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Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

In order to be considered for any vacancy within the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas an application must be completed. If you are among qualified candidates, you will receive a call/email from our one of our recruiters to schedule an interview.

Employment Application

Duties and Responsibilities

The Indian Child Welfare Director position is established to provide Indian child welfare and family support services to the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas (KTTT) eligible children and their families. The position will manage service referrals for individuals and households, provide advocacy and follow-up for child welfare services, and certify, develop, and recruit families to provide out-of-home placements for Indian children.

The ICW Director performs all duties associated with daily operations management and support for the ICW Program, Tribal families, and Tribal children.

This position requires excellent attendance, good communication skills, and uncompromised attention to client confidentiality and detail. The ICW Director shall provide supervision to all ICW Case Workers, ICW contractors, Administrative Assistant(s), and any other applicable ICW staff members. This position is supervised by the Community Health Services Senior Director.

education/experience requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Native American rights, social work, sociology, psychology, or other applicable related field; and a minimum of two years casework experience acquired after the degree, in a public or private Social Service Agency, in an assignment appropriate to the position, and experience in staff supervision and management.

Or

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Legal Studies, Native American Rights, Human Rights, Social Services or other applicable related field; and a minimum of two years casework or counseling or intervention with at risk youth or families

National Indian Child Welfare Certificate (training will be provided)

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Legal Studies, Native American Rights, Human Rights, Social Services or other applicable related field and management level experience in social services, counseling, case management and or crisis intervention.

Must adhere to an investigation of character as required by the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, 25 USC § 3207. Applicant must not have been found guilty of or plead no contest to any felonious offense, or 2 or more misdemeanor offenses involving crimes of violence, sexual assault, molestation, exploitation, contact or prostitution; or crimes against persons; or offenses committed against children.

To apply for this job email your details to ricardo.barcena@ktttribe.org