March 8, 2019
POSITION TITLE: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization in the country. For 75 years NCAI has been a leading advocate on behalf of tribal governments and communities, promoting strong tribal-federal government-to-government policies and protecting the sovereign and treaty rights of tribes. The NCAI Fund is the affiliated 501c3 education arm of NCAI.
The organization provides essential information and education on key policy initiatives, enhances coordination and consultation with tribal governments, and leads efforts to unite tribal advocates to promote progressive, proactive Indian policy. NCAI manages several grants to enhance relationships between tribal governments and the federal, state, local governments and the public in order to better meet the needs of tribal citizens and uphold the government-to-government principles that are essential to the autonomy of tribal governments.
NCAI is seeking Chief Executive Officer (CEO) candidates as a visionary, progressive executive to lead the organization to the next level as a national educational and advocacy entity. This position shall report to the Executive Committee for the NCAI and the Administrative Board of Directors for the NCAI Fund, Inc, the Chief Executive Officer has responsibility for leading and managing all strategic and operational aspects of the organization and creating a vision for the long-term success for NCAI and the NCAI Fund. As the principal Executive Officer of NCAI, this position ensures that goals and objectives are established and met, regulatory requirements are complied with, resources are utilized efficiently and effectively, and the needs and priorities of the tribal governments are being met and advanced. These objectives are achieved through the work staff, strong tribal government relationships, tribal and non-tribal organizational partnerships.
A complete position description is available at http://www.ncai.org/about-ncai/working- with-us/ncai-job-listings . For consideration submit a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample (no more than 2 pages) and the name and contact information of three references, by email to Jobs@ncai.org by April 8, 2018 5:00 PM ET.