Overview

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Unkitawa website: https://unkitawa.org/

***Please submit a professional portfolio with at least three professional references, and proof of educational
requirements***
Please send resume to:
Unkitawa Board email: theboard@unkitawa.org
Closing date is 6/15/2022.

The Executive Director will oversee the business affairs of the organization, and the ongoing development of a
strategic plan as approved of the Board of Directors. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors and will
oversee the execution and development of all Unkitawa programs, budget, leadership training and development
plans and will uphold the vision, mission statement and strategic goals of the Unkitawa as set forth by the Board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
· Work collaboratively with the Community, and Board of Directors to lead Unkitawa in telling our story and
growing our impact in the community through setting clear goals and leading strategic activities to achieve
these goals.
· Provide overall management of Unkitawa’s finances including
· Must have the ability to build relationships in the Native American and Indigenous community
· Build and strengthen community engagement strategies.
· Recommends policies and new projects to the Board of Directors.
· Provide a monthly written report, quarterly and annually, which will detail the organizational performance
and corresponding needs towards the key performance indicators which critically impacts the strategic
goals and objectives as set by the Board of Directors.

· Participates and assists in the development of policies, procedures and ordinances which allow for the
delivery of quality and effective program services to the community we serve.
· Attend Board meetings and any special Board meetings as a non-voting member.
· Performs other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Required Minimum Qualifications-Education and Experience
· Required Master’s Degree in a related field and 5+ years of leadership experience responsible for multiple
operations and functions to meet strategic organizational goals and objectives. Must be able to
demonstrate Executive Management experience in a comparable position
· OR a Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years’ experience of leadership responsible for multiple operations and
functions to meet strategic organizational goals. Must be able to demonstrate Executive Management
experience in a comparable position
· OR relevant Lived experience and 10+ years’ experience of leadership responsible for multiple operations
and functions to meet strategic organizational goals. Must be able to demonstrate Executive Management
experience in a comparable position.
· Demonstrated public relations skills including deputations, presentations, media coverage and the
development of written/verbal communication strategies.
· Knowledge of federal and state legislation applicable to the not-for-profit sector including: employment
standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, health coverage etc…

 

Other Requirements
· The applicant must successfully pass a background check.
· Have a valid Washington State driver’s license.
· Ability to travel on behalf of the Organization.

 

Native American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous people are highly encouraged to apply.

Compensation and Schedule
· Immediate opening available
· Compensation DOE salary range (110-120k) plus health welfare benefits
· Benefits to include: Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k
· 120 hours PTO, does not roll over
· 15 paid Federally and Culturally recognized Holidays. (Can be viewed in Operation Policies)
· Sick Leave: eligible for 120 hours of paid Sick Leave, eligible for Sick Leave after Onboarding is completed and more.

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About Unkitawa

Unkitawa is centered in traditional practices to help and support communities through ceremony, art and culture.
“Unkitawa” is the Lakota word meaning “ours” “yours” “and mine”. It is the embodied concept of what is mine, is
equally yours, therefore we are equally responsible to care for each other. For the last 6 years Unkitawa has been
bringing traditional ceremonies to the people in King County, Washington, and various states.