Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Job Opening with the Hopi Tribe

The Hopi Tribe - Assistant General Counsel - Office of General Counsel

The Hopi Tribe is seeking an attorney for its Office of General Counsel. The Assistant General Counsel works on a wide variety of legal issues in the course of advising the Hopi Tribal Council in carrying out its legislative and other governmental responsibilities. The attorney will assist the Office of General Counsel in meeting the Tribe's litigation, economic development, administrative, and sovereignty objectives. The attorney must have substantive experience in Federal Indian law and have the ability to work effectively with tribal leaders and community members. The Tribe prefers that applicants have five or more years of experience, but will consider all applicants. Litigation, environmental, natural resources, or legislative experience will be helpful as would knowledge of such areas of the law as ICWA. Exceptional research and writing skills are essential. You must be a motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and good organizational skills. The salary for the position is negotiable depending upon experience. You must be a member of the Arizona State Bar or able to become a member within one year of taking the position. The Hopi Tribal headquarters are located at Kykotsmovi, Arizona, 85 miles northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona.This position will remain open until filled or withdrawn.

To apply, please send letters of interest with a resume and a self-edited writing sample to: Lynelle Hartway, Office of General Counsel, The Hopi Tribe, P.O. Box 123, Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039. Electronic submissions in Word format will be accepted and can be sent to lkhart@yahoo.com. For any questions, the Office of General Counsel can also be reached at: 928-734-3140; fax: 928-734-3149.

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