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The Director of Tribal Relations advances OSU’s values, mission, goals and objectives, and responsibilities as a land grant institution, by building and maintaining collaborative, mutual and trusting relationships with Tribal Nations in Oregon and beyond.
Through responsive consultation, which prioritizes the sovereignty of Tribal Nations, the Director will partner with the representatives of Tribal Nations, the Oregon State Legislative Commission on Indian Services, state and federal agencies, and internal OSU partners to collaboratively engage in research, teaching and outreach with the goal of advancing OSU’s commitment to support and be of enduring benefit to Tribal Nations.
The Director reports to the Executive Director of Government Relations and collaborates closely with the university President, Provost and Executive Vice President, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, members of the President’s Commission on Indigenous Affairs, and partners throughout the university including the Division of Extension and Engagement, the Division of Student Affairs, the Office of Enrollment Management, the Research Office and every college. The Director is a member of the Office of Government Relations team and contributes to strategy development and program implementation to advance OSU’s Strategic Plan, Diversity Strategic Plan and the university’s inclusive excellence imperative.
Finally, the Director is responsible for supporting Government Relations Office efforts to make certain that the entire OSU community is responsive to agency and elected officials requests and that government officials are aware of the value received from investments in higher education and that OSU’s research, teaching and public service efforts are designed to meet the needs of all Oregonians.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
The anticipated starting salary for this position is $110,000 to $145,000, commensurate with experience.
Apply Today Position posting closes August 4, 2023.