The objective of this Program Manager position is to provide oversight and management including coordination and implementation of the Haa Latseen Initiative: Culturally Responsive College & Career Readiness Programming in Southeast Alaska, which is administered through the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) Education Department. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads and to recommend changes in relation to program practices or procedures. This project includes an Annual Native Post-Secondary Training and College Fair in Juneau, AK, a regional Latseen Leadership, College & Career Academy for high school aged Alaska Native youth, the annual Traditional Games event for NYO teams, bi- annual college & career and social-emotional wellbeing programming for middle/high school students in eight communities and piloting a personal learning plan program with the Juneau School District. This project emphasizes social-emotional health and cultural connection as a foundation to post-secondary readiness.
This position will have supervise the Project Coordinator and the Project Assistant.
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.
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.
This is a full-time benefited position, working 37.5 hours a week. Normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
One tour of colleges and vocational programs with 12 Alaska Native high school students annually. Possible travel to partner districts during biannual programming.
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.