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 indigenous@law.msu.edu:

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

 

Havasupai Tribe

General Counsel, Supai, AZ and Flagstaff, AZ. The GC is responsible for all legal matters for the Tribal Government and the supervision of outside special counsels.  The Havasupai Reservation is one of the most remote in the US and one of the most beautiful.  The ability to travel to Supai is required.  This posting will remain open until May 15, 2019. For more information please see the job description.

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Legal Division

Attorney III, Sacramento County, CA. Responsible for overseeing or administering various social services programs such as foster care, adoptions, and child welfare services. The Attorney III will also provide litigation support to the CFSD and the Office of the Attorney General in the area of Children’s programs. Application closes April 24, 2019. For more information, please visit the link.

Walker River Paiute Tribe

RFP, Schurz, NV. Soliciting proposals from qualified firms/individuals for the drafting of amendments to the Walk River Paiute Tribe Law and Order Code, Rules of Court, create court forms, and create a court clerk manual and judge’s bench book, to strengthen and enhance the Walker River Paiute Tribe’s Judicial System. Proposals may be mauled or hand delivered. For more information please see the RFP. 

University of Arkansas School of Law Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative

Graduate Fellowship, Fayetteville, AR. Assist tribes with the development of food codes and provide nationwide trainings on issues of importance to the agricultural sector in Indian Country. This position provides a full tuition waiver plus a small stipend, set up through the University of Arkansas Graduate School Assistantship Program. This position is available to students who study in Fayetteville. Email Susan A. Schneider, Director, LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law, with questions at sas.susan@gmail.com.

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.

Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson, & Perry LLP 

Associate Attorney(s), Diego, CA and Anchorage, AK. Represent Native American interests in a wide range of endeavors – including trial and appellate litigation, federal Indian law, tribal law, Indian self-determination and self-governance matters, transportation and infrastructure, natural resources, and economic development, among others. Visit our website at http://www.sonosky.com/careers-attys.html to apply. More detail about the firm is available at www.sonosky.com or see the job posting for more information. 

Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians 

In-House Counsel, 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. This position is open until filled. For more information please see the job description. 

Earthjustice 

Associate Attorney, Bozeman, MT. Associate attorneys at Earthjustice perform a range of litigation‐related tasks that can include: conducting legal research and preparing memoranda on issues relating to ongoing or potential litigation projects; Drafting motions, briefs and other pleadings; and more. For more information please see the job description. 

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. 

Associate. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials, an interest in environmental and energy solutions, including sustainability matters, excellent judgment and project management commensurate with years of experience. For more information see the job description and please click here to apply.

 

See posts from April 5, 2019. 

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