Tribal Administration Liaison is responsible for ensuring Tribal programs operate in accordance with Tribal laws, policies, and directives of the Tribal Council. Individual acts as Liaison between Division Administrators and Tribal Administration/ Tribal Council.
Individual with a Bachelor Degree is PREFERRED in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field AND a minimum of 5 years’ experience performing duties and responsibilities as described in the complete position description OR an Associate Degree AND 7 years’ experience performing duties and responsibilities as described in the complete position description
1. Assesses capabilities and effectiveness of tribal government administration and programs, oversees processes of organizational / departmental restructuring, improvement and strategic planning: provides recommendations and implements approved management plans and reforms.
2. Confers with Tribal Executives, Program Directors and Administrators to plan program objectives, to coordinate functions and operations between divisions and departments, to establish responsibilities, procedures, and timelines for attaining objectives, and to supervise Administrators in the execution of procedures as necessary. Ensures that functions and requirements of all Divisions are carried out.
3. Works with the CFO and Tribal Executives in the formulation of financial programs, collaborates with the Red Cliff Planning department and other tribal programs to secure funding.
4. Develops and applies a performance evaluation system to be used by Division Administrators to monitor compliance with policies, objectives and standards including but not limited to performance objectives of programs and individuals and directs corrective actions as necessary to improve performance. Reviews managerial workloads, personnel assignments, and status of projects.
5. Plans, develops, presents, and applies strategies and solutions to sustain and enhance government and community services and improve relations with clients, employees, funding agencies, other governments and Tribes, and the general public. Provides quarterly progress reports to Tribal Council which includes Division reports.
6. Provides an annual report to the Tribal Council on the administrative and programmatic condition of the Tribe’s programs quarterly. Will conduct investigations or research; writing technical, informative, or operational reports and papers; or working on special projects, considering individual’s knowledge and experience.
7. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or as deemed necessary by the supervisor.
About Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
The Red Cliff Tribal Council adopted the following mission statement on December 5, 1994.
The Tribal Council mission is "to promote, plan and provide for the health, welfare, education, environmental protection, cultural preservation and economic wellbeing of Tribal members and to protect treaty rights now and into the future."