OPEN: Until Filled
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is soliciting applications for employment, as independent contract employee, to hire an Assistant Tribal Prosecutor/Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) for the Standing Rock Tribal Court.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been identified as a partner with the North Dakota and the South Dakota United States Attorney’s Offices for the establishment of an Assistant Tribal Prosecutor/Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA), with the primary objective of reducing violence against Native American women through prosecution, enhanced investigative training and prosecutorial coordination.
The Assistant Tribal Prosecutor/Special Assistant United States Attorney will work full time on the prosecution of cases concerning domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking, that are committed on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation which borders both North Dakota and South Dakota. In addition, the North Dakota and South Dakota United States Attorney’s Offices may also request that the Special Assistant United States Attorney assist in the prosecution of child sexual assault cases.
This position will be full-time for a minimum term of three (3) years. The number of hours, days of employment and compensation are negotiable and in accordance with the Grant Award. The terms of employment will be determined by the agreement of the parties. The contract shall be compensated on an hourly basis.
The Assistant Tribal Prosecutor/Special Assistant United States Attorney position will be under the supervision of the Chief Tribal Prosecutor of the Standing Rock Tribal Court, Fort Yates, ND. In addition, in regard to cases being prosecuted within the North Dakota or South Dakota Federal District Court system, he/she will be supervised by their respectively assigned Assistant United States Attorneys.
The statutory prerequisites for employment are: To be eligible to serve as a Tribal Court Assistant Prosecutor, a person shall (1) be a member in good standing of the bar in any State or Federal Court; (2) at least 21 years of age, (3) be of high moral character and integrity, (4) have a law degree from an (ABA) accredited law school, (5) must never have been convicted of a felony; (6) shall not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Services, and (7) must be physically able to perform the duties of the office.
Employment of this individual, is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory adjudication of a background investigation by one or both of the adjoining United States Attorney’s Offices.
Applications shall be in writing; to include a professional Resume, legal qualifications and any other submissions at the option of the applicant. All applications are considered on merit.
Applications and any inquiries regarding the position may be directed or submitted to Ms. Dellis M. Agard, Court Administrator,Telephone (701) 854-7244 or by Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or Grant Walker, Chief Prosecutor, Standing Rock Tribal Court, email@example.com c/o Standing Rock Tribal Court, PO Box 363, Fort Yates, ND.
The worksite for this position is located at the Standing Rock Tribal Court in Fort Yates, ND. The Sitting Bull College Transit provides bus services, at nominal cost, to and from Bismarck, ND; Mobridge, SD; McLaughlin, SD and Selfridge, ND, and is coordinated with the Tribal work day, which is 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Central Time).
July 16, 2012