Cultural Tourism

DEEDS Intern Supervisor

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Guided by the Director of Cultural Programming, the DEEDS Supervisor takes the helm in coordinating cultural initiatives, including ANHC's DEEDS Internship Program. This role entails supervising interns, offering guidance, mentoring, and managing scheduling. Additionally, the DEEDS Intern Supervisor acts as a prominent cultural representative for ANHC, possessing expertise in Alaska Native History and Culture. Collaborating closely with the Events team, this role supports cultural tourism programs by facilitating demonstrations and presentations. Moreover, the DEEDS Supervisor plays a pivotal role in mentoring and training DEEDS interns.



· Oversees the ANHC DEEDS internship program.

· Designs and implements intern orientation, curriculum, scheduling, and training.

· Schedule bi-weekly check-ins with interns to provide support and guidance in regard to Cultural Competencies.

· Reviews and verifies intern timesheets.

- Designing programming and personnel schedules and maintains adequate staffing for the summer season.

- Will partner with program staff in supporting the delivery of the ANHC cultural experience for interns and visitors.

· Works closely with the Senior Cultural Programs Manager to organize and coordinate cultural programming including dance, drumming and other cultural classes and presentations in partnership with other culture bearers for private demonstrations and special events.

· Manages and tracks project related data and meets reporting requirements including organizing program board report.

· Additional duties as assigned based on needs of the business.

· Ability to work on weekends and holidays.



· Excellent written and oral communication skills including professional written communication skills, proper grammar usage, vocabulary, and spelling.

· Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

· Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

· Demonstrated ability to work as a part of and to lead a team.

· Demonstrated ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions.

· Demonstrated computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite, on-line applications, and events software.

· Able to successfully communicate across departments and identify opportunities to co-design workflows.

· Outgoing and positive go-getter attitude.

· Demonstrated ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds in a professional manner.

· Provides excellent customer service even when under pressure.

· Manages difficult situations; solicits feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance including client grievance and meets commitments in a timely manner.

· Is dedicated to finding solutions and focuses on solving conflict, not blaming, maintains confidentiality, listens to others without interrupting, is emotionally intelligent and remains open to others ideals.


ANHC Core Competencies: Commitment to Excellence, Values, Communication, Cultural Competence.




· Indoors: Primarily in an environmentally controlled office.

· Outdoors: Ability to work outside in all weather conditions typical for Anchorage Alaska Summers.

Noise level:

· Quiet to moderate

Physical requirements:

· Employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

· Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk/hear, see, taste/smell, and carry weight/lift.



· Bachelor's degree in education or related field, relevant experience may be substituted for education requirement.

· 3-5 years relevant experience in education, grant management or a related field.

· 3 years of supervisory experience.

· Knowledge of Alaska, Alaska’s history, and Alaskan Native culture, customs and languages.



· 3-5+ years relevant experience education, grant management or a related field.