Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah: Staff
Responsible for the duties of the office contained in the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah Constitution. The Tribal Chairperson is responsible for providing leadership for the Tribal Government, presides at all regular and special meetings of the Tribe, serves as the official representative of the Tribe, developing and maintaining a strong political image for the Tribe, provides support and initiates responsiveness to the Tribal Members and the Band Community and their needs and puts their interest above any personal interest, and represents the Tribe in public relations functions.
Directs the overall operations of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah which includes implementing strategies that improve productivity, development of key objectives, creating high levels of accountability and compliance, utilization of strong performance management and promoting a culture of continuous process improvement that maximizes productivity and efficiency. The Tribal Administrator manages the day-to-day administrative operations of Tribal Government programs and services, helps coordinate and negotiate contracts and grants with funding agencies, and acts as a liaison with community organizations, outside agencies and other governments.
Provides administrative support for the Tribal Chairperson, Tribal Council, Tribal Administrator and functions as the Tribal Council Secretary. The Executive Assistant supports the Administration team by performing complex administrative and general office duties.
Responsible for ensuring the accurate and efficient implementation of administrative activities necessary to maintaining the proper day-to-day function of the front office, including answering telephones, taking messages, providing information to visitors, distributing incoming and outgoing mail, assisting with the vehicle fleet management, and assisting with facilities scheduling.
Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for overseeing the daily financial activities and operations of the Tribe. The CFO develops policies and procedures relating to financial and budget activities, establishes and enforces internal financial controls, maintains tribal books of record and cash balances, assists in developing and monitoring budgets, provides financial information to department directors, safeguards Tribal assets, monitors third party billing and PRC expenditures, manages cash flow, serves as liaison to external parties regarding financial information, and ensures compliance with all applicable legal requirements and generally accepted accounting principles.
Accounts Payable / Payroll / Enrollment
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality, keeping current and updated files and is responsible for computerized accounts payable for the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah. The Accounts Payable / Payroll Manager is responsible for supporting the finance department by performing a variety of duties which includes assisting with administrative and clerical services, prioritizing tasks, and following instructions provided by supervisor, following established policies and procedures, and assisting in the general day-to-day operations of the Finance Department.
Human Resource Manager
Provides support to all departments and programs throughout the Tribe. The Human Resource Manager ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, procedures and established practices and is responsible for staffing and recruitment, employee records management, employee relations, employer relations, addressing personnel issues, staff development, training and organizational development, and administering the Tribe’s benefit plans.
Cultural Resource Director
Responsible for protecting, preserving and revitalizing the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah culture, history and language of the Paiute Tribe. The Cultural Resource Director represents the Tribe when dealing with other agencies on cultural resource issues, establishes and updates rules, regulations and ordinances as related to cultural activities, and catalogs and archives cultural resource research materials and recordings.
Provides and coordinates higher education scholarships and acts as a liaison between educational institutions, parents and teachers for tribal members living in the service area and other Native Americans living on the reservation. The Education Director serves as a primary fundraiser for the Education Department in planning, building relationships, and developing additional annual fund strategies.
The Facilities Director is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and improvements at the Tribal buildings, health clinics, pow-wow grounds, and lands, including grounds landscaping, inclement weather mitigation and building maintenance, and serving the Tribe and its employees, ensuring that the facilities are safe and secure. The Facilities Director assists with managing the Tribal vehicle fleet and the scheduled maintenance of the vehicles.
Maintenance performs a variety of skilled maintenance tasks in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing, grounds keeping, sprinkler systems, HVAC, preventative maintenance, electrical services, mechanical equipment and utility systems throughout all the PITU facilities.
Grounds Maintenance is responsible for the maintenance and care of the landscaping and grounds surrounding the PITU facilities, assists with repairs, and supports the maintenance department as needed.