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

Development Director
SHI is seeking a development director to develop and implement a development/marketing strategy and program including cultural tourism programming, conceptual proposal development and project oversight and reporting, government and business community outreach, funding prospects, and external communications. Works to secure sufficient funds and resources to meet the budgeted needs and to achieve strategic initiatives to fulfill the mission of SHI. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

Art Program Manager
SHI is seeking an art program manager to oversee all SHI components of an Alaska Native education grant project entitled Northwest Coast Arts: Sharing Our Box of Treasures. Please send resume and cover letter or inquiries to shijobs@sealaska.com or apply through www.sealaska.com “careers” link. (Job Description)

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

Community Coordinator
SHI is seeking a community coordinator to provide administrative support for the institute’s Baby Raven Reads program and to 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 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

Project Evaluator
SHI is requesting proposals from a qualified consultant or consultants interested in evaluating STEAM-Making: A Culturally Responsive Approach to STEM Education in Southeast Alaska’s Middle Schools, a three-year project through September 2022. This project is designed and implemented by Sealaska Heritage in Juneau, Hoonah, Angoon, Sitka, Wrangell, and Klawock. This project increases peer support among middle school teachers, culturally relevant curricula, and interest in in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for Alaska Native Students. Please send proposal to kristy.dillingham@sealaska.com by Jan. 13. For more information, contact Kristy Dillingham at 907.586.9125. (RFP)

Project Evaluator
SHI is requesting proposals from a qualified consultant or consultants interested in evaluating the Preparing Indigenous Haa Yoo X’atángi Deiyí: Our Language Pathway, a three-year project through September 2022. This project designed and implemented by Sealaska Heritage and the University of Alaska Southeast will address increasing the number of heritage language educators with language certifications for the Tlingit (Lingít), Haida (Xaad Kíl), and Tsimshian (Sm’algyax) languages. Please send proposal to kristy.dillingham@sealaska.com by Jan. 13. For more information, contact Kristy Dillingham at 907.586.9125. (RFP)

Project Evaluator
SHI is requesting proposals from a qualified consultant or consultants interested in evaluating the institute’s Thru the Cultural Lens program. The overarching goal of the third generation of Thru the Cultural Lens is to increase the number of educators and school district staff in Southeast, Alaska, with cultural competency by 25% within three years. Providing cultural competency training, creating place-based culturally relevant resources, and building on the cohort of culturally knowledgeable educators will improve academic success and graduation rates for Alaska Native youth. Please send proposal to kristy.dillingham@sealaska.com by Jan. 13. For more information, contact Kristy Dillingham at 907.586.9125. (RFP)

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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