Social and Human Services Director

Opening Date:05/22/2023
Closing Date:06/22/2023
Job Title: Social and Human Services Director
Salary/Wage: $46.47
Tribal Level: 128.1
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202338


This position performs a variety of complex management and administrative functions.  Primary responsibility is the management, budget control, and assessment and enhancement of the Tribal Social and Human Service programs.


Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Public Administration, Business Management, or related field, and five years of experience in a management position that required the supervision of staff providing related services OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Knowledge of: Operations and inter-relationships among a wide range of Tribal social service programs and associated regulations. Experience in: Policy formulation, program development, staff direction/supervision and training, development of comprehensive plans, effective accomplishment of program objectives, and maximum utilization of physical and human resources. Ability to: Meet and deal with a variety of managers, supervisors, clients, and the general public. Administer budgets, and provides financial guidance and assistance. Communicate effectively using both verbal and written skills. Work independently toward broad objectives and be self-motivated to accomplish them. Establish, and maintain effective interpersonal relationships, and communicate with a variety of personnel. Plan, direct, controls, and coordinates work in situations where numerous diverse demands are involved. Plan and implement comprehensive program services.


Responsible for program planning, budget formulation, program execution, and program evaluation. Facilitate committee meetings to develop long and short-range program goals and objectives. Act as chief advisor to the Tribal Council or Chief Executive Officer on the planning and development of the Social and Human Service programs. Coordinate services with federal, state, county, private and other Tribal programs.

Responsible for giving guidance and leadership to assigned projects and programs. Liaison with outside peer organizations to promote awareness of Tribal interests and needs in assigned programs. Includes membership in and/or attendance at meetings of tribal, state, regional, and national organizations. Keep abreast of regulations and policies that govern programs and projects. Includes tracking, analysis of impacts, and recommending action on legislation that affects assigned programs. Monitor assigned programs, assess services, and modify program services as necessary. Seek funding sources and prepare grant applications. Interpret Federal/Tribal regulations, and develop program policies. Evaluate the impact of new programs, formulating procedures as needed. Supervise staff, develop workplans, identity appropriate staff development activities, address grievances, and evaluate performance.


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

Conditions of Employment

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