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University of Alaska Seafood Processing Workforce Development Coordinator in Kodiak, Alaska

Seafood Processing Workforce Development Coordinator

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  • Job Number: 526068

  • Classification:Administrative Professional 1

  • Grade:Grade 79 (9% GeoDiff)

  • Work type: On Campus, Staff Full-time

  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • School/Business unit:UAF Alaska Sea Grant and MAP

  • Location: Kodiak

  • Categories: Business/Administrative/Personnel

Position Summary:The Seafood Processing Workforce Development Coordinator role at Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center is envisioned to be a high-level staff position to represent and assume a leadership role at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Sea Grant to sustain, expand, and further develop the seafood processor workforce development program statewide. For full consideration, please apply by December 11, 2023 by 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time.

The Seafood Processing Workforce Development Coordinator role at Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center is a dynamic and influential position within the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Sea Grant, spearheading the advancement and sustainability of the statewide seafood processor workforce development program. This high-level staff position is instrumental in overseeing and expanding the Alaska Seafood School and the broader seafood processing workforce development initiative. With a primary focus on program management and training, the Coordinator will conduct and organize training sessions, develop curricula, coordinate workshops, manage registrations, and evaluate the program's effectiveness. Collaborating both internally and externally, this role plays a vital part in cultivating and nurturing partnerships with various entities to fortify seafood workforce development across the state. The Coordinator will maintain close ties with the seafood processing industry, ensuring real-time feedback to enhance the program and establishing philanthropic strategies.

To thrive in this pivotal role as the Seafood Processing Workforce Development Coordinator, applicants should possess a comprehensive understanding of seafood processing industry practices, safety regulations, and grant management. Demonstrated expertise in developing training content and materials, coupled with the ability to implement instructional methods for diverse learner groups, is crucial. Effective communication skills, both oral and written, are vital for maintaining partnerships, providing program updates, and supporting collaborative initiatives. Adeptness in utilizing advanced computer skills for data analysis and report generation is essential, as is the ability to multitask and prioritize projects effectively. The role demands a proactive approach, strong organizational skills, and a capacity to adapt within a multifaceted administrative environment to drive the program's success.

Minimum Qualifications:

A successful candidate will exhibit a Bachelor's degree in a related field paired with two years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, with a preference for those holding a Master's degree.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in Kodiak. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package ( . UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule ( , Grade 79, based on education and experience.

For full consideration, please apply by December 11, 2023 by 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time. This position will remain open until filled.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Ashley Lindsoe, Signers' Business Office HR Manager, at or 907-474-5664.

Advertised: 20 Nov 2023 Alaskan Standard Time

Applications close: 11 Dec 2023 Alaskan Standard Time