Careers

Tribal Registrar

Modoc Nation seeks a full-time Tribal Registrar in the Miami, Oklahoma Administrative Office. The Tribal Registrar will perform extensive genealogy research to determine the membership eligibility, provides verification of enrollment status, and initiate the enrollment application process. Primary responsibilities include carefully examining and evaluating evidence submitted in support of applications for membership in the Tribe and identifying and locating records missing from enrollment files. This position will also require maintaining the confidentiality of all Tribal information. 

This candidate should be a team player willing to perform any task/responsibility required and should be dependable, detail-oriented, and organized. 

Responsibilities:

  • Answers general questions about the program and provide applications as needed.
  • Receives and processes Member Services and Enrollment applications.
  • Examines and evaluates evidence submitted in support of applications for membership in the Tribe, identifying and locating records missing from enrollment files.
  • Prepares statistical data, correspondence, and reports utilizing Microsoft Office products and enrollment databases.
  • Communicates respectfully and efficiently with other employees, agencies, and contractors internally and externally to perform job duties consistent with Tribal confidentiality, Tribal information, and other policies.
  • Provides basic instruction to Tribal Members on using genealogy resources such as census records, newspapers, birth, death, marriage and divorce records, wills, tax records, property deeds, etc.
  • Assists with maintaining and updating enrollment records.
  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Requires at least an associate degree in a related field.
  • Requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience in records management, project management, or a similar position.
  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years of experience in genealogical work or historical research.
  • Requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience in customer service.
  • Experience working in a highly technical area is preferred.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance 
  • PTO 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • 401K Benefit Package
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

Position will remain open until filled.

Native American preference will be observed in all hiring practices. The Modoc Nation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grant Writer

Modoc Nation seeks a full-time Grant Writer in the Miami, Oklahoma Administrative Office. The Grant writer collaborates with Administration and Department directors to identify appropriate contract/grant opportunities. The Grant Writer will utilize the Tribe’s grant policies, protocol, and procedures to develop successful applications on behalf of the Tribe. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with staff, departments, community, and representatives of federal, state, local, and other agencies to address relevant issues. Identifies and scopes appropriate grant opportunities.

This candidate should be a team player willing to perform any task/responsibility required and should be dependable, detail-oriented, and organized.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with staff in developing and transforming ideas into a grant proposal
  • Developing ideas into grant proposals
  • Conduct research for potential funding sources, maintains databases, and work in collaboration with staff in the development of grant applications
  • Participates in meetings in which decisions affecting grant program applications and follow-through are made
  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • At least three years of experience
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance 
  • PTO 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • 401K Benefit Package
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

Position will remain open until filled.

Native American preference will be observed in all hiring practices. The Modoc Nation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cultural Librarian & Program Director

Modoc Nation seeks a full-time Cultural Librarian & Education Program Director in Miami, Oklahoma. The Cultural Librarian & Education Program Director will work closely with the Modoc Members and the Tribal cultural directors. The director must be able to plan and implement cultural events. The director will also coordinate with the Tribal Administration on the annual budget and must have a working knowledge of grants and proposals. This position will also require maintaining the confidentiality of all Tribal information.

This candidate should be a team player willing to perform any task/responsibility required and should be dependable, detail-oriented, and organized.

Responsibilities:

  • Frequent contact with Modoc tribal members,
  • Assists with planning and implementing youth camps and cultural activities.
  • Develop a professional relationship with the other Tribal cultural directors
  • Facilitate services to help users obtain information and access to the Internet at Tribal Library
  • Assist in developing curriculum for Modoc Language Class for all age learners. 
  • Assess the needs of the current Modoc Nation Language Program and determine the largest gaps that need to be filled
  • Management of staff and coordination of services for the Modoc Nation Cultural Program
  • Develop annual budget in collaboration with Tribal Administration.
  • Assist in grant reports, proposals, and other outputs to ensure accuracy and quality standards are met and program sustainability
  • Provide administrative duties of Modoc Nation Cultural Librarian & Education Program Director programs.
  • Assure confidentiality of tribal member’s information
  • Processing of applications for education benefits.

Qualifications:

  • Requires at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience in planning and developing cultural events.
  • Requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience working with grants and managing budgets.
  • Requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience in customer service.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance 
  • PTO 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • 401K Benefit Package
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

Position will remain open until filled.

Native American preference will be observed in all hiring practices. The Modoc Nation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EDUCATION SERVICES

Modoc Nation offers a variety of educational services to out members. We offer IEP/504 support consultation and support, mentoring, as well as post-secondary scholarships. If you need other assistance not listed, please contact us to see what we can do to help. Graduation stoles will be available beginning May 2021 for high school and college graduates. Please email or call for more information.