Cultural Enrichment Advisor

Cultural Enrichment Advisor

Full-Time, Regular

Individual Cont.

Anchorage, AK, US





Job Title: Cultural Enrichment Advisor

Department: Youth Empowerment Services (YES)

Reports To: YES Program Manager

Supervises: Camp Instructors

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: N6

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time


General Functions: 

The Cultural Enrichment Advisor position will provide Alaska Native cultural lessons and enrichment activities for the Alaska Native, and American Indian youth enrolled in CITC programs. This position teaches cultural lessons to students in various YES Department programs throughout the year.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Program Manager with the development of culturally appropriate enrichment camp sessions.
  • Supervise Camp Instructors, including completing required contracts for instructor’s employment.
  • Plan and prepare for camp sessions.
  • Recruit and enroll students for each camp session.
  • Assist with data collection on each camp.
  • Prepare and deliver cultural lessons to school-based programs.
  • Coordinate with department peers on developing, implementing, and teaching cultural lessons to students enrolled in the department programs.
  • Schedule, plan, and implement training for school and CITC staff.
  • Assist with conducting pre- and post-assessments of student’s language and literacy skills.
  • Ensure all program reports internally and externally are submitted to the Program Manager on time.
  • Track program expenses and assists the manager with program budgets.
  • Establish and maintain rapport with CITC departments and staff, school administrators, and teachers, and develop partnering opportunities when possible.
  • Participate in scheduled CITC meetings, committee meetings, and community meetings as requested.
  • Participate in all required training and project partnership planning meetings.   
  • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform all related duties as needed and assigned.


Job Specifications: 

  • Strong knowledge of Alaska Native community and culture.
  • Demonstrated experience working with direct services involving Alaska Native families.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others as needed.
  • Knowledge of youth services within Anchorage School District.
  • Knowledge of general community needs and appropriate public resources.

Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with the ability to handle numerous priorities at the same time effectively.

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an active participant in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lift to 50lbs on occasion.


Minimum Core Competencies: CITC Values, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of language, culture, education, or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience working professionally with Alaska Native youth and families with demonstrated knowledge of their values and belief systems.
  • One-year demonstrated supervisory, management, or leadership experience.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory state and federal background check.
  • Valid Alaska Driver’s License and insurable under CITC automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the field of education or related field.
  • Experience working with Tribal organizations or within American Indian communities.



NATIVE PREFERENCE STATEMENT: 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.




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Anchorage, AK

25 day(s) ago