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Education and Career Development Coordinator

Kenaitze Indian Tribe Kenai, AK
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Title: Education & Career Development CoordinatorRevision Date: 8/24/2018

Dept/Program:Education & Career DevelopmentEmployment Status: Full Time

Division:Education FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Education Director Schedule: Exempt

Supervises: Student Services Technician, Preference: TERO Ordinance 2017-01, P.L. 93-638

Education & Employment Specialist,

Tutor/Liaisons, & Intern Supervisor

Job Summary

The Education and Career Development Coordinator acts in a key supportive leadership role within Kenaitze Indian Tribe whose primary responsibility is the oversight of the Education Assistance and Career Employment services programs. The Coordinator provides guidance to the Education Director in planning program strategies, goals, initiatives and structure in alignment with the Tribe's values and vision. The Coordinator reports to the Education Director and responds to budgetary and performance measures, achievement of goals and strategies, and results of monitoring functions. This position works towards and encourages collaboration with the Tribe's programs and outside agencies to carry out optimal customer care and support services while protecting and maintaining the confidentiality of all clients (un'inas).

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the date to day operations of designed Education and Career Development programs to include, operational planning, dashboards, award & funding compliance, budgets, personnel & records management oversight.
  • Develop procedures for Education & Career Development Service Programs including but not limited to: Workforce Investment; Higher Learning and Tribal Scholarship programs, vocational training needs; mentorship, youth internship, career pathways, collaboration with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, UAA/KPC, ACC, and other education systems.
  • Assist with program referrals to other Tribal services or community programs
  • Provides guidance, mentoring and support to Education & Career Development program staff
  • Responsible for customer service and quality assurance in the Education and Career Development Programs and resolution of un'ina concerns. Customer Service includes an increase in the number of un'inas placed in career pathways, job training, and employed within 90 days of program completion.
  • Responsible for staying informed of education and employment trends, and recommending changes in services delivery to the Education Director
  • Responsible for internal and external outreach and to communicate to staff Tribal updates, events and activities
  • Ensures workplace safety guidelines are follow for staff, vendors and customers
  • Follows all Tribal policies and procedures and Tribal Court Codes.

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 task tasks requested by his/her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or the Kenaitze Indian Tribe objectives.

Working Conditions

Listing Requirements

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 grater than that of sedentary work, and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.

Physical Requirements

Stand or Sit (Stationary position)

Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (ascend/descend, work atop, traverse)

Talk/hear (communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express oneself, exchange information)

See (detect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate, assess)

Repetitive Motion

OSHA Categories

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 aide

Equipment and Tools

Coper, Scanner, fax, and other office equipment

Drives Tribal or Personal vehicle



Travel between tribal programs, community partners, and trainings may be required



  • Bachelors in Education, Human Services or Business or a combination of education and experience may be substituted for a degree


  • Three (3) years of experience working with students, State and Federal agencies, managing community based programs and personnel management; development of community program strategies, managing private, state, and federal grants; and grand compliance; budget management; policy and procedure development and implementation


  • Valid Alaska Drivers License and must remain insurable under the Kenaitze Indian Tribe policy
  • First Aid and CPR certifications or obtain within 90 days of hire
  • MANDT certification or obtain within 90 days of hire

Special Skills

  • Able to evaluate needs assessments to meet the needs of the population to be served
  • Able to organize, evaluate, and present information orally and in writing
  • Able to work with professional and support staff
  • Understanding of public education regulations
  • Experience in public speaking


  • Experience and knowledge working with cultural diversities

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Kenaitze Indian Tribe


Kenai, AK