Summary Job Goal: A leadership position that will work closely with the Tribal Justice Manager in directing Tribal Justice services. This position will work closely with the Training & Technical Assistance Center Manager in the delivery of Tribal Court type training. This position will prepare documents and make entries into Microix for funding disbursement within Tribal Justice. Under the oversite of the Tribal Justice Manager, this position will provide tribal justice related technical assistance to tribal courts of the AVCP Region including scheduling and follow up of the Tribal Court Assessment SAP meetings. This position will ensure the administrative staff timelines for projects and programs are met by calendaring the events and deadlines for individual projects, assignments and grant requirements and assist with manager and reporting on budgetary expenses.​ This position will conduct research and forward information on training or funding opportunities for TJD staff and Tribal courts. This position would be responsible for arranging travel logistics for TJD staff traveling to villages, and participants to TJD Trainings traveling to Bethel. This position would assist with the overall enhancement of Tribal Courts throughout the region.

Performance Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Senior Programmatic staff person who assists in prioritizing projects or departmental issues to address.
  • Coordinates technical and legal assistance between Tribal Justice Manager and Tribal Justice Attorney.
  • Coordinates and disseminates correspondence between tribal courts and AVCP
  • Coordinates communication and dissemination of decisions, information flow and program administration.
  • Documents communication with Tribal Courts and service agencies, including State, Federal and Tribal Agencies
  • Seeks funding and training opportunities for departmental and Tribal Court Staff.
  • Manage and report on budgetary expenses and activities
  • Assists tribes in developing and sustaining tribal courts
  • Ensures administrative timelines are met by calendaring events and project assignments including grant deadlines or requirements
  • Maintains filing system and office supplies and ensures supplies and received and accounted for.
  • Assists with development planning and execution of departmental events
  • Arranges travel logistics for Tribal Justice staff and participants in Tribal Justice events and functions
  • Assists with disbursement and documentation of funding tied to PL280 or the Tribal Court Assessment.
  • Assists with the Tribal Court Assessment process, coordinating with Tribal, State and Federal agencies.
  • Provides communication and on-going support to facilitators, Tribal Courts, Tribal Justice staff and partnering agencies
  • Travels to rural communities routinely and frequently
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of department and clientele.


  • Develops and maintains a culturally sensitive work environment, including team building.
  • Develops the training tools and training required for CSD Training & Technical Assistance Center staff
  • This position will supervise the Sub-Regional Tribal Court Staffonce hired.
  • Will lead in personnel decisions including hiring and corrective action of their direct report
  • Will work with direct report to set annual & quarterly goals and objectives for the position as well as the Tribal Courts in which AVCP Staff are employed.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to travel including small planes. Must be able to work independently and have good communication and organizational skills.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:  A bachelor’s or an associate degree in a related field is preferred.  Minimum of two to three (2-3) years of progressive experience in working with tribes is required. Intermediate knowledge of computers to include work processors and other programs pertinent to office functions. Familiarity with the Yup’ik culture, language, and lifestyle is required and Yup’ik speaking preferred.


This position is a Grade 6 and has a Salary Range of:  $56,328 – $84,492

Job Posting Expiration Date: September 30, 2023

We hope to have this position filled by date listed above, if no qualified applicant is hired, we may advertise an additional 30 days.