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STEAM Curriculum Coordinator

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Sealaska Heritage Institute
Juneau, Alaska, United States
27 days ago

Description

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE

The objective of the High School STEAM Curriculum Coordinator is to provide coordination support for 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 judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workloads. This position will be responsible for coordinating participant travel related to the project; travel arrangements will be made for and in consultation with teachers, professional service providers, youth/guardians, and Elders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  •  Coordinates and participates in monthly project Leadership Team
  • Coordination of monthly meetings with the project’s Community of Practice (CoP) including scheduling, technical support, creating agendas, and taking and sharing notes.
  • Assists to plan and implement the project’s annual professional development events and

Academies.

  • Responsible for planning and booking travel for CoP members’ annual professional development   events held in Juneau.
  • Responsible for planning and booking travel for the STEAM Specialist to participate in annual summer STEAM Academy
  • Responsible for outreach with parents and/or guardians for the projects annual Academies including planning and booking travel for 40 youth to attend the 10-day event held in Juneau.
  • Responsible for planning and booking travel for SHI’s Native Artist Committee and Council of Traditional Scholars, as related to this project.
  • Provide information to other departments and outside agencies in support of the STEAM-Making
  • Other Duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES

  •  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

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.

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time benefited position, working 37.5 hours a week. Regular hours of work are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

TRAVEL

None to minimal.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  •  2 years of professional work in project management and program coordination
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in education or project-related field

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  •  5 years of professional work in the education or project-related field

OTHER DUTIES

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.



Requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  •  2 years of professional work in project management and program coordination
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in education or project-related field

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  •  5 years of professional work in the education or project-related field

OTHER DUTIES

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.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59555124
  • Location:
    Juneau, Alaska, United States
  • Company Name: Sealaska Heritage Institute
  • Position Title: STEAM Curriculum Coordinator
  • Industry: Non-Profit / Charity
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: None

Sealaska Heritage Institute is a tribal nonprofit founded in 1980 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska. Its goal is to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding through public services and events. Sealaska Heritage also conducts scientific, and public policy research that promotes Alaska Native arts, cultures, history and education statewide. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars, a Native Artist Commit...

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