Trust Program Officer

Trust Program Officer

Hiring Organization Information

Organization Name: 
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

Position Information

Employment Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Project Management
Program Management
Organizational Overview: 

The Trust is a leader in philanthropy in Alaska and grants approximately $25 million a year to organizations across the state. The Trust focuses all grants towards improving the lives of beneficiaries which include Alaskans with mental illness, developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, Alzheimer’s and related dementia, and traumatic brain injuries. 

Role Responsibilities: 

Trust Program Officers are an integral part of the Trust team. A Trust Program Officer (PO) supports Trust leadership and the board of trustees in accomplishing Trust goals and responsibilities and in developing policy concerning the nature, level, scope, and funding of the state’s Comprehensive Integrated Mental Health Program. POs coordinate and implement complex programs and projects, collaborating with the public and stakeholders on matters pertaining to services and programs for Trust beneficiaries.

This position will support the Trust’s initiatives to improve outcomes for children, youth, and their families. Information about the Trust’s Early Childhood Intervention and Prevention initiatives is available at

Candidate Qualifications: 

Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in public health, public administration, social work, planning, social sciences, public health administration, law, or related fields.
Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in a specific subject-matter area and/or sector of importance to the Trust.

A professional or master’s degree in an area of Trust interest is preferred.

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How to Apply

Application Contact: 
Valette Keller
Application Deadline: 
December 14, 2023
Application Instructions: 
Candidates who wish to apply for the position may submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Valette Keller, Administrative Manager Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority 3745 Community Park Loop Suite 200 Anchorage, AK 99508 or