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Kickapoo Human Resources
Updated 7/1/2014

Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Human Resources Mission Statement

The Human Resource Department will serve as administrative strategic partner with our employees, and individuals seeking employment opportunities with the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas. We will provide leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and equable administration of policies and procedures, thus fostering a positive work environment.

The mission of Human Resources is to support our right to practice Indian Preference, while maintaining confidentiality and our promise of fair treatment, accountability while promoting and supporting recruiting strategies, as well as collaborating with departments to create a high performing, diverse workforce.

Our Vision

The Human Resources Department is a resource for the Kickapoo Reservation Community and is recognized as a dynamic team of knowledgeable professionals who impact and promote equity and fair human relations throughout the tribal organization. We will seek and provide solutions to workplace issues that support and optimize the operating principles of the Kickapoo Tribe.


Human Resources Director: Janis Simon

Duties are to oversee the Kickapoo Human Resource Department and staff. Responsibilities are to interpret, develop, and support written personnel policies and procedures. For further questions, please call toll-free (877) 864-2746, extension 246, or email janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov


Job Announcements Updated 7/1/2014

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Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Pharmacy Technician

Position: Full Time

Location: Kickapoo Nation Health Center

Supervisor: Pharmacist

Position Summary:
This position is located in the pharmacy department of Kickapoo Nation Health Center, and substantial position of duties is in ambulatory care. This position involves technical work in a pharmacy under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. The work requires a specialized knowledge, experience and skills of the technical work of a pharmacy and a thorough knowledge of the routine and procedures of the pharmacy department.

General Description:
• Identifying insurance rejections, updating prescription information and resubmitting when needed.
• Refer patients to third-party representative who are uninsured.
• Updating patient demographic and beneficiary information in the computer system.
• Data entry into computer must be done accurately for proper prescription labels, medication data for billing functions and medication profiles.
• Dispensing medications to patients.
• Inventory management, updating drug prices and stocking.
• Answering the telephone.
• Being aware of the latest medicines and their availability.
• Provide patient education from routine materials available and includes consultation of patient using these drugs for the first time or on a chronic basis.

Minimum Qualifications:
6 months of qualifying specialized experience may have been gained in hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, or in pharmaceutical firms or laboratories.

Position posted: July 1, 2014; Open until Filled

Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Head Start Director

Position: Full Time

Location: Kickapoo Head Start, Powhattan, KS

Supervisor: Tribal Administrator

Position Summary:
Oversees the Kickapoo Head Start / Early Head Start Program, providing technical and
supervisory support to the Head Start / Early Head Start Staff. Director assures that children and families receive high quality Early Intervention and Head Start services that provide developmentally appropriate activities in a safe learning environment.

General Description:
Provide leadership to the Head Start team. Provide support and expertise in the areas of
the Head Start Performance Standards as they relate to Early Childhood Development/Health Services, Parent and Community Partnerships, and Program Design and Management. Supervisory responsibilities include: hiring, promoting, training, experience working with budgets & multiple grants, disciplining, scheduling, directing, terminating, developing/coaching and measuring performances for the staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Social Work, or
Business Administration.

Position posted: 5/22/14. Open until filled

Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Social Services Director

Position: Full Time

Location: Social Services Department

Supervisor: Tribal Administrator

Position Summary:
This position will plan, implement and direct the activities and functions of the Social Service Department.

General Description:
• Individual is responsible for the administration of the day-to-day operations and activities of this department.
• The Director currently monitors and manages five program grants. The social service programs include limited transportation assistance, crisis intervention and emergency assistance to Native American children and families and other Native American families living on or near the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas.
• This individual is responsible for the training and evaluation of all Social Service employees, volunteers and interns.
• Duties include assessment and evaluation of intake information to determine eligibility of services. The referral of clients to outside resources will follow-up as necessary.
• This position will work independently and with the Grants and Contracts Developmental Office to secure appropriate funding for social services programs.
• This position has the responsibility to monitor the maintenance and development of social service programs such as the State and Federal ICW, Family Preservation, Family Violence and Social Service Programs according to established guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be a Licensed Social Worker. (Bachelor or Masters level)
• Individual must be computer literate and be able to track multiple budgets and contracts.
• Must have experience in administering social service programs. Must analyze statistical data, prepare and manage budgets, review grants, complete reports to funding sources and Tribal officials as needed.
• This position will provide backup for the Indian Child Welfare worker when needed.
• The successful candidate must pass a criminal background investigation and a Central Registry for child abuse per provision in (25 CFR, Part 63).
• Individual must have a clean driving record and be insurable with the tribal insurance. Individual must obtain a MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) before starting employment.
• Individual must possess the ability to work under stressful conditions.

Position posted: May 1, 2014; Open until Filed

Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Substance Abuse Counselor

Position: Full Time

Location: Kickapoo Nation Health Center, Kickapoo Reservation

Supervisor: KNHC Director

Position Summary:
To provide a service designed to reach into the Kickapoo Community and identify individuals and/or families presently in need of intervention and treatment. Services provided to individuals and/or groups including alcohol/drug education; the teaching to techniques for decision-making and constructive processes for dealing with stress, recreation, social activism and cultural activities or events.

General Description:
•Provide and follow a written services protocol for the provision of services.
•Provide two (2) training and information session to key people in courts, social service agencies, and/or schools regarding techniques for identifying and assisting substance abusers to accept treatment.
•Provide quarterly contacts to legal, social service, health, and education agencies to facilitate referral of substance abuser to treatment programs.
•Provide a component that is fully staffed with qualified and trained personnel capable of providing quality counseling services.
•Operate during hours appropriate to meet the needs of the client population and the community.
•Performs individual crisis intervention counseling.
•Develops the drug and alcohol life skills education component for the Tribe.
•Maintain client caseload and provide individual an/or group counseling sessions.
•Conducts initial assessments and completes steps required in evaluating new clients.
•Develop and maintain community prevention activities.
• Develop and provide informational presentations on alcohol and drug abuse to the community.
• Must maintain an open door policy with community or by appointments.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field from an accredited college or university and one year work experience as a substance abuse counselor in a substance abuse treatment program.
•Valid driver’s license and be fully insurable under tribal insurance policy.
•Must be licensed as a substance abuse counselor in the State of Kansas.
•Will perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Position posted: 10/17/13. Open until filled.

Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.

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