Website Alaska Safety Alliance

Alaska Safety Alliance
Anchorage, Alaska, United States (On-Site)


The Maritime Director coordinates internal and external efforts to implement the strategies outlined in the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan. As part of the staff Leadership Team, the Maritime Director works with the ASA Executive Director (ED) and Director of Operations (DO), and the Associate Vice President of Workforce Development at the University of Alaska, to set program goals. The Maritime Director is responsible for program management and helps to coordinate staff and resources to meet program goals.

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The Maritime Director is the lead staff person for oversight and coordination of implementing the strategies
outlined in the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan. The activities and duties of this position include,
but are not limited to:
• Plan, develop, and coordinate projects and initiatives
• Work with the DO to assign duties to staff, and allocate resources as appropriate
• Be an active, hands-on team member
• Clearly communicate current projects and workload, check-in, and provide progress updates
• Participate in developing and launching new value-added services for members and nonmembers
• Plan, attend, and facilitate meetings
• Be knowledgeable about ASA’s mission and represent ASA at meetings or events; occasionally give
• Compose papers, articles, proposals, grant narratives, and other documents, as needed; review, edit, and
revise documents written by others
• Identify applicable grants and other funding sources, participate in grant writing projects and reporting
• Manage grant funds and meet all reporting requirements
• Manage logistics and facilitate annual in-person Fisheries, Seafood and Maritime Initiative (FSMI) meeting
• Coordinate and record notes for FSMI sector meetings
• Create FSMI bi-annual report for distribution to stakeholders
• Work with sector employers and strategy committees to identify, plan, and implement projects
• Update Maritime information on the ASA website
• Implement strategies to raise awareness of Alaska’s maritime sector and workforce needs
• Complete special projects as assigned
• Backup frontline duties such as answering the phone, receiving payments, assisting callers and walk-in
clients, and receiving deliveries
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed/assigned


This role assists in providing oversight to those within the organization. This position will be responsible and
accountable for driving specific goals and initiatives, strategic planning, budgeting, personnel management, and reporting. This position is responsible and accountable to others on the Leadership Team.

• Firm understanding of the Organization’s culture.
• Extensive experience working directly with Leadership Team, Board of Directors, senior leadership from other
organizations, and elected officials.
• Exceptional writing, editing and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with and manage internal
and external partners and vendors.
• Excellent negotiating, networking, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with and engage management and
others at all levels.
• Familiarity of traditional and digital advertising, social media strategy and tactics, and visual and web content.
• Must have advanced Microsoft Office Suite software applications knowledge and skills, including experience
with Power Point, Excel, Word, etc. Skill to type a minimum of 45 words per minute.
• Ability to adhere to budgetary limits and deliver targeted results to specification at cost and on schedule.
• Capability to successfully delegate, monitor, supervise, lead, coach, train, encourage, discipline, and help staff
who are direct reports, as applicable.
• Ability to work independently, provide regular status updates, and keep projects moving forward.
• Fair, honest leader able to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders.
• Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.


• High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
• Must be an Alaskan resident
• Must be able to read and write in English
• Bachelor’s Degree in business management or related field preferred but may be substituted on a year for
year basis for equivalent experience.
• Four or more years’ experience facilitating meetings, conducting trainings, and/or engaging groups of
people with diverse backgrounds and interests.
• Experience working with a non-profit, preferred.
• Experience in grant writing and/or management preferred.
• Six or more years of workforce development experience in a progressively responsible position, preferred.
• Possess a valid state driver’s license and must be qualified to operate a vehicle.
• Prior experience in Alaska’s oil and gas, construction, or maritime industry is preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: Use hands and fingers,
handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear normal speaking voices in person and on the phone.
The employee is required to sit for extended periods, to occasionally stand, walk, and reach with hands and
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to lift 20 lbs., including the set-up and breakdown trade show
booths and materials. Occasional travel, local, remote, and long-distance travel may also be required.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and
requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties,
responsibilities, and requirements.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter
the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 67337570
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Alaska Safety Alliance
  • Position Title: Maritime Director
  • Job Function: Staff/Administrative
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%