Department: Pawhuska Indian Village (PIV), Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Reports to: PIV Board

Application due date: 5:00 PM, Friday, July 28, 2017

Job Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to play a significant role in supporting the Pawhuska Indian Village master plan. Pawhuska Indian Village is home to the Wah-Zha-Zhi people who possess a centuries-old rich and strong culture. You can be key to an important journey to improve the community for generations to come. This is a salaried, one year assignment, with flexible work hours and tailored benefits. The candidate will work closely with the Pawhuska board to address economic and housing goals and help the community achieve their vison for a better future.

Basic Function

The PIV Project Manager reports to the Board.  Essential duties include coordinating housing and economic development activities, maintaining the PIV website, coordinate development activities with City of Pawhuska and Osage Nation departments.  This position will ensure compliance with federal policies and regulations for projects undertaken.

Project Management Responsibilities

  • Housing
    • Work with PIV Board and the Osage Nation to remove nine vacant homes
    • Coordinate the current land allocation system for new homes to be built in PIV
    • Research available financial literacy and home-buyer education programs and provide information on new website
    • Research available home mortgage products that can be used on Tribal Trust land and provide information on new website.
    • Liaison between Osage Nation tribal properties, BIA Realty, Housing, AG’s Office, Strategic Planning Office
  • Assist with the creation of a PIV website and work with website designer to add/change content monthly
  • Park design
    • Assist in creation of RFP for park design
    • Assist in solicitation of funds for park design
  • Fiscal management and budgeting to achieve project goals
  • Attend board meetings and provide weekly activity updates to the PIV Board
  • Coordinate with grounds-keeping and maintenance staff as needed


  • Interpersonal, written and oral communications expertise
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented
  • Very strong computer and keyboard skills
  • Flexibility in adapting to short deadlines
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Strong financial management and budgeting goals


  • Degree: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, housing, administration or other relevant area. Experience commensurate with a degree will be considered.


  • Knowledge of Federal and Tribal program requirements and regulations
  • Knowledge of affordable housing, community and/or economic development

Physical Demands

  • Involves sitting/standing for extended periods of time, in order to work at a computer screen
  • Lifting up to 40 pounds for occasional event and meeting management
  • Finger and hand dexterity
  • Ability to drive a car
  • Ability to travel for training and conference events with occasional overnight stays

Salary Range: $40,000 – $50,000 DOQ with tailored benefit plan to be determined.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Paula Stabler at

This position is based in our offices in Pawhuska Indian Village, OK and requires travel. American Indians and Alaska Natives strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Application due date: 5:00 PM, Friday, July 28, 2017