The Trust is recruiting for an Evaluation and Planning Officer

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) is seeking a skilled and dynamic professional who is committed to forwarding the mission of the Trust of improving the lives of its beneficiaries to join the Trust as an Evaluation and Planning Officer.

The Evaluation and Planning Officer (EPO) is an integral part of the Trust team. The EPO 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 (the Plan). The EPO is responsible for reviewing and analyzing the effectiveness of the state’s statutorily required integrated comprehensive mental health state program (the Plan) as directed by AS 47.30.660(a)(1). The EPO will assist in complying with state statutory mandates to gather and analyze data to report the status and needs of Trust beneficiaries as well as assist in the facilitation and evaluation of the Trust’s grantmaking and performance. 

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. 

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references by mail or email to:

Valette Keller, Administrative Manager
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
3745 Community Park Loop Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99508

The application period has been extended to December 14, 2023. Inquiries will be kept confidential.

A complete copy of the position description can be viewed online.

This is a fully exempt, professional position in Anchorage, Alaska, and is offered with a starting salary between $90,000 to $100,000 annually and a complete State of Alaska benefit package. Final salary will be negotiated at the time of hire and will be based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The Trust and State of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity. Individuals requiring accommodation should call 907-269-6039.