The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the administration and overall leadership of the Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake (UICSL) in its mission to preserve the heritage, enhance the well-being, and strengthen the future of The People, as well as to serve our low-income community members from all ethnic backgrounds at its satellite facilities. The ED’s primary task is to provide vision, leadership and a positive work environment while working with program directors to plan, direct, monitor, evaluate and report on the organization’s efforts to build up individuals and families and reinforce their cultural heritage and values. The ED fosters productive relationships among employees, consumers, AI/AN organizations and tribes, government entities, and community partner organizations. Ultimately, the ED’s authority derives from the UICSL’s Board of Directors who provide legal, ethical, fiscal and spiritual oversight for the organization.
• Master’s degree in Health Care Administration, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Business Administration, Public Health, Native Studies, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in a closely related field who have extensive experience and demonstrated leadership will also be considered.
• A minimum of five (5) years experience in a closely related field, with at least three (3) years experience in an administrative/management capacity.
Under the Indian Hiring Preference Act, the Urban Indian Center gives preference to well-qualified American Indian/Alaska Native applicants.
Compensation is dependent upon qualifications. Under the Indian Hiring Preference Act, partiality is given to qualified American Indian/Alaska Native applicants.