Employment Opportunity – Economic Development Officer (08.03.18)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SIOUX VALLEY DAKOTA NATION

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER ON-RESERVE

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Economic Development Officer will work directly with the Finance Department in managing the Dakota Quick Stop, Dakota Diner, and Sioux Valley Gaming Centre. The goal is to improve Sioux Valley Dakota Nations overall capacity for sustainable economic growth.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Developing strategic planning for each business
  • Create business plans for each area to ensure they are fully operational
  • Provide economic and business development information
  • Identify and assessing information that could have significant economic impact on the community
  • Research and prepare high quality grant proposals and obtain the necessary support from the community and relevant organizations in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement relevant marketing and communication strategies
  • Provide consultation reports, and interpretations of social, economic, demographic, and community data that will assist in promoting economic growth
  • Maintain good working relaxions and open communication with existing suppliers as well as new service businesses that can support Sioux Valley Dakota Nation
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically in a community service environment
  • Demonstrated leadership of organizations
  • Build effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrate measurable results and personal performance in the community economic development field
  • Excellent communication, computer, and interpersonal skills
  • Work independently, with a team framework in a variety of social settings
  • Project management knowledge, business planning and market skills
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Plus, with computer publishing and presentation software programs to produce publishable reports and documents in hard copy and PowerPoint formats
  • Access to reliable vehicle, and valid drivers license
  • Criminal record check

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    FRIDAY AUGUST 3, 2018 12:00pm

 

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:   HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

SIOUX VALLEY DAKOTA NATION

P.O. BOX 38

GRISWOLD, MANITOBA R0M 0S0

PH:  204-855-2671   FAX:  204-855-2544

[email protected]