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PROJECT DIRECTOR - Growing Ojibwe and English Literacies Demonstration Project


August 20, 2019



Growing Ojibwe and English Literacies Demonstration Project

Opening: August 16, 2019 – Until Filled


Performs management and supervisory work in the support and development of the NAM - "growing Ojibwe and English Literacies" grant. Includes program development, financial management and administration, consultation operations, and planning. Work is performed under general supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system and in accordance with the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. Reports to: Immersion Director, Supervises: Grant staff, volunteers, Contractor and interns, full-time position with benefits, salary; DOQ.


• Manages grant projects according to federal requirements.

• Manages activities of grants to assure that policies and guidelines are observed.

• Prepares and presents presentations to Red Lake Tribal Council, DOE, Red Lake community members.

• Prepares financial and programmatic reports as required.

• Maintains good public relations with stakeholders and internal/external partner.

• Provides administrative support.

• Ensures that support services are provided to the program and community.

• Anticipates needs of the grant and develops recommendations for filling these needs.

• Ensures proper reporting and administration of requirements.

• Knowledge of modern grant administration practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof.

• Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.

• Strong skills in oral and written communication.

• Ability to maintain good working relationships with staff, partners, volunteers, parents, and others.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Master's degree in Tribal Administration and/or area generally related to grant content or specific area required.

• Three years' experience related area. Experience in program or research content area preferred.

• Specific professional licensing or certification related to area required.

• Ability to integrate resources, tribal and federal policies, and information for the determination of procedures, solutions, and other outcomes.

• Must be able to plan and allocate the work load of employees, providing direct training and supervision as needed.

• Have knowledge using computers, word, excel, and other computer software program.

• Must possess a valid driver's license and auto insurance.

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at the Government Center - Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Fax (218)-679-4176.


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