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Education Director-Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians
(Santa Ynez, California)

Education Director

A national search is underway to attract highly qualified candidates to lead the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Education Department. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and highly qualified Education Director qualified to manage, supervise, and coordinate the day-to-day operations of the Learning Center. This at-will position serves under the general direction of the Chief Tribal Operations and Communications Officer and the Education Committee. The Education Director guides strategic educational investments and oversees the project planning, implementation, and evaluation of all Learning Center initiatives. The Director designs, implements, and evaluates academic services and interventions to support student achievements and document student outcomes. The ideal candidate will have excellent leadership and decision-making skills, with experience as an educator and administrator with a broad vision for project planning, implementation, and evaluation of all Chumash education initiatives and services to support tribal community members from birth to adulthood.

Candidates must possess either a Master's in Education or a related field. A Ph.D. is preferred but not required. Candidates must have a minimum of seven years of experience in a similar professional, administrative, analytical, and leadership role. Native American hiring preference applies.

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary with an outstanding benefits package. The starting salary extended to the selected candidate will reflect the candidate's work experience and track record of career success.

Apply prior to April 22, 2022 by submitting a cover letter and resume to For confidential inquiries contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at