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

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)

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 through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Retail Director
SHI is seeking a retail director to manage and operate its Juneau retail store with guidance from the president and chief of operations on vision, goals, and operation of the retail store. Among other things, this person will manage staffing of seasonal employees and motivate sales team to increase sales and ensure efficiency; manage stock levels and make key decisions about stock control; and attend trade shows and identify additional buying opportunities. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (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 through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Cultural Interpreter
SHI is seeking a cultural interpreter to provide guidance to visitors to the Walter Soboleff Building. This candidate will greet visitors to the building and provide guided tours of the exhibits and the lobby/house front. Extensive in-house training will be provided. 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)

Development Officer
SHI is seeking a development officer, who will be responsible for the management, planning, and implementation of a comprehensive philanthropy program that secures the necessary financial resources from foundations, corporations, and individuals to support mission and programmatic goals. The development officer will develop and execute multi­year fundraising campaigns, oversee contractors, and promote Juneau as the Northwest Coast arts capital within the community, region, and nationally. 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
Sealaska Heritage is seeking an education project manager to provide oversight and management of SHI’s Education Department projects, including, but not limited to, co-coordination and implementation of the institute’s the SERRC, AASB, and Alaska Native Community Partnership contract(s), which are administered through the Education Department, 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)


Contractors

Community Liaison
SHI is seeking a community liaison 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 the Haines/Klukwan area (pending current Covid rates and mitigation procedures). Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (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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