Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin. We serve all Wisconsin tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs range from Child and Maternal services to Education to Disability and Elder benefits. Our Mission is: To Enhance the lives of all Native American People.
The Assistant Planner is an administrative position, reporting to the Strategic & Planning Development Director. The Assistant Planner will coordinate and assist programs and services in developing program/community infrastructure and conducting short and long-term strategic plans for the development of tribal communities. The Planner researches and supports projects involved with, but not limited to Housing, the Drug Crisis, Mental and Behavioral Health, Economic Development, Healthcare and Emergency Planning in support of the Director.
This is a grant funded position whose extension depends upon availability of funds. The focus of this position is to support, strengthen and enhance GLITC’s mission.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a full- time exempt position working at the worksite Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council in Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin. The salary range is $50,000 to $52,000 based upon experience, with benefits including: Annual/Personal Leave and Holiday Pay; Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 401k Retirement Plan. Regular work hours are normally Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm and will usually average 40-45 hours a week. There will be some variation in work hours due to special projects, deadlines, and other concerns. Work is performed at the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council Office. This is not a remote position. Minimal travel is required to execute the functions of this position. Drug Testing required before hire.
Qualifications: An equivalent combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, or a related field; five years of progressively responsible planning experience; AICP Certification desirable. Desired: Experience with a Native American Tribal organization and/or not-for profit agency desirable. Individual must possess: Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, and diverse partners; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong computer skills; professional demeanor and appearance; problem solving skills; ability to manage time effectively; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; Ability to build positive work relationships with all GLITC staff, external customers, Tribal staff, partner agencies and potential funders. Individual must be able to apply advanced reasoning skills to problem solving and use basic and advanced mathematical skills. Must possess valid driver's license and/or reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel.
*Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer that applies Native American Preference as defined in Section 703(i) of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(i). Consistent with the referenced Native American Preference, it is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207.
Closing Date: Open until filled
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