Career Opportunities at Red Cloud Indian School


Open Positions:
Please click on the position for more details.

To Apply:

Please download the appropriate form as specified in the job description: 

Please send all materials (unless otherwise directed) to: 

Lisa Swallow, Director of Human Resources
Red Cloud Indian School
100 Mission Drive
Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
lisaswallow@redcloudschool.org

Mission Statement: The mission of Red Cloud Indian School (RCIS), a Catholic Institution administered by the Jesuits and the Lakota People, is to develop and grow as a vibrant Church, through an education of the mind and spirit that promotes the values of the Lakota Culture. We strive to educate both the minds and the hearts of the 600 Lakota students we serve, developing the Lakota leaders of tomorrow who will become agents of social change on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Additionally, we minister to the needs of the families through six churches across the Reservation, and we provide cultural education, heritage tourism, and economic development through a vast collection of Native art at The Heritage Center.

Red Cloud Indian School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Institutional Job Descriptions:

 

Lakota Language Program Project Assistant

Job Status: Full-Time
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: LLP Project Coordinator

Summary:

The Project Assistant will work under the Project Coordinator. The general duties of the Project Assistant will be to produce literary materials (books, readers, etc.). The Project Assistant will assist the Project Coordinator with planning and implementation of school-wide and community based Lakota language activities, the teacher-training workshop and the Lakota language summer camp.

Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Assist the Project Coordinator in all aspects of Phase II of the LLP.
    • Assist with producing readers, books, etc. using the LLP orthography, through translation, and transcribing existing literature.
    • Assist with the planning and implementation of school-wide and community based Lakota language activities.
    • Assist with planning, organizing, and facilitating teacher training workshop and summer camp.
    • Work with teachers as necessary with the implementation/revisions of the curricular materials.
    • Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit at a desk and use a personal computer, telephone or other desktop office equipment—80% of work time, walking—10% of work time, bending at the waist and lifting less than 5 lbs.—5% of work time, bending at the waist and lifting 5-15 lbs. 5% of work time.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and application (available above) to:

Robert Brave Heart, Executive Vice-President
Red Cloud Indian School
100 Mission Drive
Pine Ridge, SD  57770
robertbraveheart@redcloudschool.org

 


 


 

Open Positions at The Heritage Center:

Gift Shop Manager/Buyer

Department: The Heritage Center
Supervisor: Director of The Heritage Center
Classification: Exempt
Job Status: Full-time

Executive Summary:

Under the direct supervision of The Heritage Center Director, the Gift Shop Manager/Buyer will be responsible for all aspects critical functions of the Gift Shop operations with the overarching responsibility of providing superior customer service, maximizing sales while providing maximum exposure to local artists, and enhancing the mission and image of The Heritage Center.

Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Provide excellent customer service in a positive manner.
    • Responsible for sales, purchasing, merchandising, shop appearance and maintenance, and general customer service.
    • Identify new national and international wholesale leads, set up a relationship and fill wholesale orders.
    • Assist Director in employment decisions for gift shop employees.
    • Train, schedule, and supervise Gift Shop Assistant and part-time employees.
    • Manage oversight and accountability of the point-of-sale software, with the ability to provide training and support for part-time employees in point-of-sale use.
    • Order new inventory and maintain outgoing inventory within budget constraints.
    • Conduct semi-annual and annual physical inventories.
    • Create fresh and enticing displays.
    • Fulfill telephone and Internet sales.
    • Answer emails regarding sales and general questions about gift shop.
    • Knowledge of inventory and local artists, craftsmen, and vendors in order to provide quality-merchandising purchases, and to develop a positive rapport and reputation.
    • Ability to work in a positive team-like setting and manner.
    • Be self-motivated, dependable, and courteous.
    • Organize and prioritize established goals and accountabilities
    • Filing of inventory documents.
    • Regular monitoring of security camera system.
    • Other duties as assigned by Director.
Qualifications:
    • Education and Experience
    • High School diploma or equivalent (Bachelors Degree preferred) and 3-5 years of retail/sales experience, or comparable combination of college degree and experience.
    • Supervisory experience required.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, digital photography, etc.) required
    • Knowledge of point of sale software required.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Cash handling skills.
    • Knowledge of Lakota arts and crafts preferred.
    • Excellent organizational development skills
Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit at a desk and use a personal computer, telephone or other desktop office equipment—70% of work time, standing and bending at the waist and lifting less than 5 lbs.—28% of work time, bending at the waist and lifting 5-20 lbs. 2% of work time.
 
To Apply:

Apply by July 30 for best consideration.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and application (available above) to:

Mary Maxon, Interim Director and Curator of The Heritage Center
Red Cloud Indian School
100 Mission Drive
Pine Ridge, SD  57770
marymaxon@redcloudschool.org


 


 

Pastoral Positions:

All Positions are Currently Filled.

 


 


 

Teaching & School Positions:
 (School Year 2014-2015)

All positions are currently filled.


 

Volunteer Positions:
 (School Year 2014-2015)

 

All positions are currently filled.

 
For questions, please contact:

Margi Bettelyoun, AmeriCorps Director
Red Cloud Indian School
100 Mission Drive
Pine Ridge, SD  57770
margibettelyoun@redcloudschool.org
605/867-5888 ext. 2216

 


 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, and familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-5964 (TOD).

Red Cloud Indian School, 100 Mission Drive, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota 57770.
Phone 605/867-1105. © Red Cloud Indian School, 2014.

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.