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.
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email the HR Director at email@example.com
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Indian Preference is exercised.
Title: Seniors Citizen’s Program Director
Position: Full Time
Location: Kickapoo Senior Citizen’s Center
Supervisor: Tribal Administrator
Supervises the Cook, Activity Director, Janitor, Van Driver, Summer
Youth workers, and Temporary Worker(s).
Provide guidance and supervision to the Cook in menu/meal preparation
and ordering of needed supplies. Approve the monthly menu before
posting. Prepare meals and clean up in cook’s absence. Schedule
Van Driver to provide meal delivery to qualified senior citizens
unable to attend meal site. Assist in planning and scheduling
of events with Program Activities Coordinator. Evaluate program
needs and personnel performance. Prepare and maintain budgets.
High school diploma or GED required, prefer Associate of Arts
or Bachelor of Science in Human Services or Management fields.
Must have strong supervisory skills. Must be familiar with Tribal
culture and reservations' elderly needs. Must possess good communication
skills with the elders. Must have general knowledge of food preparation
and nutrition needs of the elderly. Knowledge of computer programs,
preferably Microsoft Office, and other office equipment. Possess
valid Kansas driver’s license. At least three years of experience
in this field of work.
Indian Preference is exercised.
TITLE: Lead Community Health Representative
POSITON: Full Time
SUPERVISOR: Health Clinic Director
The Community Health Representative (CHR) provides a wide-ranging
array of services to the Kickapoo community. The CHR plays an
important role in the successful implementation of disease prevention
and health promotion initiatives to improve access to and utilization
of medical services.
• Provide guidance, training and supervision to CHRs.
• Coordinate and schedule transports
• Ensure HIS and national CHR program requirements are met.
• Ensure the timely completion and data entry of CHR PCCs.
• Ensure program vehicles are operable and schedule maintenance
• Will cover front desk when not performing other duties
which includes client registration, data entry, insurance verification,
scheduling appointments and other duties as needed.
• Shall be required to make routine home visits to Senior
Citizens monitoring vital signs, blood sugar levels and ensures
medications are taken properly. Assesses the home environment
for fall prevention and safety concerns such as loose carpeting
or frayed electrical cords.
• Will work in the field, case finding and referring to
proper health services, monitoring and follow-up on all cases.
• Provide weekly blood pressure and glucose test clinics
at Senior Citizen’s center.
• Work with Diabetics on nutrition such as food group exchanges,
ensuring compliance of medication and follow-up with appropriate
• Responsible for keeping a record of daily activities as
established by PL. 93-638 contract terms.
• Must attend mandatory two-week CHR training and all other
trainings as scheduled by the management of Kickapoo Health Center.
• Transport Kickapoo Tribal members to medical appointments
without resources or ability to get to medical care in accordance
with national program guidance for CHR program.
• Required to work 40 hours weekly 8:00 – 5:00 Monday
• Will be bound by the Privacy Act (PA) and (HIPAA) requirements
for protected health information.
• Shall enter PCC data into the Resource Patient Management
• Must be able to assist and lift patients in and out of
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Certified Nurse Aide (CAN) or First Responder training
desired by not required.
• Valid driver’s license in the state of KS and be
insurable under tribe’s insurance. Must submit current motor
vehicle report (MVR) prior to appointment.
• Shall provide current physical Examination report prior
to appointment for health clearance stability.
• Computer literate.
• Provide proof or obtain CPR training within sixty (60)
days from date of hire with certificate.
Indian preference in hiring exercised.
TITLE: Billing Specialist / Receptionist
POSITON: Full Time
SUPERVISOR: KNHC Director
Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and submission
of claims to Medicare, Medicaid, and possible private insurance
for outpatient services in accordance with Business Office policy.
Reconciliation of all 3rd party billing package with RPMS. Patient
Registration and data collection.
Provide Supervisor with an accurate accounting of all billing
claims. Responsible for all self-education by reading all third
party newsletters, periodicals and updates circulated by state,
federal, and/or tribal agencies.
In addition provide secretarial services for the Director of
The Kickapoo Nation Health Center which includes typing, filing,
billing, budget modulations and entering of State and Federal
data as needed.
Complete and maintain all records and documents in accordance
with State, Federal, and Tribal standards and requirements. Maintain
1. Coordinate general office processes and services of the Kickapoo
Nation Health Center.
2. Verify insurance eligibility
3. Accurately code all medical and dental procedures and diagnosis
using ICD-9, ICD-10 codes, CPT and HCPCS codes.
4. Facilitate meetings and presentations as assigned.
5. Maintain accounts payable and receivable records.
6. Mater G.L. Coding and budget modulations.
7. Maintain HIPPA rules and standards
8. Follow CMS guidelines.
9. Perform other duties of a similar or related nature and to
assist in other areas where staffing shortages exist.
Qualifications: Associates Degree or 4 years’
experience. Two years billing and secretarial experience. Excellent
communication skills; written, verbal and listening. Personal
computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics.
Working Knowledge of standard billing practices, accounts payable
and receivable, standard bookkeeping principles, G.L. coding,
budget modulations and requisitions.
Must be able to pass a background check.
requirements and provisions of Subpart D, of 43 CFR, Part 2, which
implements the Privacy Act (5USB, 552a) (i)(l).
Drug-Free Workplace Policy: As a condition of
employment, applicants must consent to pre-employment drug testing
prior to appointment, and abide by the Drug-Free Workplace Policy
while employed by the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas.
Indian Preference: Preference in filing vacancies
is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with Indian
Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification
must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.
Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants in the absence
of qualified Indian Preference eligible.
Title: Teacher/Early Childhood Supervisor
Position: Full Time.
Location: Kickapoo Head Start Program
Supervisor: Head Start Director.
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
parental involvement in all aspects of the program. To develop
individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on
progress, and facilitate transition into kindergarten.
Provides professional expertise in Early Childhood Education and
the Director in site monitoring, consultation, training, policy
and procedure development,
agency collaboration, and tracking of Early Childhood Education
and Disabilities service.
Minimum educational requirement of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s
Degree in early childhood education or in a related field that
included classes focusing on early childhood education/development.
Title: Financial Accountant
Position: Full Time
Supervisor: Financial Director
Employee is responsible for developing, maintaining, and updating
capital project records and cost report records with minimal supervision
and direction. Prepare monthly financials and reconciliation of
- Reconcile bank accounts
- Reconcile general ledger
- Assist in the preparation of financials
- Payroll duties
- Have strong knowledge in Excel
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested
Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration, accounting
or related fields. A working knowledge of fund accounting is a
plus. Individual must have working knowledge of computerized fund
accounting software, Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, Microsoft Word
processing, report writing and office procedures.
Experience in governmental accounting and cash accounting.
Title: ICW Social Worker
Position: Part-Time (20) Hours
Department: Social Services/ Judicial Center
Supervisor: Social Services Director
The Indian Child Welfare Worker will provide case management services
to children in foster care, as well as monitor those foster care
cases in the State Court system. The ICW Worker will conduct home
studies and provide reports to the court and Program Director.
The ICW Worker will Maintain/Update client files and develop case
plans for all children in Tribal Custody.
- Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide case management and advocacy for those children placed
in Tribal Custody, as well as, monitor those in the State Court
- Transport clients to/from appointments as necessary.
- Provide case management services; assist in the reunification
process and/or permanency planning.
- Work with mental health providers, and all other service providers
involved in the case.
- Arranging or providing parenting skills training for adult,
teen and foster parents.
- Responsible for all foster care procedures/requirements to
make sure they are carried out, including Model Approach to
Partnerships in Parenting (MAPP) training in foster parents.
- Conduct home studies and provide reports to the court and
- Maintain/update client files and develop case plans for all
children in Tribal Custody.
- Attend meetings in ICW, Child Protective Services, Child Abuse
and Neglect and Sexual Abuse.
- Working directly with client in learning Independent Living
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
- Must maintain confidentiality of case management
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social
Work and Licensure with the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
is required, with at least one year experience working with children
and families and culturally diverse populations. Indian preference
applies, BIA training will be provided. The applicant must pass
a criminal background investigation and Central Registry Check
for Child Abuse per (25 CFR Part 63). Individual must have a clean
driving record and be fully insurable under the Tribe’s
The Indian Child Welfare Worker must comply with all requirements
and provisions of subpart D, of 43 CFR, Part 2, which implements
the Privacy Act (5 USC 552a) (i) (I).
Drug-Free Workplace Policy
As a condition of employment, applicants must consent to pre-employment
drug testing prior to appointment, and abide by the Drug-Free
Workplace Policy while employed by the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Indian Preference Policy
Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates
in accordance with Indian Preference Act of 1034 (Title 25, USC,
Section 472). Verification must be submitted with the application
if claiming Indian Preference. Consideration given to non-Indian
application in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.
Title: Head Start Director
Location: Kickapoo Head Start, Powhattan, Kansas
Supervisor: Tribal Administrator
Oversees the Kickapoo Head Start / Early Head Start Program, providing
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.
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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services,
Social Work, or