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Doyon Foundation is seeking a scholarship program manager! If you have strong organizational skills, love working with people, and want to play a hands-on role in helping students achieve their dreams, this could be the perfect fit for you.

This very important position is responsible for the development and management of our scholarship programs and other selected projects. The scholarship program manager also assists with outreach and Alaska Native education issues supported by the Foundation’s mission.

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

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in education, business, organizational or nonprofit management or other appropriate area of study, or four years of work-related experience.

Please view the job description for more information on essential functions, requirements, qualifications, working environment, physical demands, and preference statement.

Interested applicants should create a Talent Bank profile and complete the online job application on the Doyon, Limited website.

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We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join the Doyon Foundation team and be involved with our rapidly growing language revitalization program! We are currently seeking applicants for a brand-new position – our language revitalization administrative assistant.

The application deadline has been EXTENDED to Friday, September 21 at 5 p.m.

The language revitalization administrative assistant will work closely with our language revitalization director, providing administrative duties and support for our language revitalization program, including the Doyon Languages Online (DLO) project. This position will also work with the Foundation team to support scholarship programs, community relations and fund development. This is a full-time position based at our office in Fairbanks.

Applicants should be high school graduates (or equivalent), have a minimum of one year of admin assistant experience, be able to operate Microsoft Office programs and type at least 45 words per minute, have a valid driver’s license, and access to a registered and insured vehicle.

Please view the job description for more information on essential functions, knowledge, skills and abilities, qualifications, working environment, physical demands, preference statement and reasonable accommodation.

Interested applicants should create a Talent Bank profile and complete the online job application on the Doyon, Limited website. The position closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 21.

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Seeking admin assistant applicants

 

Doyon Foundation is seeking applicants for our open administrative assistant position. If you are interested in being part of a dedicated team working to support students and revitalize Doyon region languages, this could be the job for you! This full-time position is based at the Foundation office in Fairbanks.

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

To apply, you’ll need to be a high school graduate or equivalent, have three years office experience, be able to type 45 WPM and use Microsoft Office programs, and have a valid driver’s license and access to a registered, insured vehicle.

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, June 6.

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.

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.

We invite you to say “hello” to Doyon Foundation’s newest employee – Sommer Stickman, who joined us as an administrative assistant in October.Sommer Stickman 2

Sommer is the daughter of Colleen and Charles Stickman, and the granddaughter of Dorothy Sommer and the late Freddy Sommer, Sr., and Mary Dinah Stickman.
She has three siblings, Adele, Charles and Michael.

Sommer is originally from Nulato, Alaska. A graduate of Nenana High School, she now attends the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where she is majoring in education.

A recipient of the Foundation’s basic and competitive scholarships, Sommer said she looks forward to giving back as a Foundation employee.

“As both a student and a Doyon shareholder, I’m very excited to work with Doyon Foundation to help with future education. I’ve always believed in helping students further their education, and I’m glad I will be part of a team that focuses on doing this,” she said.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Sommer worked for Tanana Chiefs Conference as an Early Head Start teacher in Nenana, Alaska. Sommer recently returned to Fairbanks to be closer schooling resources.

Outside of work and school, Sommer enjoys doing crafts and spending time with her family.

Alaska State Senate Looking for Pages

The Alaska State Senate is looking for individuals who are interested and available to work as a Legislative Page for the up-coming legislative session. Legislative Page positions are employed from just prior to the beginning of the legislative session to a few days after adjournment. The 2016 legislative session will begin Tuesday, January 19, and continue through April 18. The starting salary for a page position is $3197.00 per month. All monthly paid employees receive full medical, retirement, and leave benefits. Salaried employees do not receive compensatory time or overtime and are on call seven days per week. Housing accommodations are not provided and each employee must secure his or her own accommodations.

All Legislative Pages must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.

Senate Pages serve by:

  1. Acting as doormen of the Chambers.
  2. Remaining on call in the Chambers during session.

Relaying messages, letters, and documents to and from legislators, legislative offices, and agencies.

  1. Setting up committee rooms for legislative meetings.
  2. Maintaining the bills, journals, and other documents used in the Chambers.
  3. Driving the legislative vans as requested.