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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is committed to its employees and their families by offering a competitive benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), voluntary life, voluntary AD&D, short term disability and long term disability coverages, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid holidays, birthday leave, paid vacation, sick leave, and 401k.

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  Administrative Assistant of Housing
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Administrative Assistant

Department:

Housing

Reports to:

Director of Housing

Grade Level:

12

Date:

1/22/15-2/5/15

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Performs various clerical duties to support the Housing Department. Operates office equipment. Maintains client files.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Answers the telephone in a professional, friendly and timely manner.

2.      Sorts and checks incoming mail and faxes; forwards to appropriate staff.

3.      Performs clerical functions including typing. Posts and/or distributes email flyers and notices.

4.      Schedules regular maintenance inspections on a prescribed schedule for maintenance staff. Records and files inspection results.

5.      Monitors radio traffic communications. Uses radio, telephone or written contact to dispatch work orders to maintenance staff.

6.      Greets, directs and helps customers.

7.      Collects and applies rental payments. Checks rent drop box daily and applies payments.

8.      Processes PO’s for Rental Assistance program to ensure payment is made to landlord.

9.      Keeps updated tenant listing on Housing database

10.  Maintains Housing Department calendar.

11.  Maintains confidentiality.

12.  Maintains tenant files through regular filing.

13.  Prepares deposit records for bank reconciliations in finance department.

14.  Monitors and maintains office equipment to ensure proper upkeep of equipment.

15.  Keep front desk area neat, tidy and presentable to the public.

16.  Logs all applications into the database and forwards to appropriate staff.

17.  Works closely with National Program Specialist

18.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Associate Degree.

Field of Study:  Secretarial and business courses.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  One to two years.

Preferred:  Two to five years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Special Requirements:

·         Computer literate – Efficient in MS Office Applications; specifically Word, Excel, Access and Publisher.

·         Must be highly organized. Must be able to plan and execute daily routines.

·         Must be able to work under pressure, take initiative and follow through with assignments.

·         Accurate money handling skills.

·         Must be flexible and cooperative.

·         Strong typing and data entry skills.

·         Excellent customer service/telephone skills.

·         10-key calculator.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·         Possess excellent organizational, communication, and inter-personal skills.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Analytical Requirements:  There is a choice of standard procedures.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Decide which work orders receive priority treatment.

·         Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome minor obstacles.

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  n/a.

·         Supervision Received:  Immediate or frequent supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·         None.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

15%

 

 

Walking

20%

 

 

Sitting

80%

 

 

Speaking

100%

 

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

95%

 

 

Other

%

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

Submit application:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Business Office Manager
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Business Office Manager

Department:

PBP Family Health Center

Reports to:

Health Center Administrator

Grade Level:

8

Date:

1/16/15-1/30/15

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The Business Office Manager is responsible for all aspects of patient billing, collections, and the revenue cycle. Oversees all functions of the Health Center Business Office, Medical Records, and Purchased Care.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Manages all components of reimbursement cycle including claims processing and collections.

2.      Manages and works closely with third party billing agencies as the primary contract.

3.      Evaluates performance of insurance billing vendor to ensure optimal efficiency and effectiveness of claims processing and collections.

4.      Works closely with medical staff, dental staff, and behavioral health staff, nursing staff, pharmacists and medical records staff to ensure that medical coding is correct for patient services.

5.      Collaborates with staff to effectively design all processes, systems, forms, policies and procedures, etc. to improve all aspects of the revenue cycle.

6.      Train new staff and update staff on changes in regulations or policies.

7.      Provide clerical support to the professional staff as appropriate to assignment.

8.      Maintain effective relations with insurance providers, hospitals, HIS, and other agencies pertinent to the operation of the Clinic’s essential functions.

9.      Works closely monitoring billing reworks, denials, and other non-payment services to secure payments and claims.

10.  Prepare Clinic provider enrollment forms for various agencies to receive provider numbers.

11.  Keeps track of provider NPI numbers, and keeps providers credentialed with third parties.

12.  Negotiates with potential referral providers for discounted payment rates.

13.  Assists with staff training for billing/revenue cycle performance improvement initiatives.

14.  Responsible for becoming proficient in Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and other commercial software systems and assisting staff with utilization of RPMS system to optimize revenue cycle.

15.  Oversees the RPMS software system operations (e.g. Patient Registration, maintain physicians schedule, etc.)

16.  Obtain medical records (Medical Releases) on demand for emergent patients or walk-ins, and for providers who need to review their patient records.

17.  Prepare summary reports from medical records for clinicians and management.

18.  Compiles monthly report which summarizes activities, accomplishments, collections, performance of insurance billing vendor, etc.

19.  Works with all programs/departments within the Clinic and the Nation to ensure the most efficient billing and collection occurs.

20.  Monitor collections and all functions of the PBP Health Center Business Office and makes recommendations to appropriate staff regarding the more efficient operation of the Business Office.

21.  Prepare and provide all appropriate reports as requested by the Clinic Administrator and PBPN Finance Department in a timely manner.

22.  Prepare, reconcile and submit billing spreadsheets and supporting report documentation to the PBPN Finance Department for proper revenue accounting, accounts receivable accounting, and uncollectable accounts on a monthly basis.

23.  Maintain physical privacy, confidentiality, and rights of patients at all times.

24.  Maintain HIPPA compliance.

25.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum: Associates Degree or 4 years RPMS equivalent work experience

Preferred:  Bachelors Degree or 5 years RPMS equivalent work experience

Field of Study: Business Administration or Health Care Administration

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Four to five years

Preferred:  Six to eight years

 

Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

Special Requirements:

·         Knowledge of medical coding, insurance billing and collections revenue cycle

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Confidentiality is a must.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Employee performance, conduct and behavior

·         Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome minor obstacles.

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  Supervises 6 employees directly

·         Assign/Review Work

·         Instruct or Train

·         Establish Schedule or Set Objectives

·         Appraise Employee Performance

·         Recommend Hiring and Discharge                                               

·         Supervision Received:  Organize own work with very little supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·         Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

25%

 

Walking

25%

 

Sitting

25%

 

Speaking

25%

 

Hearing

25%

 

Vision Acuity

25%

 

Typing

25%

 

Other

0%

 

           

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrying

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pushing

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pulling

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Director of Finance
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Director of Finance

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Tribal Council Treasurer

Grade Level:

4

Date:

Open until filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Directs the financial affairs of the organization and prepares financial analysis of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for the guidance of the General Manager of Tribal Operations and Tribal Council as well as reporting of the Tribe’s overall financial performance. The /Director of Finance is responsible for the nation’s financial plans and policies, accounting practices and guiding principles to conduct relationship with lending institutions; the financial community; and the maintenance of fiscal records and the preparation of financial reports. The position is responsible for the supervision over general accounting, property accounting, cost accounting, construction accounting and budgetary controls. Manages and directs all aspects of the Finance Department including the staff and necessary functions of the following: accounting, payroll, per capita distributions, accounts payable, liability insurance, cash management, investment management, grant and contract financial reporting, and clerical. This position will work directly and cooperatively with the Tribal Treasurer to ensure that the Constitutional obligations and responsibilities of the Tribal Treasurer are complied with and met in full.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Develops, analyzes and interprets statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of Tribal Government.

2.      Supervises and evaluates the performance of direct report personnel, including annual reviews and disciplinary actions. Recommend training requirements. Keeps staff at the highest level of skill necessary to meet the Tribe’s needs and objectives.

3.      Ensures the maintenance of the Tribe’s system of accounts and keeps books and records on all government transactions and assets.

4.      Works cooperatively with the General Manager of Tribal Operations to direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts. Institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures (including the cost accounting system) and analyzes and reports variances.

5.      Is responsible for tax planning and compliance with all applicable federal, state, payroll, and taxes.

6.      Prepares and develops all necessary internal and external reports. Revises and updates reports to be more useful and efficient.

7.      Ensures depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advises management of desirable operational adjustments due to tax revisions.

8.      Evaluates and recommends insurance coverage for protection against property losses and potential liabilities.

9.      Works with programs to ensure grant compliance requirements and reporting responsibilities are met.

10.   Has responsibility for providing the Tribal Government with the necessary information to make decisions affecting long-range plans.

11.   Responsible for directing Internal and External audits working cooperatively with the General Manager’s Office to identify areas suggested for review.

12.   Ensures that the annual external audit reports, Management’s Discussion and Analysis to the report for primary government and entity-wide government audits are completed.

13.   Provides general direction to the finance staff in the development and maintenance of adequate accounting and financial controls to meet prevailing Federal standards and requirements and to generally accepted accounting procedures.

14.   Coordinates with the General Manager of Tribal Operations and program heads to develop and monitor annual budgets for Tribal programs including grants and contracts, budget modifications and the approval of all budgets and modifications for Tribal Operations.

15.   Reviews, Develops and updates procedures to ensure accountability within Finance.

16.   Prepares and submits quarterly and annual program reports.

17.   Attends all weekly and monthly director / management meetings.

18.   Assigns and reviews work for direct reports, providing ongoing day to day supervision.

19.   Responsible for providing Instruction and training, and objectives for all direct reports.

20.   Establishes and maintains current work schedules

21.   Recommends hiring, training and development for the supervision of all  direct reports to meet the needs of the Finance department.

22.   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred:  Master’s Degree

Field of Study: Accounting/Finance

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  With Bachelor’s Degree-at least 8 years of management experience and 5 years of   finance/

                                     accounting experience.

With Master’s Degree-at least 5 years of management experience and 3 years of finance/     accounting experience.

 

**The Nation reserves the right to train candidates who demonstrate the ability to learn and adapt quickly.

                                     

Preferred:  Master’s degree with 8 years of management experience and 5 years of finance/accounting

                                    experience with CPA or CPFO; government experience preferred.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Special Requirements:

 

·       Knowledge of fund accounting as it applies to tribal government.

·       Knowledge of Tribal ordinances, Tribal Tax Commission, when federal and state taxes apply to Tribe as well as individuals, Government Accounting Standards Board statements, applicable financial Accounting Standards board statements, application of Government Finance Officer association’s recommended practices, internal controls, Human Resource laws and management, CFR 25, maintenance of disaster recovery systems, National Indian Gaming Act and the relationship between the federal government and the Indian Tribes. Knowledge of business law and how it applies to tribal governments.

·       Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

·       Organizational skills.

·        Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·        Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Delegate duties to appropriate staff members.

·        Instructs or trains.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Works cooperatively within office, Tribal and other agencies as needed.

·        Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·        Keyboarding skills.

·        10-key calculator.

·        Confidentiality is a must.

Special Requirements:

·        In-depth understanding of retail, agriculture, construction and Native American culture.

·        Computer literate-Accounting software and Office Suite.

·        Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominately required. Assignments require almost continual analysis of figures, data trends and results of all kinds, which directly affect company policy.

·        Decisions and Judgment: Maintaining a balance between regulatory contractual compliance and political influence. Policy and procedure implementation. 

·        Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome minor obstacles. Complicated work with few precedents, perform independently, virtually without supervision.

Working Conditions:    

Supervision Exercised:  Has Direct reports, and indirect reports..

·        Supervision Received:  Organizes own work with very little supervision.

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

 

·        Minimal travel required

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

5%

 

Walking

15%

 

Sitting

99%

75% at desk

Speaking

50%

At meeting and on phone

Hearing

50%

Listening to needs and concerns of staff members and others.

Vision Acuity

90%

90% computer/Documents

Typing

80%

Computer

Other

%

 

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment. 

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l). 

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

 

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment. 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application 

  Director of Social Services
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

 

Position:

Director of Social Services

Department:

Social Services

Reports to:

General Manager of Tribal Operations

Grade Level:

6

Date:

1/9/14-1/30/14

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Directs Social Services Department and its programs including Family Violence Prevention Program, Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Tribal Victim Services, Family and Adult Services and Community Health Representatives.  The Director should have a background in culturally relevant practice, administrative experience, policy development and revision experience, a willingness to meet with community members and work with community issues relevant to them, grant writing, program development, grant managing/reporting, budget development/reporting/monitoring.  Responsible for staff accountability and development and ensuring that all policies of the PBPN are adhered to.  Establishes and maintains relationships with outside agencies including Kansas SRS and BIA, etc.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Provides supervision and direction to department personnel to ensure program needs/goals are met and employee accountability.  Reviews and evaluates employee performance.

2.      Monitors, analyzes, and assess programs for results, objectives, and program needs.

3.      Directs program and/or department planning and development.

4.      Develops and administers grants and/or contract with staff, federal, state and private agencies.

5.      Prepares and submits quarterly and annual program reports.

6.      Negotiates and formalizes agreements between child welfare, local state and tribal agencies.

7.      Attends and participates in meetings with state, federal, local, tribal and private agencies.

8.      Conducts and participates in conferences/seminars related to funding sources.

9.      Assists in establishing and assurance compliance with program policies and procedures.

10.  Ensures the cooperation and collaboration of all social services programs to assure that the highest levels of services are provided to the community.

11.  Conducts regular and structured meetings with staff.

12.  Attends weekly director’s meeting.

13.  Works cooperatively with Tribal Court and attends Tribal Court sessions related to program client issues.

14.  Meets with community members as requested to answer questions and listen to community concerns.

15.  Conducts community forums and informational meetings as necessary and requested by General Manager, Tribal Council, or General Council.

16.  Ensures grant compliance including meeting goals and objectives as well as the proper financial fiscal management of grants.

17.  Familiar with or willing to become familiar with ICWA as well as various federal and state grants.

18.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)

Preferred:  Licensed Master Clinical Social Worker (LMCSW)

Field of Study:  Social Services and Business Administration

 

  

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Two to five years.

Preferred:  Five to eight years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver's license and be insurable with the Nation's insurance.

·         Kansas Social Work License

Special Requirements:

·         Typing skills.

·         Computer literate.

·         Administrative and supervisory experience with other related welfare programs.

·         Leadership, organizational, business and financial management skills.

·         Diverse knowledge in social service/welfare field.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Administer personnel and department policies and procedures. Budget management. Client/case management. Legal issues related to business/client operations.

·         Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome minor obstacles.

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  Directly supervises 11 employees, 10 indirectly.

·         Assigns/reviews work.

·         Instructs or trains.

·         Establishes schedule or sets objectives.

·         Appraises employee performance.

·         Recommends hiring and discharge.

·         Supervision Received:  Organizes own work with very little supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·         None.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

40%

 

 

Walking

25%

 

 

Sitting

50%

 

 

Speaking

60%

 

 

Hearing

75%

 

 

Vision Acuity

80%

 

 

Typing

40%

 

 

Other

0%

 

           

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i) (l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  PBPNEC Board of Directors
 

Pursuant to the Charter of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Entertainment

Corporation, application are now being accepted for a Corporation Board Director.

 

Role of Board members:  Provide management oversight, policy-making and related activities necessary to carry out the Corporation’s purposes. Control and management of business activities shall not include day-to-day management of the business operations. Members shall act as a Board, regularly convened, by a majority vote, and may adopt rules and regulations for conducting meetings in compliance with the Charter, Bylaws, and applicable tribal or federal law.

 

Qualified applicants must have the following:

 

·         Sufficient, extensive experience and education to perform as a Director at a very high level in the competitive gaming business. Gaming experience preferred.

·         Ability to pass background check and other investigations required for CAT 1 Gaming license.

·         Open and public reputation for integrity and honesty.

·         At least two (2) of the following:

 

o    Identifiable experience in business management, personnel management and business administration;

o    Experience owning and running a business enterprise;

o    Experience as a member of a board of directors of a corporation involved in gaming, service industry or enterprise development;

o    Experience as a management level employee of a gaming enterprise;

o    Specialized training or educational achievement, which qualifies the individual for the available position;

 

·         Other qualifications may be added from time to time as reasonably required given the importance of this position to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

 

Duties (not a complete list):

 

·         Attend all Board meetings as required. Be prepared and informed, conducting due diligence as necessary, in all matters that are within Board’s oversight function;

·         Attend required Director Training;

·         Adopt rules and regulations and overall policy in compliance with the Charter;

·         Provide oversight of the corporate officers and executives activities and performance;

·         Comply with professional fiduciary standards for corporate governance;

·         Be available to meet periodically on short notice as required.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a Resume, Letter of Interest and two (2) Letters of Professional Reference to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Human Resource Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509 or fax to: 785-966-3062.

  Tax Commissioner
 

Applications are now being accepted for a Tax Commissioner Board Position

 

Role of Tax Commissioner:  Creates, implements, administers, and enforces tribal tax laws.  The tax commissioner will assess, estimate, file liens, collect, and issue receipts for such taxes as are imposed by law and to bring actions on behalf of the Nation in the Tribal Court for the collection of tribal taxes, penalties and interest, and the enforcement of the tribal tax laws.   In addition,  the tax commissioner shall prescribe, promulgate, and enforce written rules and regulations to provide for its internal operational procedures; and shall have the authority to interpret or apply any tribal tax laws as may be necessary to ascertain or compute the tax owing by any taxpayer, or for the filing of any reports or returns required by any tribal tax laws, or as shall be reasonably necessary for the efficient performance of its duties, or as may be required or permitted by law.

 

 

Qualified applicants must have the following:

 

·        3-5 years experience and/or training in state, income, business and sales taxation.

·        Experience in Tribal taxation preferred.

·        Ability to pass background check and pre-employment drug screening.

·        Open and public reputation for integrity and honesty.

·        Has worked in the role of CPA, Tax Preparer or equivalent

 

Duties (not a complete list):

 

·        Attend all Tribal Tax Commission and other meetings as required. Be prepared and informed, conducting due diligence as necessary, in all matters that are within the Tribal Tax Commission’s oversight function;

·        Creates, implements, administers, and enforces tribal tax laws;

·        Be available to meet periodically on short notice as required.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a Resume, Letter of Interest and two (2) Letters of Professional Reference to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Human Resource Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509 or fax to: 785-966-3062.

  Tribal Grant Writer
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

Job Posting

Position:

Tribal Grant Writer

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Director of Finance

Grade Level:

9

Date:

Open until filled

Exempt

 

 General Summary Description:

Work independently to research, plan and coordinate State and Federal grant programs.  Launch new initiative to secure funding resources to support, develop, strengthen and maintain Tribal programs.  Interact positively and cooperatively as a team member with Program Directors to coordinate strategies to identify and secure State and Federal funding.  Conduct research of potential funding sources to match programmatic needs of Tribal programs.  Assist Program Directors in developing fundable program daily inquiries from Staff on a variety of grant issues, such as proposal, reporting deadlines, budget requirements and grant obligations.  Prepare and edit grant proposals, Tribal Resolutions, quarterly and annual reports.

 Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Research, identifies, plan and coordinate State and Federal grant programs.

2.      Launches new initiative to secure funding resources and assists with maintaining current grants to support, develop, strengthen Tribal programs.

3.      Identify and maintain a pulse for ending and discontinuing grants to secure funding to retain employees.

4.      Interact positively and cooperatively as a team member with Program Directors to coordinate strategies to identify and secure State and Federal funding.

5.      Conduct research of potential funding sources to match programmatic needs of Tribal programs.

6.      Assist Program Directors in developing fundable program solutions that meet both regulatory policy and fiscal requirements.

7.      Clearly communicate proposal guidelines to the individuals involved in the grant application process.

8.      Assist with conducting research of all available federal, state and private program funding, loans, grants, etc. that may be available in attracting or starting new industry and businesses.

9.      Maintain expert knowledge to answer daily inquires from Staff on a variety of grant issues, such as the proposal, reporting deadlines, budget requirements and grant obligations.

10.  Write each proposal in the style, composition and format that will be most effective in reaching the target audience.

11.  Prepare and complete proposals in a timely manner to allow sufficient time for proofing and quality review.

12.  Prepare grant proposal and Tribal Resolutions for Tribal Council approval.

13.  Prepares and maintains quarterly and annual reports.

14.  Submit appropriate information for Economic Development budget as requested.

15.  Assist with other grant related activities.

16.  Select and attend Federal technical assistance grant trainings that will best meet the needs of Tribal programs.

17.  Develop and participate in grant advisory committee meetings as necessary to develop grant programs including attending regular department meetings, meeting with department directors regularly to discuss goals and funding opportunities, and attending department events to gain a better understanding of department activities.

18.  Maintain and update Demographic Data for Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.  Prepare reports for Tribal Council.  Disseminate information to other Tribal Departments as needed.

19.  Prepare grant articles for Potawatomi News.

20.  Other duties as assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications:Education

Minimum:  Bachelors Degree or college equivalency or 4 years of Grant Writing experience.

Preferred:  Bachelors Degree

Field of Study:  Planning, Public Administration or law.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Two to four years of grant writing experience with a proven record of grant security and maintenance.

Preferred:  Five to eight years of proven grant writing experience and Foundation funding with Planning and Strategy Development expertise.

 

Additional Requirements: 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver's license and be insurable with the Nation's insurance.

Special Requirements:

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Typing.

·         Telephone skills.

·         10-key calculator.

·         Presentation skills

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Ability to write and research.

·         Must possess knowledge of research sources for public funding including the Federal register and Foundation Directories.

·         Above average reading, writing and oral communication skills.

·         Ability to comprehend technical instructions, facilitate hearings and meetings with the public and staff as needed.

·         Must have knowledge of multi-cultural environments and tribal governments.

·         Must have working knowledge of project and budget development.

·         Computer literate – Capable of submitting on-line proposals.

·         Ability to meet deadlines and respond in a timely fashion to notices of funding availability.

·         Must be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

·         Must attend grant workshops related to Federal programs.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Determine how grant guidelines can meet Tribal needs. Project planning and development to meet deadlines.

·         Initiative:  Complicated work with few precedents, performed independently, virtually without supervision.

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  N/A

·         Supervision Received:  Organizes own work with very little supervision.

·         Travel Required:  10%.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·         None.

 Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

5%

 

Walking

5%

 

Sitting

100%

 

Speaking

10%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

100%

 

Other

0%

 

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application