Achievement & Assessment

Openings for Minnesota American Indian Family Ombudsman positions

By February 6, 2013 No Comments

ST. PAUL, MN 55108

M.S. 257.0755

Appointing: Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Compensation: None
Vacancies: Three (3) – Members

The ombudsperson shall monitor agency compliance with all laws governing child protection and placement, as they impact Indian children through work with the courts, court officials, policy makers, service providers, social workers, guardians ad litem, and training. The ombudsperson has the authority to investigate decisions or acts, and other matters of an agency, program or facility via complaints, systems and personnel, or upon personal initiative. The ombudsperson shall be given access to any information in the possession of any agency deemed necessary to discharge duties. The ombudsperson may subpoena any agency personnel or documents which the ombudsperson deems relevant to the matter. All five members should be members from the Indian community. Four yearly full board meetings; and at least six individual community board meetings. Meeting locations vary in Twin Cities.

Applications submitted by February 26, 2013 are assured of full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities for these agencies may choose to review applications received by the Secretary of State after that date. Applications are kept on file for a one year period.

When submitting your application, please include the following documents:
– Open Appointments Application Form – completed, signed & dated
– Letter of Interest
– Resume or Biography

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Open Appointments
Secretary of State’s Office
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St Paul, MN 55155-1299