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

Food Service & Grocery Assistant

Summary of Position:
The Food Service and Grocery Assistant is responsible for assisting with kitchen and grocery activity. This is a nonexempt position.

Accountability: Reports to the Food Services Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists with “grocery outlet” for group home living.
  2. Washes, sanitizes and maintains utensils, pots, pans, dishes, silverware and serving trays.
  3. As scheduled, cleans shelves, carts, ovens and walk-ins, maintain high degree of sanitation standards.
  4. Assists the Food Services Coordinator with plans and preparations for special events when needed.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Experience in Food Service helpful
  • Computer skills helpful

Physical Demands:

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally exerts up to 60 lbs. of force.
  • Regularly bends, stoops, crouches, and climbs stairs.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods.
  • Uses the abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly over time without becoming fatigued.
  • Uses both hands and wrists repetitively for prolonged periods.

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Bindery Operator

Summary of Position:
The Bindery Operator is responsible for assisting in all post-press operations.

Accountability: Reports to the Tipi Press Printing Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Operates all bindery equipment.
  2. Assists in handling of delivered printed materials.
  3. Assists with regular maintenance of equipment.
  4. Records and maintains file of completed jobs.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Experience helpful

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Production Support

Summary of Position:
Responsible for the operation of the inserting machines, under the guidance of the technical support, to assemble mail for posting.

Accountability: Reports to the Production Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Unpacks and prepares for assembly materials for use on the inserting machines.
  2. Keeps all inserting machine feeders filled to insure a smooth and unbroken machine operation according to the set production standards.
  3. Prepares mail for the Post Office according to the U.S. Postal Service guidelines, and policies and procedures of the Development Office.

Working Conditions:

  • Position requires frequent bending, lifting, and carrying bundles weighing up to 35 lbs. and occasionally 50 lbs.
  • Bulk of work is done while standing.

Qualifications:

  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred

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Director of Education

Summary of Position:
The Director of Education oversees and provides direction, leadership and day-to-day management of the school. This includes the inclusion of spirituality and cultural aspects into educational programming. The Director also oversees Food Services.

Accountability: Reports to the Executive Director of Child Services

Responsibilities:

  1. Oversees the direction of the school including:
    • Measured Student Academic Results
    • Curriculum Development
    • The Inclusion of Cultural Aspects into the Learning Process
    • Resource Allocation
    • Emphasis of the School Program (Direction)
  2. Serves as a Member of the Child Services Administrative Team to assist in the coordination of all student programming and to integrate aspects of Christianity, Catholicism, as well as Lakota spirituality and culture into that programming.
  3. Supervises, schedules, and evaluates staff including the Student and Curriculum Coordinators and Teachers, promoting a common administrative approach to academics, students, and staff while maintaining ongoing staff development.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Education Administration degree required
  • 3 years of experience minimum

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Thrift Store Support

Summary of Position:
The Thrift Store Support is responsible for those activities involved with receiving, storing and transporting parcels received from St. Joseph’s Indian School Benefactors. Required to be on the Saturday rotation.

Accountability: Reports to the Thrift Store Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for mission runs-lining up a delivery sight, acquiring adequate contacts in each community, arranging dates, and transporting goods to sites.
  2. Assists in receiving as directed.
  3. Maintains accurate inventory of items in the basement.
  4. Responsible for delivering packages to other SJIS locations.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Previous retail or customer service training desired
  • Must have the ability to positively portray the mission of St. Joseph's Indian School
  • Valid Driver’s License

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Pastoral Administrative Assistant
Office in Lower Brule, SD

Summary of Position:
This position performs administrative support functions for the SCJ Parishes. This is a part-time nonexempt position.

Accountability: Reports to the Pastor

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Assists with administration of parish correspondence.
  2. Assists with basic financial records. Prepares a bank deposit every Monday morning.
  3. Is responsible for the preparation and distribution of sacramental certificates.
  4. Prepares weekly parish bulletin.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Has a working knowledge of Catholic Corporate Culture (BFOQ)
  • Basic Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word & Excel)

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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 Perry
PO Box 776
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Email: mandy.perry@stjo.org

To DONATE, please send to:
St. Joseph’s Indian School
PO Box 326
Chamberlain, SD 57326