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  • Native American Preference in hiring (Leech Lake Band Member, Member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Members of Federally Recognized Tribes, Members of Canadian Reserves and Other Applicants).
  • Knowledge and experience in higher education or tribal college is preferred.
  • Experience working within a Native American Community is preferred.
  • Most jobs require a valid MN Driver's License and a Motor Vehicle Report.
  • All full time Leech Lake Tribal College Employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including pension plan, health, dental and life insurance.
  • Salary for all positions will depend on qualifications.
  • All positions require pre-employment drug testing and criminal background check.

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Phone 218-335-4289, Fax -218-335-4282
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Current Openings

Summary of Current Job Openings


Position: Director of Institutional Advancement

Primary Function: The Director Institutional Advancement provides leadership for securing the public and private support essential to fulfill the Leech Lake Tribal College mission. The Director of Institutional is responsible for the management of all fund-raising endeavors, and actively collaborates with the President, the College’s senior leadership, and the Board of Trustees to define and implement an overarching advancement strategy. In accomplishing these goals, the Director of Institutional Advancement develops and maintains relationships with alumni, donors, potential donors, and the community at large. Identify, cultivate, and secure sources of external funding on behalf of Leech Lake Tribal College. Plan, organize and conduct special events and public relations functions to enhance the fund raising, marketing and public relations efforts of the College. The Director of Institutional Advancement will oversee the Grant Writer / Grant Administrator position and supervise all activities of grant administration.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor's degree required. 4 years of successful work history in a related field (philanthropy, sales, marketing, public relations). Experience with budgeting process including compiling budgets for large grants. Documented experience in successful grant writing. Grant management background in a college, governmental or not-for-profit environment. Willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications: A master's degree and experience in a college setting preferred.

Close Date: August 1st

Position: Adjunct Biology Lab Instructor

Primary Function: This course is an introduction to animal and plant biology, including traditional herbs and plants used by the Anishinaabe people. Emphasis of this course is on studies from a whole system perspective. It includes principles of biodiversity and ecology and their relationship to humans. Both Indigenous and Western scientific views will be explored.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor's degree required with 18 hours of master's level courses in the discipline of instruction. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: A master's degree in discipline area and previous higher education teaching experience preferred. A successful candidate will have teaching experience, be able to teach courses at all appropriate levels, show the potential for active scholarship, demonstrate a desire to working with diverse communities, and be dedicated to student success.

Position open until filled

Position: Adjunct Earth Science Instructor

Primary Function: Teach introduction into the earth sciences as examined through the central concepts of geology, meteorology, oceanography, and the solar system. Each of these topics will be interpreted within the context of the earth's materials and how they interact within the interior and surface.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor 's degree required with 18 hours of master's level courses in the discipline of instruction. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: A master's degree in discipline area and previous higher education teaching experience preferred. A successful candidate will have teaching experience, be able to teach courses at all appropriate levels, show the potential for active scholarship, demonstrate a desire to working with diverse communities, and be dedicated to student success.

Position open until filled

Position: Grants Administrator / Internal Auditor

Primary Function: Coordinating grant-related activities, including researching grant programs and writing funding applications/proposals to obtain and successfully administer grants to advance the mission of Leech Lake Tribal College. Will work to ensure departments are in compliance with Leech Lake Tribal College, State and Federal policies and regulations. Will ensure that proper policies are in place and adhered to.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in communications, non-profit management, accounting, business, finance, or other related field. Documented experience in successful grant writing is required. Strategic development skills to create and implement initiatives to enhance service, internal efficiencies and revenue generation; willingness to initiate and carry out complex tasks with minimum supervision.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and experience in post-secondary education.

Close Date: August 1st 

Position: Learning Center Director

Primary Function: Developing and conducting workshops tor students in relationship to learning strategies and learning styles. Training and supervision of peer tutors. Meeting individually with students to counsel them on academic management and progress; assisting students with study strategies, time management skills, faculty communication, and overall course management.
Collecting data on Learning Center student use and services for assessment purposes and assisting in maintenance of records and evaluations. Reporting Learning Center activities and data.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s required

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and experience in post-secondary education.

Close Date: August 1st

Position: English Instructor

Primary Function: Teach developmental and/or first- and second-year English courses.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s required with 18 hours of mater’s level courses in the discipline of instruction. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience maybe considered.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in discipline area and previous higher education teaching experience is able to teach courses at all appropriate levels, show the potential active scholarship, demonstrate a desire to working with diverse communities, and be dedicated to student success and motivated by a strong commitment to the mission of Leech Lake Tribal College.

Close Date: August 1st

Position: Adjunct Introduction to Business Instructor

Primary Function: This position will be responsible for teaching an introduction to the internal and external business environment, organization and operations, the business functions of marketing, financial and human resource management with an emphasis on social responsibility, and ethics.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s required with 18 hours of mater’s level courses in the discipline of instruction. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience maybe considered.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in discipline area and previous higher education teaching experience is able to teach courses at all appropriate levels, show the potential active scholarship, demonstrate a desire to working with diverse communities, and be dedicated to student success and motivated by a strong commitment to the mission of Leech Lake Tribal College.

Close Date: August 1st

Position: Adjunct Google Sketch up Instructor

Primary Function: Teach Google SketchUp labs for CARP210 – 2D Layout for Shop & Constructions. This course is designed to introduce students to imaging technology for design. SketchUp tools and methods are used to construct objects, modify objects, apply materials, apply special effects, and create 3D camera views.

This position will be responsible for conducting the weekly computer lab classes using the SketchUp software in construction designs. This position will work closely with the course instructor.

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s required with 18 hours of mater’s level courses in the discipline of instruction. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience maybe considered. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the SketchUp program.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in discipline area and previous higher education teaching experience is able to teach courses at all appropriate levels, show the potential active scholarship, demonstrate a desire to working with diverse communities, and be dedicated to student success and motivated by a strong commitment to the mission of Leech Lake Tribal College.

Close Date: August 1st

Position: Accountant I

Primary Function: Under general supervision, performs professional accounting duties including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation and verification of financial records; and performs related work as required

Minimum Qualifications: A four-year degree in accounting and a minimum of two years of experience in the accounting profession, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong background in a college, governmental, or not-for-profit environment.

Close Date: August 1st

FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE AT 218-335-4289