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The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) provides the highest quality health services for Alaska Native people at the Alaska Native Medical Center and across Alaska through training, health education, disease and injury prevention, and rural water and sewer construction. The ANTHC Office of Legal Affairs is looking for an attorney to join their team.
Enjoy a unique, collaborative environment of professionals dedicated to their work and the Vision of making Alaska Natives the healthiest people in the world. This attorney position focuses on Indian law, litigation, transactions, health law, construction law and employment law.
Please submit resumes to Marissa Flannery at firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 Federal healthcare plans to choose from. Dental, vision and basic life insurance included.
Time off to enjoy Alaska! 4 weeks off per year to start. In addition, there are 4 floating holidays.
Loan Repayment Program offered through U.S. Indian Health Service and U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.
401(a) and 403(b) retirement plans available.
Tuition assistance and tuition reimbursement programs.
Onsite Child Care available in a brand new facility.
Onsite free gym access.
Job Type: Full-time
JOB SUMMARY: Provides assigned legal services with minimum supervision serving as an expert in extremely complex and/or sensitive legal and contract issues for Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES Provides wide range of legal services in multiple specialties as directed by Vice President of Legal Affairs including legal/policy research, policy drafting and supporting advocacy efforts. Reviews contracts and legal agreements, assists in conducting investigations and provides education and counsel as appropriate.
Works collaboratively with other legal staff and outside counsel to ensure appropriate identification, analysis, prioritization, and coordinated response to legal, risk management & compliance issues. supporting intergovernmental affairs work. Serves on assigned corporate committees, task forces, and groups.
Represents ANTHC in external contact with partners, agencies and outside counsel as required. Assists and supports ANTHC leadership in developing current and long-range ANTHC goals and objectives, and in the achievement of those goals and objectives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Tribal law, regulations, rules, policies and processes. Including substantial knowledge of relevant specialized fields such as Federal Indian law and self-determination/self-governance, health law, employment law & construction law. Knowledge of Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC, and Alaska Native culture(s) and politics. Skill in verbal and written communication. Skill in legal research and analysis. Skill in identified areas of expertise, such as litigation, transactions, investigations, policy analysis, etc. Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals with wide array of cultural, political, educational, socio-economic, geographic and linguistic backgrounds. Skill in addressing sensitive issues and situations. Skill in advising leaders of complex organizational units. Skill in assimilating, reconciling, and prioritizing diverse information, recommendations, policy considerations, and organizational objectives.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION A Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION Non-supervisory – Twelve (12) years of relevant legal experience, including substantial experience in litigation, transactions, health law, construction law, employment law, and/or other relevant substantive areas with Five (5) years of experience in federal Indian law and self-governance. AND Supervisory – None
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION Admitted to practice before the Alaska State, Federal District, and other appropriate courts.
PREFERRED EDUCATION QUALIFICATION N/A
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION Experience or specialized study of Indian Law, Health Law, policy analysis, administrative advocacy and/or lobbying. Significant experience in private law practice, preferably representing tribal clients. Experience in policy analysis, administrative advocacy, and lobbying. Experience living in foreign culture.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION N/A
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Fluency in foreign language(s), preferably Alaska Native or American Indian language. Understanding of Alaska Native or American Indian language or lifestyles.
WORKING CONDITIONS The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: Must be able to lift approximately 20 pounds.
About Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) provides the highest quality health services for Alaska Native people at the Alaska Native Medical Center and across Alaska through training, health education, disease and injury prevention, and rural water and sewer construction.