Attorney General of the Tohono O’odham Nation

Attorney General of the Tohono O’odham Nation

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Attorney General of the Tohono O’odham Nation

SALARY: $184,196.00, plus benefits (See Nation’s Human Resources site for details)

STATUS: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Sells, Arizona

OPENING DATE: July 1, 2019

CLOSING DATE: September 3, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY: The attorney general provides legal advice and representation to all officials, agencies, departments, divisions and branches of the Tohono O’odham Nation, a federally recognized Indian tribe with 2.8 million acres of reservation land in Southern Arizona. The attorney general represents the Nation in all legal proceedings, and in other matters that affect the legal interests of the Nation; advises senior management and tribal officials; and supervises assistant attorneys general and contract attorneys. (Job description available at http://tolc-nsn.org)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Juris doctorate from an accredited law school, a licensed attorney admitted to practice before the highest court of a state of the United States, three years of supervisory experience and ten years of experience in the practice of law. If appointed, must be admitted to State Bar of Arizona within 18 months. Subject to background investigation.

INDIAN PREFERENCE

Preference in filling vacancies will be given to (1) enrolled members of the Tohono O'odham Nation, (2) enrolled members of other tribal nations or tribes, (3) other candidates.

Application Process

Interested applicants should email a completed application form (available at http://tolc-nsn.org), resume, letter of interest, and three writing samples. Writing samples must include at least one pleading or substantive memorandum filed in court. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Please provide all application materials to:

ATTN: Julianna Saraficio, Legislative Assistant

Tohono O'odham Legislative Branch

Julianna.Saraficio@tonation-nsn.gov

(520) 383-5260 (office)

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