Sealaska Heritage


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

Retail Sales Associate
SHI is seeking a part-time retal sales associate to work at the Sealaska Heritage Store in Juneau. Associates are responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service for visitors. The position provides retail services for the Sealaska Heritage Store by greeting customers, generating sales, merchandising, developing product knowledge, and following store processes and procedures. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to or apply through “careers” link. (Job Description)

Education Administrative Assistant
SHI is recruiting for an education administrative assistant to provide administrative support to the Education Department staff and programs. This candidate will organize and prioritize large volumes of information and calls, schedule/organize complex activities, draft correspondence and create and maintain spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to or apply through “careers” link. (Full Description)

SHI is seeking an archivist to oversee its archives, ethnographic objects and library. Major responsibilities include appraising, accessioning, processing, cataloguing, preserving and describing SHI’s archival collections (manuscripts, photographs, and audio and video recordings) utilizing professional archival procedures and practices; developing and managing the SHI archival collections and making these records available and retrievable for public research; and surveying and prioritizing collections for preservation treatment, reformatting, rehousing, and other improvements. Applicant must have advanced knowledge of the principles, concepts, techniques, and guidelines of professional archival work and professional training in archives management. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to or apply through “careers” link. (Full Description)

Community Coordinator
SHI is recruiting for a community coordinator to provide administrative support for SHI’s Baby Raven Reads program. This candidate will participate in program planning with a team. 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 or apply through “careers” link.  (Full Description  

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Contractors

SHI is seeking chaperones for its 2018 Latseen Leadership Academy summer camp. Chaperones must be available to stay for the duration of the entire camp from July 6-15, 2018 as well as teleconference into a chaperone meeting on June 15 at 9 a.m. Chaperones will be with students daily and the schedule will be agreed upon prior to the beginning of the academy. (Full Description)

Art Teachers
SHI is seeking Northwest Coast art teachers to provide arts instruction and cultural knowledge for college or high school credit at SHI’s Latseen Leadership Academy  scheduled July 6-15, 2018. Successful candidates must be committed to the perpetuation of Northwest Coast art and have teaching experience. (Full Description)

Jinéit Art Academy Youth Instructor
SHI is looking for Northwest Coast artists to teach Northwest Coast arts to 1st–12th grade students in Angoon, Alaska, during or out of school, as part of the institute’s Jinéit Art Academy Youth Program. The successful candidate will have teaching experience and a portfolio of Northwest Coast art samples to show. (Application)

Community Liaisons
SHI is recruiting for a community liaison for its Baby Raven Reads program. Community liaisons are the point of contact in communities for all communications regarding the project. SHI has filled all positions except the one in Craig. To apply, send a resume to or fax to 907.586.9293, ATTN: Katrina Hotch. (Full Description)