Job/Career Opportunities

The Wisconsin Indian Education Association supports American Indians in their career goals. It is vital that American Indians be afforded ample opportunities to serve both in and outside of their communities.

The following are a list of employment/career opportunities working with American Indian organizations and/or communities.

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DIRECTOR OF TRIBAL RELATIONS

Job no: 99019-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:G SERV/VC UNIV RELATN/COMM REL
Location: Madison
Categories: Dean, Director, Executive, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Marketing, Public Relations
Position Summary:

Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government and Corporate Affairs, the Director of Tribal Relations will lead strategic engagement opportunities, special projects and initiatives for the University of Wisconsin – Madison with the Native Nations of Wisconsin and affiliated organizations. The position serves as the primary contact and resource on behalf of campus leadership and is charged with creating and managing a collaborative effort to improve the structure through which UW-Madison and tribal governments communicate on matters of shared concern.

The Director of Tribal Relations will create opportunities to strengthen relationships and facilitate communication with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and communities across the state. For this body of work, the Director will report to and receive supervisory support from the Associate Dean of Operations and Policy for the Division of Extension in developing a plan of work, priority setting, stakeholder and partnership engagement. The Director will advance tribal partnerships, raise awareness of tribal governance and culture and represent Extension leadership when working with tribal communities. This position will promote alignments between Native Nations needs/priorities and Extension programming and facilitate greater engagement between Extension and campus-based researchers in relation to research and outreach relevant to Native Nations, in addition to supporting efforts of the Extension Native American Task Force.Position Duties:

List of DutiesInstitutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and InclusionDegree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Social Sciences, Community Development, Natural Sciences, Education, American Indian Studies or similar field is required.Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* 5 years of professional work with Native Nations or on Native Nations Issues
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications
* Understanding of and experience working with Native Nations communities.
* An individual who is recognized as a partner by tribal communities of Wisconsin or will be able to quickly develop relationships with the twelve American Indian Nations of Wisconsin. 
* Ability and understanding of Native Nations Governance and Sovereignty and ability to work with diverse tribes. 
* Familiarity with UW-Madison and higher education.Department(s):

A022410-GENERAL SERVICES/VC FOR UNIV RELATIONS/COMM RELWork Type:

Full Time: 100%Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/RenewableSalary:

Negotiable 
ANNUAL (12 months)Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, click the Apply Now button (jobs.wisc.edu, search for 99019-LI). Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.

To see the full position description, click on “List of Duties” under Position Duties.

PLEASE NOTE: The online application system locks at 11:55 PM CST on the application deadline date. Online submissions that are not COMPLETED by 11:55 PM CST on the deadline date will not be considered.Contact:

Karen Aune
karen.aune@wisc.edu
608-262-9949
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )Official Title:

SPECIAL ASSISTANT(T22DN)Employment Class:

LimitedJob Number:

99019-LIThe University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. 

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: May 31 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Jul 15 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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Job openings for the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Click the link for all the latest career/employment opportunities.

Tribal careers: http://www.menominee-nsn.gov/Employment/Jobs.aspx

Other opportunities: http://www.menominee-nsn.gov/Employment/OtherJobs.aspx

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Job openings for the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe

Click the link for all the latest career/employment opportunities. https://www.fcpotawatomi.com/careers/

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Job openings for the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Click the link for all the latest career/employment opportunities. https://www.lcotribe.com/employment

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Job openings for the St. Croix Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Click the link for all the latest career/employment opportunities. http://www.stcciw.com/employment

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Job openings for the Stockbridge-Munsee Community Band of Mohican Indians

Click the link for all the latest career/employment opportunities.

Tribal: https://www.mohican.com/tribal-employment/

Northstar Casino: https://www.mohican.com/casino-employment/

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Job openings for the Oneida Nation

Click the link for all the latest career/employment opportunities. https://oneida-nsn.gov/divisions/hr-employment/

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Job openings for the Ho-Chunk Nation

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Job openings for the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Click the link for all the latest career/employment opportunities. https://www.ldftribe.com/pages/12/Employment/

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Job openings for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

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http://badriver-nsn.gov/employmen
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Job openings for the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

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Advanced Tutor, Forest County Potawatomi

CLASSIFICATION: Non Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Education
SUPERVISOR: K-12 Director

Summary:

The Advanced Tutor provides academic support and tutoring for grades Kindergarten through 12th.   This position works with students and families on an individual basis to help create and promote academic success.   Creates and implements tutorial programs that guide and assist students with homework, problem solving, report writing, and test preparation.


Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Assists students on an individual basis to develop life plans.

·        Assists in developing interventions, functional behavior assessments and behavior plans for the purpose of providing a safe and effective educational environment for students with changing behaviors.

·        Assists in monitoring and evaluating the students’ academic functioning, and makes appropriate plans for each student.

·        Tutors students individually or in scheduled group study sessions to review principles, solve problems, and review for tests.

·        Administers testing instruments and writes individual case plans; refers students to other agencies as appropriate.

·        Facilitates academic skills for proficiency in reading and writing.

·        Identifies and provides for “at risk” students on an emergency basis. Monitors progress of students.

·        Conducts developmentally appropriate individual and/or group activities and learning opportunities according to individual needs and learning styles.

Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

·        Bachelor’s Degree required

·        Master’s Degree preferred

·        Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and eligible for coverage under the Tribe’s Insurance prior to an actual start date. Must maintain a valid Wisconsin driver’s license as a condition of employment.

Physical Demands

·        Lift / Carry 50# – Occasional 

·        Lift / Carry 25# – Occasional  

·        Pull – Occasional 

·        Push – Occasional 

·        Hear – Constant 

·        See – Constant 

·        Walk – Frequent 

·        Stand – Frequent

·        Sit – Frequent 

·        Crawl – Not Applicable 

·        Heights – Not Applicable 

·        Enclosed Space – Not Applicable 

·        Twist – Occasional

·        Bend – Occasional

·        Climb – Not Applicable

·       Drive – Constant

Operate Heavy Equipment – Not Applicable

Interested candidates can apply on www.FCP.jobs or call Terrance Brown at (715) 478-4894 for a phone interview to start the process.