Grade: 3                                                                              Pay Rate: $10.97-$13.18/hr

Average hours per week: 40                                              FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Job #066-17

Job Summary:

Provides assistance to all areas of the CTGR Education Division (K-12 programs and other as needed). Serves as a lead for various projects, organizing classes and events for Native American students and their families.   

Essential Functions:

  • Assists Middle & High School lead tutors, providing one-on-one or group tutoring with 6-12 native students at local students and at after-school or summer programs.

  • Organizes and implements youth day or overnight activities in a lead or assistant role.

  • Provides information to the public and/or tribal members via telephone, email, or in person regarding Education Division programs.

  • Participates in Education Division events, and assists staff members in planning for events.

  • Assists Education Division staff with projects and daily duties in the K-12, Higher Education Departments, and Tribal library as needed.

  • Attends weekly CTGR meetings or trainings when requested.

  • Collects information for statistics on Native American students at all levels and ages.

  • Develops brief public relations materials to encourage tribal member participation in Education Division programs and events.

  • Serves as a role model for academic achievement and career potentials for tribal members.

  • Completes Incident and Accident reports as needed to supervisor.

  • Maintains personal project files.

  • Requires occasional overnight, evening, and weekend program activity work.

  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited College or University.

  • Requires at least 1 year of prior experience tutoring students attending 6 – 12 grades in an academic setting.

  • Preference will be given to those students in their junior or senior year of study and students with math or science expertise.

  • Must maintain a valid Oregon driver’s license or obtain one upon hire, qualify for the Tribe’s vehicle insurance, and provide proof of personal vehicle insurance.

Qualifications, Registrations, and Certifications:

  • Preference given to enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde (CTGR) or another Federally-recognized Tribe.

  • Requires proof of enrollment in good standing with current educational institution.

  • Requires the ability to effectively implement projects within budgetary constraints and shifting priorities.

  • Requires a First Aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hiring.

  • Requires a Food Handler’s card or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hiring.

  • Requires knowledge of or ability to obtain training on Blood Borne Pathogens and Mandatory Reporting requirements. 

  • Requires the ability to take initiative on projects and serve as a leader and team player.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Must have excellent organization skills with calendars and information.

  • Must have excellent computer software skills (in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher).

  • Must be positive and professional in demeanor.

  • Requires the ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to Native American culture required. 

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Continually requires the ability to express or receive detailed information or important instructions through oral communication.

  • Continually requires working with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm. Requires repetitive movement of wrists, hands and/or fingers. Often requires walking or moving about to accomplish tasks.

  • Requires standing and/or sitting for sustained periods of time, raising objects from a lower to a higher position and/or moving objects horizontally.

  • Occasionally requires lifting of up to 40 pounds.

  • Due to the nature of the interactions with other employees and the public we serve, employees may be required to provide documentation of, or receive, certain health vaccinations.

  • This position is frequently subject to inside environmental conditions which provide protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes, and is occasionally subject to outside environmental conditions.

  • May be called upon to serve as a Disaster Reservist during Emergencies, or when the Tribal Emergency Operations Center is opened.

  • Local travel is occasionally required. Travel outside of the state is infrequently required.

Background Check:

  • Candidates for this position will be subject to criminal and character background checks and may be subject to fingerprinting.