Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Fridays. Any posts received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that Friday’s announcements. If you would like to submit a post for an Indian law or leadership job, please send a PDF job announcement and a brief description of job to indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Department of the Interior

Associate Solicitor for Water Resources, Washington, D.C. The Associate Solicitor has primary responsibility for managing the Division of Water Resources, which includes the Branch of Water and Power and the Branch of Indian Water Rights. Management of the Division includes working with the Solicitor and the Deputy Solicitor in formulating policies of the Solicitor’s Office with respect to organization, budget, personnel, and legal activities. Applications close on July 23, 2018. Please see the website for more information.

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Staff Attorney, Native American Program, Omaha, N.E. Legal Aid of Nebraska is seeking a Staff Attorney to provide direct legal assistance to low-income patients through the medical-legal partnership (MLP) program at the Fred LeRoy Health and Wellness Center in Omaha, NE, the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, the Ponca Hills Health and Wellness Center in Norfolk, NE, and other locations in and near Northeast and Eastern Nebraska.  Please see the website for more information.

Morongo Band of Mission Indians 

Healing to Wellness Court Coordinator,  Banning, C.A. The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is seeking a Healing to Wellness Court Coordinator to facilitate planning, development and implementation for the Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court program.  The JHTWC is designed to provide court intervention and early access to therapeutic and treatment services to youth that have entered into the criminal justice system and who may be dealing with issues involving alcohol and/or drug use.  In conjunction with Court staff, the Healing to Wellness Court Coordinator is responsible for forming, coordinating, and staffing a multi-disciplinary advisory team, drafting program policy and procedures to screen and determine eligibility of participants, and produce deliverables required by the grant and funder (Department of Justice) in a timely fashion. Please see the website for more information.

The University of California, San Francisco

Senior Complaint Resolution Officer, Office of Diversity and Outreach, San Francisco, C.A. The Senior Complaint Resolution Officer (Sr. CRO) will function as a member of the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) and will serve as a campus subject matter expert on sexual harassment, sexual violence, and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)-related laws and requirements. The Sr. CRO responds to complaints of discrimination and harassment and discrimination pursuant to the University’s Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy (SVSH Policy) and the University’s Policy on Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace Policy (Nondiscrimination Policy) and must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment, assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations, maintain confidentiality, and maintain neutrality when handling matters. The Sr. CRO conducts intake interviews relating to allegations of violations of the SVSH Policy and/or the Nondiscrimination Policy, assesses documentary evidence and information provided during intake interviews, conducts alternative resolutions when appropriate, and conducts thorough and prompt formal investigations of complaints alleging violations of the SVSH Policy and/or the Nondiscrimination Policy. Please see the website for more information.

Complaint Resolution Officer, Office of Diversity and Outreach, San Francisco, C.A. The Complaint Resolution Officer (CRO) serves as a subject matter expert on sexual harassment and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)-related laws and responds to complaints of harassment and discrimination pursuant to the University’s Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy (SVSH Policy) and the University’s Policy on Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace Policy (Nondiscrimination Policy).  The CRO is primarily responsible for conducting intake interviews relating to allegations of violations of the SVSH Policy and/or the Nondiscrimination Policy, assessing documentary evidence and information provided during intake interviews, conducting alternative resolutions when appropriate, and conducting thorough and prompt formal investigations of complaints alleging violations of the SVSH Policy and/or the Nondiscrimination Policy. Formal investigations include preparing notices of formal investigation; developing an investigative plan; conducting party and witness interviews; providing parties and witnesses with information about the investigatory process; analyzing documents and information and assessing credibility to determine whether policy violations have occurred, while ensuring that the investigation is neutral, prompt, and thorough; maintaining accurate and thorough investigatory files and reports; and appropriately working with other university offices as needed. Please see the website for more information.

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

Assistant Prosecutor, Dowagiac, M.I. Under the direction of the Prosecutor/Presenting Officer and the administrative supervision of the General Counsel to the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, the Assistant Prosecutor represents the Pokagon Band in criminal and child protection matters in the Pokagon Band Tribal Court, and represents the Pokagon Band in child protection matters in state courts. The Assistant Prosecutor performs the duties and responsibilities of the position in a manner that is consistent with applicable ethical standards and will ensure that enforcement of the laws of the Pokagon Band. Occasional travel within and outside Michigan and Indiana will be required. Please see the announcement announcement for more information.

Osage Nation

Staff Attorney, Pawhuska, O.K. The Osage Nation is seeking a Staff Attorney, who is a member of the Oklahoman Bar in good standing, to research laws, investigate facts, and prepare letters and documents necessary to assist the Office of the Attorney General in day-to-day activities and litigation. Please see the website for more information.

Dakota Plains Legal Services 

Deputy Director, Mission, S.D. DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Deputy Director position in our Mission, South Dakota, office. DPLS provides free legal services to low income and elderly clients located primarily in the western half of South Dakota and to Native American clients located throughout South Dakota and on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation which extends into North Dakota. Please see the announcement for more information.

Managing Attorney, Eagle Butte, S.D. DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Managing Attorney position in our Eagle Butte, South Dakota, branch office.  The Eagle Butte office serves Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota and Dewey, Haakon, Potter and Ziebach counties in South Dakota. Please see the announcement for more information.

Staff Attorney, Mission, S.D. DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Staff Attorney position in our Mission, South Dakota, office.  The Missionoffice serves the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation and Gregory, Jones, Mellette, Todd and Tripp counties in South Dakota. Please see the announcement for more information.

Managing Attorney, Fort Thompson, S.D. DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Managing Attorney position in our Fort Thompson, South Dakota, branch office.  The Fort Thompson office serves the Crow Creek and Lower Brule Indian Reservations in South Dakota and Brule, Buffalo, Hughes, Hyde, Lyman, Stanley and Sully counties in South Dakota. Please see the announcement for more information.

Staff Attorney, Sisseton, S.D. DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Staff Attorney position in our Sisseton, South Dakota, office.  The Sissetonoffice serves the Lake Traverse, Flandreau and Yankton Indian Reservations in South Dakota and Grant, Roberts and Charles Mix counties in South Dakota, as well as Native Americans in the eastern half of South Dakota. Please see the job announcement for more information. 

Staff Attorney, Sioux Falls, S.D. DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Staff Attorney position in our Sioux Falls, South Dakota, office.  The Sioux Falls office serves primarily Native Americans in the vicinity of Sioux Falls and in the eastern half of South Dakota.  This job requires at least two days of travel every week. Please see the job announcement for more information. 

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

Senior Assistant General Counsel, Fountain Hills, A.Z. The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is seeking a Senior Assistant General Counsel to serve under the general oversight of the General Counsel and acts in the General Counsel’s absence with the authority of the General Counsel in fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of the Office of General Counsel; to provide legal advice to the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Tribal Council, tribal departments and economic enterprises; and to represent the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation in matters brought in Tribal, State and Federal court. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Department of Justice 

Asssitant United States Attorney, Oklahoma City, O.K. The office is currently seeking applicants to fill one or more Assistant U.S. Attorney positions in the Civil Division. Assignment to the Civil Division may include responsibility for all phases of civil prosecution from providing guidance to law enforcement officers, initiating civil charges, conducting grand jury proceedings and trials, and handling appeals. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Applications close on July 12, 2018. Please see the website for more information.

Assistant United States Attorney, Oklahoma City, O.K. The office is currently seeking applicants to fill one or more Assistant U.S. Attorney positions in the Criminal Division. Assignment to the Criminal Division may include responsibility for all phases of criminal prosecution from providing guidance to law enforcement officers, initiating criminal charges, conducting grand jury proceedings and trials, handling appeals, or asset forfeiture matters. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Applications close on July 12, 2018. Please see the website for more information.

Assistant United States Attorney, Minneapolis/St. Paul, M.N. Assistant U.S. Attorneys (AUSAs) in the Criminal Division prosecute federal criminal cases in the District. Criminal Division AUSAs advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, try criminal cases before the United States District Court, and represent the United States in criminal appeals before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex criminal prosecutions. Applications close on July 5, 2018. Please see the website for more information.

Last week’s postings: June 22, 2018.

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