OPENING: May 10, 2017
CLOSING: May 24, 2017
DEPARTMENT: Resource Management and Protection, Youth Development Section
LOCATION: Empowerment Building
PAY RATE: $41,400-$62,100/year, dependent upon experience and qualifications
The Project Leader manages the Tribe’s Youth Development program, which will include planning, developing, and establishing the administrative, technical, environmental education and outreach capacity of the Tribe. The purpose of the Youth Development program is to engage Tribal youth in meaningful, beneficial, and educational activities that will build character, preserve Apache cultural and traditional knowledge, and protect/enhance the Tribe’s natural resources.
This position description may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks which may be found or assigned to this position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develops, manages, administers, and oversees the Youth Development program contract and other program grants, and associated activities and staff.
- Provides technical expertise and assists the department in the development and implementation of service learning opportunities and activities relating to the fields of natural and cultural resources.
- Works collaboratively with other Tribal departments, Tribal elders/cultural advisors, local schools, and external government agencies to identify, coordinate, and schedule youth activities.
- Coordinates with departmental staff on work plan development, scheduling of activities, and program reviews.
- Writes grants and/or funding proposals as appropriate to the objectives and funding nature of the program; provides reports as needed.
- Reports regularly to the funding agencies that support Youth Development activities.
- Represents the Tribe on various committees and policy-making bodies impacting youth programs and related natural/cultural resource program initiatives.
- Maintains confidentiality of all youth information.
- Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs and webinars, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences or related field preferred.
- One year project management experience.
- Certified project manager preferred.
- Excellent computer and communication skills.
- Must have a valid Driver’s License.
- Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
Tribal preference and Native American Indian preference shall apply to all positions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
- Knowledge of environmental services and activities.
- Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
- Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
- Skill and ability in preparing reports and correspondence.
- Ability to plan, create, and deliver informational and educational presentations and classes.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems.
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
- Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance; and smell. The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Work is generally performed in an office environment with moderate noise and outdoors. Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while performing outdoor duties. Standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or unstable ground. Must be able to hike into project areas. Travel within the reservation area is required.
As per Tribal Ordinance 06-02, MAT will give preference to qualified Tribal members with regard to hiring.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resumé to Myra La Paz at the Human Resources Department, located in the Tribal Office. Call 575/464-9273 for more information.
Post expires at 4:30pm on Wednesday May 24th, 2017