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Executive Assistant

Closing Date: Open until filled.

The Executive Assistant (EA) plays a vital role in supporting the leadership and management duties of the Executive Director (ED). The EA is often a primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies which requires diplomacy in maintaining positive relations. The EA fulfills a variety of administrative, communication, and logistical tasks such as managing calendars; coordinating materials requiring the ED’s attention; composing or reviewing correspondences; completing authorization and expense reports; and arranging travel, itineraries, and agendas. The EA supervises other members of the Office of the ED’s (OED) administrative team and assures coordination and collaboration with the administrative staff in other departments. The position requires confidentiality when encountering sensitive issues involving negotiations, and employee or legal matters.

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Application Procedure

Online applications are preferred, however if circumstances prevent an applicant from completing an online application, click the button below to download a form than can be completed physically. Submission instructions are on the form.

Hiring preference:
CRITFC implements a tribal preference policy and encourages citizens and descendants of our member tribes (Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs and Yakama) and other federally recognized tribes to apply.

CRITFC is committed to building a culturally inclusive community and a work environment that respects and inspires every person. Members of historically marginalized groups including women, people of color, those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are invited to apply.

CRITFC will consider non-citizen applicants who are authorized to work in the U.S. If not authorized to work in the U.S., CRITFC will provide reasonable support and accommodations to the candidate in obtaining U.S. work authorization. With the exception of certain employer required costs, CRITFC will not pay for costs related to applicant’s legal representation, filings for work authorization or immigration, or other costs related to obtaining work authorization.

*Please note: the term “Commission” as used in this description refers to CRITFC’s governing body. CRITFC is a tribal organization that is wholly owned and governed by the Nez Perce Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. As a tribal organization, CRITFC is subject to a unique blend of policies and laws.