Now Hiring: Director of Alaska’s People

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. (CITC) is a not-for-profit organization whose primary objective is to enable Alaska Native and American Indian people to reach their full potential. CITC is one of the nation’s preeminent culturally responsive social-service organizations and is a; mission-driven organization that has been recognized as one of Alaska’s Best Places to Work. Employees at CITC enjoy excellent work culture and robust benefits, including low-cost health, dental, vision, 401K with company match, generous paid time off, wellness incentives, and even a 4-week paid sabbatical leave after just five years of service. CITC is now recruiting for a Director of Alaska’s People.

The Director of Alaska’s People (AKP) is a strategic partner whose primary role is to build partnerships in the community to connect people to resources and potential both within CITC and with external partners/employers. This role will provide oversight, management, and leadership to AKP and supports recruitment, onboarding, retention, training, development, and information sharing.

Alaska’s People works to connect people to employment and development opportunities and actively recruits the best candidates for CITC’s workforce. AKP focuses on personal and professional development to support individuals in achieving their potential as guided by CITC’s values.

The following core pillars guide the work of Alaska’s People and our services:

  • Employment: Alaska’s People connects job-seekers to industry-driven, high-quality career paths and supports employers in developing their future workforce.
  • Recruitment: Alaska’s People works closely with internal stakeholders to support the recruitment of qualified staff passionate about CITC’s mission and who embody CITC’s core values.
  • Development: Alaska’s People supports building leadership capacity through connections to training, development, and coaching. We identify and create opportunities to move people forward in their career development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management, Organizational Development or Leadership, Human Resources, Sociology or related field.
  • Five years’ equivalent progressive experience, including in a management or supervisory role. Relevant experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, health, educational, training, and cultural needs of the Alaska Native/American Indian community.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced/Master’s degree and/or professional certifications.
  • PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM-CP/SCP certification.
  • Ten years’ equivalent progressive experience, including in a management/supervisory role with increased leadership responsibility. Relevant experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

How to Apply

Visit the CITC online career center at  to view full job details and apply.

Hiring Preference: Preference for employment shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to PL 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.