Director of Education

      • Job Tracking ID: 512409-724135
      • Job Location: Coos Bay, OR
      • Job Level: Management
      • Level of Education: BA/BS
      • Date Updated: February 19, 2020
      • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
      • Starting Date: ASAP
      • Close Date: Open Until Filled
      • Job Type: Full Time
      • Starting Salary: 61,640.56/yr Depending on experience/education
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    Job Description:


    Manage the Tribes’ Education program including but not limited to educational funding,

    Education activities and opportunities for Tribal Members as well as supervision of employees in

    the Tribes’ Education Department. Provide information on educational programs, activities and

    opportunities to the Tribal Membership. Work in collaboration with the Education Committee to

    achieve the Tribes’ educational goals and priorities.


    • Manage and coordinate all Tribal education department programs, activities and budget.
    • Assure compliance to all education funding agencies and assure the proper use of funds for all education related activities.
    • Determine, review and update the educational needs of CTCLUSI Members.
    • Prepare and recommend department budget, and upon approval, monitor and provide reports to funding agencies.
    • Provide information on programs and activities available to Tribal Members.
    • Determine program requirements and eligibility for interested Tribal Members.
    • Manage and Coordinate the Johnson O’Malley youth activities with other relevant programs.
    • Manage CTCLUSI Higher Education funding program for eligible Tribal Members.
    • Manage and coordinate the CTCLUSI Summer School and After School Tutorial programs.
    • Manage and coordinate the Tribes’ participation in any Tribal Events.
    • Work with the Education Committee and Tribal Council to help achieve the Tribe’s Educational goals and priorities for Tribal membership.
    • Review department policies and procedures annually for needed revisions and make recommendations to the Education Committee.
    • Research and obtain funds from appropriate sources to support program activities.
    • Develop new education programs/activities as needed.
    • Maintain appearance standards as outlined in CTCLUSI policies.
    • Must be able to interact with Tribal members and the general public in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
    • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Maintain a good attendance record.
    • Other duties as directed by management.


    • Supervise the Education Staff.
    • Supervise student employees who are in the Job Mentoring - Employment Training Program.


    • Must be able to walk, talk, hear, use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
    • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Must be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 40 pounds.


    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.


    • 40 hours per week.
    • Generally Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm with possible occasional evening and weekend work.


    Tribal Administrative Office

    1245 Fulton Avenue

    Coos Bay, Oregon 97420


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    Deadline: Open Until Filled

    Experience and Skills:


    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Valid Oregon driver’s license, adequate transportation, and eligibility to operate GSA vehicles required. This position may include providing transportation for Native and non-Native American clients in tribally owned or the employee’s private motor vehicle(s).
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education (or related field). Master’s Degree preferred. Two or more years of professional related experience in education, teaching or managing of educational programs or activities, OR any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
    • Experience in providing supervision for two or more employees.
    • Previous experience in working with Native American youth and/or "at risk" youth preferred.
    • Knowledge of Federal and State funding, educational financial assistance programs and programs that promote Indian education.
    • Experience in program and budget management preferred.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, Tribal Members, and youth enrolled in education programs of the Tribes.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must be willing to complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) training for NIMS certification as arranged by the Tribes.
    • Must possess reasonable ability to communicate in English.
    • This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing.
    • This is a covered position which requires background check that includes fingerprinting.
    • Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.
    • Indian preference will be observed in the hiring process.