Employment Opportunities
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AITRC is employing a Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist/Project Coordinator to first, develop and maintain the AITRC GIS mapping system, and secondly, assist with modifications to the Ahtna Indigenous Sentinels Network (ISN). The ISN is a database formed for documentation of natural resource data collection that will include local and traditional knowledge of wildlife and fisheries in the Ahtna Traditional Use Territory. The project’s goals and objectives include documenting and integrating Ahtna indigenous knowledge and observations into a Tribally run database that will help to better inform research and policy.

This position will work with and report to the AITRC Executive Director and implement the ISN project goals and objectives.

  • Update the AITRC ArcGIS mapping database with new information

  •  Assist partner organizations with mapping projects

  • Coordinate with departments and other organizations on field data collection

  •  Work with the Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) and AITRC staff to develop an app and database

  • Coordinate meetings with the tribes and tribal leaders

  • Attend and engage in the Indigenous Sentinels Network meetings and trainings

  • Attend training and receive certification for drone operations

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The Human Resources/Office Manager serves as a support to the administration department by helping maintain personnel files, recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, assist with employee evaluations, supporting staff with administrative tasks like scheduling meetings, assisting in preparing meeting materials, creating and maintaining both electronic and hard copy files.

  • Open office punctually each day, greet visitors, and answer phones

  • Facilitate staff and board meetings, prepare meeting materials, and meeting minutes

  • Assist in writing and revising job descriptions and recruitment

  • Schedule Interviews by coordinating schedules with management team and applicant

  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to continually improve efficiency of our organization

  • Attend and represent the organization at recruiting events such as job/college fairs, conferences, and seminars

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The internet has changed how we communicate, educate, and advocate for the rights of the Ahtna people. The NTIA Project Coordinator will coordinate and oversee the Tribal Broadband Planning with the eight Ahtna Tribes while working with ANCSA Corporations, State & Federal Agencies, and regional entities in possible partnerships. The staff member will lead the effort to promote Ahtna Tribal involvement in tribal broadband. By developing digital literacy, the coordinator will work with Tribes to build knowledge on how the internet can be used for the development of a workforce, preserving languages, getting health care, building businesses, sharing knowledge, and promoting equitable management of our natural resources.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implementation of the Tribal Broadband Planning Project

  • incorporates internal & external Creating & maintaining a Tribal Communication Plan that 

  • communications with Tribal goals and initiatives

  • Work with tribes to form a Tribal Utility or similar organization

  • Work with partners and contractors to schedule trainings, meetings, and coordinate travel for 

  • the project.

  •  Attend meetings, teleconferences, and trainings.