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SHI - Education Project Coordinator

Sealaska Heritage Institute, 105 S. Seward Street, Suite 201, Juneau, Alaska, United States of America Req #310
Friday, February 16, 2024


Job Summary

The objective of the Education Project Coordinator is to support and assist with delivery of post-secondary programming including summer internship experiences within the Indigenizing Education in Alaska program and post-secondary pathways support for partner districts in the Haa' Latseeni initiative. This position will be responsible for coordinating participant, chaperone, and support staff travel through SHI’s travel department. This position will also be instrumental in the planning and execution of the project’s annual College & Career Summit and Juneau Traditional Games.


  • Responsible for planning and booking travel for biannual visits to partner schools in Southeast Alaska and to work with the Liaison in those schools to schedule and deliver programming.
  • Responsible for support with coordination and execution of Native Youth Olympics/Traditional Games.
  • Responsible for support with coordination and execution of the Indigenous Future Educators summer programming and school-year mentorship opportunities.
  • Support of and participation in Indigenous Educators community of practice.
  • Provide information to other departments and outside agencies in support of SHI’s programming for post-secondary college and career readiness.
  • Assists with pre/post participation survey data entry and management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated effective 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 logistics and events.
  • Technical capacity and expertise in using spreadsheets and databases.
  • Knowledge of Southeast Alaska Native culture and languages.
  • Experience with Native Youth Olympics/Traditional Games.
  • Experience working with Alaska Native youth.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position will have no direct reports.

Work Environment

This position’s duties are performed at the Walter Soboleff Building. 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 is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently 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, employees may work up to or over 45 hours per week or additional time as needed to meet workload demands or special events such as Celebration. Regular travel to grant funded communities is expected. 

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in education, language, or project-related field.
  • 2 years of professional work in project management and program coordination.
  • Experience working with Alaska Native youth in formal and informal education settings.

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. 

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 age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability.  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 $60,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Sealaska Heritage Institute, 105 S. Seward Street, Suite 201, Juneau, Alaska, United States of America