Mohawk Networks Board Member
Mohawk Networks (the Company), wholly owned subsidiary of The Te wá tha hón:ni Corporation, is a limited liability company (LLC) chartered under the laws of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT or Tribe). The Company is governed by the terms of its LLC Agreement and policies. The Company’s Board of Managers is composed of seven (7) members, four (4) of whom are members of the Tribal Council and three (3) of whom are appointed by Te wá tha hón:ni Board of Directors. The Company is a legal entity, formed to operate and manage a fiber optic broadband system located on the Tribe’s Reservation, and engages in similar business development in the region. In order to achieve this purpose, the Company shall endeavor to:
- Identify and carefully evaluate sound and profitable Tribal economic development initiatives, projects and investments;
- Earn a reasonable profit;
- Earn sufficient revenue to repay any funds advanced to it by the Member;
- Sustain its own operating expenses and capital obligations, accumulate reasonable reserves for economic development, and allocate surplus funds for dividends and distributions to the Member; and
- Engage in any other activities necessary or desirable for the accomplishment of the above objectives.
This callout for a board member is for a term of three (3) years, with compensation of $200 for monthly meetings, and $100 for special meetings. The Board of Managers holds monthly meetings, and special meetings as needed. Managers may participate in meetings in-person, via conference call or Skype.
Candidates do not need to be a member of the SRMT, but must have specialized knowledge and experience in information technology, economic development, business, finance and/or other similar expertise. Successful candidates will be required to submit to drug screening and criminal background check.
Candidates must submit a letter of interest and current resume electronically or in-person, by closing date of March 17, 2017 to:
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
412 State Route 37
Akwesasne, NY 13655
518-358-2272 ext. 2167
The standard policies and procedures below do not apply to this posting.
Job Closing Date: March 17, 2017
Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Status Card or letter) by email to email@example.com or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.
NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.
DRUG TESTING POLICY
The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.
Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.
A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.