Yuuyaraq Instructor**Pending Grant**

Calista Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 7 months ago

JOB SUMMARY:

The Yuuyaraq Instructor will assist the Project Director in administering a grant from U.S. Department of Education Alaska Native Education - Take Wing "Tengluni" - with the Calista Education and Culture, Inc. and assist in facilitating activities in accordance with the intent of the grant in a timely manner with all the individuals and organizations involved. This position is subject to funding availability and expected to last fulltime until approximately September 2022.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Review and understand the US Department of Education grant award and requirements to assist the Project Director for compliance, including:

"Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards,"

Education General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR),

"Select Topics in Administering ED Discretionary Grants,"

Complete required training and

other additional requirements related to the grant.

  • Insure that Federal grant funds are used only for those expenditures associated with activities that conform to the goals and objectives approved for the grant project.

  • Ensure the Calista Education and Cultural, Inc. objectives are managed and met.

  • Develop or use existing Yuuyaraq and other high school level curriculum and all related materials (teaching manual, student resources, assignments, and assessments) that outline the course requirements, goals and objectives.

  • Identify resources needed for the Yuuyaraq curriculum.

  • Prepare for the Yuuyaraq learning sessions and assignments to assist students grasp of the course content in alignment with student learning outcomes for the course.

  • Teach learning sessions or identifies qualified individuals to teach the learning sessions.

  • Travel to remote Alaska locations to teach curriculum.

  • Create a learning environment that encourages student participation.

  • Document student attendance, assignments, participation, and progress.

  • Develop and administers pre and post assessments for the curriculum.

  • Work with a team to develop additional curriculum and training to assist students with meeting high school graduation requirements and preparation for post-secondary education.

  • Work with a team to select students to participate in the opportunity.

  • Travel with students to visit colleges outside of Alaska.

  • Work closely with the team to ensure students participating in the opportunity are competing requirements to graduate high school and have the resources line up for their interested post-secondary educational opportunity.

  • Ensure health and safety requirements for any meetings, immersions, gatherings and other related activities are implemented, monitored and reported.

  • Plan, coordinate and conduct meetings, immersions, gatherings, presentations, and trainings with essential attendees and team members.

  • Collect and combine information gathered, disperse to team members, track progress, and ensure completion of grant objectives as scheduled.

  • Assist with semi-annual and annual (narrative and financial) reports for the grant when due.

  • Assist with program data compilation and recording a database using a determined method; ensure documents are assembled, organized, tracked, and filed.

  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and confidentially process and maintain data with accuracy with minimal oversight.

  • Ability to learn and understand policies and procedures and how they relate to Calista Education and Culture's goals.

  • Proficient computer skills specifically using Microsoft Office Suite; ability to learn additional computer skills or software programs.

  • Proficient in QuickBooks

  • Ability to enter data accurately into databases.

  • Ability to type 45 WPM and use the 10-key by touch.

  • Knowledge of accounts payable and payment processing, terminology, ability to perform related tasks.

  • Knowledge of accounts receivable and invoice processing, ability to perform related tasks.

  • Knowledge of Federal grant management and the Uniform Cost Principles.

  • Ability to process a high volume of data with accuracy and meet various deadlines.

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations.

  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with employees, business partners, and clients via written and verbal communication methods.

  • Ability to develop relationships for success of the organization.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff.

  • Effective oral and technical written communication skills to effectively and clearly communicate complex information to others as well as to present information in front of a group.

  • Must be detail oriented; superior organizational, information management, and follow-up skills.

  • Ability to use general office equipment such as fax, phone, copier, etc.

  • Ability to follow a process.

  • Strong professional customer service skills, including active listening, prompt service and follow-up.

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to evaluate data and consider decision impact across multiple areas.

  • Strong decision analysis and problem-solving skills; ability to draw conclusions and justify decisions.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations, detect unobvious facts and issues, and exercise resourcefulness in resolving problems.

  • Ability to adapt to changes in tasks in the work environment; manage competing demands and change approach to best fit the situation. Must be able to deal with frequent delays, and unexpected tasks as assigned, and effectively plan and organize duties to meet deadlines.

  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.

  • Ability to read and understand documents such as employee handbooks, safety rules, Company's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance.

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Ability to work in a Native Corporation multi-business environment.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education preferred.

  • 3 (+) years experience in related field.

  • Valid state driver's license and be qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of Calista Education and Culture's Driving Policy.

  • Ability to speak Yup'ik preferred.

  • Ability to pass a drug, driving and background screening.

PHYSICAL/VISUAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

PHYSICAL EFFORT

Frequently: Sitting, Standing, Walking, Bending Over, Pushing or pulling, Talking, Grasping, Lifting 25 lbs. or less, Carrying 25 lbs. or less, Eye/hand coordination

VISUAL ACUITY

Frequently: Distance vision (clear at 20' or more), Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus). Continuously: Close vision (clear at 20" or less), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and special relationships).

MENTAL EFFORT

Frequently: Discriminating colors. Continuously: Thinking analytically, Using effective verbal & written communication, Handling stress & emotions, Concentrating on tasks, Remembering details, Making decisions, Adjusting to changes, Examining/observing details.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

Frequently: Working w/others, working alone


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