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Unguwat Program Manager


Responsible for day-to-day activities under the Unguwat Native Connections grant.


  1. Responsible for management of the day-to-day activities under the Native Connections grant.
  2. Establish community partnerships and steward relationships to ensure that programming can occur successfully for the target population of the Unguwat Program.
  3. Supervise the Unguwat Program Coordinator.
  4. Meet regularly with the Unguwat Program Coordinator to plan, coordinate, and implement programmatic activities.
  5. Collect and track appropriate data.  
  6. Coordinate with community partners to collect data and implement programming.
  7. Complete and submit reports, continuation requests, and all other deliverables.
  8. Plan community partner trainings and events as described under the grant.
  9. Supervise project volunteers and contractors.
  10. Ensure confidentiality and security of appropriate electronic and paper files.
  11. Research mental health, substance misuse, Alaska Native issues, and all other topics pertinent to the Unguwat Program.


  1. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field
  2. 2 years of program management experience.
  3. 5+ years of related experience. Work experience will substitute for educational requirement.


  1. Have basic knowledge of Alaska, Alaska’s history, and Alaska Native cultures. 
  2. Understand ANHC’s mission, direction, and history or be willing to receive training.
  3. Familiarity with local available service agencies.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of HIPAA regulations and requirements.


  1. Have excellent writing and communication and public speaking skills. 
  2. Have basic computer skills. 
  3. Skill in the use of copier, fax, and other office equipment.
  4. Willing to learn the operation of audio and visual equipment. 


  1. Ability to assess and intervene in crisis situations that may result in client harm to self or to others in the community.
  2. Ability to assess a variety of problems such as alcohol and drug misuse/abuse/dependency and make appropriate referrals to service organizations.
  3. Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals with varying strengths and abilities.
  4. Be able to prepare reports in word and excel.


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



  1. Indoors: Primarily in an environmentally controlled office, on or off-site.

Noise level:

  1. Quiet to moderate

Physical requirements:

  1. Employee is required to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.
  2. 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.
  3. Some travel outside of Anchorage/Alaska may be required. Occasional travel within the Anchorage area is necessary.