Program: Community Learning Center
Supervisor: Tribal Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt D Non-Exempt D Public Safety
Salary Grade: Salary Range: Position Type:
$29.31 – $35.00
The Community Learning Center Director has full responsibility for providing a wide-range of services designed to ensure the educational success of tribal learners of all ages while building and maintaining the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribal cultural identity and assisting to provide for the health, education, economy and social wellbeing of our members and future members; and to preserve and promote our culture, language and religious beliefs and practices and pass them on to our children, our grandchildren, and to their grandchildren. The Director will develop and oversee implementation of the comprehensive academic services, including curriculum and assessments, will be a key liaison between Tribe and local educational agencies (LEA), and will work with closely with staff to develop activities integrated with academics, cultural, and the tribal community. The CLC Director will coordinate services for secondary, post-secondary, adult basic education/GED, after-school and summer school services, and cultural/library programs while reviewing operating results of the programs, comparing them to the established objectives, and taking steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Oversee the development and execution of academic and cultural programming and curriculum content consistent with the LEA standards, customs, and traditions of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone people, and with the CLC’s mission and program goal
- Supervises and regularly evaluates staff and program effectiveness
- Develops, implements and maintains program budgets; creates, prepares and submits grant applications/paperwork; monitors and maintains grant funded projects ensuring compliance with applicable guidelines; ensures program activities align with grant/contract requirements; facilitates collection of and analyzes data; prepares special and recurring
- Develop, monitor, and enforce procedures and policies for the safe and effective operation of the overall
- Serves as a liaison between the Tribe, the local schools, and parents/Tribal community to strengthen and enhance the relationship between all Meet regularly with principal/administrators/teachers and work closely with LEA staff.
- Collaborate and engages FPST elders, students, parents, tribal programs, and all community members to
improve the academic, social, and well-being of all participants.
- Administers the Tribe’s higher education program, adult education program, adult vocational training, enrichment programs, and participant transportation.
- Creates and facilitates workshops, forums, and institutes for Tribal members, schools, and public on the
Fallon Paiute-Shoshone culture, beliefs, and languages.
- Supervise library development
- Develops and modifies curriculum to meet the needs of individuals via hands-on developmentally appropriate and highly interactive methods.
- Coordinates computer labs and equipment and software updates
- Manage and maintain daily operations of afterschool and summer break programs, including but not limited to: monitoring attendance, enrollment/assist with registration process, ensure daily safety of participants, appropriate staff-to-participant ratio, and effectively handling discipline and disruptions to the learning center
- Develop and coordinate professional development, academic outreach, adult vocational, and support
workshop opportunities for individuals for secondary and post-secondary opportunities.
- Develop and oversee student achievement plan to improve graduation rates and post-secondary institution With program staff, conduct ongoing outreach at schools and in the community, including classroom presentations, guest workshops, and participating at relevant events.
- Maintain frequent and regular communications with participants and the community through
correspondence, newsletters, website, one-on-one meetings, etc. as appropriate.
- Maintain cleanliness in all program areas; including the upkeep of the equipment and facility in an acceptable manner and the set-up and breakdown during the program day to contribute to ongoing efforts to keep the center orderly.
- Other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- An experienced professional who demonstrates a commitment to working with children, adults and all learners in the Tribal community.
- Demonstrated experience with and understanding of federally funded programs, particularly as they
relate to Native Americans, particularly the Indian Self-Determination& Educational Assistance Act (Public
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in
- Demonstrated ability to direct and manage community service
- Ability to relate well with people and to use good
- Knowledge working with diverse Native American
- Ability to demonstrate a maximum degree of professionalism and diplomacy with those who may be experiencing a degree of stress both mentally and/or physically. Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions and devise solutions to management
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of all Tribal operations and
- Ability to tutor students of various age
- Familiar with college admissions/financial aid
- Computer knowledge – including Word and
- Knowledge of basic grant and contracting process from government
- Knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to federally funded education and cultural
- Ability to handle stressful and difficult situations effectively, immediately and with minimal supervision while advancing all program areas because of continuous program
- Ability to maintain
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)
- THIS POSITION REQUIRES COMPLIANCE WITH THE INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT PUBLIC LAW 101-630; 25 CODE of FEDERAL REGULATIONS PART 63 – INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION; CRIME CONTROL ACT OF 1990, EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS; and EXECUTIVE ORDER 12968, ADJUDICATIVE GUIDELINES AND THEREFORE MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE START EMPLOYMENT.
- This position requires that the candidate be a mandated
- A minimum of two years’ experience in development and management of community-based
- Experienced professional with a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), or significant similar program management experience; and
- Three years’ experience in administration, budget oversight, employee management, and
- Experience in developing and implementing a cultural program, and
- A minimum of three (3) years experience in supervising a staff, and
- Must obtain Food Handler’s Card, complete Blood Borne Pathogen training, and CPR certification within six (6) months of start date, and attend IHS Sanitizing
Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe and Native American/Indian Preference; Employment preferences to members of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone and to members of federally-recognized Indian Tribes shall apply to this position pursuant to the Tribe’s Personnel Policies. Persons of Tribe and/or Indian ancestry and wish to claim these employment preferences should submit a copy of the Tribal Enrollment Card/Certification indicating the name of the Tribe they are enrolled with.
U.S. Veteran’s Preference; Preference to opportunities to veterans honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces shall apply to this position pursuant to the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.
Equal Opportunity Employer; The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national original, sex, religious preference, age, handicap, marital status, political preference, genetics or membership or non-membership in any employee organization, except as allowed by Federal and/or Tribal Law.
Drug Free Workplace; The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe is a drug-free workplace. All employees are subject to a pre-employment and random drug screens.
Driving Record; Employees must have a valid Nevada Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribe’s vehicle insurance program, must also provide a OMV printout annually for those employees who drive Tribal vehicles.
Background Checks; All employees must be able to pass a background check per the Tribe’s Background Check Policy.
Position Description Limitations; this position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Tribe and the employee, and is subject to change by the Council as the needs of the Tribe and the requirements of the job change. This position description is not intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by any employee in this position and is not intended to reflect all duties performed within the position.