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Culture and Stewardship Coordinator - Kenaitze Tribal Member Only

Kenaitze Indian Tribe Kenai, AK

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Kenaitze Tribal Members Only

Title: Culture and Stewardship Coordinator Revision Date: 3/21/2021

Dept/Program: Language and Culture Employment Status: Full Time

Division: Training and Education FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Education and Training Director Schedule: 40 hours per week/52 weeks per year

Supervises: Youth Program Specialist and Preference: TERO Ordinance 2017-01, P.L. 93-638

K'Beq Summer Staff

Job Summary:

The Culture and Stewardship Coordinator will overlay culturally relevant curriculum and materials on existing and future educational programs and training. The incumbent will develop and implement leadership programming for youth ages 14 and up in collaboration with the Internship Coordinator. The incumbent will supervise the K'beq Heritage Site and development, schedule specialized programming involving youth performances, tours, and events. The incumbnet will ensure appropriate representation the Tribe's mission, strategic plan, cultural heritage, and language in future planning, community representation, and published materials.

Essential Functions:

Ensure that the mission, traditions, and culture of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe are incorporated into all functions of the Tribe's cultural and educational programs and services.

Oversee development of cultural activities and programs in the Education Division.

Consult with division program leads on cultural programming.

Develop Heritage and Cultural curriculum, materials, and programs.

Supervise cultural and heritage programs and staff at K'beq Heritage Site.

Partner with agencies to develop appropriate community representation of Tribal Stewardship, Heritage and Culture.

Support Community Youth activities and programs.

Network with stakeholders in the development of educational materials.

With team, spearhead Dena'ina culture and language programming from early childhood through adult educational programs.

It is the intent of this job description to highlight the essential functions of the position; however, it is not an all-inclusive list. The incumbent may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his/her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or the Kenaitze Indian Tribe's objectives

Working Conditions

Lifting Requirements

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Light work Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.

Physical Requirements

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Stand or Sit (Stationary position)

Walk (Move, Traverse)

Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl (Position self (to), Move)

Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)

See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)

Pushing or Pulling

Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions

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OSHA Categories

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Category III Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid

Equipment and Tools

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List Equipment used for job: Computer, fax, scanner, all office equipment

List Tools:

Drives KIT or Personal Vehicle:



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  • Bachelor's Degree in Education, Alaska Studies, Culture and Language, related degree, or a combination of education and experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.


  • Three (3) years teaching or instructing youth.
  • Experience with culturally appropriate education.
  • Knowledge of Kenaitze Indian Tribe's history and cultural heritage.
  • Collaborative program development.
  • Curriculum design, implementation, and assessment.


  • Must have a valid Alaska Drivers' License and must remain insurable under the Tribe's policy.

Special Skills

  • Project management.
  • Strong leadership, community outreach, and collaboration.
  • High level of energy, with ability to motivate staff and students.
  • Conducts business in a service-oriented manner that is attentive, pleasant, respectful and kind when dealing with un'ina, visitors, co-workers, and others.


  • Bilingual and Biliterate English and Dena'ina.
  • Knowledge and experience working with cultural diversities.

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Kenaitze Indian Tribe


Kenai, AK



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