Project Director

$70,000 - $90,000 yearly
  • Little Priest Tribal college
  • 601 East College Drive, Winnebago, NE USA
  • Feb 15, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description


Opening Date: Immediately                                                  Closing Date: Until filled

Position Title: Project Director                                             FLSA Status: Salary/Exempt

Department: Academics                                                       Job Status: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.        Salary: $70,000-$90,000 (funded by       S415C230005 grant by US. Department of Education for 5 yrs.)


Little Priest Tribal College, 601 East College Drive, Winnebago, NE  68071


Purpose of Position:

 Little Priest Tribal College has received a 5-year grant from US Department of Education called “Native American Language Resource Center” (NALRC) for $1.748M. The Project Director (PD) is responsible for the management and implementation of this grant. The PD is compensated by this grant and is established only for 5 years. For more information, please visit to learn more about this grant. 

Job Responsibilities:

·         Coordinate, manage and implement the entire NALRC grant at the college.

·         Must attend all mandatory meetings with US Department of Education.

·         Must submit all reports as expected in the grant.

·         Must be physically located at LPTC campus.



·         Masters’ degree required. Doctorate degree preferred from an accredited college or university.

·         Required - experience in grant management and compliance.

·         Possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Tribe’s insurance company.

·         Strong history of budgeting and reporting federal grants.

·         Native language certification is highly preferred.

·         Strongly preferred – member of a federally recognized Indian tribe.

·         Strong understanding of indigenous languages, cultures, and tribes.

·         Highly experienced in Instructional Design and LMS.

·         Preferred understanding in World Language Standards/Framework.

·         Strong background in MS Excel

·         Must be able to coordinate with other NALRC grantees.

·         Must be able to coordinate with VPTL and Director of Grants on a regular basis.



·         50% or higher travel anticipated.



You can visit us on the web at to complete an online application and submit a cover letter, current resume, certified college transcripts, and a letter of reference. Applicants can also submit a paper application, cover letter, current resume, certified college transcripts, and a letter of reference to Human Resources, Little Priest Tribal College, P.O. Box 270, Winnebago, NE 68071 or email to 

*Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact LPTC through the Federal Relay System at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

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.


Little Priest Tribal College is an Equal Opportunity Employer