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 the following to

  1. A typed brief description of the position which includes position title, location, main duties, and closing date;
  2. An attached PDF job announcement.


Michigan State University College of Law

Assistant Director for Career Development, The Career Services Office (CSO), East Lansing, MI. CSO assists students with identifying professional opportunities, building relationships with alumni and employers, and developing application materials. Please see the job description for more information.  The deadline for applications is Friday, April 19, 2019.  Here is a link to the job posting:

Odawi Law PLLC

Associate Attorney, Washington D.C. Provide legal services to American Indian nations and tribes on a wide range of matters focused on promotion and protection of tribal sovereignty and self-determination, including Business Development, Intergovernmental Relations, Lands, Natural Resources, Taxation issues, Litigation and Expert Witness Support, and Policy Analysis. For more information please see the job description. The application deadline is April 13, 2019, however, the position will remain open until filled.

Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

Executive Director, Gaming Commission, Eagle Pass, TX. Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Gaming Commission, including implementation and enforcement of the rules and regulations promulgated by the Tribal Commission. Fill out an application at:


Housing Director, Marksville, LA. Manage the operations of the housing program by directing and coordinating activities consistent with the established goals, objectives and policies of the Indian Housing Plan (IHP), and any other funding sources. For more information please see the job description.

Attorney General, Marksville, LA. This position is responsible for protecting all Tribal assets, defending the integrity of the Tribe, assisting and advising all Tribal entities in their pursuit of progress on behalf of Tribal members, and managing and providing legal services and representation to the Tribe, its Tribal Council, its Tribal Government, and its Tribal Entities. For more information please see the job description.

Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Legal Extern, Ridgefield, WA. The Legal Extern will work in the Cowlitz Legal Department and will assist the Department with preparing and reviewing contracts, legal documents, codes and ordinances. The Legal Extern will perform legal research and writing to assist the Department in its role representing and advising the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the  position will remain open until filled. See the job description for more information.

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

Request for Proposal, Nixon, NV. This RFP is to contract for legal services to be provided for the period June 2019 to June 2020. Proposals must be submitted by 4:30 pm on April 26, 2019. See the request for more information.

Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS)

Attorney, Traverse City, MI. The position will have an emphasis on will drafting, simple estate planning, and handling probate issues in communities in northern Michigan and in the upper peninsula. For more information please see the job description.

Martha L. King, P.C

Associate Attorney, Albuquerque, NM. We are a peer-rated professional services law firm providing business law services to tribal entities. Requirements: law degree from accredited law school, licensure or willing to become licensed in New Mexico or Arizona and the Navajo Nation; experience in business law, corporations, and employment law; strong writing and analytical skills; and driven by a sincere desire to make a lasting impact in and out of Indian country. Please submit: cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, list of three (3) references, and writing sample to

Center for Indian Country Development

Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, Minneapolis, MN. The CICD of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is building its capacity to harness diverse forms of facts and knowledge in service of Native communities across the country. The incumbent will support the CICD’s mission of supporting the prosperity of Native Nations through actionable research and community collaboration. See the job description for more information.


See posts from March 29, 2019.