Career Education Program Coordinator

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Classification:Administrative Generalist 3
Grade:Grade 76
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:UAS Ketchikan Campus Director
Location: Ketchikan
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Academic Advising/Support, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus seeks a Career Education Program Coordinator. This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.


20Assess Ketchikan area technical education and training needs by tracking requests for courses, working with local industry, and community organizations. Engage in student support activities for Career Education, including student outreach and career placement support with an emphasis on support for Alaska Native students pursuing maritime, health science, and other vocational credentials. Work with campus staff in purchasing, billing, student accounts, student advising, registration and marketing to meet the goals of the Career Ed programs. Maintain records following applicable policies and procedures and for grant reporting purposes.Essential
30Work with Career Education program faculty to plan course schedules, identify / support adjunct faculty and assist with course materials / equipment needs. Move / deliver materials and equipment as needed.Essential
50Manage welding and diesel labs, and provide support for maintaining nursing lab and maritime equipment. Work with faculty to draft purchase requisitions, and other required documentation. Maintain supply and equipment inventories including equipment upkeep. Troubleshoot and resolve problems that may arise.Essential

This is a full-time,12-month, term-funded, non-exempt staff position through 9/30/2026 at Grade 76 (minimum $19.34 hourly), complete with a full employee benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience.

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.


Knowledge of Career Education programs and their requirements.
Working knowledge of diesel and welding labs.
Experience with using tools and heavy equipment associated with welding/diesel labs.
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office suite programs.
Ability to communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to organize and prioritize projects.
Ability to establish and maintain files and record keeping systems.
Ability to work independently with little direct supervision as well as work collaboratively in a team setting.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Must possess a valid Driver License.


Three years of experience working in career education programs.

Experience with, or ability to learn, computer equipment and software to include word processing and spreadsheet programs applicable to career education record keeping.


High School graduation and two years office/administrative experience, or an equivalent
combination of training and experience.

Please include a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three professional references. For assistance and/or questions about this posting, please email

To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55PM Alaska Time on January 14th, 2022. This position will remain open until filled.

This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.

*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.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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