Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.

  • Cultural Advisor

    Job ID
    # Positions
    Youth Empowerment Services
    Part-Time, Regular
  • Overview




    Job Title:

    Cultural Advisor


    Youth Empowerment Services (YES)

    Reports To:

    Program Manager



    FLSA Status:


    Pay Grade:


    Job Type:

    Regular, Full-Time


    General Functions:

    The Cultural Advisor position will provide Alaska Native cultural lessons and enrichment activities for the Alaska Native/American Indian youth who are enrolled in the CITC programs.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Engage Alaska Native/American Indian students in cultural lessons.
    • Organize and implement relevant activities for K-12 students who are enrolled in the Anchorage School District.
    • Assist CITC staff with ideas for integrating culture into lessons plans and units.
    • Promote YES and other CITC programs within the school and community.
    • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information.
    • Maintain youth confidence and protect operations by maintaining confidentiality according to regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Provide cultural awareness workshops for CITC staff and participants as needed.
    • Perform all related duties as assigned.

    Job Specifications:

    • Strong knowledge of Alaska Native community and cultural and experience working with direct services involving Alaska Native families.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to motivate others as needed.
    • Knowledge of youth services within Anchorage School District.
    • Knowledge of general community needs and applicable public resources.
    • Ability to do basic publishing: flyers, newsletters, etc.
    • Strong problem solving skills.
    • Ability to organize and administer programs in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, youth, parents/families, officials, and the general public.
    • Ability to work flexible schedule as needed.
    • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work independently.
    • Strong familiarity with youth and family issues.
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities.
    • Demonstrated ability to use MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and required data entry.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Two (2) years’ experience in community outreach, public relations, educational programs, or relevant field.
    • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.
    • Valid Alaska Driver’s License and be eligible for CITC automotive insurance or willing to drive personal vehicle and be reimbursed for mileage.

    Additional Information:

    Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.


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