Sealaska Heritage

CAREERS

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

Literacy Specialist
SHI is seeking a literacy specialist to provide support for the literacy-based Education programs, such as Raven Writes: A Culturally Responsive Program to Increase the Writing Skills of Alaska Native Elementary Students, which is administered through SHI in partnership with the Juneau School district and SERRC. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads.  This position will be responsible for supporting the development and coordination of the Writing Institute and raven writes kits. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Project Coordinator 1

SHI is seeking a project coordinator to provide support for its program Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students, which is administered through its Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads. This position will be responsible for coordinating participant travel related to the project; travel arrangements will be made for and in consultation with teachers, professional service providers, youth/guardians, and Elders. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Project Coordinator 2
SHI is seeking a project coordinator to provide support for its program Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students, which is administered through its Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads. This position will be responsible for supporting the development of AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) chapters and the development of internship and mentoring programs for Alaska Native students. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Project Assistant
SHI is seeking a project assistant for its Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students program to provide support to the project director and the project coordinator. The selected candidate will have experience entering and maintaining data in Excel formats and other experience managing data, such as travel documents. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Project Manager
SHI is seeking a project manager to provide coordination and implementation of its Voices on the Land program, which is administered through the Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads and to recommend changes in relation to program practices or procedures. The project will involve a significant amount of coordination, planning, and execution of training and other educational activities for participants of a wide range of ages and purposes for being involved in “Voices” projects and programming in Elementary and Middle Schools. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Project Assistant
SHI is seeking a project assistant to provide administrative support for the education program, for its Voices on the Land. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Community Coordinator
SHI is seeking a community coordinator for its Voices on the Land program to provide coordination and management of specified education projects. This includes, but is not limited to, co-development and implementation of cultural specialist/Elder engagement with tribal entities, of arts residencies within partner schools, of summer camps and professional trainings, and as support for Celebration events, implemented under direct supervision by the education director. 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 through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

College and Career Specialist
SHI is seeking a college and career specialist for its Haa Latseen initiative to develop and deliver biannual college and career programming for Alaska Native middle and high school students in nine communities, served by eight school districts. The selected candidate will have experience with postsecondary pathways, positive youth development strategies, and methods of engaging youth in goal setting.  The specialist will be comfortable making presentations in small group settings and will be a conduit for students and families seeking information and guidance in making informed postsecondary decisions. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Wellness and Prevention Specialist
SHI is seeking a wellness and prevention specialist for its Haa Latseen initiative to coordinate, develop, and deliver culturally responsive social-emotional programming for Sealaska Heritage Institute programs throughout Southeast Alaska. The selected candidate will have experience with trauma-informed services, positive youth development strategies, methods of engaging youth and families, and knowledge of community resources to support families in need. The specialist will be comfortable making presentations in small group settings and will be a conduit for youth and families seeking information and guidance in making informed social-emotional decisions. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Assistant Retail Manager
SHI is seeking an assistant retail manager to ensure effective operation of the Sealaska Heritage Store. Duties include leading and supervising staff, merchandising, and inventory control. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Media Specialist
SHI is seeking a media specialist to act as its primary photographer, designing and producing SHI promotional materials (print and online), managing SHI’s video catalog and YouTube account, editing and branding videos, and managing and/or assisting with SHI’s social media accounts. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Education Project Manager
SHI is seeking an education project manager to provide oversight and management of its Education Department projects, including, but not limited to co-coordination and implementation of the Thru the Cultural Lens program under direct supervision of the Education Director. 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 through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Finance Assistant/Bookkeeper
SHI is seeking a finance assistant/bookkeeper to provide accounting and administrative assistance to the Administration Office and other departments of SHI.Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Elementary Early Childhood Specialist
SHI is seeking an elementary early childhood specialist to provide administrative support for SHI’s Baby Raven Reads grant program. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload and to recommend changes in relation to programs practices or procedures. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Senior Education Administrative Assistant
Sealaska Heritage is seeking a senior education administrative assistant, who will serve as a liaison to internal and external constituencies for the director of education. Strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain multiple priorities are important skills necessary for this position. This person will work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Assistant Retail Manager
SHI is seeking an assistant retail manager to assist the Retail Director in ensuring effective operation of the Sealaska Heritage Store. Duties will include leading and supervising staff, merchandising, and inventory control. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)


Contractors

Community Liaisons
SHI is seeking community liaisons for its award-winning Baby Raven Reads program. Among other things, this candidate will lead, coordinate, and staff local family literacy events, including monthly events through the school year, either via Zoom or in-person in Haines/Klukwan, Ketchikan, and Metlakatla (pending current Covid rates and mitigation procedures). To apply, contact babyravenreads@sealaska.com. (Job Description)


Construction: Interested in working at the Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus?

Employment opportunities vary by trade.  Dawson Construction has union agreements for some of the trades, which limits the pool of workers to the union hall. The following trades do not have union agreements. Interested workers who have commercial construction experience should contact Dawson or subcontractors to inquire about work:

•             Union/Non-union Carpenters (Dawson)

•             Iron Workers (Dawson)

•             Laborers (Dawson)

•             Electricians (Anderson Bros)

Other trades will be hired through the union hall, but Dawson has encouraged Native hire from the hall. Shareholders applying with the union hall should express interest in the Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus.

You can apply online at https://dawson.com/careers/ and/or contact Patrick Shanley at 907-780-1500 for more information.  Demand for workers fluctuates depending on the work phase of the project.     


Requests for Proposals

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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