Tribal Resilience Project Assistant

LOCATION: Anchorage, Alaska

OPENING DATE: November 15, 2018

CLOSES: Open Until Filled

SALARY: Depending on Experience


DUTIES:  Will provide direct daily operations and assistance to the Tribal Resilience Liaison for the Tribal Resilience Program Looking Forward, Looking Back Project, as a temporary 10-12 month on-call position. The position includes working as a key team member to implement the project and assist off-site project leads and partners in carrying out the goals and objectives. This project proposes to engage multiple tribal leadership and environmental staff through a series of two trainings and two workshops designed to promote resilience through adaptive management to extreme events and harmful environmental trends. Assist and provide continuity with the day-to-day implementation of the project. Typing correspondence, reports, minutes, memos, development and maintenance of filing systems, purchase orders, check requests, travel authorizations, trip reports, consultant agreements, and correspondence routed, signed, and copied in a timely manner. This position will require travel to rural and other areas of the state up to four weeklong trips. This position will be hired under the APIA Health Department, which operates under a team approach.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor degree, but will substitute with 4 years of experience in related field. Education or work experience in program delivery of services in rural areas. Skilled with computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro. Experienced with record keeping and tracking project data. Skilled in working collaboratively and maintain effective communication with supervisor, off-site colleagues, partners, participating tribal communities and public organizations. Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with superiors, employees, other organizations, and the public organizations. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in preparation for events and/or related project work.  Ability to work independently, and assist in meeting project goals and objectives with minimal amount of supervision. Willingness and means to travel and have a valid Alaska Driver’s License. Experience in event planning, travel coordination and communication outreach. Experience and knowledge of the Native lifestyle and culture. Native preference will be given depending on experience.


Apply online at or email resume and application to:

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.

Attn: Human Resources Director

1131 East International Airport Road

Anchorage, Alaska  99518 

Phone: (907) 276-2700 

                                              Fax: (907) 279-4351                                              


*          Native preference will be given to qualified applicant pursuant to P.L. 93-638.


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