The objective of the School Based Cultural Specialist is to provide direct support for teachers and students participating in the Opening the Box of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: STEAM Pathways for High School Students project, which is administered through the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads. This position will be responsible for scheduling with individual teachers to provide planning and in-class support for traditional ecological knowledge content and collaboration with Elders and additional cultural specialists.
This position will not have supervisory responsibilities.
This position’s duties are performed at the Walter Soboleff Building and schools within the Juneau School District. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
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.
POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
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.
Frequent travel between the Walter Soboleff Building, Thunder Mountain High School, and Juneau Douglas High School will be necessary for this position. Applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation. Travel time and mileage will be compensated.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
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.