Looking back through the years, we have had so many talented people work for and with the Indian Center, as well as serving as members of our Board of Directors and filling various volunteer roles. Past employees can be found all across Indian Country and beyond. Join our ranks, you will be in good company.

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Serving Native people since 1969!





The Indian Center is seeking a dynamic Executive Director who will develop, plan and administer human services, housing and economic development programs and facilities as well as agency financial, personnel and physical resources.

POSITION TITLE:     Executive Director

SALARY RANGE:      $60,000 TO $70,000, plus fringe benefits

BASIC FUNCTION:   Develop, plan and administer human services, housing and economic development programs and facilities; in accordance with the agency mission and policies, and funding source conditions.  Administer financial, personnel and physical resources.  Interpret, respond to trends in human services, economic and community development needs of clientele.  Supervise, evaluate staff.

SUPERVISOR:           Board of Directors

JOBS SUPERVISED: Program Directors, Support Staff.


  • Provide agency with quality direction and administration consistent with the mission, policies, funding source requirements and community needs, norms and values.
  • Develop, maintain, review and recommend changes in agency programs, policies and procedures.
  • Supervise, evaluate administrative support and management staff.
  • Ensure and maintain adequate funding for new and continuing programs.
  • Develop and recommend to the Board of Directors long and short-range strategies and goals for programs and services.
  • Ensure implementation of and adherence to Indian Center policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the preparation and coordination of budgets for programs and administrative functions.
  • Interpret trends in social service provision and community development to Board and staff by maintaining involvement in the relevant professional fields at local, state and national levels.
  • Maintain effective communications with the Board of Directors, Native American and general communities.
  • Ensure that quality client services are provided by all Indian Center programs.
  • Ensure the financial and management stability of the organization.
  • Participate in, maintain communication with relevant agencies and community human service planning efforts.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors degree in social services, business or related field
  • 5 years experience in non-profit and/or tribal administration and business management
  • Experience in human services program management
  • Experience with, and knowledge of Native American culture, values, and lifestyle
  • Direct experience in resource development including grant writing, fund raising, etc. related to human services, community and economic development; from government and non-government sources
  • Strong leadership, communication, and public speaking skills
  • Must pass criminal background check


  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in social services, business, or related field.
  • Familiarity with corporate subsidiary development and related legal considerations.
  • Familiarity with employment law, basic accounting principles, and budget development
  • 7 years experience in non-profit administration and management; development and public administration
  • Understanding of relevant technological innovation, applications, implementation and utilization
  • Experience with culturally distinct populations

All Interested Highly Qualified Individuals Are Encouraged to Submit a Resume and Cover letter to iciexecutivedirectorsearch@gmail.com


EOE--Position Open Until Filled


Indian Center Inc.
Phone: 1-402-438-5231
Fax: 1-402-438-5236
1100 Military Road, Lincoln, NE 68508