The Indigenous Engagement Coordinator will provide community coordination and engagement; office management; and support to research, data management, and educational outreach activities at the Community Extension Office at Alaska Pacific University (APU). This position will focus on supporting Arctic communities by facilitating local/regional NNA research partnerships and interfacing NNA research with Indigenous cultures, knowledge systems, and research needs.

This position will work closely with the Office of Research and Community Engagement (ORCE) Director at APU and the NNA-CO team to advance the office’s support of use-inspired convergence research in the Arctic—collaborative research that deeply draws on information and expertise from across disciplines and knowledge systems to solve complex challenges. The successful candidate will uphold the Office’s vision and commitment to support the NNA community (researchers, Arctic community partners, Indigenous knowledge holders, decision-makers, etc.) through coordination, enhanced communication, and interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and institutional learning.

General duties include:

  • Curriculum development,
  • Research and community support,
  • Outreach and communication,
  • Convening and event planning, and
  • Project management.

Application deadline: Open until filled

For more information, including qualifications, and to apply, go to:
Full position description

For questions, contact:
Jenna Vater