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Chamberlain employment opportunities

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We're always looking for great team members!

Working at St. Joseph's Indian School is a blessing and a gift to the Native American children in need we serve.

Family Service Counselor

Summary of Position:
The Family Service Counselor provides individual, group and family counseling services for students.

Accountability: Reports to the Counseling Services Director.

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinates and engages in individual, group, and family counseling.
  2. Provides communication between the school and student families/guardians.
  3. Assists in coordination of interdisciplinary services to students.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (Counseling, Sociology, or Psychology)

Full benefits package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life & Retirement Benefits and Paid Time Off.

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Native American Studies Associate (Full or Part-Time)

Summary of Position:
The Native American Studies Associate works in conjunction with the Native American Studies Lead promoting Native American Studies across campus and as part of community outreach. Responsibilities include Lakota language and culture instruction of students, staff development, curriculum development and oversight of off-campus activities.

Accountability: Reports to the Native American Studies Lead

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists with the development and implementation of a Native American Studies curriculum to be integrated in the school curriculum and across all programmatic aspects of Child Services (Homes, Clinical Services, etc.).
  2. Assists with student instruction of Lakota language and Native American culture in the school.
    • Conveys clear behavioral expectations to students and monitors compliance in the classroom.
    • Develops lesson plans.
    • Accurately evaluates and records student achievement and progress for reporting to the student parents/guardians, administration and staff servicing the child.
  3. Assists with cultural activities and ceremonies across campus (i.e. Student Cultural Trip, Inipi, etc.).

Qualifications:

  • BA in Native American Studies or other related field
  • Knowledge of Native American culture and traditions
  • Experience working with Native American students
  • Lakota language certification preferred
  • BFOQ must be Native

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1st-8th Grade Associate

Summary of Position:
The 1st-8th Grade Associate position reviews video from campus cameras and provides assistance as requested to the school and homes. This is a nonexempt position.

Accountability: Reports to the Residential Director

Responsibilities:

  1. Reviews daily home video camera footage for the 1st-6th grade homes and completes regular documentation.
  2. Provides on-call coverage for the Student Coordinator to address student behaviors.
  3. Assists with transportation during breaks and as requested.
  4. Covers in Guidance Classes and provides assistance with the facilitation of Enrichment curriculum as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, Parent Education or a related field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse body of parents and families.
  • Working knowledge of Basic Computer Skills i.e. typing, e-mail
  • Drive distances sometimes during evening hours.

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Child Services Staff (Residential Staff)

  1. Single or married
  2. Strong role models
  3. Emotional and physical support
  4. Family-oriented
  5. Two staff members per home (12 students)
  6. 10 month contract
  7. Rotating schedule (six days on/three off)

We welcome all qualified applications and will keep on file for one year.

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To apply, please send resume to:

Attn: Mandy McLaughlin
PO Box 89
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Email: Mandy.McLaughlin@stjo.org