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 open Indian law or leadership job, please send a brief description of the position and a PDF job announcement to

Tohono O’odham Nation

Assistant Executive Counsel, Sells, AZ. The Assistant Executive Counsel provides legal counsel and representation to the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Tohono O’odham Nation as well as to executive branch departments, offices, and programs in all areas of Indian law. The position will handle a combination of transactional work and litigation. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, excellent research, writing and communication skills, and at least three years of civil litigation experience within a law firm. Must be a member of the Arizona State Bar in good standing OR eligible to become a member. To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, and a writing sample to Wendell R. Matt, Executive Counsel, via email at If you have any questions, please call (520) 383-2028.

Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation

RFP. Seeking proposals from qualified, licensed attorneys to provide judicial services to the Tribal Court as a Second Associate Judge. For more information please see the description.

DNA-People’s Legal Services, Inc.

See the available positions here. To apply, email and visit

The Redding Rancheria Tribe

Staff Attorney, Redding, CA. Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, Staff Attorney will provide legal advice and legal assistance to the Tribal Council and the Tribal administration. Consults directly with the Legal Department and as directed with the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Team, department heads and casino management. Please see the description for more information. This position will be open until filled.

Sound Transit

Tribal Relations Manager, Seattle, WA.  Under general direction, the Tribal Relations Manager (or Tribal Liaison) is responsible for overall coordination of Sound Transit’s relationships, interactions and consultations with Puget Sound Indian Tribes. Although this is not an attorney position and does not require a law degree, attorney applicants will likely be very competitive given the knowledge and skills required for the position.  Details can be found at the  link, no closing date specified.


Staff Attorney and Director of Tribal Partnerships, Bozeman, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Seattle location strongly preferred. To apply for this position Earthjustice has retained the services of Swan Legal Search for this job search.  For more information please see the job description. Interested candidates should submit the application to Delia Swan via email at:

Associate Attorney for Tribal Partnerships, Bozeman, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Seattle location strongly preferred.  Given these geographic considerations, associate attorney applicants may increase the strength of their application by being willing to reside in multiple locations, depending on where the Director is hired. Please see the job description for more information. To apply for the Associate Attorney position we ask that candidates apply through Jobvite:

Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians

RFP. Gun Lake Investments is seeking proposals from qualified law firms/lawyers to provide legal representation of the Gun Lake Investments Board of Directors and management. The primary contact for this project is June Mamagona Fletcher and all questions during the proposal period can be emailed to by November 28, by 5:00 p.m.  For more information please see the description.

The Udall Foundation

Native American Congressional Internship, Washington, D.C. The Foundation seeks candidates who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, and an interest in working with Native American issues and policy. Interns are provided round-trip airfare, lodging, per dium, and an educational stipend. The application deadline is January 31, 2019. For more information please see the description.


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