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COMMUNITY MANAGER

at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 6/10/2019
Job Reference #: 18385-1
Categories: Government
Keywords: government

Job Description

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title: Community Manager

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered.
Job Number: 18-385
Job Type: Contract Position
Department: Office of the Community Manager

City: Sacaton, AZ
Location: 525 W. Gu U Ki Road
Area of Interest: Administration
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $110,007 Salary
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes**THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION**

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
Under the direct oversight and supervision of the Governor/Lt. Governor. Provides
assistance to Leadership on implementation, development, and administering policies. Must possess experience
in strategic planning, financial management, process improvement planning, multi-department oversight, and
leadership skills. Strengths in policy development and personnel management is key, management in special
projects and/or assignments.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Community Manager provides highly responsible management and administrative direction to department
directors in coordinating efforts toward achieving departmental objectives and meeting the operational needs of
the Gila River Indian Community (the "Community"). The Community Manager exercises considerable
initiative and independent judgment in representing the Community Within an assigned area of responsibility, is
delegated supervisory authority over department directors, and serves as lead Division Manager Where team
approaches are required.This contract position performs work under the direction of the Community Governor and/or Lieutenant
Governor as expressly directed and is subject to evaluation on the basis of work performed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
0 Serve as a core member of the Of?ce of Community Manager to ensure effective and seamless delivery of
programs and services and serves as lead Division Manager Where team approaches are required.
0 Provide visionary and innovative leadership, supervision, and general direction to department directors
Within assigned division by facilitating implementation plans for cohesive administration of programs,
improving communication, and planning for the budget.
0 Serve as a liaison between departments, Administration, and the Community Council; effectively
communicate information and recommendations to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Community
Council.Assist assigned departments with development and coordination of annual budgets; assist with
grant/contract negotiations and ensure regulatory compliance.Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work
processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service; answer a variety of
correspondence or public inquiries relating to Tribal government operations, procedures, and related
matters; and represent the Community at various conferences and meetings as requested.Meet and correspond with various internal and external professional, business, and governmental entities
agencies, as authorized, to represent and safeguard the Community’s interests, resolve issues and problems,
and respond to questions and/or inquiries.Manage special projects and assignments and perform related duties by researching, analyzing, preparing
records/reports, and proposing necessary changes.Operate a computer, telephone, copy machine and other general office equipment as necessary to complete
essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and/or other system
software.Supervise, direct, and evaluate assigned staff, including Division Managers and assigned department
directors, through performance evaluations and establishing standards of performance and work?ow for the
department and/or Community Government Division.Perform other related duties as assigned by the Governor.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY:Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, research methods, techniques, and report presentation of
public and business administration, engineering, social work, public safety and health, particularly
municipal government.Considerable knowledge of governmental budgeting and fiscal practices.Considerable knowledge and experience in organizational management with emphasis on formulating and
implementing organizational policy, coalition building, and general issue advocacy.Considerable knowledge in legislative policy development and analysis at the Tribal, State and Federal
levels.Considerable knowledge of the Gila River Indian Community policies and procedures and governmental
structure.Knowledge of the economic and sociological problems of Native Americans.Strong collaborative interpersonal and verbal communication skills.Ability to provide leadership and good judgment, maintain managerial control under extremely stressful
conditions.Ability to supervise effectively and to plan and coordinate work of others, including a variety of unrelated
work groups.Ability to work independently to maximize acquired skill and expertise to accomplish the essential
functions, duties and responsibilities for this position.Ability to conduct original research and make sound administrative analysis and recommendations.Ability to design, develop, implement and administer policies, procedures and programs related to the area
of assignment.Ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Ability to prepare reports and budgets.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community
Officials and the general public.Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration or closely related
field with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible managerial experience and authority for
program operations and budget administration and experience in government and/or tribal government
operations, personnel management, program development, and advising and participating on Boards.Demonstrated experience in:
o Organizing programs and services in a large urban or community environment;Leading organizational change;Working effectively with a diverse community to anticipate and resolve problems;Developing diverse management teams;Evaluating the effectiveness of programs, service delivery, and budgetary needs to meet the needs of allcustomers; and
0 Managing and supervising people.ADDITONAL REQUIRMENTS:Required to pass a background check.Required to obtain a Tribal driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Supervisory, Contract
Reports to Governor, Lieutenant Governor or designeeEMPLOYMENT CONTRACT INFORMATIONTerm of Contract is three years and subject for renewalCompensation re?ected on the Job Announcement and finalized in the Contract will remain the
same, any increases (merit, cost of living for employees, Director Contract will also be eligible for
increase)Annual Leave - Allowed a capped amount of leave each fiscal year, (amount of leave determined
upon start date of position). Leave is not carried over into next fiscal year and paid at end of each
fiscal year.Sick Leave - Allowed a capped amount of leave each fiscal year, leave is not paid at end of each
fiscal year.MEDICAL BENEFIT INFORMATION (effective immediately upon hire date, no probationary periodreg uired)Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network
Prescription ProgramDental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50
(individual)/$150 (family) deductible for basic and major servicesVision - plan benefits are provided through Sight Care of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams,
zero co-payLife and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee and Dependents
through METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost of your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary BenefitsFlexible Spending Account (FSA)
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability0 Employee Assistance ProgramTWELVE (12) PAID HOLIDAYS

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, U. S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to
achieving the full and equal opportunity Without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National
Origin, Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila
River Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL NOT MAKE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS OR DOCUMENTS BEING
SUBMITTED.

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