Tribal General Manager
POSITION TITLE: Tribal General Manager
LOCATION: Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe
REPORTS TO: Tribal Board of Directors
SCOPE OF WORK: Performs senior-level managerial tasks connected with Tribal government business as directed by the Board of Directors. To manage and oversee all activities associated with the governmental business of the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe to the Board's satisfaction.
1. Attends Board of Directors meetings and presents information and recommendations deemed necessary or as requested by the Board of Directors.
2. Directs department employees in the work to be accomplished as authorized by the Tribal Board of Directors.
3. Makes regular reports to the Tribal President and Board of Directors on Tribal government issues so that the Tribal Board of Directors will have sufficient information to enable them to establish general policies for the welfare of the Tribe.
4. Gathers information, attends meetings, performs studies and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors in regards to overall Tribal government operations.
5. Performs such tasks as are needed to carry out the policies and directives of the Tribal Board of Directors.
6. Keeps informed about issues discussed by Tribal and other governmental boards, commissions, committees, departments, etc.
7. Ensures accountability throughout the Tribal organization.
8. Interacts successfully with Tribal Members, employees and visitors in a positive and non-judgmental manner and, as appropriate, either resolves issues independently or refers them to the appropriate staff member.
9. Assists, as requested, Tribal officials in conducting the duties of their respective offices, including but not limited to, questions, problems, projects, audits, budgets and goals and objectives.
10. Provides overall organization leadership and promotes the Tribe's Mission Statement.
11. Establishes, implements and communicates departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures in accordance with contractual requirements and needs of the Tribe.
12. Communicates orally and in writing, with the Tribal President and Board of Directors, and, at the Board's direction, with the press and general public to resolve concerns, answer questions and present information.
13. Prepares and mentors managers to assume broader leadership roles.
14. Improves staff effectiveness by counseling, training and planning, delegating, monitoring and appraising job tasks and results in a timely manner.
15. Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication between personnel and department related activities. Will develop goals and objectives for each department.
16. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by conducting research, attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies, conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
17. Maintains positive, communicative and professional relationships with Regulatory, Gaming, Real Estate, Cultural Center and Prescott Resort Directors.
18. Maintains a high degree of confidentiality in all matters; among other things, understands and follows the Tribe's Confidentiality and Management of Client Records Procedure and the Tribe's Law and Order Code provisions on confidentiality (e.g., Children's Code, Sec. 7.3(g)); respects, without interference, the clinical diagnoses of the Tribe's Social Services Department.
19. Performs other duties as assigned by the Tribal President and Board of Directors.
20. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Tribe and the employee and is subject to change as the needs of the Tribe and requirements of the position change. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position.
1. Master's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or closely related field plus fifteen (15) years work experience in Business and/or Accounting and Finance.
2 Minimum fifteen (15) years supervisory experience in a team oriented environment.
3 Experience in Tribal, Federal, State or Local Government operations and partnerships.
4. Skilled in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports.
5. Ability to type memos, prepare various and complex forms, reports and correspondence accurately and timely.
6. Knowledge and experience with complex accounting methods, grants and contracts.
7. Ability to create and present effective speeches and presentations.
8. Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
9. Ability to work independently in a highly technical, multidisciplinary setting and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
10. Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills with the ability to absorb and retain information quickly.
11. Ability to establish and maintain effective, harmonious, cooperative, and productive working relationships with other employees, Tribal Members and the public.
12. Skilled in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs in a Windows environment.
13. Ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer terminal, telephone, calculator, copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement.
14. Will frequently walk, sit, stand, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
15. Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level.
16. Will travel to/from meetings and various locations.
17. Will work a flexible schedule and work evenings and weekends, as needed.
18. Ability to report to work on time and perform the duties of the job for an entire work day.
19. Possess a valid Arizona Driver's License and be insurable under the Tribe's Auto Insurance Carrier.
20. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and adhere to the Tribe's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
21. Must pass a background security check prior to and during the course of employment with the Tribe for the Tribal and Arizona State Gaming Agency certifications.
22. Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures.
Performs senior-level managerial task connected with Tribal government business as directed by the Board of Directors. Manages and oversees all activities associated with the governmental business of the Tribe. Must have experience in Tribal, Federal, State or Local Government operations and partnerships. Requires a Master's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or closely related field plus fifteen years' work experience in Business, Accounting, and Finance. Minimum fifteen years supervisory experience in a team oriented environment. Full-time, benefited position, $101,357-$135,139 Annually, DOE, must pass a background check, pre-employment drug test, and be insurable under the Tribe's auto insurance carrier. Must pass a background security check prior to and during the course of employment with the Tribe for the Tribal and Arizona State Gaming Agency certifications. Complete an application and submit with resume to the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe, 530 E. Merritt, Prescott, AZ 86301. Open until filled.Company Description The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Reservation consists of approximately 1,400 acres that are adjacent to the city of Prescott, Arizona in central Yavapai County. The Tribe owns Bucky's Casino, Yavapai Casino, Sundog Business Park, Frontier Village Shopping Center, Prescott Resort and Conference Center and a ranch in Skull Valley.
The Tribe has a Board of Directors that are the policy making body on behalf of the Tribal Membership and includes a panel of five (5) Tribal Members that consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and two (2) Board Members elected by the Tribe Membership every two years. There are approximately 180 members of the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe (YPIT), the majority of which live on the reservation.