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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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  Contract Education Clerk **In House
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

**In House Job Posting

**In House positions are open to current employees and enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Members

Position:

Contract Education Clerk

Department:

Education

Reports to:

Director of Education

Grade Level:

14

Date:

4/15/14-4/19/14

Non-exempt

Part Time-30 hrs/week

 

General Summary Description:

Provides clerical support and performs administrative/business functions for the Education Department.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Logs and routes incoming/outgoing mail. Prepares outgoing mail and correspondences, including e-mail and faxes.

2.      Locates and attaches appropriate files to correspondence.

3.      Composes and types routine correspondence.

4.      Organizes and maintains filing system. Files correspondence and other records.

5.      Directs phone calls and incoming visitors.

6.      Assists with research. Compiles and types statistical reports.

7.      Copies correspondence and other printed documents.

8.      Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  General Education.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year.

Preferred:  One to two years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

 

 

Special Requirements:

·         Must be a self-motivated self-starter.

·         Possess organizational and time management skills.

·         Computer literate – Microsoft Office.

·         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.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Typing skills.

·         10-key calculator.

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

·         Decisions and Judgment:  When questions arise that I don’t know the answers for, I consult my supervisor and printed policies.

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  n/a.

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

Safety Hazards:

·         None.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

25%

 

 

Walking

25%

 

 

Sitting

75%

 

 

Speaking

75%

 

 

Hearing

75%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

100%

 

 

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.

 

If current Employee submit application.

If enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Member submit application

and copy of CDIB:

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

 

  Contract Travel Clerk
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Contract Travel Clerk

Department:

Administration

Reports to:

Executive Administrative Assistant of Tribal Operations

Grade Level:

13

Date:

4/14/14-Open Until Filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

This position is responsible for all travel arrangements for the Prairie Band Potawatomi (PBP) Nation.  This position prepares and submits travel profiles for Program Directors.  They make complete travel arrangement for Tribal employees.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.     Responsible for making travel arrangements for all PBP Nation employees. Reconciles travel credit card statements.

2.     Process membership and conference registrations.

3.     Book and confirm airline flights.

4.     Make lodging reservation.

5.     Reserve rental cars.

6.     Submit travel advances.

7.     Prepare travel packets. Follow up with travelers after their scheduled return.

8.     Verify receipts for expenses.

9.     Reconcile and process refunds/overpayments.

10.  Assist with the preparation of travel reports.

11.  Ensures strict confidentiality of financial records.

12.  Makes recommendations and assists with travel policy development and processes.

13.  Provides training as needed.

14.  Prepares payroll deductions for non-receipt of travel.

15.  All other duties as assigned. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred: Technical School Program Certificate.

Field of Study:  Travel or Purchasing

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  One to two years experience with Excel, Access, Word and Outlook.

Preferred:  One to two years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

 

 

Special Requirements:

·       Must be able to bend, stoop and lift at least 60 pounds.

·       Computer literate – Microsoft Office, Access.

·       Organizational and time management skills.

·       Typing skills.

·       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.

·       Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

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

·       Decisions and Judgment:  Determining if certain actions are covered travel policy.

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

Working Conditions:   

·       Supervision Exercised:  n/a.

·       Supervision Received:  Light supervision.

Safety Hazards:

·       None.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

15%

 

 

Walking

10%

 

 

Sitting

50%

 

 

Speaking

40%

 

 

Hearing

50%

 

 

Vision Acuity

80%

 

 

Typing

25%

 

 

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

 

  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:

3/24/14-Open Until Filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Directs Social Services Department and its programs including  Vocational Rehabilitation Program,  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 polices 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 level 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