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

Audio/Video Specialist
SHI is seeking an audio/video specialist to assist in all aspects of audio and video production. Among other things, this candidate will videotape events and other things as directed, transcribe footage, edit video using Adobe Premiere Pro, set-up and breakdown equipment for livestreams, and assist in camera operations for live streams. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (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 online. (Job Description)

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 Program Manager
SHI is seeking an education program manager to provide oversight and management including coordination and implementation of the Amplifying Our Stories: Voices on the Land (“Voices”) Project, which is administered through SHI’s 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)

Education Program Manager
SHI is seeking an education program manager to provide oversight and management including coordination and implementation of its Haa Latseen Initiative: Culturally Responsive College and Career Readiness Programming in Southeast Alaska. 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)

Education Program 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 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)

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 Coordinator
SHI is seeking a person to provide coordination support for its STEAM-Making in Southeast Alaska’s Schools project. 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 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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