Elder and Youth Program Manager

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is a non-profit Tribal health organization designed to meet the unique health needs of Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. In partnership with the more than 171,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people that we serve and the Tribal health organizations of the Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC provides world-class health services, which include comprehensive medical services at the Alaska Native Medical Center, wellness programs, disease research and prevention, rural provider training and rural water and sanitation systems construction. 

ANTHC is the largest, most comprehensive Tribal health organization in the United States, and Alaska’s second-largest health employer with more than 3,100 employees offering an array of health services to people around the nation’s largest state. 

Our vision: Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world.

Benefits include:

  • Generous Paid Time Off and holiday schedule with 4 weeks paid vacation per year to start and 12 paid holidays.
  • More than 19 Federal healthcare plans with plans for employee, employee plus one, and employee plus family available. ANTHC covers 80% of all health insurance premiums and 100% of Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, and AD&D.
  • 401(a) retirement plan; ANTHC will contribute 3% of your annual compensation to the plan account each year, with up to an additional 5% match with a 6-year vesting schedule.
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan with pre-tax and Roth options. Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent care are also available.
  • Onsite Child Care is available in a brand new education facility.
  • Onsite free gym access. Additional gym, rock climbing wall and salt-water pool available at the Alaska Pacific University for a small fee per semester. Steep discounts on outdoor equipment rentals for your Alaskan adventures!
  • Tuition reductions for employees and their eligible dependents at the Alaska Pacific University.

Visit us online at www.anthc.org or contact Recruitment directly at HRRecruiting@anthc.org.

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has a hiring preference for qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.

Elder and Youth Program Manager 

Under limited supervision this position plans and oversees ongoing administration of programs in fulfillment the mission and vision of ANTHC.  The Program Manager cooperates with or directs the work of administrative and other staff members to ensure program priorities and needs are met.


Knowledge of Elder and Youth policy and systems change as it relates to the Alaska Tribal Health System.

Provide consultation on Alaska based Elder and Youth needs with state and federal programs.

Collaborates with Tribal partners to acquire resources, grant writing and funding, and materials to support implementation of rural Elder and Youth initiatives.

Functions as the primary Elder and Youth liaison and collaborates between ANTHC and THO’s Elder and Youth programs, and the Wellness and Prevention Department.

Develops and Implements a programmatic strategic plan, evaluates effectiveness of the plan and modifies as necessary.

Collaborates with data stewards to review and analyze Elder and Youth shared risk and protective factors data, morbidity and fatality data, uses data to inform programming.

Coordinates Elder and Youth Program activities with federal and regional agencies and research centers.

Knowledge and experience developing Elder and Youth public health programming and developing data management and evaluation plans.

Facilities and provides technical assistance to the Rural Elder Services Network, the Alaska Native Elder Health Advisory Committee, Tribal Health Organizations (THO’s), and Tribal partners to develop, implement, and evaluate community-based Elder and Youth projects.


Performs program planning, development and implementation; program monitoring and evaluation; budget planning and monitoring; contract and grant coordination and administration. 

Researches opportunities for grants, contracts, and other funding to sustain and grow programs in direct support of ANTHC’s mission and vision. 

Draft, edit and develop all or select portions of grant applications; coordinate the completion of all components of grant applications including narrative selections, budget and contractual agreements as required; review, revise and edit grant applications to assure accuracy and compliance with grant guidelines. 

Coordinates the completion of required progress and financial reports. 

Communicates with the internal and external organizations to ensure efficient and effective program administration. 

Completes internal and external written and oral reports professionally and in a timely manner. 

Leads or contributes to the writing of program-specific technical/scientific reports for purposes of presentation at conferences or other venues and for publication in campus newsletters or peer-reviewed journals. 

Creates new and/or revises existing program documentation such as patient/customer surveys, questionnaires and data collection forms.  

Develops and institutes program objectives, ensuring program metrics are relevant, linked to division goals, and program makes satisfactory progress towards objectives. 

Works with Division leadership in determining overall administrative and program direction, developing program goals, priorities and trainings, and in allocating staff and financial resources. 

Meets regularly with Division leadership to discuss/resolve workload and program issues. 

Oversees completion of administrative tasks such as check, purchasing (e.g., office supplies, equipment and maintenance repairs), and travel requests. 

Reviews and maintains purchase records, travel reports, credit card reconciliation reports and other financial reports for program cost center(s). 

Compiles and maintains records, reports and statistical information for evaluation and planning. Maintains appropriate records and prepares reports as required. 

Provides leadership, direction, and guidance to assigned staff. 

Develops goals and priorities in conjunction with employees, and assigns tasks and projects. 

Develops staff skills and training plans. Counsels, trains, and coaches subordinate staff. 

Develops, manages and monitors project budgets and contracts. 

Coordinates with ANTHC finance department to insure timely and accurate financial reporting. 

Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:


·         Knowledge of public health education principles and practice, programs, resources and agencies.

·         Knowledge and familiarity with worksite wellness programs and related emerging research.

·         Knowledge of Alaska Natives and Alaska Native cultures. 

·         Knowledge of rural Alaska and the Alaska Tribal Health System.

·         Knowledge and familiarity with the variety of tribally operated or Native owned businesses, corporations and their subsidiaries.

·         Skill in program coordination, tracking, and evaluation techniques.

·         Skill in public presentation and education.

·         Skill in written communication and writing concise reports.

·         Skill in working with and communicating effectively with a variety of professional and skill levels; such as medical providers, human resource managers, business leaders, and educators. 

·         Skill in working with and sustaining working partnerships with various organizations.


Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline relevant to the scope of this position.  Progressively responsible professional work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.


Non-supervisory - Four (4) years professional work experience relevant to the programs being managed or leading to knowledge and skills that will ensure success in this position.


Travels frequently within Alaska in small fixed wing aircraft; travels outside Alaska.



Anchorage, AK

24 day(s) ago