NWC Native Arts Program Coordinator

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Classification:Administrative Generalist 3
Grade:Grade 76
Work type:Staff Part-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:School of Arts & Sciences
Location: Juneau
Categories: Arts/Museum, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The School of Arts & Sciences is seeking a Program Coordinator to oversee the emerging Northwest Coast Native Arts (NWC) program at the University of Alaska Southeast, in the School of Arts and Sciences, on the Juneau campus. This position is a 70% time position, funded by a three-year grant with Sealaska Heritage Institute, with the purpose of expanding education on Northwest Coast Native Arts. The position reports directly to the Dean of Arts & Sciences and is responsible for organizing and managing studio space, course scheduling, and adjunct support, in coordination with the Humanities Department. UAS encourages applications from candidates who are particularly excited about opportunities to expand NWC arts post-secondary education. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


10VISITING ARTIST SUPPORT: Organize and support visiting NWC artist. Help develop and communicate the Visiting Artist program.Essential
15NWC NATIVE ARTS FACULTY SUPPORT: Assists the School of Arts and Sciences with personnel processes related to hiring NWC Native Arts adjunct faculty. Assists with review process for co-sponsored faculty from UAS agency sponsors. Along with UAS School of Arts and Sciences faculty and staff, oversee the adjunct hiring review process for NWC Native Arts.Essential
40PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION: Provides administrative support to the emerging UAS Northwest Coast Native Arts program. Organizes space and equipment, including creating and managing an equipment inventory. Manage scheduling, advertising, marketing, social media, program website, student recruitment, for NWC Native Arts classes, in conjunction with appropriate UAS departments, faculty chairs, staff, and with external partners. Communicates with adjunct faculty in the program and provides necessary support to them. Act as liaison for all NWC Art dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, co-sponsored, or summer programs. Coordinate with the Department of Humanities, regular faculty and chair, and with the Dean of Arts and Sciences.Essential

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent combination of training and experience is required.
  • Two years of experience in administration or project management is required.
  • Experience in grant or technical writing, communication, arts education, program administration or other related skills is required.
  • College coursework in related field is desirable.
  • Experience in higher education is preferable.
  • Experience successfully working with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds is preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Northwest Coast Native Arts required.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong program management skills required.
  • Requires the ability to handle multiple tasks with accuracy.

The person in this position must exercise good judgment in financial decision making and ability to seek direction. This is a Grade 76, 12-month, 3-year term staff position complete with a full employee benefits package. This is an open until filled recruitment with the initial application review taking place on February 26th, 2018. 

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.  All interested persons should apply online. For further assistance with the application process contact Human Resources at 907-796-6263 or email personnel@alaska.edu.

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