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Kickapoo Human Resources
Updated 04/13/2015

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: Jona Rupnicki

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 Jona.Rupnicki@ktik-nsn.gov


Job Announcements Updated 04/13/2015

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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 Jona.Rupnicki@ktik-nsn.gov

Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS


Position Title: Social Services Director
Position: Full Time
Position Location: Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
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 followup
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 Title: SECRETARY
Temporary Part-Time

Position Overview: This position shall provide clerical and administrative support for the Kickapoo Road Maintenance Department. Performs secretarial duties in support of an individual, and in some cases, the subordinate staff of that individual as well, by performing general office work auxiliary to the work of the organization. Coordinates program activities, conferences and extracurricular activities; enters data to maintain and update activities, user’s information, timeframes, schedules, reminders and report evaluations. Maintains a schedule of activities, conference, meetings held, edits letters, composes letters and reports, review correspondence for accuracy and completeness, and type memorandums. Schedules appointments, coordinates meetings and/or schedules conferences; researches and provides background on subject matter of meeting without direction. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Road Maintenance Director.


Position Title: SOCIAL SERVICE DIRECTOR
Full-Time

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


Position Title: CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST/TRANSITION SPECIALIST
Full TIme

Position Overview: To provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. To support individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. To provide training and resources that will support staff and parents in working effectively with children with disabilities. Manage the work plans to provide service to children with disabilities. Ensure individualization for all children through screenings and ongoing assessments.


Position Title: PROGRAM AIDE
Seasonal Part-Time (High School Applicants
)
Position Overview: Assists Group Leader with activities KTIK Boys & Girls Club The aide will assist the Director, Program Leader, and Group Leader in delivering the programs and activities during the summer program of the Kickapoo Boys and Girls Club.


Position Title: Group Leader
Seasonal Part-Time (Adult Applicants
)

Group Leader: Will work with the KTIK Boys & Girls Club Director and Program Director in delivering educational and cultural programs and fun physical activities to an assigned age group during the summer program at the Kickapoo Boys and Girls Club. The programs will include a reading program, arts and crafts, and the TRAIL Program. The activities will include daily time and games in the gym or outside and weekly field trips.


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