based Cultural Specialist
SHI is seeking a school-based cultural specialist to provide direct support for teachers and students participating in its Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students project. This candidate will be responsible for scheduling with individual teachers to provide planning and in-class support for traditional ecological knowledge content and collaboration with Elders and additional cultural specialists. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

STEAM Education Project Assistant
Sealaska Heritage is seeking a STEAM education project assistant, who will provide support to the project director and the project coordinator. The selected candidate will have experience entering and maintaining data in Excel formats; other experience managing data, such as travel documents. Inventory management and oversight will be a part of the Assistant’s general duties. Please send resume and cover letter or inquires to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

STEAM Program Manager
SHI is seeking a project manager to provide oversight and management including coordination and implementation of the Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students Project, which is administered through the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads and to recommend changes in relation to program practices or procedures. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)    


Requests for Proposals

Children’s Book Illustrators
SHI is seeking proposals from artists to create illustrations for Alaska Native children’s books with a focus on heritage languages. The illustrations as envisioned by the artist should be created in color and reflect cultural themes and/or depictions of Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. Application deadline: May 16, 2022. (Apply)

Illustrators
SHI is seeking proposals from artists to create illustrations for Alaska Native children’s books targeted to children ages 5 and under. The books are part of SHI’s award-winning Baby Raven Reads program, which promotes pre-literacy, language development and school readiness for Alaska Native families with children up to age 5. Twenty-nine books have already been published through the program. (Apply)

 

 

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