Student Conservation Association- AK

The Student Conservation Association seeks a qualified applicant who will work as part of a regional team and assist the Regional Program Manager in the oversight of the Alaska sub-region by managing a portfolio defined by both geography and program type. In addition the Program Manager will supervise Program Coordinators


  • Responsibility for high quality delivery of programming in their portfolio in accordance with SCA’s safety standards
  • Communicates key organizational information with coordinators and seasonal staff
  • Participates in and supports local and regional events as needed
  • Assists RPM in the monitoring of compliance with AmeriCorps regulations and identity requirements in the field and seeks opportunities to enhance awareness
  • Cultivates leads for new and expanded program opportunities consistent with their portfolio
  • Guides recruiting, application and selection process for members of regional program teams
  • Supports Program Quality team with the implementation of leader and member trainings and work skills; instructs when requested
  • Manages field level resources in a manner that is consistent with SCA’s mission and risk management standards
  • Manages assigned Coordinators and seasonal staff, as required, in the implementation of regional projects
  • Roves program in the field and completes appropriate documentation
  • Serves as Duty Officer and/or Program Responder and participates in incident response, as needed


  • Work in collaboration with regional team members to create and support a culture of continuous improvement, collaboration, teamwork and empowerment.
  • Ensures that Coordinators and seasonal staff support leaders and members in the achievement of high satisfaction levels from agency partners for the completion of project outcomes
  • Provides support, resources, and feedback necessary for Coordinators to successfully complete their assigned duties
  • Interviews and selects leaders as directed by National Operations
  • Manages program-specific expenses to budget
  • Maintains accurate, up-to-date opportunity and project data and communications in MySCA
  • Ensures that all program activities follow SCA standard operating procedures as outlined in program handbooks
  • Completes project level reporting in accordance with reporting standards as directed by Program Quality
  • Ensure that each member within the program works within a safe environment, understands and adheres to SCA policy and procedure, and is being provided an opportunity for a positive member experience
  • Maintain current knowledge of all SCA programs
  • Foster an environment that promotes teamwork between SCA members, staff and site partners
  • Represent a positive and professional image of SCA
  • Understand and follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the SCA Employee Handbook, the Field Operation Standards, and the Emergency Response System handbook
  • Understand and model SCA’s Innovation Engineering (IE) Culture
  • Understand and abide by policies and guidelines in SCA’s Staff Handbook

How to Apply:

In order to apply, please see the official job posting to create an account on the SCA's website.