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Tribal Administrator
FT/PT Status:Full Time

Job Responsibilities:
POSITION SUMMARY: In concert with the Tribal Council, provides leadership and is responsible for the management of the operations of the Tribal Government. Demonstrates high personal standards of integrity, professionalism, dedication and performance. Provides strong innovative leadership to organizational development and business activities and operational activities to create productive work environments and positive results. Responsible for providing motivation and positive morale among staff. Works with all department managers to produce the best service delivery and quality product/services for members. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Enforces Tribal Government mission statement.

Reports to the Tribal Council and works closely with all departments to ensure successful operations.

Provides a secure environment and safeguards assets within the Tribe.

Provides leadership in overseeing activities of the Tribe.

Responsible for the compliance with all federal and tribal laws and regulatory requirements.

Assists in the development of short and long term goals and objectives for the Tribe.

Assists in the annual forecasting and budgeting process.

Assists with the development of non-gaming enterprises. 

Responsible for the analysis of Tribal operations to ensure maximum efficiency.

Responsible for the overall maintenance and cleanliness of the entire operation.

Coordinates activities with departments to ensure service delivery satisfaction and operational efficiency.

Ensures the interior and exterior surroundings of tribal facilities and enterprises are safe, clean and professionally presented. 
Purchases or authorizes the purchase of necessary supplies. 

Oversees preventive maintenance procedures and sanitary housekeeping techniques. 

Assists managers and directors in the selection of vendors.

Supervises, monitors and controls operations to successfully achieve a cost effective Tribal Operation.

Maintains current information on laws and regulations affecting the operations of the Tribe.

Understands and adheres to all departmental policies and procedures manuals.

Assists in the implementation and enforcement of policies & procedures manuals, handbooks and employee job descriptions for all areas of operations.

Assists in the implementation, enforcement revisions of departmental policies and procedures.

Responsible for the development and implementation of service standards and employee training and developmental goals

Oversees the development, design and implementation of on-going integrated training and development programs for all staff members.

Streamlines activities to improve and optimize operational efficiency.

Oversees the Human Resources functions which include staff recruitment, supervision, evaluation and discipline. 

Oversees recruitment and training of tribal members consistent with the Community’s and Native American preference guidelines.

Conducts staff meetings of operations personnel or confers with subordinate personnel to discuss operational problems or explain procedural changes or practices.

Grant and contract management, compliance and grant writing.

Other duties may be assigned.

AUTHORITY/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Position has direct responsibility for and is reported to by Director level employees of the Tribal Government. Position is responsible for the overall effectiveness of direct report subordinates and the achievements of all objectives assigned through Tribal Council. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Tribal Governance, Public Affairs, Native American Studies or Business Administration from an accredited college or university is required; 
Five (5) years experience in Tribal Management Operations. 
Experience researching and writing grants. 

Shall possess a valid driver's license and be insurable by agencies insurance. 
Must be able to be covered by agency's vehicle insurance. 

Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, PowerPoint, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc. 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Other Job Information (if applicable):
Tribal preference given per the Indian Self-determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C Section 450 e(B)).
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