The Position & Leadership Opportunity: President and CEO
First Alaskans Institute seeks a visionary leader to serve as its next CEO/President. This CEO/President position offers the unique opportunity to lead an organization dedicated to advancing and advocating for Alaska Native people. For a leader who thrives in Indigenous organizations, this role offers the privilege of immersion in a team that supports and utilizes cultural values in every aspect of the work. First Alaskans is a well-known and well-respected organization guided by clear, unwavering values and purpose; and is also at a critical juncture where, as the world experiences changes in areas like technology, climate, economics, and generational shifts, it is imperative to be asking the question: what priorities and approaches will best serve the FAI mission and Alaska Native peoples into the future? FAI’s new executive has the opportunity to lead the organization in advancing systemic and institutional changes to meet the evolving needs of Alaska Native communities and future generations of leaders.
First Alaskans Institute is an Alaska Native advocacy nonprofit focused on the protection and advancement of Alaska Native peoples throughout time, reflected in the vision: Progress for the next 10,000+ years. Driven by its mission: True to identity, heritage, and values, Alaska Natives are informed and engaged in leading the decisions that shape the future, FAI is guided by core values of Integrity, Respect, Native Knowledge, and Responsibility. You can learn more about FAI’s current programs, staff, and board at firstalaskans.org.
The salary range is $150,000-$200,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. First Alaskans Institute provides competitive benefits. To read the full position profile and application instructions, please visit: https://www.forakergroup.org/site/index.cfm/cboard-view/9794. For questions, contact Christine Woll, lead recruiter, at FAIsearch@forakergroup.org. Communications will be treated in confidence and resumes will be accepted until November 13. Resume reviews begin immediately.
First Alaskans Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. First Alaskans Institute requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.