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.

Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

General Counsel, Watersmeet, M.I. Under the direction of the Tribal Council to the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (“LVD” or “Tribe”), the General Counsel provides legal services and representation to the Tribe, its agencies, and its enterprises in all areas of law.  Frequent travel is required. Please apply online at www.northernwaterscasino.com
and submit resume to hr@lvdcasino.com. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Prosecuting Attorney, Watersmeet, M.I. Under the administrative supervision of the Tribal Council of the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (“LVD” or “Tribe”), the Prosecuting Attorney provides criminal and civil law enforcement services to the LVD community, presents child protection matters in LVD Tribal Court. The Prosecuting Attorney will perform the duties and responsibilities of the position in a manner that is consistent with applicable ethical standards and assuring that justice is upheld according to the laws of the Tribe. Occasional travel within and outside Michigan will be required. Please apply online at www.northernwaterscasino.com
and submit resume to hr@lvdcasino.com. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Snoqualmie Tribe

Staff Attorney, Snoqualmie, W.A. The Tribe seeks to add a third, full-time, salaried attorney to its in-house Legal Department, which currently consists of two attorneys and a paralegal.  Our ideal candidate for this position would be an attorney experienced in representing tribes in the areas of real estate law, environmental law, and/or health law, although other areas of expertise may be considered as well. Please see the website for more information.

Prosecutor, Snoqualmie, W.A. The Tribe also seeks proposals from individual attorneys and law firms interested in serving as the Tribe’s Prosecutor on a part-time, contractual basis, for a 3-year term.  The Prosecutor will handle criminal cases, Indian Child Welfare cases, and certain other civil matters in the Snoqualmie Tribal Court. Please see the job announcement for more information.

Yavapai-Apache Nation

Chief Judge, Camp Verde, A.Z. The Yavapai-Apache Nation is seeking applicants for Chief Judge to preside over hearings in the Yavapai-Apache Tribal Court. Applications close on July 27, 2018. Please see the announcement for more information.

Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Staff Attorney, Longview, W.A. The Staff Attorney will work in the Cowlitz Legal Department and is responsible for preparing and analyzing contracts, legal documents, Tribal Constitution, Codes, and Ordinances. The Staff Attorney will be the Prosecutor for Cowlitz Tribal Court in criminal and civil actions for Tribal issues on the Cowlitz Indian Reservation areas including trust and non-trust Tribal lands and as a presenting officer in Tribal Court and State Court. The Staff Attorney will also Assist the General Counsel with issues and activities concerning Tribal legal rights, obligations, and privileges. The Staff Attorney report directly to the Tribe’s General Counsel.

National Indian Child Welfare Association

Deputy Director, Portland, O.R. The deputy director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) has overall responsibility for the management and control of all aspects of the operations department. Reporting to the executive director, the deputy director builds and maintains organizational infrastructure to support NICWA’s work and is charged with day-to-day management of finance, facilities, information technology, human resources, and events and training functions. S/he participates in the development and enforcement of organizational policies and procedures to maintain the positive health of the organization. Please see the announcement for more information.

Indian Resource Law Center

Assistant for Program and Administration, Washington, D.C. The Assistant for Program and Administration will coordinate communication with the Center’s main office in Helena, Montana, and will assist and support the Washington office director and attorneys in program work, including policy research and analysis, advocacy, organizing, and coalition building, and in office management, including calendaring, communications, database administration, fund raising, and event planning. Please see the announcement for more information.

The Hopi Tribe

Senior Associate Trial Judge, Kykotsmovi, A.Z. The Hopi Tribe is seeking a Senior Associate Trial Judge to preside over tribal court hearings and conduct other duties. Please see the job announcement for more information. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Human Resources, faxed to (928) 734-6611, or e-mailed to HumanResources@hopi.nsn.us. Applications may also be mailed to: The Hopi Tribe, Human Resources, PO Box 123, Kykotsmovi, Arizona 86039.

Deputy Executive Director, Kykotsmovi, A.Z. The Hopi Tribe is seeking a Deputy Executive Director to assist the Executive Director in Tribal Administration. Please see the job announcement for more information. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Human Resources, faxed to (928) 734-6611, or e-mailed to HumanResources@hopi.nsn.us. Applications may also be mailed to: The Hopi Tribe, Human Resources, PO Box 123, Kykotsmovi, Arizona 86039.

ACLU of Montana

Communications Director, Missoula, M.T. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Montana seeks a Communications Director to lead its Communications Department. This is an opportunity for a visionary professional to build on the success of the premier civil liberties and civil rights organization in Montana. Application review will start July 12, 2018. Please see the website  for more information.

Last week’s postings: June 29, 2018.

 

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