LUMBEE TRIBE OF NORTH CAROLINA
General Duties and Responsibilities:
The Parent Liaison will be responsible for coordinating parent involvement and the feedback process for Project IndigeCHOICE. The Liaison will provide outreach to parents (and students) that will include dissemination of information on available program options and services; assistance with portal navigation; and apprisal of project timeline and termination. The Parent Liaison will also assist parents and the Lumbee Tribe with the process by which a parent can request services or providers not already specified in the service portal.
The Parent Liaison will work directly with the grant’s Project Director to assist with execution of grant planning and programming. The Parent Liaison will be responsible for assisting the Project Director with creating progress reports and reporting results of completed activities to the Department of Education. The Parent Liaison will work with the Project Director to ensure contractors and staff are performing their assigned duties and tasks per the service agreements.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The Parent Liaison for Project IndigeCHOICE will:
1. Work with parents and students to provide information on Project IndigeChoice grant resources and services related to the grant’s goals and eight objectives.
2. Assist parents and students in the process of selection of grant services.
3. Ensure tribal resources such as the tribal website and service portal, social media, community meetings and school district employees are utilized to engage and inform tribal members of the grant’s resources so students and parents are empowered to make informed decisions for student success.
4. Maintain proper documentation to ensure progress with goals and objectives and to ensure grant evaluation is complete.
5. Promote and support the standards, objectives and mission of the Lumbee Tribe to provide quality cultural and educational programs to Lumbee youth, including funding source guidelines and regulations.
6. Network, collaborate and maintain a positive relationship with all contractors.
7. Work with the Director to provide quantitative and qualitative quarterly reports to the Director of Governmental Affairs and US Department of Education.
8. Assist Director with completion of all reports per Department of Education guidelines and attend virtual and onsite workshop and training when necessary.
9. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required and 3-5 years directing and managing tribal, social, community, or business organizations is preferred. Programmatic and/or grant based experience will be required. Candidates must possess good communication including computer skills, and the ability to relate to diverse populations. Strong organizational skills are also a critical requirement, as is a positive, proven working relationship with both private and public agencies and programs. Strong supervisory experience and the ability to relate to clients in the program are critical qualifications. Some overnight out of area travel required. A valid NC Driver’s License is desired.
The salary will be determined in accordance with the Tribe’s Salary Plan (budget) and the applicant’s education and work experience.
Candidates for the position should complete a Lumbee Tribe Application for Employment, submit their resume, and any other supporting documentation related to the qualifications requirements can be submitted. The Lumbee Tribe reserves the right to give preference in employment to those individuals who are actively enrolled members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and who are knowledgeable of the communities to be served. Applicants will be drug tested and criminal backgrounds will be performed as a part of the selection process.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open until filled.
CONTACT: Human Resources
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina
P.O. Box 2709
Pembroke, NC 28372