College President

  • Chief Dull Knife College
  • Lame Deer, MT, USA
  • May 12, 2022
Full time Education

Job Description

Position Title:


Dependent upon experience and negotiable with the College Board of Directors


Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer Montana

Housing Available


Open/Close Dates:

Open: May 11, 2022

Open until filled.

Applications will begin to be reviewed on May 25, 2022.


Earned Doctorate degree preferred or Masters in education/administration or commensurate experience


Preferred Northern Cheyenne Tribal member or enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Individual must be a successful grant writer and knowledgeable of educational laws and regulations. 

Minimum of 5 years of successful administrative experience in an institution of higher education with 8 or more years preferred.

  • Must include a copy of a successful grant application
  • Must include experience with educational accreditation agencies and successful
    administrative/supervisory experience in higher education.
  • Must have experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Tribal, State and Federal policies in relation to higher education.
  • 3 years’ full time faculty experience in an institution of higher education is preferred.


Chief Dull Knife College


Chief Dull Knife College (CDKC) has been accredited with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) since 1979. The institution is a charter member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) CDKC is committed to functioning as an autonomous Indian controlled college on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation focusing on general studies, scholarly research, and continuous improvement of student learning. By creating an academic environment in which the cultural and social heritage of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe is immersed throughout the curriculum, the college establishes an administration, staff, faculty, and student body exerting leadership in the community and providing service to it.

Institutional Governance:

Board of Directors – This is a six-member board elected by the District Tribal Members they represent.  The purpose of the Chief Dull Knife College Board of Directors is to advance and promote educational, economic, cultural and other opportunities on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation



The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the College and carries out its programs and exercises its policies as well as ensuring that the College’s strategic plan and operations are consistent with its mission, purpose, objectives and core values; and in compliance with tribal, state and Federal laws, regulations and accreditation guidelines. Within the framework of policies adopted by the Board, the President shall exercise discretionary authority in carrying out responsibilities of the position.

The President shall perform the following functions:

The College President is directly responsible to the Board of Directors for the execution of Board policies. The College President is responsible for keeping the Board informed about major matters concerning College operations and for advising the Board on the formulation of policies.


The College President shall attend all Board meetings except on those occasions when he/she may be out of town, or at the discretion of the Board when salary or other matters concerning the President are being considered.

Specific duties of the College President:

  1. Inform the Board all personnel changes.
  2. Prepare College budget for Board consideration and approval.