Cultural Heritage & Education Specialist

Cultural Heritage & Education · Juneau, Alaska
Department Cultural Heritage & Education
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $23.79 - $30.34

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Cultural Heritage & Education Specialist


INFORMATION
Job Class: Specialist 
Department: Cultural Heritage & Education

Type of Position: Non-Exempt
Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position: Yes
Salary Grade(s): 8/9

Prepared by: M. Twitchell/J. Wise
Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 4/1/2021


PURPOSE
The Cultural Heritage & Education (CHE) Program Specialist will help establish and provide cultural heritage and language education opportunities such as classes, workshops, events, and after school activities for tribal citizens.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Reports To: Manager
Supervises: Up to 2 FTE
Liaison To: Employees, clients, Southeast communities


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Assist with planning, organization, coordination, and/or hosting of cultural education opportunities, programming, and events
• Actively participate in routine meetings and committee/coalition meetings with partners that provide education and cultural programming or events
• Maintain partnerships within Juneau and throughout Southeast Alaska that support collaborative relationships and culturally informed programming
• Coordinate internally with department staff to assist in providing cultural heritage education opportunities for staff and clients
• Collaborate with Communications department for promotion of opportunities for cultural programming
• Create and conduct surveys to evaluate and inform program success and effectiveness and community needs and desired goals
• Ability to travel including but not limited to ferries, and small airplanes
• Create and maintain both paper and computerized file management systems
• Maintain strict confidentiality
• May be responsible for the supervision of up to 2 full time technician or clerical level positions including but not limited to: hiring, monitoring, coaching, staff development, evaluations, dispute resolution, progressive discipline, and termination
• Other duties as assigned


DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY
Spending Authority: TBD
Other Authority:

NECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to maintain accurate, complete, and confidential records
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and basic computer skills
• Ability to review, analyze, and interpret information from multiple sources
• Ability to develop and implement program plans
• Able to manage priorities in a rapidly changing environment
• Familiarity with finding information from multiple sources including statutes, regulations, reports, and key word searches
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Supports a culture of inclusion and diversity
• Knowledge of Tlingit, Haida, and/or Tsimshian cultures


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Associates Degree
• 2 years’ related experience


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Bachelor’s degree or a combination of relevant education, training, and experience
• Valid Driver’s License


UNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR RESTRICTIONS
The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.


CONDITIONS OF HIRE:
• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Cultural Heritage & Education
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $23.79 - $30.34