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Job Openings

Current vacancies are publicized in several ways. Employment information is available on our website. Jobs are posted on bulletin boards in each of the buildings and jobs may also typically be advertised in the Ponca City News, Stillwater NewsPress and/or Native American newspapers.

Grant Writer

Position Title:

Grant Writer



Reports To:

Planning Director



Position summary: Responsible for researching Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) from federal agencies for funding opportunities; reviewing NOFA and collecting all necessary data from tribal programs, outside agencies – local, and federal, community outreach as necessary; gathering information to write a complete grant application.

Essential Functions:

  • Research federal NOFA announcements and other outside funding sources.
  • Research and gather pertinent data to support a grant application.
  • Write abstracts, narratives, program budgets as needed for the grant.
  • Familiar with, ND grants, Grants Management systems to complete grant submissions.
  • Duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Planning Director within the scope of the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Tribal grant writing and development processes along with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Methods and techniques of technical report preparation and presentation.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local law, codes and regulations.
  • Community involvement techniques and processes.
  • Computer programs, such as, Microsoft Office and Internet applications
  • Manage multiple, high-priority assignments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop good working relationships at various levels.
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret research data for proposal writing and reports.

Educational /Experience Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree with three (3) years of tribal/federal grants administration, grant writing is preferred.

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe is an equal Opportunity Employer. Native American preference will be observed.  All appointments are subject to drug screening and background checks. Please submit application/resume to Human Resources, 8151 Hwy 177, Red Rock, OK. 74651 by 4:30 p.m., November 20, 2014 or email to