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Doyon Languages Online Project Manager

at Doyon Limited

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: *97D69079F41E9B8C

Job Description

Doyon Languages Online Project Manager

Job Reference

Post Date




Point of Hire
Fairbanks, AK

DF - Doyon Foundation

Reports To
Language Revitalization Program Manager

Starting Pay

Type of Position
Regular Full-Time

FLSA Status


Monday - Friday


Position open until filled

Funding for this position is secured through 9/30/2020. Future grant opportunities may be secured to extend the position.

Job Summary:

The Project Manager will be responsible for the coordination and completion of the Doyon Languages Online project, which includes oversight of all administrative components of the project in addition to implementing various phases in all of the on-site and off-site teacher development activities. The applicant will be expected to represent the Doyon Languages Online project at all off site cultural and language related events and serve as an ambassador of the institution. This position will be under the direct supervision of the Language Revitalization Program Manager. Candidate is preferred to have a master’s degree with experience in language teaching, teacher training, or education planning. Strong interpersonal skills are a priority. The applicant must be familiar with Athabascan languages, the Doyon region, Alaskan classrooms, and general education requirements of the k-12 system.

Essential Functions:

  1. Develop teacher training materials;
  2. Recruit teachers to attend teacher training sessions;
  3. Hold teacher training sessions to develop instructional materials and share ideas;
  4. Conduct face-to-face outreach to Doyon shareholders (table and information at cultural and language related events, school districts, social media, etc.)
  5. Work with experts to disseminate shareholder language survey and summarize results;
  6. Report on Doyon Languages Online course usage and provide user support;
  7. Satisfy grant reporting requirements;
  8. Other duties as assigned;

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Highly organized and able to work independently.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytic, and networking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; positive attitude.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with postsecondary institutions and student financial aid.
  • Knowledge of general business formats and management procedures.
  • Ability to set priorities, handle multiple tasks and application deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Proficiency with widely used computer equipment and programs: MS Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience with web-based applications and internet use.
  • Ability to compose business correspondence and create visual presentations
  • Proficient with proper grammar, good vocabulary, spelling, proofreading and editing
  • Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette.
  • Use of basic office equipment such as copiers, printers, fax machine, copiers, and mailing equipment.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge and desire to learn of ANCSA, Alaska Native history and the cultural heritage of Doyon shareholders.
  • Ability to travel as necessary to fulfill the mission of the Foundation.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.



  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field or three years’ experience working with language, culture and/or grants.
  • Knowledge of Doyon region languages and culture.
  • Experience in education, or related field of at least one year.
  • Experience in computer assisted language learning is desirable.
  • Must be knowledgeable in curriculum and material development.
  • Experience in working with diverse populations and teachers is desirable.
  • Experience with grant writing and reporting is preferred. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in education field.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of basic computer use and video equipment.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The majority of the work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: An individual will be required to work the majority of hours in a general office environment, and will need to be able to quickly respond to a change in work demands. Occasional light lifting (1-25 lbs) is required. [Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].

PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Preference will be given to Doyon shareholders and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Doyon Foundation’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. 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.

TO APPLY: Go to and apply online. Please upload a cover letter stating your interest with the online application.