JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Admin Officer II – ND Indian Affairs Commission

Administrative Officer II
North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission

Location: Bismarck, ND
Salary: $3,464-$4,618 per month
Closing Date:September 10, 2012
Position Number: 316-3124
Requisition Number: none
Status: Full-time, regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal\External
Date Posted to Web: August 30, 2012

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a bachelors degree in business administration, criminal justice or a field closely related to the work to be performed and one year of professional-level experienceworking with tribal organizations and entities.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience:
• working with tribal governments, tribal courts, tribal law enforcement entities, etc.
• working with the legislative process.
• performing data collection, analysis, and reporting.
• demonstrating effective written and verbal communications including presentations.

Application Procedures and Contact Person for Assistance: Interested applicants must submit an Application for State Employment (SFN 10950), resume, and cover letter by 5:00 pm on Monday, September 10th to:

Scott J. Davis, Executive Director
North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission
600 E. Boulevard Ave, 1st Floor, Judicial Wing
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0300
Office: 701-328-2432
Fax: 701-328-1537

Completed State Employment Application, resume, and cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work below must be received at the address above by 5:00 pm Monday, Sept 10th, 2012 or application will not be considered.

Access the State Application form at: or hard copy from any ND Job Service Office.

Summary of Work:
The Administrative Officer reports to the ExecutiveDirector of the ND Indian Affairs Commission providing support in working with tribal, state, federal, and other stakeholders to encourage and promote agreements and accords to address a variety of issue facing ND Indian citizens.

Responsibilities include:
• Develop and maintain working relationships with all state agencies and all ND Tribal agencies, departments, and colleges.
• Attend meetings and conferences representing the Executive Director and the agency.
• Coordinate legislative activity process for agency; draft legislation and present testimony; respond to inquiries from state, federal, tribal and other stakeholders about legislation.
• Perform research and data collection, analysis andreporting.
• Coordinate agency Continuity of Operations Planning.
• Prepare news releases and media advisories, reports, presentations and visual aids.
• Assist in planning biennial legislative training workshop and present training.
• Assist with agency strategic planning process.
• Assist with legislative hearings and committees andtribal council and college meetings.

The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.


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