Planning & Business Coordinator

Job Title: Planning & Business Coordinator
Department: Economic Development
Reports to: Economic Development Director
FLSA Status: Part Time
Opens: July 18, 2024
Closes: August 22, 2024
Salary: GS 6 Step 3



The Planning and Business Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the day-to-day operations and administrative functions of the Tribe. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, strong communication abilities, and the capability to manage multiple tasks efficiently. This role is critical in ensuring smooth business operations and supporting various departments to achieve company goals.



Administrative Support: Provide comprehensive administrative support, including scheduling meetings, managing calendars, and coordinating travel arrangements.


Project Coordination: Assist in the planning and execution of projects, ensuring timelines and deliverables are met.


Communication: Serve as a liaison between departments, facilitating effective communication, data collection and information flow.


Document Management: Prepare, review, and manage documents, reports, and presentation with high attention to detail.


Data Management: Maintain and update databases, ensuring date accuracy and integrity.


Community Event Planning: Coordinate Community events, meetings, and conferences, including logistics and arrangements.


Consultant & Client Support: Assist in managing Consultant relationships, Client inquiries and ensuring timely and effective resolution.


Budget Tracking: Assist in monitoring budgets, expenses, and financial records to support business operations.


Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements and assist in implementing new procedures and best practices.




Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field.

Proven experience as a business coordinator, administrative assistant, or similar role.

Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

High level of discretion and confidentiality.

Problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to tasks.

Attention to detail and accuracy.



Indian preference will be given to candidates showing proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe. In the absence of Indian applications meeting the qualifications as listed above, all applicants not entitled to or who fail to claim Indian Preference, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, political preference, age, religion, or national origin.


Successful Candidate must:

Must submit to and pass a drug test.

Must submit criminal background check

Must possess a valid driver’s license

Must provide three (3) years of driving record to determine eligibility for coverage under Tribal automobile insurance policy.




Return completed Burns Paiute Tribe Applicationcover letter, resume, and education transcripts to:


Burns Paiute Tribe
[email protected]


Burns Paiute Tribe
100 Pasigo Street
Burns, OR 97720




Application for employment available at 100 Pasigo Street, Burns, OR 97720 Monday – Friday 8-5 pm, or request one via email: [email protected]