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 (which includes position title and location) as well as a PDF job announcement to indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Sitka Tribe of Alaska

Paralegal and TERO Officer, Sitka, AK. This position serves two functions: the paralegal function provides full support to the Legal Department and the TERO officer function monitors compliance with STA’s Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance and investigates complaints of noncompliance or discrimination. This position is open until filled. For more information please see the job description. To apply click here.

Tribal Court Clerk, Sitka, AK. The Tribal Court Clerk is the initial point of contact for the tribal court, providing respectful and responsive support to the Tribal Court and working closely with the Tribal Court Judges, Tribal Attorney and Social Services Department. This position is open until filled. For more information please see the job description. To apply click here.

Tribal Reality Specialist, Sitka, AK. The Realty Officer is responsible for providing direct services to restricted property land owners and native allotment applicants within the Sheet’ka Kwaan under supervision of the Tribal Attorney. This position is open until filled. For more information please see the job description. To apply click here.

General Counsel, Suquamish, WA. The General Counsel provides or oversees all legal advice and services, including outside counsel in providing such advice and services, to Port Madison Enterprises and its wholly owned subsidiaries on a broad range of legal and political matters arising in the operation of PME’s various businesses and interests. The General Counsel is subject to the direction and oversight of the PME Board of Directors. Please see the job description for more information.

Lummi Indian Business Council

Paralegal I or II, Bellingham, WA. Works under the supervision of the Legal Director and Staff Attorneys, and is responsible for routine legal issues, performs paraprofessional tasks and carries out a variety of paralegal, clerical and administrative functions to facilitate effective operations of the ORA, as assigned. See the application here and please see the job description for more information.

Mescalero Apache Tribal Court

Associate Judge Lay, Mescalero, NM. The Associate Judge is responsible for fairly and impartially hearing and deciding judicial matters within the jurisdiction of the Mescalero Apache Tribal Court. A full position description is available upon request. This position is open until filled.

Associate Judge Licensed, Mescalero, NM. The Associate Judge is responsible for fairly and impartially hearing and deciding judicial matters within the jurisdiction of the Mescalero Apache Tribal Court. A full position description is available upon request. This position is open until filled.

Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Justice

Tribal Counsel, Black River Falls, WI. Perform a wide variety of legal work representing the Nation as a government, its departments, boards, and commissions. The Tribal Counsel will prepare pleadings for hearings and other legal proceedings; perform legal research; and more. Interested applicants should submit an application, resume and transcripts if they are within 2-5 years. This position is open until filled. See the application here and please see the job description for more information.

Tulalip Tribal Court

Associate Judge, Tulalip, WA. The Associate Judge will provide a full range of judicial services by hearing cases in the Tribal Court regarding, but not limited to such issues as, criminal, civil, fishing, hunting, youth dependency, traffic, housing, drug/wellness court, and gaming. For more information please see the job description. Application closes February 8, 2019. If interested in the position, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing samples to Alicia Horne by email address ahorne@tulaliptribes-nsn.gov or by mail address: 6332 31st AVE NE Suite B, Tulalip WA, 98271.

Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Right of Way Specialist, Cloquet, MN.  The Right-of-Way Specialist, located at the Band’s Natural Resource/Tribal Court building, performs all tasks relating to trust and fee right-of-way activities for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. This includes the subjects of deeds, leases, acquisitions, easements, mapping, surveying, legal descriptions, data management, document recording, planning, National Environmental Policy Act, land use, zoning, and project management. Please see the job description for more information and find the application here or email Lisa at lisashabaiash@fdlrez.com.

Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Associate Attorney, Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ. This position provides a variety of legal advice, research and related legal services in support of the overall operation of the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch; assists with judicial administrative functions, such as researching and recommending policy changes and improvements for overall Judicial Branch. For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

Court Solicitor, Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ.  This position provides a variety of legal advice, counseling, research and related legal services in support of the overall operation of the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch; assists with judicial administrative functions, such as recommending policy changes and improvements for overall Judicial Branch; shall supervise and oversee all licensed attorneys, law clerk, hearing officers, supreme court clerk, and law clerk interns of the Judicial Branch.  For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

District Court Judge, Judicial District Court, Navajo Nation Wide. The District Court Judge is responsible in presiding over civil, criminal and family court cases; provides policy direction and guidance in the operation of the Judicial District.  For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ. This position shall perform work of unusual difficulty, hear arguments, read briefs and conduct research necessary to pass judgment and issue rulings on cases brought before the Navajo Nation Supreme Court.  For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org. This position is open until filled.

See posts from December 28, 2018.

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