Blood Quantum Specialist (DI/DIII)

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Blood Quantum Specialist works in the Enrollments Department and takes the lead on Blood Quantum research for tribal members and potential tribal members.

• High school diploma or GED certificate.
• Degree from an accredited two-year program in Business Management, Business Management, Business Administration or other related field preferred.
• Three or more years of experience in office administrative support.
• Proficient math skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
• Capable of creating detailed statistical reports.
• Must have strong personal computer & technological skills.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills; able to develop a working relationship with the general public and Indian leadership on a daily basis.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain very high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Ability to type at a rate of 50 WPM preferred.
• Ability and willingness to develop working knowledge of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribal enrollments procedures.
• Ability to deal with confidential data and capable of maintaining accurate records.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Experience with and understanding of Native American culture.
• Ability and willingness to travel as necessary for job and training purposes.
• Must have experience with and understanding of Ojibwe culture and cultural sensitivity.
• Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Band’s auto insurance, required.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy and have reliable personal transportation.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
• Background investigation required that shows no theft or fraud above a misdemeanor, no felony drug conviction and no sexual or crimes-against-a-person conviction at any level.
• A staff person with direct contact with or access to children in care must disclose the arrest, conviction, and applicant background information if that staff person:
(a) has a conviction of, has admitted to, has an adjudication of delinquency for, has been charged and is awaiting trial for, or a preponderance of the evidence indicates the person has committed:

  1. a crime against a child;
  2. an act of physical or sexual abuse;
  3. neglect;
  4. a felony;
  5. the same or similar crimes as those in this subsection listed in the laws of another state or of the United States or of any Tribal law;
    (b) has a conviction of, has admitted to, has an adjudication of delinquency for, has been charged and is awaiting trial for, or a preponderance of the evidence indicates the person has committed any misdemeanor offense under Federal, State, or Tribal law involving crimes of violence; sexual assault, molestation, exploitation, contact or prostitution; crimes against persons; or offenses committed against children. The Licensing Committee may evaluate the nature and time of a misdemeanor assault charge as well as other types of misdemeanor crimes not specified in this section to determine whether employment is appropriate.
    8 MLBSA § 1212(a-b).

• Research enrollments records, birth and death certificates, adoption proceedings, and other legal records to establish blood quantum for new enrollees.
• Maintains the blood quantum projects
• Calculated or re-calculated blood quantum measures upon request.
• Knowledge of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe enrollment procedures and requirements.
• Provide assistance to all the Enrollment staff to meet program objectives for the Blood Quantum and the Tribal Enrollments Program.
• Assist with the various stages of the Bonus distribution, as needed.
• Assists with research, data entry, and enrollments, as needed.
• Compiles information, organizes data and produces various reports.
• Advises Band members and descendants on enrollment policy and process.
• Arranges for and/or prepares supporting documents necessary for the processing of enrollment requests.
• Travel to various program affiliations related to the program needs.
• Maintain critical and confidential material related to the programs and to Band Member issues.
• Prepares and distributes enrollment documents for newly enrolled Band members.
• Assists with notifying individuals regarding denied enrollment applications and reasons for denial.
• Performs general office support responsibilities.
• Maintain electronic and paper files.
• Must maintain a high level of confidentiality.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

• Hours are typically 8:00 – 5:00, may involve some evening or weekend work.
• List stress level (select one)
 Moderate stress
• Work is (select one)
 Indoors

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492