Media Fab Lab Instructor

Cook Inlet Tribal Council

Media Fab Lab Instructor


Anchorage, AK, US

Salary Range:$24.79 To 29.75 Hourly





Job Title:         Media Fab Lab Instructor

Department:   Youth Empowerment Services (YES)

Reports To:     Program Manager

Supervises:      None

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Pay Grade:       N5

Job Type          Regular, Full-Time

AKBCU:           No       ICPA: Yes


General Functions:

The Media Fab Lab instructor is a year- round position working with Middle School and High School youth. The Media Fab Lab instructor will provide direct support for participating students with a special focus on Fab Lab related technology and project-based instruction in a culturally appropriate framework. The Media Fab Lab instructor will provide individualized attention in one-on-one situations or in small groups. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Schoolyard team with providing academic and technology support after-school, during the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Skill Building program, as well as in the Fabrication Lab. 
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge with the latest technology in order to share relevant information to students.
  • Provide lessons that merge culture and technology by utilizing the creative programs used in the Fabrication Lab such as Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, etc. 
  • Assess student needs through interviews and review of materials.
  • Provide all students with a safe and appropriate learning environment.
  • Develop, organize, promote and implement relevant activities for program youth, parents and families.
  • Engage students in learning through homework, tutoring, and culturally-based activities.
  • Support students in developing and accomplishing plans and goals.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships and open communication with staff and students.
  • Assess students’ progress by observing performance and recording relevant data.
  • Assist with the selection of appropriate instructional materials.
  • Assist with the recruitment of new students, and public relations efforts for the program. 
  • Provide oversight and guidance for youth during all off-site field trips/cultural camps, and make decisions related to the safety and well-being of all youth during all off- site excursions.
  • Transport students to class sites, field trips, cultural camps, or other locations within the state of Alaska.
  • Provide support to students, parents, and/or volunteers.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate, current, and complete records of participants performance, attendance, and other pertinent information. 
  • Perform all related duties as needed and assigned.

Job Specifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work with diverse groups of people with varying needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in core concepts of technology.
  • Demonstrated understanding and  use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, as well as Smart Sheets, Google Docs, etc.
  • Excellent computer skills including spreadsheet, word processing and design and publishing programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift and/or move 30 pounds regularly
  • Minimum Core Competencies: CITC Values, Respectful Leadership, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Computer Science, Informational Technology and/or a related field; or combination of year for year education and experience in related field may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Two years teaching or providing instruction in technology or relevant field.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.
  • Valid Alaska driver’s license and insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age and have had a driver’s license for at least three years.


Pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (PL 93-638) and as further guided by CITC’s Native Preference Policy 6.120, CITC maintains preference in all phases of employment for Alaska Native, American Indian (AN/AI) and Native Hawaiian people, including direct lineal descendants and foster or traditionally adopted children. Also included are non-Native head of household members for Native families, which includes foster or traditionally adopted Native children.


The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.   It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.   Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.


Anchorage, AK

28 day(s) ago