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Human Services/Social Department Head (FT)

Nebraska Indian Community College

Job Description

Human Services/Social Division Head (full-time, exempt, salaried position)

PRIMARY WORK LOCATION: Santee Campus, Macy Campus, or South Sioux City Campus
STARTING SALARY: $50000-55000

About the College:
“The Nebraska Indian Community College provides quality higher education and lifelong educational opportunities for Umonhon (Omaha) Isanti (Santee Dakota) and all learners.” Nebraska Indian Community College is envisioned as a comprehensive Tribal College which values service through high quality education. Institutional programs value and cultivate the creative and productive talents of learners, faculty, and staff, and seek ways to contribute to the self-sufficiency of the Nations served, the wellbeing of our communities, and the quality of life and development of its learners, faculty, and service areas.

  • Master’s Degree with at least 18 graduate credits in Human Services, Social Work, Counseling, or related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • College teaching experience is preferred as well as a familiarity with the use of technology (online learning management systems, video conferencing, etc.).
  • The candidate must be able to show evidence of effective leadership and background of proven success in working with students, administrators, faculty, and communities.

Knowledge, Skills, Competencies and Abilities:
Preferred candidates will have proven success in the following:
  • Master’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Counseling, or related field.
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) a plus.
  • Minimum of two (2) years instructional experience, preferably in a tribal or community college setting.
  • Experience instructing students from minoritized backgrounds, using technology in the classroom and/or for distance learning, and traditional/nontraditional methods of instruction.
  • Candidate should have a high degree of self-direction and motivation, strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Full-time faculty have a 12-month contract with a minimum of forty hours per week.
  • This includes activities in three general areas: teaching, service, and research.
  • As Division Head, primary responsibilities include: 1) the development and assessment of courses, certificates, and degree programs in the Human Services Division, as well as 2) the supervision of faculty in the Human Services Division.
  • The responsibility extends to teaching up to 12-18 credits per semester.
  • Teaching schedule may include assignments on other campuses, day and evening classes.

Nebraska Indian Community College gives preference to eligible and qualified applicants in accordance with the Indian preference in employment act and veterans’ preference. In the absence of qualified Indian applicants, consideration will be given to applicants without regards to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, veteran status, the presence of non-related medical condition or handicap, or other legally protected status. NICC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you are interested in applying, please send your application materials to Human Resources Director, Anthony Warrior, at SanAWarrior@thenicc.edu:
(1) Aletter of intent outlining how you are qualified for the position based upon the qualifications and responsibilities
(2) Aresume/CV
(3) A copy of transcripts/certifications, and
(4) An NICC Application click here to download the Employment Application

About Nebraska Indian Community College:

For the past 40 years, the Nebraska Indian Community College has been and remains dedicated to planting the seeds of knowledge through unique and culturally relevant educational experiences. These experiences are geared toward all Umonhon(Omaha), Isanti (Santee Dakota), and other learners attending classes at one of our three campuses. NICC is open to all who are willing to enhance and improve their lives. In order to create a more perfect setting for learning, we are actively pursuing new and improved educational facilities. Further, the college has recently received excellent marks, with the next site visit scheduled in seven years. The college is dedicated to bringing state-of-the-art facilities and programs to our learners, and it is our intention to encourage students to take advantage of a quality, culturally-based education. Our aim is to provide you with a quality learning experience and to equip you with the skills and knowledge that you will need in the profession of your choice. We invite you to become a part of our learning community. We welcome learners, visitors, and especially family members of present and past students. I would like to personally invite you to learn about us so that we can learn about you to better serve you to prepare for your aspirations, hopes, and dreams. Our campuses are constantly sponsoring programs, activities, and events in the community – thus showing our enthusiastic spirit of reaching out and making out environment a better place to work, communicate, play, learn, and live.

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