Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Prosecutor. Presents criminal cases in trials, renders legal advice and assistance to local law enforcement officials, and litigates cases before Tribal Court. Closes 10/16/17.

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP

Associate Attorney, Native American Law, San Diego, C.A. Procopio is seeking an attorney with top academic credentials with a minimum of five years’ experience in Native American law. Experience specifically with Tribal governance, fee to trust, leasing, Tribal business, federal environmental law, NEPA, cultural resources, tribal healthcare and gaming law helpful.  Successful candidates will have excellent writing and client relations skills.  Must include experience in Tribal representation, with a strong understanding of Tribal sovereignty, Tribal codes and ordinance development, and Tribal businesses.  Portable business helpful but not required.  Major law firm experience, or significant in-house experience with tribal government preferred.  Competitive salary and outstanding benefit package. TO APPLY:  Please forward a brief cover email and resume to julia.lee@procopio.com.

Department of the Interior

Public Affairs Specialist, Office of the Secretary, Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations, Arlington, V.A. Will develop, execute, and evaluate a comprehensive communications program. The successful candidate will oversee day-to-day communications activities of the Buy-Back Program and will work in close collaboration with the Program Director, Deputy Program Director, and/or their supervisor on the development and implementation of strategic internal and external communications strategies and messaging. Same announcement for federal employees here.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

Chief Judge, Highland, C.A. Serves as the chief administrator of both the trial and appellate courts of the San Manuel Tribal Court System and as the Chief Judge of the trial court. The Chief Judge is responsible for assisting the Judiciary Committee, Business Committee and General Council with the continued development Tribal law and Tribal Court procedures.

Previous Friday Job Announcements9/29/17

Interior Dept. Official who Spoke Out in Favor of Alaska Natives Resigns

Here from WaPo. HuffPo.

Here is his resignation letter: Letter

Here is his whistleblower complaint: Form 11

Prior WaPo coverage when Clement spoke out last summer.

High Country News profile here.