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Title ANA Project Manager
Job Reference 21-0271
Post Date 10/12/2021
CARC Yes
Close Date 10/22/2021
City/Location Fairbanks
State AK
Point of Hire Fairbanks, AK
Company DF - Doyon Foundation
Reports To Language Revitalization Program Director
Starting Pay DOE
Type of Position Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Hours 8am-5pm
Schedule Monday - Friday
Description JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Language Revitalization Program Director, the Project Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and the evaluation of the Project which includes all administrative components of the project and implementation of various activities included in the work plan as well as timely submission of all performance reports and that all grant activities are in compliance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Recruit, screen, and select participants for the project
• Create contracts with mentors and apprentices
• Prepare training materials in collaboration with instructor
• Contract with instructor
• Conduct regular check in meetings with mentors and apprentices to ensure timelines are being met and to address any problems that may arise
• Coordinate gatherings of mentors and apprentices four times a year according to the work plan
• Work with instructor to determine content and flow of gatherings
• Develop materials for gatherings
• Submit quarterly and yearly reports summarizing achievement of objectives, and documenting results and benefits achieved
• Collect and catalogue videos and recordings of apprenticeships illustrating words and phrases
• Conduct face-to-face outreach to Doyon shareholders (table and information at cultural and language related events, school districts, social media, etc.)
• Disseminate shareholder language survey
• Summarize results of shareholder language survey to assess the extent to which Doyon shareholders are aware of the TLO lessons, have accessed the lessons, changes in attitudes about learning Native languages, etc.
• Submit final report summarizing completion of Objectives

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Able to effectively manage time when accomplishing tasks, projects, and activities with attention to detail. Requires the ability to be flexible and disciplined in time management and prioritization.
• Must have demonstrated communication skills, to include listening, writing, reading and speaking effectively, as well as positively interacting with co-workers, manager, stakeholders and others. Must possess the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports.
• Must demonstrate strong organizational and planning skills in project management and program coordination.
• Technical capacity and expertise using spreadsheets, databases, websites, and content authoring tools and software.
• Able to exercise proper stewardship of federal funds, comply with regulatory and programmatic requirements, and demonstrate and measure progress toward achievement of project goals.
• Must be willing and able to diplomatically work with all organizations and communities in the region to help perpetuate Doyon region languages and culture.
• Ability to travel as needed.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Commitment to Excellence – Identifies what needs to be done and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations.
• Corporate Values- Understand, embraces, and integrates Doyon corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities.
• Customer Service – Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external clients.
• Safety and Security – Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers.
• Teamwork – Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
• Adaptability-Adapts to changing conditions and work assignments, sets priorities and manages multiple assignments, and tasks.
• Analytical Skills-Visualizes articulates and solves a variety of problems and concepts and makes appropriate decisions based on available information.
• Attention to Detail-Ensures one's own and others’ work and information are complete and accurate.
• Communication Skills- Listens, writes, and speaks effectively, and positively relates and interacts with co-workers and others.
• Dependability- Consistently adheres to operational standards, ensures smooth operations and positive customer experiences, builds a productive workplace, is reliable, and improves team morale.
• Independence-Works minimal supervision.
• Problem Solving-Anticipates and identifies problems, distinguishes between symptoms and causes, and determines alternative solutions involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk.
• Reporting-Generates reports that are accurate, objective and complete in a timely manner.
• Research Skills-Searches, finds, and evaluates information sources.
• Time Management-Manages time effectively when accomplishing tasks, projects, and goals.
• Willingness to Learn-Willing to learn new skills or techniques to meet the demanding changes of job duties and responsibilities.

SUPERVISION:
• This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Requirements REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
• At least three years’ experience in education or related field
• At least two years demonstrated experience managing federal grant awards and grant reporting
• requirements
• Experience or studies in Alaska Native Languages or Linguistics
• Experience with curriculum and learning materials development and in working with both school systems and community partnerships
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Doyon, Limited region languages and culture
• Demonstrated computer proficiency, to include experience using the internet and Microsoft Office programs
• Must possess a valid Alaska driver’s license
• Must have the ability to travel
• Candidate must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen
• Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination – effective September 1, 2021, all new employees hired to work at Doyon, Limited are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on the day they begin work. “Fully Vaccinated” is defined as: more than two (2) weeks following receipt of the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or more than two (2) weeks following receipt of one (1) dose of a single-dose vaccine, including any booster shoots authorized by federal or state health authorities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in education or related field
• Experience developing and publishing online learning content
• Experience with computer assisted language learning
• Experience with Alaska Native Education Program (ANEP) grant requirements and ANEP grant management, or similar federal programs
• Demonstrated experience scheduling and organizing complex activities such as meetings, travel, conferences, and language immersion retreats, as related to the language program
• Experience working with diverse populations and teachers
• Knowledge and/or experience utilizing video equipment

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The majority of the work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people in differing function, personalities, and abilities. Occasional village and urban travel will be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing less than forty pounds. [Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Doyon’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities. With respect to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination, a workplace accommodation may be available based on the Americans with Disabilities Act, for a disability that prevents vaccination, or under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, based on a religious/ethical belief against vaccination. Accommodation requests should be made, in writing to the Human Resources Department.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.
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