Native American Studies Instructor

$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Little Priest Tribal college
  • 601 East College Drive, Winnebago, NE 68071
  • Jan 03, 2023
Full time Education

Job Description

Opening Date:  December 1, 2022                    Closing Date:    Open till filled


Position:  Native American Studies Instructor    FLSA Status:   Salary


Reports To: V.P of Teaching & Learning          Work Schedule:  M-F 8:30-5:00 and class schedule


Rate of Pay:     Depends on experience, $55,000-$60,000 /year  


Little Priest Tribal College is currently accepting applications for Full-Time Native American Studies Faculty in the Department of Academic Affairs beginning Spring 2023.



POSITION OVERVIEW: The Full-Time Native American Studies position is a one-year contract appointment beginning Spring 2023 through Summer 2023, renewable every year upon the availability of funds.  The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Native American Health and Wellness, Exploring Historical Trauma. Native American History, Contemporary Native American Issues, Federal Indian Law, Introduction to Traditional HoChunk Art, and all Native American Studies electives. The faculty member is also responsible for advising students enrolled in the Native Studies program. All faculty members are responsible for completing course assessments at the end of the semester. The faculty member will be assigned to different committees and duties as required by the department of Academic Affairs.



DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The Department of Academic Affairs offers one certificate, Certified Nursing Assistant, two Associate of Applied Science (Cannabis Studies and Diversified Agriculture) degrees, four Associate of Arts (Native American Studies, Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts) and five Associate of Science (Indigenous Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Information Technology, and Business) degrees at Little Priest Tribal College. Our caring and experienced faculty members advise students on various pathways to completion. The College has an articulation agreement with Wayne State College for Business Administration



REQUIRED Qualifications and Competencies: 

·         Master's degree in Native Studies or Master’s degree in a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours, or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree.



PREFERRED Qualifications and Competencies:

·         Experience working in tribal organizations, in Native American communities, for a Tribal College or University; and/or knowledge of Native American Studies curriculum.




Required Documents: Application, Resume/CV, Cover Letter/Letter of Interest, Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if the offer is extended and accepted), Reference List. All materials included in your application packet become LPTC property. Please retain copies of all materials you submit, as they will not be returned or copied at a later date, and will be considered for this opening only.


To Apply:


Applicants can submit requested documents to Human Resources, P.O. Box 270, Winnebago, NE 68071, or email to


Applicants may also go to and complete the online application.


At LPTC, we are committed to hiring a workforce that is as diverse and inclusive as the people and communities we serve. We are an equal-opportunity employer. Employment practices are free of discrimination. Indian preference applies. All other applicants have equal opportunities for employment irrespective of their race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. LPTC will uphold these principles and ensure that this philosophy is administered appropriately. Arrangements for reasonable accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting the Human Resources office.