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POSITION: TERO Director
DEPARTMENT: TERO (Tribal Employment Rights Office)
REPORTS TO: Executive Department
JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for the implementation of the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO).
Work closely with contractors, other tribal departments and non-tribal organizations to meet the mandates of TERO and basic understanding of EEOC guidelines on BFOQs.
Conduct and schedule training programs to enhance skills of tribal members.
Monitor and report the effectiveness of training.
Assist in the initial training plan design and existing plan enhancements.
Oversee and maintain database of potential applicants and contractors of TERO.
Monitors hiring of personnel to ensure compliance with TERO.
Certifies Indian preference for contractors and/or applicants.
Establishes working relationships with outside agencies to enhance the employment and training of tribal employees and tribal members.
Maintains skills bank and identifies potential individuals skills/experience and general qualifications. Also develop and implement application procedures.
Seeks, schedules, and conducts training for TERO-targeted beneficiaries. Monitors training for effectiveness.
Perform varied and analytical work to ensure adherence to the TERO Ordinance.
Travel to job sites to perform contract compliance review.
Attend TERO hearings. Bring actions in Tribal court and other jurisdiction as necessary to carry out the intent of TERO ordinance.
Monitors the labor/workforce market to provide information to employees and tribal members and to develop comprehensive training programs.
Provides assistance to individuals regarding filing of complaints.
Write, develop and type letters, budgets, proposals, brochures, reports, and other items as may be required.
Write proposals and grants to provide training opportunities to employees, tribal members and community.
Conduct investigation and prepares investigation reports.
Travel to attend meetings and/or training workshops.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Labor Relations, Social Work, Business Development or related field.
Three years progressive work experience in program administration with experience in a job-training or vocational placement program.
Valid driver’s license with ability to meet Seminole Nation liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment and criminal background check.
Must be able to comply with the Seminole Nation drug free workplace policies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
Knowledge of Seminole Nation Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance.
Knowledge of college entrance requirements and procedures.
Knowledge of department organization, functions, objectives, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of principals, practices and methods of curriculum development.
Knowledge of Tribal cultural and educational needs.
Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs in a Windows environment.
Skill in making effective decisions in emergency situations.
Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
Ability to work various schedules and extended hours.
Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.
Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with the individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
Ability to create and present effective speeches and presentations.
Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with the public and co-workers.
Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
Sedentary: Talk, hear sit, stand; use hands to handle objects, equipment, controls and reach with arms and hands. Position requires frequent lifting of up to 20 lbs.
Work is performed in a typical interior/office environment.
Noise level is usually minimal.