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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)
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 email@example.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)
STEAM Project Coordinator
SHI is seeking a project coordinator to support its STEAM-Making in Southeast Alaska’s Schools project, which is administered through the institute’s 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)
Culture Administrative Assistant
SHI is seeking a part-time administrative assistant to provide admin support to the institute’s Culture & History Department. Among other things, this employee will lead or assist with planning, coordination, and facilitation of events, projects, and programs, including lectures and meetings of the Council of Traditional Scholars. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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)