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Education & Community Liaison

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Job Description

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Any Regional Community

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Open Until Filled


Chugachmiut Administration Division is seeking an organized and enthusiastic Education & Community Liaison to join our Administration team.

We are looking for a dedicated, driven team member to join our Administration team to ensure our beneficiaries receive clear communication between school staff, parents, students and the community on education issues!


Under the direction of the Chugachmiut Education Program Manager, the Education & Community Liaison will provide clear communication between school staff, parents, students, and the community on education issues. The Liaison will be a visible, reliable, and approachable resource for parents and students. The position encourages and maintains genuine relationships and communication between the communities of the Chugachmiut services region and the Education Department, focusing on the educational needs of the children.

Come join a dynamic, team-driven environment that features an abundance of opportunity for growth and development! At Chugachmiut, you not only start a job, but a career that truly makes a difference in the lives of others!

Chugachmiut employees strive both for excellence in the services they provide and, through our Employee Values Statement, to serve with integrity. This requires working in an environment where blame and shame are not tolerated. Instead, we use quality improvement tools such as Lean Administration and Training With-in Industry for managing processes. Effective communication is essential and employees must learn how to share problems with fellow employees with the purpose of solving them.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between parents, students, and the Education Department regarding the educational programs, services, and various student needs.
  • Provide outreach, Liaison, and guidance services to assist students and parents in choosing educational options via the Chugachmiut Educational portal.
  • Serve as an informational resource to parents, staff, and others concerning Chugachmiut‚Äôs program, services, school programs, attendance issues, and other matters.
  • Initiate and receive telephone calls; virtual meetings on various platforms; make home visits as indicated; attend school parent committee or PTA meetings, schedule and arrange multiple meetings between the Chugachmiut Education Program, student, parent, and other stakeholders as assigned.
  • Assists parents with completing school documents (e.g., registration packets) to facilitate the exchange of accurate information between school and home.
  • Provides support and resources for parents to improve student attendance.
  • Provides support and resources for students exploring higher education or career training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or the equivalent
  • Up to three years of professional work experience with Alaska Native, American Indian, or other diverse populations
  • One year experience of working or volunteering with schools, youth programs, or an education program
  • Demonstrated community outreach experience
  • Knowledge is required to perform basic math, understand written procedures, write routine documents, speak clearly, and understand multi-step written and oral instructions.
  • Knowledge of school procedures and practices
  • The ability to work with a wide range of diverse individuals
  • Possesses problem-solving skills to identify issues and select action plans.
  • Be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

    Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills, including sending and receiving emails
  • Cultural sensitivity skills.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Maintain various records and files.
  • Refer families to school and community resources and services as appropriate.
  • Maintain Confidentiality.

Hours of Work:

Hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch.

This is a seasonal, less than 9 month per year, 37.5 hours per week position working 1688 hours, 45 weeks per year.

Chugachmiut maintains a drug/alcohol free and non-smoking environment.


Chugachmiut offers its employees a robust and comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 100% Employee paid benefits including medical, dental, and vision;
  • 50% Dependent coverage;
  • 401(a) Pension Plan with 8% company contribution;
  • 403(b) with Roth option;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Subsidized gym membership;
  • And more!


Chugachmiut participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with the Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States once a candidate is hired. If E-Verify cannot confirm authorization to work, written instructions will be provided and an opportunity to contact the Department of Homeland Security or Social Security Administration for resolution.


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    They do business with integrity and rational thinking. Overall, it's an excellent place to work, with products that are winning in the marketplace.