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 1) brief description of the position (which includes position title, location, and closing date) as well as 2) a PDF job announcement to indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Red Lake Nation

Tribal Prosecutor/Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Red Lake, MN. Work full time on the prosecution of cases concerning drug sales, trafficking, possession and intent to distribute, that are committed on the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. In addition, the Minnesota United States Attorney’s Offices may also request that the Special Assistant United States Attorney assist in the prosecution of drug crime related cases. This position is open until filled. For more information please visit the job description.

Fredericks Peebles & Patterson, LLP

Chief Operating Officer/Law Firm Administrator, Sacramento, CA. Looking for an experienced professional with extensive human resources and law firm management experience. The candidate will work closely with the Firm’s management committee to manage the business affairs of the Firm, supervise the administrative staff, provide human resource administration, and systems management. Please see the job description for more information.

Makah Tribe

Appellate Justice RFP, Makah Court of Appeals in Neah Bay, WA. Seeking a licensed attorney to act as an Appellate Justice of the Makah Court of Appeals. This position will preside over, hear and resolve appeals of decisions of the Makah Tribal Court involving criminal, civil, juvenile and traffic cases. Please see the attached job description/RFP for more details on the position and how to apply.

Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians

Attorney General, Redwood Valley, CA. This position is responsible for overseeing or advising the following departments for the Tribe and its businesses: police department, gaming commission, security, surveillance and to provide legal guidance to Tribal Government and Administration as needed. Please see the description for more information.

Puyallup Tribe

Assistant Prosecutor/Presenting Officer, Tacoma, WA. Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing assigned activities of the Prosecutor’s Office and serves as the Assistant Prosecutor/Presenting Officer for the Tribe. Application closes April 22, 2019. Apply online here and see the description for more information.

Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP)

Tribal Justice Clinic Director, The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. will be involved in the IPLP Program’s teaching, research, and service work in promoting the protection, promotion and advancement of the human rights of American Indian and other indigenous peoples, organizations and communities around the world. Please see the job description for more information.

Rosette, LLP

Indian Law Attorney, Oklahoma City, OK.  Seeking an ambitious and experienced attorney.  This firm specializes in representing federally recognized Indian tribes, their governmental entities and agencies, and businesses. For more information please see the job description.

Indian Law Attorney, Chandler, AZ.  Seeking an ambitious and experienced attorney with three to five years’ experience. This firm specializes in representing federally recognized Indian tribes, their governmental entities and agencies, and businesses. For more information please see the job description.

Sitka Tribe of Alaska

Tribal Attorney, Sitka, AK.  Responsible for working with Sitka Tribe of Alaska departments on legal issues. This position is contracted and can work outside of Sitka, but the person in this position will need to work onsite at least one week of the month, preferably the third week of each month. Please see the description for more information.

Tribal Family Caseworker, Sitka, AK. This position is an integral part of the Social Services Department team, working closely with the Indian Child Welfare Act tem, community partner agencies, and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska Tribal Court staff to provide case management support to families going through the Tribal court guardianship or adoption process. Please see the description for more information.

Jill Grant & Associates, LLC

Associate Attorney, Washington, DC.  Experience and/or demonstrated interest in environmental law is required. Jill Grant & Associates provides environmental counsel and representation to Indian tribes, tribal entities, and other environmental organizations, and represents tribes on jurisdictional and administrative law issues. For more information please see the job description.

Navajo Nation

Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Department of Justice, Office of the Prosecutor, Window Rock, AZ.  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 4/30/2019.

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 5/30/2019.

See posts from March 22, 2019.

 

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