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

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)

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

Executive & Research Assistant
SHI is seeking an executive and research assistant to provide executive support in a one-on-one working relationship as well as providing professional staff assistance on a number of research topics as designated by the President. They serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the President. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

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

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

Project Coordinator
SHI is seeking a project coordinator to provide oversight and management of specified art projects. This includes, but is not limited to, co-development and implementation of coordination of sustainable arts activities, Native artist markets, arts residencies, workshops, mentor-apprenticeships focusing on endangered art forms, co-coordination and implementation of summer camps and professional trainings, and support for Celebration events, implemented under direct supervision by the SHI art director. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Literacy Specialist
SHI is seeking a literacy specialist to provide support for the literacy-based education programs, such as Raven Writes: A Culturally Responsive Program to Increase the Writing Skills of Alaska Native Elementary Students, which is administered through SHI in partnership with the Juneau School district and SERRC. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads.  This position will be responsible for supporting the development and coordination of the Writing Institute and raven writes kits. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

High School STEAM Curriculum Coordinator
SHI is seeking a curriculum coordinator to provide support for its program Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students, which is administered through its Education Department. 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 through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

High School STEAM Mentor and Internship Coordinator
SHI is seeking a mentor and internship coordinator to provide support for its program Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students, which is administered through its Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads. This position will be responsible for supporting the development of AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) chapters and the development of internship and mentoring programs for Alaska Native students. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

STEAM Project Assistant
SHI is seeking a project assistant for its Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students program to provide support to the project director and the project coordinator. The selected candidate will have experience entering and maintaining data in Excel formats and other experience managing data, such as travel documents. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Project Assistant
SHI is seeking a project assistant to provide administrative support for the education program, for its Voices on the Land. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Community Coordinator
SHI is seeking a community coordinator for its Voices on the Land program to provide coordination and management of specified education projects. This includes, but is not limited to, co-development and implementation of cultural specialist/Elder engagement with tribal entities, of arts residencies within partner schools, of summer camps and professional trainings, and as support for Celebration events, implemented under direct supervision by 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)

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

Assistant Retail Manager
SHI is seeking an assistant retail manager to ensure effective operation of the Sealaska Heritage Store. Duties include leading and supervising staff, merchandising, and inventory control. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Media Specialist
SHI is seeking a media specialist to act as its primary photographer, designing and producing SHI promotional materials (print and online), managing SHI’s video catalog and YouTube account, editing and branding videos, and managing and/or assisting with SHI’s social media accounts. 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
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 through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Finance Assistant/Bookkeeper
SHI is seeking a finance assistant/bookkeeper to provide accounting and administrative assistance to the Administration Office and other departments of SHI.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)


Contractors

Community Liaisons
SHI is seeking community liaisons 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 Haines/Klukwan, Ketchikan, and Metlakatla (pending current Covid rates and mitigation procedures). To apply, contact babyravenreads@sealaska.com. (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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