EMPLOYMENT

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe provides opportunity to people of all nations to contribute to the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe.

The Tribe offers excellent health, dental, short-term, life and 401K insurance programs.

Applicants must submit to a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Physical applications are available at the FSST Tribal Office. Applicants may attach their résumés to their Tribal Application forms.

Tribal preference: Preference in filling positions will be given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.

Unless a specific listing directs otherwise, applicants should direct all questions and applications to FSST Human Resources either by email; by postal mail at 603 W Broad Ave., Flandreau, SD 57028; by phone at (605) 997-3891 ext. 1201; or by fax at (605) 444-1044.

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications/resumes for the following positions.

Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

03/20/2019-04/16/2019

Full-Time

Summary:

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center is for a FT Hygienist (40 hours per week).  We are looking for someone who can provide exceptional care and become a team member in a state of the art facility.  Responsible for determining the oral health status of the service population regarding patients in the control and prevention of oral disease through proper oral hygiene and regular professional care.  We offer leave, paid holidays, health insurance and 401(k).

Education and/or experience:

Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene with preferably 1-2 years of experience.

Must submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and background investigation.  Valid driver’s license.

Applications are available at the FSST Tribal office or Health Clinic or online at www.santeesioux.com.  May attach resume to Tribal application.

Direct questions to Roxee Johnson, Clinic Human Resource Manager, (605) 573-4126.

Education Coordinator

Education Coordinator

Open 02/25/2019 – until filled

Full-time exempt

Summary:

Performs the following tasks in compliance with the 638 BIA Contract Program- BIA/AVT Higher Education and the Johnson O’Malley Program. Oversees the implementation and supervision of grant programs awarded to FSST Education under the authority of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. Provides assistance in the development, planning, evaluation and coordination of activities related to community education and program development. Targets FSST enrolled youth and FSST members to recruit into higher education programs and universities, adult education programs, or other related assistance. May supervise temporary Summer Youth Coordinators when the Summer Youth Program is active.

Education and/or Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required with Education focus preferred, 2-3 years of experience with higher education programs, grant writing, scholarships or other similar related duties strongly preferred.
  2. Possession of a valid SD Driver’s license and insurable by the FSST. Willingness to use personal vehicle in the course of employment. Must submit to a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and P.L. 101-630 background check.
  3. Ability to handle multiple tasks and/or projects and occasionally work odd hours.
  4. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to interface with a wide range of stakeholders, internal staff, advisory/school boards/parent boards, committee members and community members as well as young people and parents.
  5. Direct experience with native youth and cultural sensitivity and knowledge education program planning, development, implementation and evaluation strongly preferred.

Human Resources Director

Human Resources Director

Open: 02/25/2019-03/08/2019

Full-time exempt

Summary:

Under the direction of the Tribal President, the Human Resources Director is responsible for strategically managing and leading the Human Resources and employees benefit functions including retirement plans of the Tribe and all Tribal Businesses except the Royal River Casino and Hotel. The Director plans and implements Human Resource and employee relation policies, and updates them periodically. Director ensures that all organizational personnel actions are carried out properly, strictly adhering to tribal and federal laws, and ethical standards. The position also ensures that employee benefits are actively managed and compliant.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in management or human resources plus four (4) years relevant experience preferred. Relevant experience may substitute for bachelor’s degree.
  • Any combination of related education and/or related experience will be considered if the candidate possesses the demonstrated ability.
  • A juris doctorate from an American Bar Association Accredited law school, with admittance into the State Bar of South Dakota, or another state bar, is preferred.

Medical Transcriptionist

Medical Transcriptionist

Open 02/03/2019-02/26/2019

Summary:

Seeking Medical Transcriptionist.  This is a FT (30-40 hours per week) position in a clinic setting.  Transcription of dictated reports/post-transcription documentation and correction using guidelines on content and formatting.   Will be responsible for ambulatory care provider documentation.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum 3+ years of healthcare/medical transcription experience.  CMT is preferred but not required.  Possess a firm understanding of medical terminology and medical coding guidelines and practices.  Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of procedures, pharmacology, practices, and knowledge of medical billing coding.  Experience with electronic health record (EHR).

Optical Technician/Assistant

Optical Technician/Assistant

Open 01/09/2019-01/22/2019

Summary: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). This position directly with the Optometrist on Optical clinic days.  This position in responsible for scheduling of optical appointments and reminder notices.  Processes client payment (dispense fees) for eye glasses purchased by clients; fills out RX forms and sends orders to optical laboratory.  Responsible for fitting, measuring, and adapting lenses and frames according to optical prescription or specifications from Optometrist.

Education and/or experience:  High school diploma or GED required. Minimum of (1) year standard office practice experience.  Skill in the use of personal computers and other electronic systems.

Must submit to background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Applications are available at the Tribal office or Tribal Health Clinic.  May attach resume to applications.

Direct questions to Roxee Johnson, Human Resource Manager, FSST Health Center.  605-573-4261.

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Open: 02-25-2019 – until filled

Full-time exempt

Summary:

The Project Coordinator will implement the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe’s three (3) year Education Demonstration Grant and satisfy the objectives identified in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the “Tribe” and the Flandreau Public School District. The Project Coordinator will collaborate with the FSST’s Education Department and Dakota Language/Cultural program, school administration, and parent committees to implement the Grant. In addition, the Project Coordinator will oversee the Johnson O’ Malley 638 BIA Contract program; supervise the Dakota Language Director, School Liaisons and the Project Assistant.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must have graduated with a 4 year college degree in Education or closely related filed. A combination of education and five (5) years’ experience in the specific field may be considered.
  • Must have demonstrated an interest and commitment to language revitalization by participation in community language classes or other Language/Culture Program activities.
  • Should possess strong communication skills and eagerness to teach.

Public Speaking Consultant

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Open time frame

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is seeking Motivational/Educational Speakers or Cultural/Language Presenters for its Demonstration Education Project. Speakers will address K-12 school aged children in a school assembly format.

Description of Work:

Consultants will present to students who attend the Flandreau Public School system in Flandreau, South Dakota.

• The Consultant will provide a cultural/historical/ motivational/educational presentation on a contracted basis usually for one day. • The Consultant should present a message that promotes positive social skills, self-discipline, and a positive self-image. • The Consultant should have demonstrated experience with motivating children of all ages. • The Consultants message should be culturally and/historically relevant to the Flandreau Santee Sioux Nation

Qualifications:

• Experience- Prior demonstrated experience in public speaking • Priority will be given to local and regional applicants • Personal characteristics- Respectful in the Dakota Way; Personable and can motivate children to perform.

Consultants will be asked to sign a contract and will be compensated based on experience.

Please submit a resume and detailed letter describing past engagements and performances.

Send to: Elizabeth Sheely, Acting Coordinator Elizabeth.sheely@fsst.org 605-997-2859

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