Alaska Area Health Education Center Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Alaska Area Health Education Center Coordinator

LOCATION: Anchorage

OPENING DATE: November 22, 2019

CLOSES: Open Until Filled

SALARY: Depending on Experience

WORK HOURS: 6hrs/day

DUTIES:  The Alaska AHEC’s mission is to increase the number of highly skilled, knowledgeable, culturally attuned providers through effective training, recruitment, and retention activities to improve diversity, distribution, supply, and quality of Alaska’s health workforce. This program works with community partners across the region to weave together educators, students and providers to grow the next generation of health care workers. Under the direction of the CHS Youth Program Coordinator, or designee, this position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the program, policy, financial and personnel activities of the Southwest Area Health Education Center (SW AHEC) which assists school districts, communities and healthcare professionals to develop the capacity to deliver healthcare services to rural and underserved populations. Hours of work are 6 hours per day, 5 days a week.

QUALIFICATIONS:  BS/BA degree from an accredited university in a related health or human service field preferred. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Demonstrated advanced verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated computer proficiency. Successful performance in developing and managing agency grants/contracts.  Knowledge of grant policies and procedures and business accounting principles. Experience with policy development at the local, state and national levels; preferred Experience working with healthcare professionals, local community structures, government agencies, academic institutions, private organizations, and non-profit corporations. Experience with the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs for youth, adults, and/or non-traditional learners.  Understanding and knowledge of budget and fiscal procedures. Ability to execute instructions and apply specific guidelines to varied situations, and the ability to effectively express both written and oral information. Experience in working with youth, diverse cultures and familiarity with the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands Region. Willing to take training and attend workshops and meetings periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge. Experience writing grants and proposals; preferred Willingness and means to travel and have a valid Alaska Driver’s License.  Willing to take training and attend workshops and meetings periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge.

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

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