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National Park Service
The Heritage Assistance Program Historian position, in the Alaska Regional Office on the Cultural Resources Team, has opened on USA Jobs. The announcement is open Government Wide and the link can be found here: USAJOBS - Job Announcement

The announcement will remain open for 2 weeks with a closing date of 9/27/2021.

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Supervisory Park Ranger (Interpretation)
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, National Park Service
As the North District Interpretive Supervisor, you will be responsible for the management of the main Visitor Center in Copper Center, AK and the Slana Ranger Station in Slana, AK. These locations provide public education, interpretation, volunteer support, community outreach, and partnership collaboration for park visitor services and education programming. This position reports directly to the Team Lead for the Division of Interpretation and Education.
Park Ranger (Interpretation)
National Park Service
The position is located in the Division of Interpretation and Education (I&E) in the Alaska Regional Office. The Division of I&E is a multi-disciplinary team responsible for a wide range of functions and programs including Interpretation and education, interpretive media and planning, youth programs, cooperating associations and partnerships in 17 national park units. The incumbent assists with implementation of national and regional I&E initiatives as well as administration and oversight of the regional I&E program. The purpose of the position primarily is to provide professional and technical support to Alaska Region parks.
Records Analyst 3 (State Records Manager)
Alaska State Archives, Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums
The Department of Education and Early Development, Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums is seeking a talented Records Analyst to serve as the State Records Manager for Alaska. The State Records Manager provides leadership and professional advice to the State Archivist and top executive staff for state departments and local government regarding the orderly creation, administration, and disposition of government records; oversees records retention schedule development; aids local government and school districts regarding records management; and oversees reformatting services so that state records are more accessible to the public and government entities.
Librarian I (OWL Librarian)
Alaska State Library, Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums
This position does the day-to-day work of the Online With Libraries (OWL) Program. For OWL the position provides broadband support grants to public libraries. The position schedules and hosts Zoom meetings for the Division as well as provide backup support for the statewide OWL Zoom network. This position provides digital project support for the Alaska State Library.
Archive Specialist
Great Basin Institute/Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
This 12-week position is not posted yet but Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is partnering with Great Basin Institute to host an Archive Specialist from January-April, 2022. The job description will be posted later this fall. Please reach out if you would like to be notified when the application is open.
Museum Education and Public Programs Coordinator
Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum
Develops and implements public programs including guided tours, gallery talks, workshops, art events, and cultural preservation projects. Serves as the school liaison and helps to develop educational materials and programs at the museum. Helps to develop and oversee internship programs for high school and college students. Manages public outreach including social media, website content, and research enquiries. FT. $27-32 hour plus full benefits package. Open until filled.
Museum Education Student Assistant
UA Museum of the North, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Position Summary:
Join the Education & Public Programs team at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Museum Education & Public Programs facilitate learning opportunities and experiences for people of all ages. Be a part of our team!
Other duties: Provide general support to Museum Education & Public Programs.Educational Programming. Assist with planning and conducting educational programming (family days, special events, field trips). Set up and tear down for programs, staff programs and events, creating a welcoming atmosphere for children and adults, assist in creation of content for programs.Objects and database work. Cataloging and photographing specimens and objects, updating database records, processing loans.
Join the Education & Public Programs team at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. We are seeking a student intern to work with our teaching collection and to process incoming and outgoing loans for teachers. Main duties include reviewing kit materials, cataloging objects, creating database entries, processing loans, and conducting research for labels and kits. Additional duties may include assisting with field trip programs, museum family days, and special events.

Must be an able to work under minimal supervision and also work well within a team setting. Strong leadership skills are desired.
Adjunct Instructor - UAA Department of Art
UAA College of Arts & Sciences
Position Summary:
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University Alaska Anchorage is seeking applicants who are interested in teaching credit courses as Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Art.
The incumbent will be responsible for preparing lesson plans and teaching one or more courses in a manner consistent with the course content guide. Adjunct faculty are expected to be available for contact with students and hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught.
Adjunct instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester appointment. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool from which instructors will be hired as needed. Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of an appointment, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester; hiring decisions are made on a semester-by-semester basis according to the needs of that semester's schedule. Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.

Adjunct instructors must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment. To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents as part of their application:

Cover letter that notes the relevance of your education and experience to this adjunct position, and the course(s) or areas of expertise you feel you are qualified to teach
Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for three professional references
The following items are required. Please email to Anita Franciosi at

Unofficial transcript
Statement of teaching philosophy
5 Digital Samples of your work
UA Museum of the North - Graduate Research Assistant
UA Museum of the North, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Position Summary:
The UA Museum of the North is recruiting for graduate students interested in a research assistantship for the academic year 2021-2022. Assignments can be on per semester basis or for the full academic year. This research assistantship does include a tuition waiver, health care coverage, and a stipend.
Technical and other assistance with research projects.
This posting is for those graduate students interested in a research assistantship with the UA Museum of the North. Can be on a per semester or full academic year basis.

Please attach a resume. The resume should indicate at minimum the date your Bachelor's degree was awarded and in what educational area, which graduate degree you are pursuing and what year of your program you will be in, any graduate research assistant experience, and any undergraduate skills training you've received.

The assistantship does include a tuition waiver, health care coverage, and a stipend.
Museum Attendant - Student Assistant
UA Museum of the North, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Position Summary:
Love talking with people? Enjoy being part of a tight-knit and hardworking team? Join the energetic and outgoing Visitor Services staff at the UA Museum of the North! We are specifically seeking student employees who are available to work 10 AM to 5:30 PM August through May. Weekday and weekend shifts available. $11.75 per hour.
The UA Museum of the North Visitor Services department is looking for a few outgoing people to join our customer service team. UAMN sees thousand of visitors every year, and our Visitor Services team works to make every visitor feel welcomed and every visit a positive experience.

**We are specifically seeking student employees who are available to work during the academic year (August through May).**

Prior customer service and cash handling experience preferred. A background in retail sales is helpful but not required.

The successful candidate job duties will include, but are not limited to:

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and point of sale systems.
* Sales and customer service experience.
* Ability to work cooperatively.
* Ability to speak in front of groups of people.
* Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
* Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Work hours are 8 AM through 7 PM seven days a week and subject to change. Applicants must be willing to work a varied schedule and occasionally put in additional hours as special events require.
Student Researcher - Museum
UA Museum of the North, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Position Summary:
Are you interested in the natural or cultural history of Alaska? The University of Alaska Museum of the North is looking for self-motivated curatorial assistants to work in our research labs on a wide variety of projects. This is a great opportunity to gain experience working with museum collections in a research environment.
This is a student pool position for all student research departments at the UA Museum of the North. Throughout the year, museum departments have the need to hire student employees.

Please attach a resume and contact information for 3 professional references. This position is open until filled.

NOTICE: Students must maintain enrollment and regular attendance for a minimum of at least 6 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate credit hours to be exempt from FICA (Social Security and Medicare) tax. A credit hour load below the minimum required for full-time student status will require the withholding of FICA tax (non-resident aliens on an appropriate visa who meet student employment criteria will continue to be exempt from FICA regardless of credit hour load). While in a student position, a student cannot hold any other type of simultaneous employment with the university.
Student Activities & Commuter Programs: Gallery Attendant
UA Museum of the North, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Position Summary:
UAA is looking for a student who is interested in working in the Hugh McPeck Gallery! Collaborate with UAA student, local, and nationally-recognized artists to exhibit 8-10 art shows each year. Learn how to curate art, develop event and exhibition production skills, and communicate art's impact to the UAA community. Through your efforts, the Student Activities & Commuter Programs student-run Gallery contributes to fostering a sense of belonging for UAA students.
Curator of Collectons
Talkeetna Historical Society / Museum
The collections manager plays a key role in organizing museum collections, meeting with residents and donors, and conducting research on artifacts. Oversees digitization projects; researches historical topics; is responsible for management, security and preservation of museum collections. Major component of the job will data processing and record keeping, as well as promoting the museum on social media - FaceBook and Instagram.
Graphic Designer
Anchorage Museum
Under the general direction of the Chief Design Officer, the Graphic Designer is
responsible for playing a key role in design for the Anchorage Museum, working to
achieve excellence through design throughout the Museum, with an emphasis on graphic
and visual design.
The Graphic Designer manages and maintains the Museum brand and advances projects
through concepting, design development, production, and installation. Work includes
various museum graphic and visual products, including: environmental and exhibition
graphics; project and program visual identities; and print and digital collateral.
A key contributor to the Museum, this role will have creative direction of exhibition and
environmental graphic design, including three-dimensional and spatial designs, as well as
be the lead graphic designer for items such as labels, illustrations and infographics for
publications and PR.
Visitor Services Assistant
Anchorage Museum
Under the general supervision of the Front of House Manager, this position is responsible for outstanding guest experiences for visitors to the Museum. Incumbents must provide a high level of customer service and satisfaction to ensure an excellent experience for all
visitors and are responsible for a broad range of activities including selling admissions, event ticketing and memberships, overseeing access control, engaging with guests, offering information, handling questions and complaints, monitoring guest compliance
with Museum safety/visitor protocols, and facilitating entry/egress for public hours and events.
Incumbents work variable scheduled hours conforming to the Museum’s seasonal hours and organizational needs.

Event & Facility Rental Coordinator
Anchorage Museum
Do you like coordinating events, A/V work and working with the public? Then the Anchorage Museum is looking for you. We are seeking an individual experienced in providing exceptional customer service and event coordination for a full-time Event & Facility Rental Coordinator. This dynamic position works with community members and staff and oversees the use of Museum rental spaces. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of rentals and events at the Museum, including promoting the Museum as a venue for private, corporate, and community-partner functions. This position will implement the facility rental program and assist with Museum-organized public events, exhibitions, and programs. The typical work week for this position will be Thursday through Monday.
Museum Educator
Fairbanks Children's Museum
Museum Educators are the primary contact for visitors to the Fairbanks Children’s Museum and those visitors are always our top priority. A friendly, outgoing personality and excellent customer service skills are necessary for this job, as well as confidence and comfort in interacting with children and adults alike. Museum Educators interact with families to create positive learning experiences for both children and their caregivers. Museum Educators are responsible for the overall presentation of museum galleries and creative spaces, as well as ensuring a clean and welcoming environment. The Fairbanks Children’s Museum is a busy family space and staff are constantly moving. Museum Educators also support the admissions desk, help to host birthday parties, and assist in any other areas of the museum as needed.
Museum Curator
Seldovia Village Tribe IRA
The Museum Curator will function to develop new exhibits that will help draw visitors to the community. The Museum Curator will continue our oral history project and our “Exploring Old Seldovia” StoryMap.
Maintenance Technician
Anchorage Museum
Do you have maintenance experience and are in need of a part-time job that will help keep your skills up? Then the Anchorage Museum is looking for you. We are currently recruiting for an experienced maintenance technician to assist with the general day-to-day daily maintenance and repair of the Museum’s electrical, plumbing, and carpentry systems. In time, some mechanical (HVAC) and other major equipment systems work may be done. This position will also provide support to all areas of the Facilities department, including painting, appliances, furniture, vehicles, tools, and related equipment, as well as shared emergency maintenance response on or after hours, and on-call rotation. This part-time position may have a non-standard work schedule and will include occasional weekends.
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Director of Social Enterprise
Alaska Native Heritage Center
The Director of Social Enterprise, under the direction of the President, is responsible for the Social Enterprise departments and programs to further the mission of Alaska Native Heritage Center. Working with the President, responsible for designing, implementing, directing, developing and evaluating the following existing social enterprise departments, Cultural Tourism, Gift Shop, Cultural Awareness Training, Café, Culture Boxes, Fab Lab, and Facility Rentals. Also responsible working with the President for developing new social enterprise programs. Also responsible for Marketing and Corporate Communications. Working with Development Department, works to educate current and potential partner organizations on how they can utilize and support the Heritage Center. Also, speaks at public events as a representative of the center to help educate various Native and non-Native organizations.
Executive Assistant Admin
Alaska Native Heritage Center
The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for the President & CEO, and the Board of Directors. Also supports the Development, Program and Administration departments. The primary responsibility of the Executive Assistant is to provide administrative support to the President & CEO. Executes a variety of administrative tasks crucial to the efficient operation of the organization and handles critical and confidential details and data. Performs a variety of administrative assignments exercising independent judgement and initiative in support of the President & CEO. Has the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations and will possess strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills. Ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities is imperative. Demonstrates a solid working knowledge of Alaska Native Heritage Center, structure including policies and procedures as well as extensive secretarial function, knowledge, and ability.
Facility Rentals Admin Support
Alaska Native Heritage Center
This position will primarily be responsible for supporting the Facility Sales Department. This will also involve interacting and working in a collaborative team with other departments, primarily Facility Maintenance and Accounting. Additional support will be provided to the Development and Cultural Tourism Marketing Departments.
Cultural Tourism Director
Alaska Native Heritage Center

This person will be in charge of evening events that happen at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. This involves making sure that events run smoothly at the Center.


Assess the staffing needs for events, and ensure all aspects of the program are covered while troubleshooting problems or issues that may arise.
Operate complex equipment such as audio/visual equipment, DVD, VHS, lighting, and various theatre equipment.
Communicate through use of walkie-talkie.
Ensure that there is appropriate staff scheduled for the program and various events within the program, ensure that staff receive their breaks and lunches, and fill in where needed.
Develop solutions as well as keeping communication through ticketing, maintenance, and staff, and ensure the program stays on schedule.
Park Guide
Alaska Public Lands Information Center, National Park Service
The Alaska Public Lands Information Center, located in Fairbanks, is an interagency visitor center that represents nine state and federal agencies and provides information and education on all public lands in Alaska. It serves as a centralized point of information for the local residents and the visiting public about public lands, resources, and recreational opportunities in Alaska. It is located in the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center along with their partners, the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Tanana Chiefs Cultural Programs.

As a Park Guide, the incumbent will:

Staff information counter in a visitor center.
Answering questions on a variety of subjects.
Guiding small groups and providing services to visitors.
Present limited and repetitive pre-established talks including introductions to films, map talks, and static exhibit interpretation.
Orient hikers to conditions and equipment needs.
Interpret park values for visitors with varying interests and backgrounds.
Processing Archivist
Ted Stevens Foundation
Salary: $20-25 hourly
Work Schedule: part-time, flexible schedule, up to 20 hours per week
Posting closes on October 31, 2021. Review of candidates will begin as soon as they are received.
The Ted Stevens Foundation in Anchorage, Alaska is hiring part-time Processing Archivists to assist in the arrangement and description of the Ted Stevens Collection. The Processing Archivist will report to the Head Archivist and will: arrange and describe archival materials; maintain archival catalog entries; digitize historical materials; and assist with special projects, including research and social media related ones.
Arrange and describe mainly paper-based congressional archival collection
Update and maintain internal archival collections databases and legacy catalog records
Digitize analog paper materials and data enter appropriate metadata for digital files
Assist with reference projects
Follow established office policies and procedures
Follow national cataloging and archival processing standards
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to type at 50+ wpm
Computer skills, including experience using Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Suite products
Ability to use office equipment such as a scanner and copier
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds

Preferred Knowledge and Experience:
Arranging and describing archival collections
Knowledge of Alaska history
Awareness and understanding of archival terms and practices such as: More Product, Less Process (MPLP) processing
Digital preservation best practices and standards
Prior work experience in archives and with analog paper records
Prior work experience with digitized and born-digital materials
Prior work experience or knowledge of congressional records
Experience working with business-related social media accounts and marketing.
Library Technician
Dept. of the Army
Performs a wide variety of public service duties: circulation, reference/reader's advisory, database searching, collection maintenance, programming, marketing, displays/publicity, interlibrary loans, and reserves.
Performs a wide variety of technical service duties: cataloging/copy cataloging, ordering/receiving/processing/accounting for and de-acquisitioning of library materials, and shelf inventories.
Performs a wide variety of systems application and maintenance which may include standard office software, basic Integrated Library System and PC management.
Performs selected administrative management duties to include ensuring internal controls are in place in public services and/or technical services.
May manage a branch library or serve as a lead departmental library technician. Trains others in the performance of library technician duties.
Library Technician
Dept. of the Army
Independently performs circulation and registration duties.
Provides reference services to library customers by locating bibliographic information using standard library reference tools.
Accesses, enters, retrieves, or corrects routine information in automated databases.
Performs routine clerical tasks, such as answering the telephone, taking messages, and referring callers or visitors to appropriate staff members.
Assists librarian in planning and developing programs and publicity and marketing of events.
Uses varied and advanced functions of word processing software to prepare, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other textual documents.
Library Technician NF-02
Dept. of the Army
Registers patrons, charges/discharges materials, processes overdues and reserves, assists with interlibrary loans and reserves, shelves library materials, prepares displays, programs activities, and answers basic reference questions.
Assists customers in locating materials; and/or provides technical services support in a variety of functions: basic/copy cataloging, ordering/receiving/processing and de-acquisitioning of library materials.
Assists in maintaining accountability records and in performing shelf inventories. Performs simple maintenance on the library's automated systems.
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