Regional Language Coordinator

Location: One position to be based in any of the following Regional Communities: Anchorage, Cordova, Homer, Seward, Port Graham, Nanwalek, Chenga Bay, Tatitlek, or Valdez, AK     

Salary: $33.00 per hour, DOE                                                                      

Number of Positions: One

Opening Date: September 6, 2017                           

Closing Date: Until Filled                                        


Position Summary:


Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, assume responsibility for all activities of the Sugt’stun Curriculum program development and field-testing and oversee and manage all aspect of enrolling into and supporting Sugt’stun teachers as they seek an OEC/AA through Kodiak College as well as on-site and distance delivered training components of the project.


  • A baccalaureate degree in education or linguistics is with work toward a graduate degree is required.
  • Coordinator must hold a degree in education be fluent and literate in Sugt’stun with experience teaching a second language, preferably in a rural setting. 
  • Experience training adults is critical to this position.
  • The ability to communicate well orally and in writing is necessary to this position.
  • Travel to the Region’s communities in light aircraft is required. 



Full benefits paid: health, Rx, dental, paid half dependent coverage, short and long term disability, life, 12 paid holidays. Personal leave: 1st -3rd years 20 days per year, 4th year 26 days per year, 5th year 29.5 days per year. Retirement: 401(a) Pension Plan 8% by employer & 403 (b) TDA & Roth contributions, among many other benefits.


Work Conditions:

Chugachmiut employees strive both for excellence and integrity in the services they provide in accordance with our Employee Values Statement. We use Quality Improvement tools for managing process and quality criteria for measurement of effectiveness. Effective communications is essential in the workplace and a commitment by employees to share problems with the purpose of solving them.

Hours of work are between Monday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch, 37.5 hours per week. Chugachmiut maintains a drug/alcohol free and non-smoking environment. Travel by small aircraft to remote locations is required.




Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the hiring manager for review. You may not write see resume.

Mail or fax application to:


Attn: Human Resources

1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110

Anchorage AK  99508-3463

Fax: 907-563-2891


Chugachmiut is an equal opportunity employer, and in accordance with Federal civil rights law and Chugachmiut policies, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, and political beliefs. However, as a tribal organization, Chugachmiut applies Native Preference under P.L. 93-638. Certification must be attached to the application for preference consideration.

Resumes not accompanied by Chugachmiut’s Application for Employment will not be accepted. Applications & position descriptions may be obtained by contacting Chugachmiut on-line at or phone (907) 562-4155.