Monday Job Announcements

Sorry for the delay and any inconveniences it may have caused.

Any posts received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that week’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. In the email body, a typed brief description of the position which includes position title, location, main duties, and closing date;
  2. An attached PDF job announcement.

 

Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Tribal Child Support Attorney, Juneau, AK. Prepare legal documents; update policy and procedures; review cases; provide legal and technical assistance; and more. For more information please see the job description and click here to apply. Application closes May 31, 2019.

Child Welfare Attorney, Juneau, AK. Provide effective consultation and legal advice to the Tribe relating to the ICWA and child welfare matters. Responsible for preparation and filing of legal briefs, motions, petitions, orders, etc., as needed in child welfare hearings. For more information please see the job description and click here to apply. Application closes May 31, 2019.

The Shoshone Bannock Tribes

Assistant Tribal Prosecutor, Fort Hall, ID. The Assistant Prosecutor investigates, compiles, and presents cases in the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Court. The caseload is mainly focused on criminal matters, but will include juvenile, child support, child protection, and other cases as assigned. The Assistant Prosecutor completes work in compliance with the Shoshone-Bannock Law and Order Code; Ordinances; Resolutions; and internal protocols, policies, and procedures. For more information please see the job description. The application closes May 31, 2019.

Yakama Nation

Staff Attorney I, Office of Legal Counsel, Toppenish, WA. Assert and defend the Yakama Nation’s inherent sovereign and Treaty-reserved rights and interests related to fish and wildlife, natural resources, cultural resources, healthcare, employment, taxation, economic development, and land use planning, to name a few. All applications must be received by May 30, 2019. For more information please see the job description.

Attorney, Public Defender-Legal Aid Services Program, Toppenish, WA. Employee is responsible for providing a full range of legal services to tribal members in areas such as, criminal, dependency, children’s court, fish and game, civil, family and Federal Indian Law matters, as assigned by the Lead Attorney-Program Manager. Application closes May 31, 2019. Please see the job description or visit the website for more information. Find the application here.

Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker, LLP

Associate Attorney, Portland, OR. Hobbs Straus specializes in Federal Indian Law and has worked for over 35 years to realize positive change in Indian Country.  Our attorneys are dedicated to promoting and defending sovereign rights, expanding opportunities for tribes, and improving the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives. For more information please see the job description.

Morongo Band of Mission Indians

Victims Crime Project Attorney, Banning, CA. Under the direction of the In-House Counsel, the Victims of Crime Project Attorney will provide holistic legal assistance to victims of nuisance, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. For more information, please see the job description.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Civil Attorney, Tribal Prosecutor’s Office, Pablo, MT.The Attorney shall prosecute child protection cases and in other civil cases such as guardianships, mental health commitments, and child support enforcement actions, as needed. Application closes June 13, 2019. Click here for more information or see the job description.

Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

Tribal Court Receptionist, Eagle Pass, TX.  Operates a switchboard and relays incoming, outgoing and interoffice calls; greets and directs incoming visitors in a courteous manner and sorts and distributes mail. Ensures efficient and professional processing of all assigned responsibilities. For more information please see the job description.

Community Supervision Officer, Eagle Pass, TX. Under general supervision, performs professional correction work supervising adults and juveniles placed on probation or in detention by the courts. Work involves assessing probationers, meeting with probationers to ensure adherence to terms of probation, and maintaining records of probationers’ activities and status. For more information please see the job description.

Paralegal, Eagle Pass, TX. Temporary position. Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. For more information please see the job description.

Domestic Violence Advocate I, Eagle Pass, TX. Responsible for assessing client needs, planning care, coordinating and facilitating the plan, evaluating and re-evaluating the actions required to meet the client’s health and human services’ needs. For more information please see the job description.

Domestic Violence Advocate II, Eagle Pass, TX. Acts as the liaison between victims of domestic violence, therapists, physicians, and other health care or social service agencies. For more information please see the job description.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Associate Judge, Tucson, AZ. Responsible for fair and impartial administration of justice pursuant to the judicial powers granted by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Constitution and on matters assigned by the Chief Judge. Application closes May 31, 2019. For more information see the job description or click here.

Pueblo of Laguna

Court Prosecutor, Laguna, NM. Under administrative supervision of the Governor, presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating ordinances of the Pueblo. Consistently applies the Pueblo’s Core Values in support of Workforce Excellence. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. Application closes May 24, 2019. For more information please see the job description.

Attorney, Laguna, NM. Under the direct administrative supervision of the Government Affairs Director, serves as an in-house legal advisor, representative, and counselor. Ensures the adherence to applicable laws to protect and enhance tribal sovereignty, to avoid or prevent expensive legal disputes and litigation, and to protect the legal interests of the Pueblo government. Application closes May 24, 2019. For more information please see the job description.

Associate Prosecutor, Dept: Pueblo Courts / Prosecutor’s Office, Laguna, NM. Under general administrative direction of the Court Prosecutor, presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating criminal laws, including status offenses the Pueblo of Laguna laws, codes, and/or ordinances of the Pueblo. Closing date for application submission May 28, 2019. For more information please see the job description.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Request for Legal Services Proposal (RFP), Office Of Public Gaming, Tulsa, OK.The contractor will provide counsel to the Commission on all matters relating to IGRA and its compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Closing date is August 1, 2019. Click here for more information.

Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise

Assistant General Counsel, Sahuarita, AZ.Provide legal counsel, advice, and prepresentation to the Gaming Enterise on a diverse range of issues. In addition, provide policy guidance to employees and assist in finding legal/business solutions. For more information, please see the job description.

Midwest Environmental Advocates

Executive Director, Madison, WI. Seeking a passionate and strategic leader committed to building upon our 20-year legacy of protecting public rights. A successful candidate will grow and strengthen the organization through advancement of the organizational vision, effective management, strong communication, and resource development. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please see the job description for more information.

Navajo Nation

Staff Attorney, Chinle Judicial District, Chinle AZ. This position provides complex legal advice and guidance, conducts legal research, and drafts legal documents in support of judges and other court staff. For more information, please see the position description or to apply, visit http://www.navajocourts.org/vacancies. This position is open until filled.

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.

Ute Indian Tribe

Chief Judge, Fort Duchesne, UT. The Chief Judge oversees the administration of the Judicial Branch, which includes the management of all tribal court operations, budget planning and submittal, maintenance of records and case files. The application will remain open until the position is filled.  For more information please see the job description.

 

See posts from May 10, 2019.

 

 

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