The Seminole Nation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Other than Seminole Nation Tribal Member/Indian Preference, selection for this position will be made without regard to race, sex, color, age, marital status, national origin, or any other non-merit factor.



a. All employment applications and supportive employment material will be evaluated based on the relevance of the applicant's qualifications and experience as it applies to this position. You are required to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications and experience most relevant to this position to be considered qualified to compete for this position. Your application will NOT be considered if you do not show how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

b. Indian Preference. It shall be the policy of the Seminole Nation to provide preference in hiring opportunities to Tribal members and to other Indians enrolled in federally recognized tribes. Tribal and Indian preference shall be applicable in all employee hiring, promotion, and transfer decisions.

c. The employment preferences set forth in this section shall apply to all Tribal programs regardless of the program's funding source, and shall apply to all classes of positions.

d. Except for the employment preferences authorized under this section, it shall be the policy of the Tribe that no employee or job applicant shall be discriminated against in pursuit of employment or career growth due to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

e.  If offered a position, a pre-employment background check will be conducted. Failure to disclose all charges or convictions may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.




• The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma has a "Drug Free Work Place Policy" and conducts Pre-Employment and Random Drug Testing. All tribal employees are subject to random Alcohol and Drug testing pursuant to the Tribal Human Resources Policies and Procedures Manual.


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2018-WEWOKA-003: Computer and Information Systems Manager
Job Code:2018-WEWOKA-003
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Job Description

Achieves the IT department goals and objectives by planning, directing, monitoring, and evaluating the daily operation of all departmental functions and staff. Ensures the efficient and effective provision of information technology (IT) services to meet the needs of Seminole Nation.

This position description may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks which may be found or assigned to this position.

  1. Identifies requirements for information technology services by collaborating with department managers and leadership in the planning process.

  2. Prioritizes IT initiatives and coordinates the application of systems and technologies; maintains and appropriate organizational structure to support the needs of the organization.

  3. Provides a secure, stable and reliable environment for the data and communication systems; ensures equipment, system operation, and IT processes adhere to applicable laws and regulations.

  4. Integrates and expands existing computer systems by establishing a standardized platform for all hardware and software that ensures system security, integrity, inter-connectivity and on-line communication between sites within the tribe and other governmental agencies.

  5. Coordinates and monitors IT activities including hardware and software acquisitions and development; ensures the documentation of current inventory and establishes a system for tracking the movement of IT equipment.

  6. Works with communications contractors to isolate and correct problems encountered in the telecommunications systems that inhibit the operation and performance of computer systems.

  7. Isolates equipment failure and performs minor systems repairs.

  8. Ensures incremental and complete systems backups as directed to ensure data security and disaster recovery.

  9. Oversees develops and maintains standard procedures for software design, program coding, and application system documentation where necessary.

  10. Oversees the development and maintenance user manuals for application systems.

  11. Develops, maintains and secures compliance with computer security policies that safeguard and restrict access to computer data equipment.

  12. Coordinates with consultants to ensure that the product or service provided is consistent with the Seminole’s operating environment.

  13. Manages department budget; coordinates financial and budget activities for maximum operational efficiency.

  14. Creates policies and procedures for staff, to ensure consistency and adherence to department goals.

  15. Writes proposals and grants to secure additional funding and grant monies for continuation and expansion of program services.

  16.  Maintains
    current working knowledge of trends in information services, technology and

  17.  Prepares
    and presents reports on the status, activities and plans for current and future
    operations; keeps leadership and other departments informed of status of
    department activities by attending meetings and submitting reports.

  18.   Enhances
    professional growth and development through participation in seminars,
    educational workshops, classes and conferences.

  19. Assess
    the costs and benefits of new projects and justify funding on projects to management

  20. Determine
    short- and long-term personnel needs for the department

  21.  Plan
    and direct the work of other IT professionals.

  22. Negotiate
    with vendors to get the highest level of service for their organization’s

  23. Create
    and maintain departmental policies (network security, internet usage, hardware
    guidelines, etc.)

  24. Plans
    for network growth and implements solutions to support future needs

  25. Maintains
    unified communications system

  26. Maintains hands-on level access to all
    major systems in the event of an emergency

  27. Regularly tests system security through
    penetration testing (internal or contracted.

  28. Perform forensic investigations and/or
    data recovery when needed

  29.  Research, test, deploy, and maintain
    surveillance systems for use throughout the Seminole Nation.

  30. Install, provision, upgrade and maintain
    multiple SAN technologies

  31. Install provision, upgrade and maintain
    vSphere and/or Hyper-V datacenters

  32. Install, provision, upgrade and maintain
    enterprise WiFi solutions spanning multiple physical locations

  33.  Install, provision, upgrade and maintain
    long range wireless communications when necessary.

  34. Work towards a goal of communication
    costs reduction while maintaining adequate transfer rates and features

  35. Work with other departmental directors
    to address technical needs of each department.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information systems or related field.

  • Five years related progressive work experience in IT administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s license with ability to meet Seminole Nation Liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.

  • Must be able to pass the Seminole Nation required background check.

  • Must be able to comply with the Seminole Nation Drug Free Workplace policies.

  • Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.

  • Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs.

  • Skill in system troubleshooting and problem-solving.

  • Skill in reviewing and analyzing complex technical manuals or journals.

  • Ability to introduce and implement new methods nad procedures to keep pace with rapid growth in the information services industry.

  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgement.

  • Ability to interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.

Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.

HR Staff

Russell Torbett, SPHR, HR Director

Ashlee Hailey, THRP, HR Specialist

Alberta Morrow, HR Generalist-Training

Sonya Lunceford, THRP, HR Generalist-Benefits

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Ashlee Hailey
THRP, HR Specialist - Government
phone: (405) 257-7218
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Nena Anderson
HR Director - Gaming
phone: (405) 217-0176 Ext. 103