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Tribal Administrator

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Tribal Administrator

Job Type

Full-Time

Classification

Exempt

Grade

E13 (79808.0 - 119713.0)

Department

Administration

Supervisor

Position Summary

Under direct supervision the Tribal Administrator is responsible for administering executive level responsibility for the daily administrative operations and management of Tribal Council approved programs; renders direct assistance to the Chairperson in the successful operations of the Washoe Government. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration, or related field plus six years increasingly responsible supervisory experience in Administration and/or management of multi-faceted programs operating under the direction of Program Directors; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains working relationships and communications with elective, administrative and program officials to ensure cooperative and effective management within Tribal Governmental operations.

  • Responsible for the timely evaluations of program directors and supervisors, including but not limited to their individual performance objectives.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day administration & organizational compliance with the Washoe Tribe Personnel Policies & Procedures system.

  • Plans, directs, coordinates, and administers the activities of all Tribal Council approved programs in carrying out the program's objectives.

  • Responsible for the compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and policies.

  • Develops operating procedures and performance standards for Tribal programs.

  • Directs the organization and operation of all Tribal activities on a daily basis.

  • Reports regularly to the Tribal Chairperson concerning the status of all assignments, duties, project and functions of the various programs, activities and personnel.

  • Establishes program objectives and deadlines for meeting objectives.

  • Administers a variety of special programs and operations.

  • Assists in the annual preparations and review process of annual budgets for all Tribal programs.

  • Responsible for the submissions of financial reports and budgets to the Tribal Council and to funding agencies.

  • Provides clear and concise monthly reports to the Tribal Chairperson and Tribal Council of administration activities.

  • Assists Program Directors and Supervisors in all areas of management including but not limited to problem solving, grant funds planning and compliance, property inventory, implementing of Tribal Council agenda procedures, development and distribution in a timely manner prior to scheduled Tribal meetings.

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  • Position Classification & Description

  • Tribal Administrator

  • Prepares & coordinates timely employee evaluations; coordinates payroll processing & record keeping.

  • Responsible for recommending & coordinating employee-training programs.

  • Responsible for position planning, recruitment & interview coordination with the HR Director.

  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.  Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration, or related field plus six years increasingly responsible supervisory experience in Administration and/or management of multi-faceted programs operating under the direction of Program Directors; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level. Evening and/or weekend work may be required. There is frequent interaction with the public and employees. Tight time constraints and multiple demands are common. Travel may be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.