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13394 W Trepania Road • Hayward WI 54843 715-634-8934 Phone • 715-634-4797 Fax

***Job Announcement*** Lac Courte Oreilles Community Assessment Survey Manager


The Lac Courte Oreilles Community Assessment, a project being conducted by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, seeks to hire a Survey Manager to provide the overall management of the project which will consist of budget management and the supervision and coordination of on-the-ground activities for hired field staff, and act as the liaison for the Tribal leadership, program staff, project stakeholders and their consultant throughout the project.

The Survey Manager will be directly responsible for 10-15 field staff members. These field staff members will be hired to visit a sample of households within the boundaries of the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation and help collect data from Lac Courte Oreilles member households in Sawyer County. The Survey Manager will be responsible for assigning work to watch field staff member, monitoring their progress in visiting cases, tracking the thoroughness and accuracy of their work, and assisting them when they have questions about their duties. The Survey Manager will also be responsible to follow up with households for which field staff members are unable to complete questionnaires. The Survey Manager will also be responsible to communicate the progress of the project to Tribal staff and the consultant as well as addressing any issues that arise.

The Survey Manager will act as a liaison for the project and project stakeholders before, during and after data collection. He or she will support pre-launch activities including, but not limited to, outreach and coordination and closeout after data collection ends.

The Survey Manager will be a limited term employee of the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe but will be trained and managed in partnership with the Tribe’s contractor. The ideal candidate is a highly organized and outgoing individual with an interest in developing project management skills and engaging with individuals in a leadership position. This role requires substantial use of email as well as computer and tablet skills. All of the specific tasks, procedures, and survey protocols will be taught during a paid 2-3 day training.

Major responsibilities include:

• Project management which includes budget and adherence to Tribal fiscal and procurement policies • Assign cases/zones to field staff and monitor progress in completing assigned tasks • Daily phone meetings with the staff • Review and certify field staff hours and mileage • Address any anomalies or excesses in the staff hours and mileage • Review and certify field staff survey submissions • Ensure the field staff stay within allotted hours per week • Ensure the field staff complete all expected work per week • Participate in daily meetings (in person or via phone) with your field staff to address issues raised in their reports and to check on their progress • Conduct follow-up visits and verification • Verify and/or update locations and types of structures as required based on training • Communicate with community members and support outreach • Work with the consultant and stakeholders to organize field staff training and prepare for survey launch • Report any issues to Lac Courte Oreilles and the consultant

Work Locations:

• The Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation and Sawyer County

Term of Employment (subject to change):

• Limited Term Employee, approximately 5-6 months

Work Schedule:

• Approximately 35 hours per week with some flexibility


• Must be 18 years of age or older • Must have a valid state driver license AND own or have access to a reliable vehicle for use during project • Must have car insurance for vehicle in use • Must pass criminal background check • Must pass a urinalysis (drug) test • Must have strong work ethic and attention to detail • Must be capable of walking over uneven ground • Must be comfortable with use of computer, tablet device and/or smartphone

Preferred Experience (not required):

• Prior service with U.S. Census Bureau or other survey/data collection operation • Previous experience with GIS (Geographic Information System) and mapping software • Previous management experience • Previous experience working with data/metrics

Application Procedure:

Submit a completed LCO Employment Application, Resume, Cover Letter, at least three (3) letters of reference. Tribal Member applicants must submit a signed official document from a Federally recognized Tribe acknowledging Tribal enrollment, to:

Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Government ATTN: Holly Trepanier, Human Resources Director 13394 W Trepania Road Hayward, WI 54843

Jobs for Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Government in Hayward, WI

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Hayward, WI 54843

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