Doyon Foundation is seeking applicants for our open administrative assistant position. If you are interested in being part of a small, dedicated team working to support students and revitalize Native language, this could be the job for you!

Our administrative assistant works closely with the Foundation executive director, handles administrative duties and provides board support that enables our office to operate efficiently. This position also works with the Foundation team to support our language revitalization program, scholarship programs, community relations and fund development.

This is a full-time position based at the Foundation office in Fairbanks.

If you or someone you know are interested in this position, please visit the Doyon, Limited employment webpage to learn more. To apply, create a Talent Bank profile on the Doyon website and then complete the online application. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, August 23.

The Alaska Native Heritage Center is looking for instructors to teach language for their Hight School and other language classes.

Teachers – responsibilities will include attending accelerated language learning workshops and immersion strategies gathering, attending workshops and training on fluency assessments, taking lead in developing multigenerational lesson plans, activities, and materials for immersion-based classes, and teaching language classes and two-day immersion day camps. Develop culturally based fluency assessment which can be shared with other programs in Alaska. Estimated number of participation hours: 250.

Assistant teachers – responsibilities will include attending accelerated language learning workshops and immersion strategies gathering, assisting in preparing language lessons and assisting teachers in teaching language classes and two-day immersion day camps. Estimated number of participation hours: 225.

Advisors – This project will engage 4 or more expert teachers who are fluent speaker of Yup’ik and Inupiaq to assist teachers in instructional strategies, lesson planning and implementation of pilot classes on an as-needed basis, and observing classes and immersion day camps to assist with program, development and evaluation. Provide other guidance to the project at monthly language team meetings. Estimated number of participation hours: 160

Elders – The project will engage eight or more Yup’ik and Inupiaq Elders who are fluent speakers and culture bearers to provide input and guidance on developing culturally based language classes, assist language classes as a model of fluent speaking and immersion events. Estimated number of participation hours: 160.

If you are interested in and qualified for any of these openings, please fill out an application online.  Alternatively, you can send a resume to Steve Hinds, Alaska Native Heritage Center, 8800 Heritage Center Drive, Anchorage, AK 99504.

Fairbanks North Star Borough Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant III


APEA Non-Exempt

Regular Full Time

Salary 7A $22.89/hr

Closes: 03/23/17 9:00 pm AK

Treasurer’s Assistant I

APEA Non-Exempt

Regular Full Time

Salary 8A $23.69/hr

Closes: 03/26/17 9:00 pm AK

For further information about this or other open positions, please contact the FNSB Human Resources Department at 907-459-1202 or view the position at


Fairbanks North Star Borough is seeking an Administrative Assistant IV for their Human Resources department. Please click the link below for more information about this vacancy.


Trickster Company, which is owned by Doyon Shareholders and Doyon Foundation Alumni, Rico and Crystal Worl, is soliciting for a Store Manager for its Juneau store. The Store Manager oversees store operations, employees, recruitment, inventory and financial outcome.

For more information or to apply, click HERE.

As a first step since receiving the three-year, $900,000 Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance grant from the Administration for Native Americans, Doyon Foundation is seeking applications for a project manager for the Doyon Languages Online project.

“We are very excited to start working on this project and are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team,” said Doris Miller, Foundation executive director.

As part of the Doyon Languages Online project, a total of 280 introductory online lessons will be created for five of the critically endangered Doyon languages: Holikachuk, Denaakk’e, Benhti Kenaga’, Hän, and Dinjii Zhuh K’yaa. The lessons will be made widely available to language teachers and learners in Alaska and throughout the United States. Language teachers will also receive training in using the lessons in local educational settings, from schools to homes to community events.

Under the supervision of the Foundation’s Language Revitalization Program director, the Doyon Languages Online project manager will be responsible for all stages of the Doyon Language Online project, to include project development, implementation, oversight, and grant compliance requirements. In this exciting position, the project manager will design a curriculum template, oversee content creation and delivery, lead community outreach, and handle grant reporting.

Applicants should have at least three years experience in education or related field, a bachelor’s degree in education or related field, at least two years demonstrated experience managing federal grant awards and grant reporting requirements, and experience or studies in Alaska Native languages or linguistics.

View the job description for more information on essential functions; required knowledge, skills and abilities; minimum qualifications and other details. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online. The job application closing date is November 1.

For more information on Doyon Foundation and the Doyon Languages Online project, visit www.doyonfoundation.com or contact Doris Miller, executive director, at millerd@doyon.com or 907.459.2050.

Join the Alaska Native Medical Center Lodging team.  See the flyer below for more information about the job fair which will be held Thursday, October 27th in Anchorage.


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