Maritime Education Specialist

University of Alaska

Maritime Education Specialist


University of Alaska System


The Ketchikan Campus seeks an organized and enthusiastic individual to work with maritime faculty on US Coast Guard application and credentialing processes for marine transportation courses and programs. This Maritime Education Specialist position also involves instructional design to assist maritime instructors in preparing electronic materials to improve marine transportation course delivery. These activities support exciting maritime programs that provide critical training to maintaining a safe and qualified Alaska maritime workforce, and improves educational access to rural and Alaska Native students. Additional activities may involve advising students and outreach to rural communities. The position does not require teaching; experience in online instructional design and/or in career education fields, and experience with office work and/or technical settings, is desirable but not required.


The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail, ability to interpret complex regulations and document processes clearly in writing, and have the ability to communicate effectively using a variety electronic tools including Microsoft Office and Google suite; and have ability to work with individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities, and life experiences. Must have the ability to work independently with little direct supervision as well as work collaboratively in a team setting, be exacting on detail with excellent time management skills, and have the ability to plan and evaluate training activities following faculty guidance. The position does not require teaching; experience in online instructional design and/or in career education fields, and experience with office work and/or technical experience, is desirable but not required.


Minimum Qualifications:


An AA or AAS degree, or equivalent work experience.


Position Details:


This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.


New hires will be placed on the, Grade 77, based on education and experience.


Starting salary is $22.26 or higher, depending on experience.


Note to applicants: Please include a resume and cover letter with your application materials.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately.


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


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


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.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


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


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


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Clair Fitzpatrick, Ketchikan HR Coordinator, at or (907)228-4509.


*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.


Access to the reports is available at:


UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or


UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or


UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing


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Closing Date 2025-05-10