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Native Americans in Philanthropy is dedicated to increasing and nurturing Indigenous representation in the philanthropic sector. With that in mind, the opportunities on our Job Board fit one of the following criteria:    

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Tribal Relations Specialist III

Department of Human Services Minnesota $80,000-$100,000
Policy/Advocacy Program Full Time

Job Details

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to: Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the assigned Tribal Nations in Minnesota. Support those Tribal Nations by providing statewide leadership in the development of policies, procedures, and implementation of the respective Tribal Initiatives. Technical assistance to Tribal Nations;consultation and training regarding regulations, funding, and program eligibility. Act as a convener with cross-agency, division, and state representatives to ensure equitable outcomes for American Indians. Lead the development of agency, interagency and interdepartmental policy initiatives to ensure a continuum of services that support and strengthen services and programming for American Indians. Minimum Qualifications To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month, day and year for each job held.** Three (3) years professional experience with Tribal Nations, rural and urban tribal communities, and the American Indian Worldview. Demonstration of experience in the following: Tribal governance and sovereignty, as well as the unique relationship that Tribal Nations and American Indians have with the state and federal government. State and local human service delivery systems and funding streams such as for older adults, child welfare, adult and children with disabilities, or behavioral health. Medical Assistance and home and community-based services and programs. *Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, human services, social work or related field may substitute for 1 year of experience OR Master’s degree in public administration, human services, social work or related field may substitute for 2 years of experience* Preferred Qualifications Demonstrate leadership, facilitation and negotiation skills sufficient to build commitment, collaboration, and to resolve conflicts. Design and deliver effective training using a variety of tools and methods to a variety of audiences. Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.

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