Maȟpíya Lúta | Red Cloud President Search

Maȟpíya Lúta | Red Cloud, a dynamic, mission-driven nonprofit organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, is seeking a passionate, committed leader to serve as its next president. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced professional who desires the challenge of leading a complex non-profit with a range of institutional efforts that champions vibrant leaders through K-12 education, Native arts, and exploration of faith and spirituality grounded in Lakȟóta and Catholic practices, values, and beliefs in effort to build new systems and thriving communities.

For additional information on Maȟpíya Lúta | Red Cloud and the president’s position, please take a look at the job prospectus here:

For additional information on the position and how to apply, please take a look at the job description here:

The Search Process

The deadline for application submissions is October 9, 2023. The Search Committee will convene to discuss applicant submissions soon after submission deadline and will promptly determine which applicants to invite for one-hour interviews with the committee (in person, by phone, or by video). Applicants not selected to continue the process will be notified immediately. After those interviews, the committee will invite a small number of semi-finalists to visit Maȟpíya Lúta | Red Cloud. The Search Committee intends to recommend final candidates for consideration by the full Board of Directors in November to enable the board to announce a new president in late 2023. The president’s anticipated start date is July 1, 2024.

Candidates should e-mail application materials listed below by October 9, 2023 to the chair of the search committee at presidentsearch@redcloudschool.org:

  1. A cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for the presidency;
  2.  a current resume;
  3. a personal statement;
  4. and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of references.

All materials, inquiries, and nominations will be held in strictest confidence. References will not be contacted until a serious mutual interest is established, and not without the candidate’s permission.

A competitive compensation package is offered. Housing will be provided if needed (The house is a 1200 sq feet, three bedroom, two bath, with a washer and dryer). All questions can be directed to the chair of the Search Committee at the email above.