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SHI - Senior Education Project Coordinator

Sealaska Heritage Institute, 105 S. Seward Street, Suite 201, Juneau, Alaska, United States of America Req #107
Monday, May 6, 2024

Job Summary

The objective of this position is to provide support, coordination, and high-level assistance to the Sealaska Heritage Institute Education Department in coordinating and implementing educational activities and programs that align with the goals and mission of the organization. This position supports the Director of Education and the entire Education department through management and coordination of activities and processes.


  •  Supports the Education Director and the Education Department by providing high-level support.
  • Coordinates grant specific activities as requested.
  • Assists Education Director in grant management activities including creating reports, budgeting, coordination of events and drafting professional service agreements.
  • Assist Education Director in management of all aspects of the Education Department’s projects and activities.
  • Assists in managing the departmental schedule and coordinating department level tasks such as coordinating personnel activity reports biweekly, managing departmental staff meetings, tracking documents, and acting as point person for departmental procedures.
  • Organize and manage education activities with program directors and provide regular communication with public about education programs and activities.
  • Provide support to Education Department in program development.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Demonstrated high level of verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and activities with attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in project management and program coordination
  • Technical capacity and expertise in using charts, tables, graphs, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Knowledge of Southeast Alaska Native culture and languages

Supervisory Responsibility

This position will have no direct reports.

Work Environment

This position’s duties are performed primarily at the Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to verbally communicate. This position can occasionally be very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and climbing during the day. The employee may lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.

About this Role

This is a full-time benefited position. SHI employees are expected to work during SHI’s regular business hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. Additionally, many employees may work up to 45 hours per week or additional time as needed to meet workload demands or special events such as Celebration.

Required Education and Experience

  • 3 years of professional work in project management and program coordination

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 5 years of professional work in project-related field
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in project-related field

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Review the Benefits associated with this position:

Who is Sealaska? Established in 1972, Sealaska is the Alaska Native regional corporation for Southeast Alaska. Our 23,000 shareholders are Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people with more than 10,000 years of ancestral ties to the oceans, forests and communities of Southeast Alaska. We serve the twin goals of economic prosperity and environmental protection. Sealaska Heritage Institute is an affiliate of Sealaska.
We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and goal achievement for all our employees.  As a subsidiary of a Native-owned company, Sealaska Heritage Institute is proud to promote an inclusive and diverse workplace, with respect for the cultural traditions in the communities where we operate.
Sealaska Heritage Institute is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion or religious creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. However, preference may be extended to an enrolled member of a federally-recognized Indian Tribe.*
*“Indian Tribe” means an Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 668; 43 U.S.C. 1601) which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $50,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $65,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Sealaska Heritage Institute, 105 S. Seward Street, Suite 201, Juneau, Alaska, United States of America