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Initiative Coordinator



Open: January 7, 2013

Close: February 22, 2013

Reports to the EDPD Director, oversees CRI Administrative Assistant and all work of technical service professionals. The Coordinator will interface between the CRI Committee and the Red Lake Tribal Council, along with the EDPD Director. Full-time position with attractive benefit package. Salary: DOQ


• The Constitutional Reform Initiative (CRI) Coordinator is responsible for organizing and executing all components of the CRI Action Plan and related activities within the timelines outlined.

• Maintain a detailed Initiative schedule, ensuring all deadlines are met in adherence to the Action Plan.

• Recruit and assist the EDPD Director and staff with appointment recommendations for the CRI Committee and Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee.

• With assistance from technical service professionals, develop all pertinent documents (including, but not limited to, service agreements, draft strategic plan, media plan, timetables, outreach and educational materials) to ensure the Initiative's success.

• Develop, maintain, file, and deploy all Initiative documents, as appropriate.

• Coordinate all CRI Committee and Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee meetings, including all travel arrangements, agendas, and expense reports.

• Monitor, track, and report Initiative progress and budget on a monthly and quarterly basis to the Red Lake Tribal Council, Bush Foundation, EDPD Director, and CRI Committee. Responsible for submitting all progress reports in accordance with the grant agreement to the Bush Foundation in a timely manner.

• Coordinate all Initiative-related meetings with the Red Lake Tribal Council and the Bush Foundation in accordance with the grant agreement.

• Develop and produce CRI educational and outreach materials; oversee and guide work of media professionals.

• Prepare and conduct educational seminars for the CRI Committee members, Tribal Council and appointed staff, Tribal membership, and other Initiative participants.

• Supervise the CRI Administrative Assistant (including recruitment and hiring).

• Guide and communicate with CRI technical service professionals and partners.

• Prepare, edit, and disseminate all Initiative-related meeting notes as appropriate.

• Other duties as appropriate and assigned.


• Bachelor's Degree in related field (Master's or advanced degree preferred) in addition to five (5) years of consecutive experience with working with Tribal governments in a supervisory role.

• Background in governmental relations, grant and program management, Indian law, legislative and policy analysis recommended.

• Native American Preference.

To Apply: applications (cover letter, resumes w/applications) are accepted at Red Lake Human Resources Department, PO Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 -- Phone (218) 679-1847 Fax (218) 679-4176.

For additional information please contact Economic Development Personnel @ 218-679-1890.


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