The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe requests applications for the position of ASSOCIATE CHIEF JUDGE of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court. (PDF)
The Associate Chief Judge shall carry out the duties and obligations of the office in accordance with the provisions of the Tribal Constitution and the Standing Rock Tribal Code of Justice. Section 1-305 of the Code of Justice, available online at standingrock.org, outlines the duties of the Judges of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court.
The terms of employment, as well as the compensation for this position, will be set forth in the negotiated agreement between the Associate Chief Judge and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council. The Associate Chief Judge will be compensated on an hourly basis.
In order to serve as the Associate Chief Judge, candidates will need to meet the statutory requirements outlined in Section 1-301 of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Code of Justice, which provide the Associate Chief Judge must: (1) be at least 25 years of age; (2) of high moral character and integrity; (3) never have been convicted of a criminal offense, or a traffic offense, for which punishment of imprisonment was imposed; (4) not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Services; (5) be physically able to carry out the duties of the office and (6) possess a Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school and be a member in good standing of the bar of any State or Federal court.
Applicants must submit a resume, three writing samples, and three references. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon Tribal, State, and Federal Criminal Background Checks.
Applications and inquiries regarding the Associate Chief Judge position may be directed or submitted to Ms. Dellis M. Agard, Court Administrator, Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court, via regular mail at PO Box 363, Fort Yates, North Dakota , 58538, or via e-mail at dagard@
standingrock.org. Ms. Agard may be contacted, by telephone, at 701-854-7244.
The worksite for this position is located at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court in Fort Yates, ND. The Sitting Bull College Transit provides transportation services, at a nominal cost, to and from Bismarck, ND, Mobridge, SD, McLaughlin, SD and Selfridge, ND, in coordination with the Tribal Work Day, which is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Central Time).