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

Art Administrative Assistant
Sealaska Heritage is seeking an art administrative assistant, who will be responsible for providing support to SHI’s Art Department by performing administrative and communications support duties. The position serves as the project lead of some arts activities and project assistant on other activities. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Public Education and Communications Assistant
SHI is seeking a public education and communications assistant to assist in the development of SHI marketing and promotional materials (print and online), assisting in the development of communications strategies for major projects, and implementation and maintenance of website updates. A bachelor’s degree in communications, business, computer science, marketing, or related field is preferred (or relevant/related work experience). Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link.  (Job Description)

STEM Education Project Assistant
Sealaska Heritage is seeking a STEM education project assistant, who will provide support to the project director and the project coordinator including coordination. 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 inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

STEM Project Manager
Sealaska Heritage is seeking a project manager to provide oversight and management including coordination and implementation of the STEAM-Making in Southeast Alaska 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 through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description

Education Administrative Assistant
SHI is seeking an education administrative assistant to provide administrative support for the institute’s education department staff and programs. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Culture and History Director
SHI is seeking a culture and history director to provide management and direction for Sealaska Heritage Institute’s program of ethno historical, cultural anthropological, and social scientific research into topics of Southeast Alaska Native history; sacred and historic sites documentation; subsistence practices; repatriation; and traditional cultural practices, values, beliefs, and knowledge in a wide variety of areas.  Projects may be developed in response to specific issues of public interest related to the sustainability of traditional cultural practices in the Native communities of Southeast Alaska.  Research results will be presented in reports and other media such as web sites that are scholarly in style but are also accessible to the public. The director will also program leadership in coordination with other departments; outside entities such as government agencies, and tribal organizations; and with professional organizations and scholars. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)    


Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Contractors

Community Liaison
Sealaska Heritage is seeking a community liaison in Klawock to assist with SHI’s Baby Raven Reads program there. This person will be the point of contact in the community for all communications regarding the project. People who are interested should contact Tess Giant at 907.586.9201 or tess.giant@sealaska.com or babyravenreads@sealaska.com. (Expectations and Commitments)

Teaching Artists
Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau School District have entered into a partnership to offer Northwest Coast Art opportunities to middle and high school students. We are looking for interested artists to add to a teaching artist roster, which will be used by teachers looking for specialists to join visit their classrooms. These opportunities are flexible and could be one visit class, a series of visits during one semester or whatever fits best for the teacher and artist.   For more information contact Jen LaRoe at jen.laroe@sealaska.com or 907.586.9173 or Tiffany LaRue at tiffany.larue@juneauschools.org. (Application)

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