JOB: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Seeks Human Resource Director

JOB: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Seeks Human Resource Director


Human Resource Director Sought

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, has an opening for its Human Resource Director. This position is primarily located in Sault Ste. Marie, MI with travel throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Sault Ste. Marie is a town of approximately 18,000 located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and boasts some of the country’s best snowmobiling and skiing in the winter, and fishing and boating in the summer.   With a four year University, the community offers plenty of extra-curricular activities, and is an outstanding location to raise children.

Position summary: Under the general policy level oversight of the Tribal Board of Directors with operational supervision provided by the Tribal Chairperson/Administrative designee, performs a wide range of difficult to complex human resource (HR) administrative functions including oversight and direction of the HR Division. Exercises considerable independent judgment. Requires diverse, advanced knowledge and extensive experience related to HR management, governmental administration, gaming and economic development and management. Provides leadership and advice in the area of staffing, HR development, compensation, team member safety and health issues and employee relations.

Qualifications: Native American Preferred. A bachelor’s degree in human resources and at least seven years of executive level HR management experience will be considered. Preferred professional experience includes a master’s degree in business or public administration, labor, industrial relations or human resources or a related field and at least five years of executive level management experience. Senior professional in human resources and/or tribal human resource professional certification desired. Upon hire, must work towards and obtain both certifications.

For more information, please contact Sault Tribe Human Resources toll free at (866) 635-7032 or the Tribal Chairperson’s office toll free at (800) 793-0660 or apply on line at

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