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Village Resource Representative - Point Lay

Office & Administrative Support
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This position will be under the direct supervision of the VP of Shareholder & Community Engagement.  The village resource representative will provide support and assistance in the implementation of ASRC programs at the village and local levels.  The village resource representative will serve as a liaison between ASRC shareholders in each of the North Slope villages in regards to community and economic development, ASNA and projects of interest to ASRC and residents in the Arctic Region. This position will be both remote and in office based on the needs of the organization, but selected candidate MUST reside in Point Lay. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (and other duties as assigned)

1.       Must be willing to travel to other villages or outside the North Slope for mandatory training.

2.       Advocate for shareholders.

3.       Rigorous tracking and follow-through on shareholder concerns.

4.       Interface, professionally and positively, with shareholders in person, through telephone or written communications.

5.       Recruit, interview, screen and refer qualified shareholders to potential employers. Assist with the application process for ASRC, its subsidiaries and outside employers.

6.       Act as a liaison between Arctic Education Foundation (AEF) and local students provide support and facilitation of applications.

7.       Act as a liaison between the Stock department and shareholder to provide support and facilitation of stock department transactions.

8.       Plan and coordinate ASRC events in the community.

9.       Communicate with local organizations; track and prioritize issues facing the community where ASRC can be a partner; and attend local career fairs.

10.   Conduct pre-employment drug screening for ASRC and its subsidiaries in accordance to approved Drug & Alcohol program policies and procedures.

11.   Schedule appointments for shareholders requiring professional assistance.  Includes funding opportunities, educational resources, social service agencies, or career information related to their interests or aptitudes.

12.   Identify exceptions to the shareholder hiring and career advancement programs.

13.   Maintain positive working relationships with ASRC subsidiaries and other business ventures.

14.   Supervises interns within the village programs organization in the local office.


ASRC’s Core competencies include Leading Self, Leading People and Leading the Organization. In addition to our core competency model, our framework includes competencies specific to the various levels of positions within our company. For more information on our core competencies please contact the HR Department and reference the ASRC Leadership Framework.

Customer Focus

·         Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Drive for Results

·         Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.  

Problem Solving

·         Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.

Time Management

·         Uses time effectively and efficiently, concentrating his/her efforts on the more important priorities.


1.       Strong knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to the Inupiat culture. 

2.       Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to community effectively to management and community groups in a positive manner.  Must have ability to effectively present information to the public.

3.       Associates degree; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

4.       Strong leadership and project management skills.

5.       Must be familiar with the ANCSA Regional and Village Corporations, including various forms of governments such as tribal, municipal, state and federal entities.

6.       Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations with diverse groups and maintain cooperative working relationships with community groups and organizations.

7.       Report writing and statistical gathering required. 

8.       Computer skills and administrative knowledge required with proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio and Oracle Software.

9.       Alaska Driver license is preferred, but not required.

10.   The ability to speak and understand the Inupiaq language is important and preferred.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or customers.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  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 frequently required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, frequently walk, climb, balance, and occasionally taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this job includes the ability to use close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is in a busy office setting.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, occasionally be exposed to wet or humid conditions, frequently exposed to extreme cold, occasionally exposed to extreme heat, and may be required to travel in small and large commercial aircraft.


NOTE:  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The statements contained herein are intended to describe the principal functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibilities, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.

ASRC is a drug-free workplace and pre-employment drug testing is part of the hiring process.

ASRC and its family of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other legal protected status.  EOE:  M|F|D|V EEO Poster

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, an Inupiat-owned corporation created as a result of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

ASRC's family of companies apply a shareholder preference in employment, to the maximum extent feasible, as authorized by law.

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