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Elders Council Coordinator

Opening Date: April 14, 2022
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Elders Council Coordinator
Salary/Wage: $16.84
Tribal Level: 15.0
Location: Siletz, Oregon
Classification: Part Time, Non Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202223

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for medical exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.


To provide and coordinate various events and activities for the Elders Council. This position will provide coordination of transportation, is responsible for the monitoring of the Elders Council Budget and reporting to Elders Council and the Programs I Manager.


High school diploma or GED and two years clerical experience in a general office setting, -OR- a combination of two years specialized education and experience, -OR- satisfactory completion of a related Work Experience placement and demonstrated skills to perform the duties for this position.  Knowledge of:  Knowledge of correct punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar. Experience in: Working with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software. Working with various office equipment including: computers, photocopier, calculator, FAX, and multi-user telephone system. Working with the public and maintaining good working relations with co-workers and the Tribal Community. Must be a dependable self-starter and able to work independently under minimal supervision. Experience/familiarity with services/programs available to Tribal Elders within the Siletz Tribe and the surrounding communities. Ability to: Work under pressure with the flexibility to handle several jobs at one time. Lift 30 pounds or more. Plan, coordinate and organize Elders activities. Acquire a working knowledge of program/service eligibility requirements. Travel overnight and on the weekends. Other: Must possess good communication skill, both written and verbal. Must possess valid Oregon State Driver’s License, auto insurance; and be eligible to drive a GSA Vehicle.  Must be able to safely drive a 12 seat van. Must adhere to the confidentiality of information and individuals as described in the CTSI Management Manual and other applicable federal laws and regulations. Must be First Aid and CPR certified or must be able to acquire within 60 days of hire. Must possess a valid State of Oregon Drivers License, with verifiable automobile insurance and the ability to drive a GSA vehicle.


Prepare and distribute Elder’s newsletter and prepare articles regarding elder activities, and information of interest to Elders for Tribal newspapers. Responsible for maintenance and regular updates of Elders mailing list. Assists with coordination of culture activities for Elders in each area through Area Office Supervisors, and culture staff. Responsible for motel reservations, purchasing transportation tickets, scheduling vehicles, etc. for Elders activities. Process check requests for elders’ trips and corresponding activities (i.e. Elder’s Council meetings, Pow-wows, elders meetings, tribally sponsored events, Elder conferences, etc.). Provide information and referral services for Elders. Provide support when necessary to Title VI Elders Program Coordinator, including typing, copying, distributing, filing, purchasing scheduling appointments, meetings and travel arrangements and answering telephones. Assist with sorting of and distribution of daily mail and correspondence. Attend monthly Elder’s Council meetings on a regular basis and maintain regular contact with the Elders Chairman. May be required to provide physical support to Tribal Elders during activities and on outings. Responsible for providing quarterly and annual reports to Program Manager and Elders Council. Elders Council Coordinator provides back up and assistance wherever it is needed to provide continuity of services to Tribal Elders. Cross training will take place between the Elders Title VI Coordinator position and the Elders Council Coordinator position.  Other duties as assigned.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here:

Employment Application (PDF)
Apply Online

Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.


If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274
Website: www.ctsi.nsn.us
Email: hrdepartment@ctsi.nsn.us

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.