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January 30, 2020




Open: January 30, 2020-Until filled


Responsible for directing the public entity charged with planning, funding, monitoring and evaluating a system of care for mental illness and substance abuse treatment and prevention. Reports to Executive Administrator, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ.


• Administers, direct and coordinates all administrative activities for the O-Bah-Shiing Treatment Center.

• Writes and submits grant proposals to Tribal Planning staff for approval.

• Collaborates and communicates with other communities, county and state agencies in order to promote positive public relations and meet program objectives.

• Prepares for and conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings.

• Attends scheduled Tribal Council Meetings and present program progress verbally and/or in written reports.

• Participates in educational presentations for community groups (i.e., schools, other agencies).

• Makes public speaking presentations to promote understanding of the O-Bah-Shiing Treatment Center philosophy and goals.

• Adheres to state and federal policies to maintain and promote strict client and employee confidentiality.

• Responsible for the scheduling of staff on-call lists that provide on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

• Responsible for writing and updating Program Policies and Procedures.

• Responsible for Program Quality Improvement Plans.

• Responsible for programs budgets and planning and maintenance.


• Must have a high school diploma and/or three (3) years' experience in the field of human services.

• Must have a valid Minnesota Driver's license and personal auto insurance.

• Knowledge of the principles and practice of management in the areas of budget development, personnel management, program planning and evaluation.

• Knowledge of theory, principles, practices of chemical dependency rehabilitation experience and substance abuse prevention strategies.

• At least four (4) years of chemical dependency rehabilitation experiences, including two years of supervisory experience.

• Ability to work with and relate to American Indians with previous experience in working with such groups.

• Must abstain and/or refrain from using mood altering chemicals while in his/her tenure.

• Must submit to mandatory random alcohol/drug testing.

• Preferably of American Indian heritage, and knowledge of the traditions and customs of the American Indian people native to Minnesota

• Knowledge of contracts and grants

• Ability to organize, prepare and present written and oral information clearly and concisely

• Knowledge and experience with substance abuse prevention quality improvement processes

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

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.


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