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.

Cheyenne River Economic Development Corporation (CREDCO)

Executive Director, central South Dakota. Applicants can expect duties including performing a variety of administrative, technical, and professional work in preparation and implementation of economic and community development plans, programs, and services; Directing economic development initiatives to achieve the goals and objectives outline by the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (“CEDS”) guided by CREDCO; and more. Application closes February 15, 2019. For more information please see the job description.

Comanche Nation

Request for Proposals for Chief Appellate Judge, Lawton, OK. Inviting proposals for interested Comanche Nation tribal members to contract with the Nation to provide judicial services. Scope of cases are juvenile, Civil, and Criminal Appeals under Comanche Nation Tribal Codes as well as Direct Jurisdiction under the Comanche Nation Constitution. The Chief Appellate Judge must be an enrolled Comanche tribal member. The vacancy closes February 8, 2019. Please see the RFP for more information.

Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs (CCIA)

Executive Director, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Denver, CO.  The CCIA is the official liaison between the State of Colorado, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. The Commission also works with the other 46 Historic Tribes of Colorado on a government-to-government basis and maintains contact with Colorado’s urban American Indian/Alaska Native communities. Application closes February 19, 2019. Click here for a detailed job description and to access the online application.

Hoopa Valley Tribal Court

Request for Qualifications, Northern California, 95546.The Hoopa Valley Tribal Court intends to address the immediate and long-term needs of crime victims that best match each person’s needs and priorities. Seeking contractual attorneys to establish victim services program policies and procedures, and to provide legal assistance services for victims and survivors within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Hoopa Valley Tribe. The RFQ is due February 7, 2019.

Tohono O’odham Nation

Attorney General, Sells, AZ. The AG provides legal advice and representation to all officials, agencies, departments, divisions and branches of the Tohono O’odham Nation. The attorney general represents the Nation in all legal proceedings, and in other matters that affect the legal interests of the Nation; advises senior management and tribal officials; and supervises assistant attorneys general and contract attorneys. Please see the job description or visit this link for more information. Application closes February 1, 2019.

Colorado River Indian Tribe

Legal Aid Director, Parker, AZ. This position entails client contact, attorney, administrative, and supervisor duties. Interested applicants should send the following: (1) completed CRIT Employment Application (2) a letter of intent (include State Bar License Number), (3) resume/curriculum-vitae, (4) any recommendations, (5) any writing samples, (6) and/or copies of certifications to the listed address: http://crit-nsn.gov/crit_contents/notices/ .

Navajo Nation

Attorney, Department of Justice, Office of the Prosecutor, Kayenta, AZ.  New law school applicants as well as experienced attorneys are encouraged to apply.  Please see the job announcement and the Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management website http://www.dpm.navajo-nsn.gov/jobs.html for more information.  Please contact Mrs. Jennifer Henry, Acting Deputy Chief Prosecutor for further information at jahenry@navajo-nsn.gov.  This position has a closing date of 3/06/2019.

Attorney, Department of Justice, Office of the Prosecutor, Tuba City, AZ.  This position serves at the pleasure of the Chief Prosecutor of the Navajo Nation.  New law school applicants as well as experienced attorneys are encouraged to apply.  Please see the job announcement and the Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management website http://www.dpm.navajo-nsn.gov/jobs.html for more information.  Please contact Mrs. Jennifer Henry, Acting Deputy Chief Prosecutor for further information at jahenry@navajo-nsn.gov.   This position has a closing date of 3/11/2019.

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.

 

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