Join our team!

Native Governance Center is looking for two amazing humans to join our team! We’re a Native-led nonprofit that helps Tribal nations strengthen their governance systems and capacity to exercise sovereignty through leadership development and Tribal governance support programs. (And we’re a pretty stellar group of people to work with.) You can read more about our work over here: Programs.

Take a look at the openings below. If you’re interested and you meet the qualifications, send us your cover letter and resume by March 8, 2019. See specifics in each posting below.

Finance & Operations Director

The Opportunity

Native Governance Center is hiring a Finance and Operations Director. This position provides overall direction for all financial management, accounting and budgeting function, will oversee the organization’s Human Resource function and processes, and technology services. The ideal candidate is energized by working in a setting reflective of the consistent change, pace and realities of a new and developing organization.

Native Governance Center is a Native American-led nonprofit organization located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Our mission is to assist Tribal nations in strengthening their governance systems and capacity to exercise sovereignty. Native Governance Center assists Tribes in their effort to improve governance through two main program areas: leadership development and Tribal governance support. We serve both elected Tribal leaders and grassroots Native leaders (including Native youth).

Position Summary

Manages and directs all financial and accounting activities. Performs financial planning as part of the management team and leads staff in annual budgeting process. Manages finance and operations staff. In conjunction with Program Team, develops and implements a tribal financial best practices program. Oversees the Human Resource functions and processes, and technology services for the organization. Travel up to 20% of the time is required.

Download the complete job description here: 2019-02 Finance and Operations Director Job Description (pdf)

How to Apply

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to hello@nativegov.org. The application deadline is March 8, 2019.

Executive Office & Events Coordinator

The Opportunity

Native Governance Center is hiring an Executive Office & Events Coordinator. This position will support the Executive Director, manage event planning, and provide general office support. It is ideal for a candidate with passion for the mission of Native Governance Center, an entrepreneurial spirit, and willingness to learn new skills and take on new challenges. The ideal candidate is energized by working in a setting reflective of the consistent change, pace and realities of a new and developing organization.

Native Governance Center is a Native American-led nonprofit organization located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Our mission is to assist Tribal nations in strengthening their governance systems and capacity to exercise sovereignty. Native Governance Center assists Tribes in their effort to improve governance through two main program areas: leadership development and Tribal governance support. We serve both elected Tribal leaders and grassroots Native leaders (including Native youth).

Position Summary

Primary responsibilities include executive support, event management, staff support, and office management. Travel up to 20% of the time is required for events.

Download the complete job description here: 2019-02 Executive Office Events Coordinator Job Description (pdf)

How to Apply

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to hello@nativegov.org. The application deadline is March 8, 2019.

Native Governance Center will occasionally post internal career opportunities or jobs on behalf of Native and other POC communities. Please contact us if you wish to post an opportunity.