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

College and Career Specialist
SHI is seeking a college & career specialist 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 Literacy Specialist
SHI is seeking a cultural literacy specialist to lead the development and publication of children’s books written in the Tlingit language for the Tlingit Culture, Language, and Literacy (TCLL) program and to assist with and ensure that the books that are developed are in alignment with TCLL’s Vertical Alignment Plan and Curricular Framework. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply online. (Job Description)

Education Program Assistant  General Education
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)

Education Program Assistant  STEAM Program
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)

Education Program Coordinator  Haa’ Latseeni Program
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 Program Coordinator  Indigenizing Education for Alaska
SHI is seeking an education coordinator to provide coordination and support for the Indigenizing Education for Alaska program, administered through the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) Education Department. The position will be responsible for developing a database of Alaska Native educators, establishing Community of Practice (CoP) program structures, and creating youth programming. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize the development of the database and coordinate the annual Elders and Youth Conference trip. 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)

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 


Contractors

Elder Cultural Specialist
Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau School District are seeking Elder Cultural Specialists. The Elder Cultural Specialists will work with the classroom and language teachers to provide support for language and cultural activities. The Elder Cultural Specialists can work within the kindergarten through 8th grade based on the location, which is still to be determined. This program requires a time commitment of 4 hours a day, 5 days a week for 37 weeks. This role constitutes a pay rate of $45-$50 an hour. 

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Community Liaisons: Angoon, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Juneau, Sitka and Yakutat
SHI is seeking community liaisons in Angoon, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Juneau, Sitka and Yakutat for its Baby Raven Reads program, which is designed to improve kindergarten readiness and early literacy skills in Alaska Native children age birth to 5 years old. Raven Reads provides training to caregivers and early childhood educators in best practices in early literacy and cultural connections. Raven Reads provides family literacy activities and age-appropriate and culturally relevant books to participating families. To apply, please email a resume to Tess Olympia at tess.olympia@sealaska.com. (Job Description)   

Community Liaisons: Wrangell and Craig
SHI is seeking community liaisons in Wrangell and Craig for its Baby Raven Reads program, which is designed to improve kindergarten readiness and early literacy skills in Alaska Native children age birth to 5 years old. Raven Reads provides training to caregivers and early childhood educators in best practices in early literacy and cultural connections. Raven Reads provides family literacy activities and age-appropriate and culturally relevant books to participating families. To apply, contact Tess Olympia at tess.olympia@sealaska.com    

 

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