Alaska Native Education Program Manager – Anchorage Alaska

Location: Anchorage, AK    
Salary: $40.00 per hour, DOE                                                                      
Number of Positions:
Opening Date: June 13, 2017 
Closing Date: Until Filled                                        

Position Summary:
Primary responsibilities include the coordination and supervision of all staff associated with the Chugach Alaska Native Education Project, including training and development of local staff, development of curricula, and overall coordination of project activities.

Essential duties and responsibilities are to supervise and coordinate all activities to be carried out under the project. Provide the Project Director with monthly narrative and quarterly statistical reports. Coordinate, plan, and participate in as a trainer, Quarterly Regional Conferences and meetings of the Chugach Elders’ Council. Maintain positive communications with each of the region’s four school districts through regular meetings with community school staff and school district administration to ensure school support and understanding of all project components. Guide Regional Coordinators in all work with Local Coordinators and Community Native Education Councils. Assist Local Coordinators with maintaining accurate records and developing monthly reports. Identify and utilize existing local, regional, statewide, and national organizations, agencies, and individuals who can serve as resources for the program. Maintain comprehensive permanent project records which document all project activities.  Establish and maintain relationships with Chugach Region leadership so that the project will be responsive to community needs. Insure compliance with the United States Department of Education rules and regulations. Organize and conduct quarterly objective reviews to assure that the project is meeting its stated goals and objectives.


  • Minimum of a baccalaureate degree in education or related field, with a strong preference for a person with a graduate degree;
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience teaching Alaska Natives in a rural Alaska setting;
  • Demonstrated successful experience in the development and production of curricula and education materials,
  •  Previous experience in an administrative capacity which includes program, staff supervision and development, and fiscal management is required
  • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is necessary
  • Work toward a graduate degree in curriculum and instruction, school administration, or linguistics is required.

Full benefits paid: health, Rx, dental, paid half dependent coverage, short and long term disability, life, 12 paid holidays. Personal leave: 1st -3rd years 20 days per year, 4th year 26 days per year, 5th year 29.5 days per year. Retirement: 401(a) Pension Plan 8% by employer & 403 (b) TDA & Roth contributions, among many other benefits.

Work Conditions:
Chugachmiut employees strive both for excellence and integrity in the services they provide in accordance with our Employee Values Statement. We use Quality Improvement tools for managing process and quality criteria for measurement of effectiveness. Effective communications is essential in the workplace and a commitment by employees to share problems with the purpose of solving them.

Hours of work are between Monday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch, 37.5 hours per week. Chugachmiut maintains a drug/alcohol free and non-smoking environment. Travel by small aircraft to remote locations is required.

Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the hiring manager for review. You may not write see resume.
Mail or fax application to:  

Attn: Human Resources
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage AK  99508-3463
Fax: 907-563-2891

Chugachmiut is an equal opportunity employer, and in accordance with Federal civil rights law and Chugachmiut policies, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, and political beliefs. However, as a tribal organization, Chugachmiut applies Native Preference under P.L. 93-638. Certification must be attached to the application for preference consideration.

Resumes not accompanied by Chugachmiut’s Application for Employment will not be accepted. Applications & position descriptions may be obtained by contacting Chugachmiut on-line at or phone (907) 562-4155.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management may, with or without notice, add or change the duties at any time. Employees are employed “at will”.