First Things First will be hiring a Tribal Liaison. The job summary is below and description can be found here.
In its mission to serve all Arizona children, FTF recognizes that Arizona’s tribes are sovereign nations with complete authority over all activities occurring on their tribal lands, including services provided, work performed by the tribe’s departments and employees, and research and data collection conducted on their lands. Under the supervision of FTF’s Senior Director for Tribal Affairs, the Tribal Liaison will support First Things First’s ongoing commitment to continuous consultation and open dialogue with tribal governments regarding all proposed or actual FTF-funded activities on tribal lands, including potential studies on which to collaborate as well as on specific tribal approval processes necessary for programmatic implementation and evaluation (including the corresponding data collection). This position assists the Senior Director of Tribal Affairs in carrying out a variety of activities to enhance Arizona’s relationships with tribes; build awareness of the importance of early childhood among stakeholders working in and with tribal communities; and enhance the cultural responsiveness of early childhood programs. In addition, the Tribal Liaison is responsible for coordinating with regional, program and evaluation staff to request appropriate tribal approvals for data collection, analysis and publication (e.g. regional needs and assets, programmatic data and research and evaluation).
Review of resumes will begin on January 27, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, please submit your cover letter, comprehensive resume and three professional references to: