Executive Assistant

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Governor and 1st Lt. Governor, performs, coordinates and oversees technical and office administrative duties in support of the Governor and Tribal Administration including the provision of varied and complex office duties. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direct supervision of the Governor and 1st Lt. Governor

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Represents the Governor to the public, businesses, Tribal Council members and other agencies at their request.
• Develops and recommends office procedures and systems. Ensures smooth office operations.
• Researches and analyzes administrative projects for the Governor and Tribal Officials, Prepares first drafts reports.
• Develops and prepares presentations and reports for the Governor and Tribal Officials.
• Advises others on the Governor’s views on policies and procedures.
• Provides follow up to assignments given to management staff by the Governor and Tribal Officials. Provides a status report.
• Independently responds to letters and general correspondences for the Governor.
• Answers incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of calls, and forwards calls to appropriate personnel or department, ensuring professional telephone etiquette.
• Screens incoming calls and correspondence; excuses judgement and responds accordingly.
• Records and delivers messages or transfers calls to voice mail when appropriate.
• Welcomes visitors, determines nature of business, and announces visitors to appropriate personnel, maintaining professional and courteous demeanor.
• Maintains Tribal Officials and Governor’s calendar and appointments; schedules appointments for the Governor; coordinates and arranges meetings, conferences, programs, and other events.
• Attends Tribal Council meetings. Coordinates Tribal Council meeting task sheet and prepares and finalizes Tribal Council meeting agenda, records and transcribes minutes. Maintains master binder for council meetings. Operates and controls the zoom meeting functions during Tribal Council meetings.
• Supervision of Administrative assistants within the Governor’s staff.
• Oversight and implementation of electronic filing system. Have accessibility upon request for review of documents.
• Receive request for building usage and authorizes usage.
• Arranges travel, prepares and submits travel-related documents, and maintains travel information for staff as necessary.
• Provides high level executive functions commensurate with Tribal Officials on a daily basis.
• Develops and prepares presentation and reports for the Governor and Tribal Officials.
• Prepares correspondence, reports, minutes, agendas, memos, forms, directories, resolutions, ordinances, and other documents and communications from drafts, recordings, verbal instruction for staff as requested.
• Edits and reviews all correspondence and documents for correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
• Establishes and maintains and effective filing and retrieval system for highly confidential files and records.
• Maintains and operates office machines, equipment, and computers. Performs or coordinates general maintains and repair.
• Photocopies, collates, distributes, and files documents.
• Transmits outgoing faxes, and retrieves, logs, and distributes incoming faxes.
• Coordinates meals and refreshments when required.
• Coordinates to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Maintains the Tribal Council policy binder including amendments and revisions to the policies.
• Maintains an Ohkay Owingeh board roster. Responsible for posting vacancy announcements, dates of appointments, term expirations and receiving applications. Presents to the Tribal Officials for review and recommendations for Tribal Council for selection.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS and CERTIFICATIONS

• Knowledge of Traditional form of Government and Pueblo customs and traditions
• Knowledge of supervisor’s jobs and methods of work.
• Knowledge of company procedure and staff at all levels of the organization.
• Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Knowledge of record management and basic accounting procedures.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to represent the Governor and Ohaky Owingeh in a professional manner.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a windows environment, specifically word, excel, access and presentation software such as PowerPoint.
• Knowledge in operations of teleconference equipment.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh
• Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, County, and Local laws, regulations, and requirements
• Customer service skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• Associate’s Degree plus five (5) years experience in progressive administrative or secretarial experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must be able to type 60 WPM and demonstrate proficiency in grammar, spelling, math, and filing.
• Current valid New Mexico Driver’s License with no DWIs or accidents including criminal violations in the past three years and safe driving record.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; and walk. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
WORK ENVIROMENT:
Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level. Evening, weekend, and/or holiday work will be required. Travel is required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Field Service Technician II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under direct supervision of the Field Service Supervisor and Utility Manager, provides maintenance of water and sewer systems for Ohkay Owingeh. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Work under the direct supervision of the Field Service Supervisor and Utility Manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Repairs and maintains existing sewers and water lines
• Operates backhoe trenching and backfilling
• Performs plumbing repairs for residential and commercial customers
• Performs service calls
• Makes a call to confirm existing lines of phone, gas, and electric
• Installs new sewer and water main lines
• Installs new and replaces water and sewer hook-ups
• Exercises valves and flushes hydrants
• Responds to emergency calls for water leaks, sewer back-ups, repairs on irrigation diches
• Checks water tank levels and pump houses
• Tests water for levels of chlorine and fluoride
• Submits tests to labs monthly
• Inspects well areas and water pressure
• Checks lift stations and transfer station bins
• Obtain/Maintain Certifications (Water Quality/Waste Water)
• Performs other duties as assigned

JOB FUNCTION

• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of waterworks and sewer systems
• Knowledge of electrical and plumbing practices and techniques
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, and preferably in the Tewa language, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to operate heavy machinery
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and desire to help when dealing with people.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules
• Skill in using, cleaning and maintaining a variety of exercise equipment
Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• High School Diploma or GED and technical training in Electrical, Engineering, Plumbing, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Custodial/Maintenance

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs janitorial, custodial, and grounds keeping duties for Ohkay Owingeh.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Work under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and waxes floors.
• Dusts and polishes furniture; cleans offices.
• Washes windows, walls, and mirrors.
• Cleans, sanitizes, and deodorizes restrooms; replaces soap and paper products.
• Unclogs lavatories.
• Empties and cleans waste receptacles and ashtrays.
• Disposes of trash appropriately.
• Vacuums and shampoos carpets.
• Strips, waxes, and buffs floors.
• Cleans vents and light fixtures.
• Replaces light bulbs.
• Assists in moving office furniture.
• Maintains equipment and custodial supplies and replenishes as needed.
• Cuts weeds, rakes leaves, and removes litter from grounds.
• Maintains entrances, steps, walkways, and parking lots.
• Cleans snow and ice from parking lots, walkways, entrances, and steps.
• Trims and prunes trees and bushes at ten feet and below.
• Irrigates lawns using sprinklers, hoses, and flooding techniques.
• Performs minor maintenance and repairs.
• Sets up tables and chairs in various meeting rooms as requested.
• Adjusts heating, lighting, sound systems, and water valves in buildings as requested.
• Attends and participates in meetings and planning sessions.
• Informs supervisor of any defects or repairs needed in buildings or on grounds.
• Observes safety rules and maintains a safe environment.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.

JOB FUNCTION

• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to safely use cleaning products and safely operate cleaning equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
• Ability to learn the methods of cleaning and caring for buildings, grounds, and equipment.
• Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Skill in the use of cleaning tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• High School Diploma or GED, six (6) months experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWIs.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIROMENTAL DEMANDS:
• The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hand to finger handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk to hear.
• The employee occasionally is required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• Able to work in fast-paced, multi-task environment.
• The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to fifty (50) pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to fumes or airborne particles may occur, and the incumbent is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. Evening, weekend and or holiday work is rarely required.
The position description identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that en employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Executive Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Board of Education, accomplishes the program’s objectives by planning, organizing and supervising all functions required to operate and maintain departmental activities and services. Ensures that services are provided effectively and efficiently for Ohkay Owingeh in accordance with Federal Education standards. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direct supervision of the Board of Education.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Education Department

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Develops a strategic plan for all program functions
• Establishes, implements, and communicates goals, objectives, policies, and procedures to the Board of Education and Tribal Council
• Evaluates all programs to plan and implement priorities to meet the need of the community
• Coordinates program planning and development with other community service providers to improve service delivery system
• Develops and implements annual program plans to meet the education needs of the community’s children
• Ensures confidential maintenance of all participant files
• Develops curriculum in conjunction with staff and parents; reviews enrollment
• Reviews all plans and activities within each program component to ensure completion of program objectives
• Coordinates and provides qualitative analysis for Education Resources availability
• Prepares the Federal and State funding applications to ensure program continuation
• Writes grant applications and contract applications for the continued funding of the Education program
• Ensures that all nutritional services are in compliance with USDA requirements, rules, and procedures
• Compiles reports submitted by component coordinators into an overall quarterly narrative report outline progress and developments; prepares and presents reports on the status, activities, and plans for current and future operations.
• Represents program to the community to provide information about the program,
• Achieves financial objectives by preparing the annual budget, inclusive of operational plans and objectives, and recommends staffing and expenditures; monitors program expenditures; institutes budget revisions as appropriate; and reviews purchase orders, request for payment, and in-kind contributions
• Improves staff effectiveness by; coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees; and planning, delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks and results in a timely manner
• Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication among personnel regarding program related activities
• Develops, implements, and participates in staff development and training programs
• Coordinates the technology needs; purchase hardware and software; ensures staff in fully trained on systems, policies and procedures
• Represents the program and the Pueblo to external agencies, consultants, and other organizations and individuals, and establishes solid relationships with programs of common interests
• Contributes to program effectiveness by; identifying short-term and long-range issues and goals that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of actions; and implementing directives
• Conducts annual program evaluation and assessments of program components and staff according to established policies, procedures, and regulations
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by; conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required
• Performs other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS and CERTIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of Traditional form of Government and Pueblo customs and traditions
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh
• Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, County, and Local laws, regulations, and requirements
• Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of elementary and middle school curriculum development, management and programming
• Knowledge of BIE funding requirements and compliance
• Knowledge of administrative and project management
• Knowledge of childhood learning methods
• Knowledge of OMB Circular and A-33 compliance
• Knowledge of records management procedures
• Knowledge of the development, preparation, and control of budgets
• Knowledge of managerial and statistical analysis techniques and reporting procedures
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to develop and submit BIA Budget based on GRPA standards
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate course of action
• Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgement
• Ability to identify and secure alternative funding or revenue sources
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice, and desire to help when dealing with people
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports, create and present detailed, accurate, objective, and effective speeches and presentations
• Ability to interpret applicable Federal, State, County, and Local laws, regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, and presentation Software, such as (PowerPoint)
• Skill in fiscal management
• Skill in training staff and parents in child development needs
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations
• Skill in preparation of project timelines and staffing plans
• Skill in budget preparation and administration
• Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports
• Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration, Management, or related field plus five (5) years’ experience in project management, including Head Start experience; two (2) years of supervisory experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Current valid New Mexico Driver’s License with no DWIs or accidents including criminal violations in the past three years and safe driving record.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; and walk. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIROMENT:

Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level. Evening, weekend, and/or holiday work will be required. Travel is required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Teacher

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Education & Disabilities Manager, develops, plans, and instructs children in activities designed to promote social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth and development, to enable a successful transition into kindergarten. Maintains a safe and healthy learning environment that reflects the Pueblo’s Culture. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Work under the direct supervision of the Education & Disabilities Manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervision of Teacher Assistant in classroom.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Develops written daily, weekly, and monthly lesson plans in a manner that will develop each child’s physical, emotional, intellectual, and social behavior and in accordance with Head Start strategic plan; plans activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills.
• Provides stimulation activities and experiences in all curriculum areas; avoids activities causing over-stimulation or fatigue.
• Provides and supervises a variety of experiences by means of dramatic play, storytelling, field trips, and group discussion to stimulate students’ interest in and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment.
• Encourages children to take pride in their cultural heritage.
• Provides resources for special needs referrals such as speech, hearing, and behavior modification.
• Encourages children to develop their independence by assigning responsibilities to individuals and challenging each child with increasingly difficult tasks.
• Accompanies and transports children on field trips or to activities.
• Instructs children in practices of personal cleanliness and self-care.
• Fosters cooperative social behavior; promotes self-expression and appreciation of aesthetic experiences.
• Ensures the cleanliness and safety of materials, classroom, and playgrounds by performing routine inspections.
• Assists classroom volunteers and parents in feeling welcomed, comfortable, and involved.
• Maintains effective working relationships with parents by providing opportunities for parent participation.
• Observes and records each individual child’s progress and growth for planning future lessons and sharing information with parents; meets regularly with parents; provides regular written progress reports.
• Conducts home visits with families in coordination with other program staff for purposes of assessment, support, and sharing information on parenting, educational strategies, and classroom progress.
• Updates the Parent Communication ensuring accurate and timely information.
• Attends monthly parent meetings; occasional weekend events; and other program coordinated activities.
• Assists bus drivers on a scheduled basis to monitor children who are provided transportations services.
• Processes referrals requesting diagnostic testing to the appropriate Coordinator.
• Maintains confidential individual progress records for all children and staff, ensuring complete, accurate, and current files.
• Establishes classroom rules and routines that are understood and accepted by children and their parents.
• Completes attendance records and accident and incident reports.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by: conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.

JOB FUNCTION

• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
• Knowledge of records management procedures.
• Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of preschool curriculum development.
• Knowledge of early childhood development, diet, and nutrition guidelines.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draws valid conclusions.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice, and desire to help when dealing with people.
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
• Ability to supervise and ensure a safe learning environment for young children.
• Ability to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted, and culturally diverse populations.
• Ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports and create and present detailed, accurate, objective, and effective speeches and presentations.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in classroom management.
• Skill in preparing reports and correspondence.
• Skill in directing the activities of groups of children; evaluating progress and maintaining an orderly classroom.
• Skill in writing lesson plans and using curriculum guides.
• Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the federal program standards.
• Certified Child Development Associate (CDA).
• Certified in First Aid and CPR.
• Possession of Food Handler’s Certificate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• Associate degree in Early Childhood Development or related field plus three (3) years’ experience working with children at the pre-school level; experience working with parents of young children preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the Federal Program Standards and be certified as a Child Development Associate (CDA).
• Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire.
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service.
• Must be culturally sensitive and be able to work effectively with individuals from different ethnic backgrounds.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Assistant Teacher

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Education & Disabilities Manager assists in providing classroom experiences to enhance and promote the educational, intellectual, social growth and development of children. Maintains a safe and healthy learning environment that reflects the Pueblo’s Culture.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Work under the direct supervision of the Education & Disabilities Manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Assists in implementing lesson plans in a manner that will develop each child’s physical, emotional, intellectual, and social behavior and in accordance with Head Start strategic plan; assists with planned activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills.
• Assists Teachers in providing stimulation activities and experiences in all curriculum areas; avoids activities causing over-stimulation or fatigue.
• Assists Teacher in providing and supervising a variety of experiences by means of dramatic play, storytelling, field trips, and group discussion to stimulate students’ interest in and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment.
• Encourages children to take pride in their cultural heritage.
• Assists in analyzing and appraising children’s progress and maintaining accurate written records, including assessments, IEP and ILP documentation, screening instrumentation, anecdotal observations, and other forms in a child’s working file.
• Accompanies and transports children on field trips or to activities.
• Instructs children in practices of personal cleanliness and self-care.
• Fosters cooperative social behavior; promotes self-expression and appreciation of aesthetic experiences.
• Ensures the cleanliness and safety of materials, classroom, and playgrounds by performing routine inspections.
• Assists classroom volunteers and parents in feeling welcomed, comfortable, and involved.
• Assists Teachers in maintaining effective working relationships with parents by assisting with parent participation.
• Accompanies Teachers on home visits with families for purposes of assessment, support, and sharing information on parenting, educational strategies, and classroom progress.
• Completes attendance records and accident and incident reports.
• Updates the Parent Communication ensuring accurate and timely information.
• Attends Monthly Parent Meetings; occasional weekend activities; and other program coordinated events.
• Assists Teacher in implementing established classroom rules and routines and ensuring that they are understood and accepted by children and their parents.
• Assists children in getting off and on the bus; provides transportation to children as needed; drives program bus on an established schedule.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.

JOB FUNCTION

• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice, and desire to help when dealing with people.
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
• Ability to supervise and ensure a safe learning environment for young children.
• Ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in administering disciplinary rules to children and resolving situational conflicts among children.
• Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the federal program standards.
• Certified Child Development Associate (CDA).
• Certified in First Aid and CPR.
• Possession of Food Handler’s Certificate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• High School Diploma or GED; one-year experience working with children at the pre-school level preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the federal program standards and be certified as a Child Development Associate (CDA) or on the path to receiving one.
• Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire.
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service.
• Must be culturally sensitive and be able to work effectively with individuals from different ethnic backgrounds.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

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SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Assistant Teacher/Bus Monitor

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under direct supervision of the Education and Disabilities Manager, assists teachers in providing classroom experiences to enhance and promote the educational, intellectual, and social growth and development of children. Serves as Bus Monitor and assists Bus Driver while children are transported to and from school. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direct supervision of the Education and Disabilities Manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Assists in implementing lesson plans in a manner that will develop each child’s physical, emotional, intellectual, and social behavior and in accordance with Head Start strategic plan; assists with planned activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills.
• Assists Teachers in providing stimulation activities and experiences in all curriculum areas; avoids activities causing over-stimulation or fatigue.
• Assists Teacher in providing and supervising a variety of experiences by means of dramatic play, storytelling, field trips, and group discussion to stimulate students’ interest in and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment.
• Encourages children to take pride in their cultural heritage.
• Assists in analyzing and appraising children’s progress and maintaining accurate written records, including assessments, IEP and ILP documentation, screening instrumentation, anecdotal observations, and other forms in a child’s working file.
• Accompanies and transports children on field trips or to activities.
• Instructs children in practices of personal cleanliness and self-care.
• Fosters cooperative social behavior; promotes self-expression and appreciation of aesthetic experiences.
• Ensures the cleanliness and safety of materials, classroom, and playgrounds by performing routine inspections.
• Assists classroom volunteers and parents in feeling welcomed, comfortable, and involved.
• Assists Teachers in maintaining effective working relationships with parents by assisting with parent participation.
• Accompanies Teachers on home visits with families for purposes of assessment, support, and sharing information
on parenting, educational strategies, and classroom progress.
• Completes attendance records and accident and incident reports.
• Updates the Parent Communication ensuring accurate and timely information.
• Assists Teacher in implementing established classroom rules and routines and ensuring that they are understood
and accepted by children and their parents.
• Assists children in getting off and on the bus; provides transportation to children as needed; drives program bus on an
established schedule.
• Attends monthly parent meetings; occasional weekend activities; and other program coordinated events.
• Rides the bus as a monitor to assist children on and off the bus.
• Releases children to adult authorized person only.
• Ensures children are secured before bus is in motion.
• Assists with bus evacuation drills, accidents, and/or emergencies.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS and CERTIFICATIONS

• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural
backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice, and desire to help when dealing
with people.
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
• Ability to supervise and ensure a safe learning environment for young children.
• Ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in administering disciplinary rules to children and resolving situational conflicts among children.
• Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the federal program standards.
• Certified Child Development Associate (CDA).
• Certified in First Aid and CPR.
• Possession of Food Handler’s Certificate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED; one-year experience working with children at the pre-school level preferred; or
equivalent combination of education and experience. Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the federal
program standards and be certified as a Child Development Associate (CDA). Current valid New Mexico Driver’s
License. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, and
physical examination. Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle,
or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; and stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIROMENT:

Work is performed both indoors in a classroom setting with moderate noise level and outdoors. Evening, weekend,
and/or holiday work may be required. Travel within and outside of the pueblo area is required. Additional travel
outside of the pueblo area may be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.

 

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VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Community Public Health Nurse

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Health & Human Services Division Director, the Public Health Nurse provide public health services to individuals, families and to groups in the Ohkay Owingeh Community. Nursing actions are directed toward the goals of prevention, assessment, risk reduction and health status improvement for individuals of all ages in the community based on professional nursing and public health principles, concepts and practices. Nursing activities include, but not limited to, serving patients by visiting homes; determining patient and family needs; developing health care plans; providing nursing services and treatments; referring patients with social and emotional problems to other community programs and/or outside agencies depending on the service needs. Design and deliver health education campaigns and disease prevention activities, such as immunizations and screenings; and inform the public about locally available programs and services to improve access to care.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the CHR Manager/HHS Deputy Director
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Provide individual nursing assessments, screen, and counseling of clients; referrals and follow-up as needed; training, technical assistance; and nursing delegation to personnel regarding the health of client.
• Plan and provide comprehensive nursing services to individuals, families and communities; provide skilled nursing services to individuals and families in homes, schools and/or outreach clinics.
• Perform comprehensive individual and family assessments which include health history, physical assessment, growth monitoring and developmental assessments. In addition, provide baseline assessment and appropriate referral for issues including psycho-social family functioning, substance abuse or domestic violence, and basic needs including food, housing, income, resources and supports and access to health care.
• Must prepare grant budgets, requisitions and requests for payment in accordance with OO Accounting Procedures.
• Prepare grants proposals and monitor secured grants (research, implementation, data collection, written reports, and fiscal planning/management).
• Obtain and complete appropriate patient “consent for Care” forms, ensure patient confidentiality and maintain orderly medical records.
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Provides referrals to appropriate programs or agencies as necessary.
• Prepares and maintains required documentation and reports.
• Ensures contract compliance for Grants, and Major Federal Programs; insures compliance with State and Federal regulations.
• Develops and maintains effective inter-department working relationships and communications.
• Maintains professional accreditation.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.

JOB FUNCTION

• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports and create and present detailed, accurate, objective, and effective speeches and presentations.
• Ability to interpret applicable Federal, State, County, and Local Laws, Regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in program development, promotion, and social marketing.
• Independently use time efficiently to prioritize and perform multiple tasks to meet multiple concurrent deadlines and manage large volumes of work.
• Work effectively under pressure and cope with multiple interruptions to meet deadlines.
• Establish and maintain effective professional working Departments/Programs, Clients, Peers, and the General Public.
• Comply with office and personnel procedures.
• Develops and maintains effective inter-department working relationships.
• Knowledge of Traditional form of Government and Pueblo customs and traditions.
• Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ensures contract compliance for Grants, and Major Federal Programs; insures compliance with State and Federal regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited Nursing School Program and five (5) years’ experience as a professional Public Health Nurse in a Public Health Organization or Tribal Community, and/or willing to work with a combination of education and experience.
• Currently licensed as a registered nurse in the state of New Mexico
• Maintain current CPR certification
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

• Manual dexterity to operate computers and other necessary office equipment.
• Able to work in fast-paced, multi-task environment.
• Able to bend, reach, kneel, twist and grip items in assigned work area.
• Employee may regularly be required to sit; use hands to, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms.
• The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is generally performed in an office setting with moderate noise level. Evening, weekend, and/or holiday work will be required. On-call for emergencies as required. Travel is required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.
The Position Description identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her Supervisor.

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SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Finish Carpenter

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, provides occasional coordination and leadership to housing crews. Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures on rental housing units, office buildings, and new construction homes. And occasionally work under the Rough Carpenter. Employee will have to do other job duties normally assigned to laborers or unskilled workers to enable maximum production and efficiency on projects.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
No supervision exercised.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Performs a variety of journey-level carpentry work in remodeling, repairing and maintaining buildings, and other wooden structures.
• Repairs doors, woodwork, fences, roofs, furniture and other wooden articles; repairs door locks and hinges; replaces glass in windows, partitions and other structures.
• Builds partitions, installs doors and windows and otherwise modifies existing building areas.
• Performs carpentry work on new construction of buildings and additions to buildings, including building forms, flat finish, stucco and patch work, erecting walls, laying floors, finishing floors, and laying roof materials.
• Makes cases, shelving, cabinets, tables, desks, counters, and other wooden fixtures or furniture.
• Works from blueprints, drawings, pencil sketches, or written and oral specifications and instructions.
• Estimates for specific jobs and orders supplies through department head as needed.
• Maintains storeroom, materials, and tools in good condition.
• May be required to do painting and sheet-rock work.
• Performs quality inspections on work completed by other technicians.
• Supervises the work of employees in crews, including assigning workload and monitoring employee performance.
• Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Install rough door and window frames, subflooring, fixtures, or temporary supports in structures undergoing construction or repair.
• Bore bolt holes in timber, masonry or concrete walls, using power drill.
• Install rough doors and window frames for construction activities.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
• Knowledge of use of maintenance tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
• Knowledge of the methods and practices used in carpentry and repair work.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
• Knowledge of rough and finish carpentry.
• Knowledge of modern methods, materials, hand and power tools, and equipment used in rough and finished carpentry and in
cabinet making.
• Ability to skillfully use the tools and equipment of the carpenter’s and cabinetmaker’s trades.
• Ability to plan and lay out work.
• Ability to supervise non-journeyman workers.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with
co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
• Ability to prepare and maintain work orders.
• Ability to use hand tools, electrical tools, and lawn maintenance equipment.
• Ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks within strict deadlines.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Organizing and coordinating skills.
• Skill in the safe operation of power tools and shop equipment.
• Skill in diagnosing and repair of equipment utilized.
• Skill in reading blueprints and drawings.
• Must possess current driver’s license and ability to safely operate motor vehicle.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach
with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee regularly is required to climb or balance; and talk or hear.
The employee occasionally is required to sit; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Work Environment:
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while
performing duties. Standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or unstable ground. Situations where safety-toe shoes, safety
goggles, gloves, protective face shields, or hardhats are needed may occur. Travel within the pueblo area is required for completing
work orders. Travel outside of the pueblo area may be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED plus five years’ experience in general construction, carpentry, painting, or related labor; one year
in a lead capacity.
• Highly developed attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated good verbal and writing skills.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be an insurable driver through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

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VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Head Start Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision of the Executive Director of Education, responsible for managing the Head Start Program for Ohkay Owingeh. Develops, plans, ensures implementation of budgets, provides for equipment, supplies, schedules, staffing and transportation arrangements. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of Education.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Supervision of Head Start Staff.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Writes, coordinates and implements the Head Start work plan.
• Provides for a comprehensive program including improvement of health, nutrition and physical abilities of children.
• Supervises, coordinates and evaluates activities of Head Start Program in conjunction with parents and staff.
• Improves staff effectiveness by; coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees; and planning, delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks and results in a timely manner.
• Determines goals for the Head Start Program in conjunction with program guidelines.
• Establishes short- and long-range operating plans.
• Assures that Head Start complies with Tribal/Federal/State regulations and operates within program guidelines, meets educational needs of the children in the program, and successfully involves parents.
• Provides training and information about Head Start.
• Prepares the Federal application annually on time, to ensure program continuation.
• Writes grant applications and contract applications for the continued funding of the Head Start Program.
• Oversees all operating budgets of the Head Start.
• Prepares and submits quarterly reports, and all other reports required.
• Achieves financial objectives by preparing the annual budget, inclusive of operational plans and objectives, and recommends staffing and expenditures; monitors program expenditures; institutes budget revisions as appropriate; and reviews purchase orders, request for payment, and in-kind contributions.
• Observes Teachers while teaching, and provides guidance, recommendations, and feedback.
• Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication among personnel regarding program-related activities.
• Develops, implements, and participates in staff development and training programs.
• Plans yearly calendar.
• Coordinates and assists in conducting and planning workshops for center staff and parents.
• Follows and ensures compliance to Head Start Child Abuse and Neglect Policy and Confidentiality Policy.
• Networks with local, state, and national organizations in the interest of low-income and Native American families.
• Oversees any consultants hired by the Head Start Program.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by; conducting research; attending seminars; educational workshops; classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Increases management’s effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining managers; communicating values, strategies, and objectives; assigning accountabilities; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; developing a climate for offering information and opinions; integrating functional objectives; providing and participating in educational opportunities.
• Attends meetings and functions as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
• Knowledge of records management procedures.
• Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of preschool curriculum development, and of Head Start management and programming.
• Knowledge of administrative and project management.
• Knowledge of early childhood learning methods.
• Knowledge of the development, preparation and control of budgets.
• Knowledge of managerial and statistical analysis techniques and reporting procedures.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draws valid conclusions.
• Ability to identify and secure alternative funding or revenue sources.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice, and desire to help when dealing with people.
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports and create and present detailed, accurate, objective, and effective speeches and presentations.
• Ability to interpret applicable Federal, State, County, and Local Laws, regulations requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
• Ability to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted, and culturally diverse populations.
• Ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in training staff and parents in child development needs.
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in classroom management.
• Skill in preparing reports and correspondence.
• Skill in preparation of project time lines and staffing plans.
• Skill in budget preparation and administration.
• Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports.
• Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff.
• Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the federal program standards.
• Certified in First Aid and CPR.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Administration, Human Services, or related field plus five years’ experience in Head Start Program management or related field.
• Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire.
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service.
• Must be culturally sensitive and be able to work effectively with individuals from different ethnic backgrounds.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application