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Job Responsibilities

The Tribal Administrator is responsible for the overall management of Tribal daily operations of the Native Village of Georgetown which includes implementing Tribal Policies and overseeing daily administration.  He or she investigates new revenue sources, ensures the accountability and safeguarding of Native Village of Georgetown’s assets. He or she will to ensure that tribal needs and goals are met. The Tribal Administrator may act as the Village’s representative at meetings in the absence of Council Members. Other duties include, but are not limited to:

General Administration

          Managing the tribal office

          Developing tribal ordinances and policies

          Ensuring tribal enrollment is up to date and accurate

          Attending meetings and conferences

          Managing tribal social media accounts

Tribal Council Liaison

          Arranging meetings of the 5-member Tribal Council

          Taking minutes at all Council meetings

          Reporting to the Council monthly on the progress of tribal operations

          Acting as the Tribal Court Clerk

          Acting as a de facto member of tribal committees

          Participating in long-range tribal planning

Financial Management

          Creating annual budgets

          Reviewing financial reports and statements for accuracy

          Assuring compliance with Uniform Guidance, any and all relevant federal and state regulations

          Providing timely and accurate information to the accounting staff

Supervision of Staff

          Hiring and recruitment of new staff members

          Managing and supervising of staff members

          Completing performance reviews

          Setting employee compensation in accordance with established tribal pay scale

Program Oversight

          Ensuring the continued success of programs through supervision of staff and financial management of program funds

          Acting as a liaison between the Tribe and various State, Federal, and private agencies

          Developing workplans and monitoring their implementation

          Developing proposals and applying for grants

          Participating in meetings with stakeholders and partnering agencies

Contract Management  

          Reporting and compliance

          Negotiating contracts

          Filing and records management

          Ensuring that requirements for all grants and contracts are adhered to

          Drawing down funds

          Conducting an annual inventory of tribal property

Applicant Expectations

The right person for the job will have the following experience and qualities:

          High School diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field preferred)

          Experience in tribal or nonprofit management

          Professional writing skills

          Demonstrated proficiency in financial management

          Experience proactively, positively managing others

          An understanding of Alaska Native cultures and politics (Knowledge of Western Alaska and Middle Kuskokwim region preferred)

          Can work independently and as part of a team

          Ability to use discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance

          Honesty and integrity

          Strong organizational skills

          Ability to type and use a computer

          Public speaking skills

          Ability to travel as needed

Salary is $50,000 DOE+Benefits

Preference will be given to tribal members of the Native Village of Georgetown, Alaskan Natives and Native Americans per P.L. 93-638