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.

Office of Indian Education

Program Manager, Washington D.C. This position serves as the Director, Office of Indian Education (OIE), Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE). The OIE administers the Indian Education Program, Title VI, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. The office executes program requirements and provides technical assistance for supporting local education agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, post-secondary institutions and other entities in meeting the unique educational and culturally relevant academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Formula grants are provided to school districts and tribal schools for the purpose of meeting the unique educational needs of Indian students. In addition, discretionary grants are awarded to support tribal education agency planning and development, demonstration projects serving Indian children, professional development for American Indian/Alaska Native teachers and administrators, and Native American language projects. OIE also supports national research activities. Please see the website for more information. Applications close on June 22, 2018.

Department of Justice

Assistant United States Attorney, Rapid City, S.D. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Dakota is seeking an experienced attoreny to fill one Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) position in the Criminal Division of its Rapid City office. AUSAs in the Criminal Divsion advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, perpare and argue a broad range of motions, and try criminal cases before the United States District Court. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex criminal prosecutions, including Major Crimes Act violations involving murder, child sex abuse, rape; white collar and economic crime; narcotics and immigration. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Please visit the website for more information. Applications close on June 8, 2018.

Department of the Interior

Regional Solicitor-Pacific Southwest, Sacramento, C.A. The Regional Solicitor represents the Solicitor, Secretary or other Departmental officials in meetings, negotiations and conferences with Governors and key officials of state and local governments, Members of Congress and their staffs, State and Federal Judges, distinguished private attorneys, and high officials of other Federal agencies and the Department. Please visit the website for more information. Applications close on June 25, 2018.

Tohono O’odham Nation

Summer Legal Intern, Sells, A.Z. The Office of Attorney General (OAG) is hiring two (2) Interns, for an exciting eight (8) week Summer Internship that starts on June 18, 2018 and continues through August 10, 2018. The Office of Attorney General represents the interests of the Tohono O’odham Nation in tribal, state, and federal venues. Attorneys and staff in the office enjoy a diverse practice and challenging jurisdictional issues while protecting the sovereignty of the Nation. The OAG is committed to investing in the next generation of Native leaders. An internship with the OAG offers a unique opportunity for young Tohono O’odham students with an interest in tribal legal affairs, to help the Nation with legislative efforts, legal advocacy, research and analysis, and policy development from within the Nation’s top legal agency. Duties will vary, depending on the nature of the issues being addressed by the OAG and the interests and experience each student brings to the position. Legal Interns will have an opportunity to attend legislative committee hearings, attend meetings of attorneys and departments that work on government matters related to the Nation’s priorities; research and analyze important issues; assist attorneys and staff; and perform additional duties to support the work of the OAG. Please see the announcement for more information. Applications close on June 11, 2018.

Last week’s postings: May 25, 2018.

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