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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - MENTEE

at Gila River Indian Community

Pay: $92,427 to $114,062/year
6 to 12 Salary Range: $92,427 - $114,062 DOE with a 10% incentive opportunity <br /><br />- Procurement Process - Evaluating prospective consultants
Posted: 4/10/2019
Job Reference #: 19231-1
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Job Title: Executive Director, Mentee
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not be considered.
Job Number: 19-231
Job Type: Contract Position
Department: Casino Expansion Owner’s Team
City: Chandler, AZ Locations: Wild Horse Pass Corporate Center, 5350 N. 48th Street
Area of Interest: Administration
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $92,427 - 134,930 Salary
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes POSITION SUMMARY: The Executive Director Mentee will directly participate in the feasibility assessment, evaluation, preplanning, planning, design & construction and resolution of construction audit and warranty issues for CEOT projects, which will include the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Expansion & Renovation Project, and other projects, which may include expansion or additions of Hotels & Casinos. During the process the Mentee will acquire the experience in the oversight and management of highly complex design and construction projects. Mentorship (Mentee) Program: The Mentorship program will consist of a 30 to 36-month program designed to ensure the Mentee will possess the knowledge and skills to successfully perform the duties of the CEOT Executive Director. The Mentee will work directly with the Executive Director, CEOT, Architect, Project Management Team, General Contractor, GRGE Management and Specialty Consultants during all phases of a major CEOT Project, and will directly assist and participate in the overall management of the Project. There are three phases to the Mentorship program that correspond to the phases of the current CEOT Project. The Mentee will be actively involved in all three phases to acquire the necessary skills as listed in this position description. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Phase One - Feasibility, Planning and Design, 6 to 12 months: Salary Range: $92,427 - $114,062 DOE with a 10% incentive opportunity

- Procurement Process - Evaluating prospective consultants, design firms, contractors and other
required service providers for receiving an invitation to bid. Developing Request for Proposals (RFP), evaluating proposals for CEOT consideration and administering the selection process. Assist the Office of General Counsel (OGC) in preparation of agreements.

- Feasibility and Market Studies - Assisting the selected consultant in obtaining the necessary data,
providing background information on relevant Community practices, insuring the consultant’s work meets the contractual requirements, and evaluating the consultant’s findings. Should acquire a knowledge of the gaming industry; current trends and practices; and the ability to understand financial statements, projections and return and investment (ROI) projections.

- Conceptual Planning - Works with the Design & Project Management Team and GRGE management in
developing a conceptual design that reflects the management’s project goals, best industry practices, Community codes and standards within the recommended parameters of the Feasibility Study, Budget and Schedule.

- Project Budget & Schedule - Using information from past projects, current industry & market figures,
and professional estimates develop the overall Project Budget & Schedule. Presentations - Prepare appropriate presentation materials and present the Feasibility Study, Project Budget & Schedule to CEOT, Community Council and other groups as may be directed on a project by project basis Phase Two - Construction Management, 18 to 20 Months
Salary Range: $114,062 - $134,930 DOE with a 10% incentive opportunity

- Differentiation Document - Oversee and approve the Differentiation Document for all projects,
defining the entity responsible for every aspect of the project.

- Codes & Ordinances - The Mentee should become familiar with relevant Community Building
and Fire Codes; Ordnances and Policies; and the Plan Review and Inspection process.

- Delivery Method - Evaluate the Delivery Method for each project and recommend the
Delivery Method most advantageous to the Community for each Project.

- Quality Control - Development and Oversight of the CEOT Quality Control Program, which will
include retaining qualified third party inspectors, required inspections of all critical project elements and notification and correction of any cited issues by the Quality Control Inspectors, Project Manager, or Architect.

- Budgeting - Maintain the overall Project Budget, continually monitor the budget with the Project
Manager, and update the Budget on a monthly basis.

- Scheduling - The Mentee will learn master project scheduling on Microsoft Project or similar program
and work with the Project Manager and General Contractor on the development of construction schedules. The Mentee will continually monitor all project schedules and take the necessary actions when there is a deviation from the schedule.

- Architectural Design - Oversee the Architectural Design Process including Conceptual Design,
Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documents.

- Construction Management - Oversee the performance of all contractors on the project, to insure the
highest quality, compliance with Construction Documents and industry best practices.

- Contract Administration - Participate in the negotiation of all project contracts, learning Community
contracting practices, best industry practices, and AIA (American Institute of Architects) contracts. Administration of each contract in accordance with the contract terms including approving all payment applications, change order requests (CORs), and other contract actions.

- Procurement of Furniture, Fixture and Equipment (FF&E) and Operating Supplies & Equipment
(OS&E) - Oversee and work with the Project Manager and Purchasing Agent to acquire, warehouse and
install all project FF&E and OS&E. Phase Three - Close Out, Construction Audit, Warranty, 6 to 7 Months’ Salary Range: $134,930 DOE with a 10% incentive opportunity

- Close Out - Insure that each project contract is closed out when all required services have been
performed to CEOT’s expectation and contract terms, and final payments made.

- Substantial Completion - Based on the Project Manager and Architect’s certification that all contract
terms have been met, approve the Substantial Completion.

- Punch List - Oversight of the Architect, Project Manager, Quality Control Team, and General Contractor in developing and resolving all Punch List items in a timely manner in accordance with the Design Documents, and General Contractor Agreement.

- Warranty - Assists in the resolution of any significant construction or equipment warranty issues as may be required.

- Construction Audit - Administers the selection process for the Construction Auditor, reviews audit
results and resolves all construction audit findings. General Skills - All Phases of the Project

- Coordination with GRIC and Outside Entities - As required coordinate the activities with GRIC
entities and outside entities as may be required.

- Contract Compliance - Insure compliance with all contract terms for all project contracts including
Architect, Project Manager, General Contractor and all Project Consultants and Service Providers.

- Administrative Duties- Provide staff support to CEOT including preparing agendas and materials,
research and recommendations, CEOT budget oversight, and supervision of staff.

- Team Management - Management and oversight of Project Team, which consists of the Project
Manager, Architect, General Contractor, Specialty Consultants, Purchasing Agent, and Service
Providers. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: ? MUST be an enrolled Member of the Gila River Indian Community.
? Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture or closely related field. ? A minimum of five (5) years professional experience in a real estate development, design, construction or
business management environment or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. ? Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and supervise a wide diversification of Project Team members.
? Good judgment; loyalty and integrity.
? Must be able to successfully pass a background check.
? Tribal Drivers permit required.
? Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
? Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
? Organizational skills and ability to prioritize time and responsibilities
? Must have ability to exercise sound independent judgment COMPUTER SKILLS:
Required: Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Project; Internet Explorer; Microsoft Outlook. Preferred: POS systems; and inventory control systems. LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and professional journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that confirm to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and Boards of Directors. MATH SKILLS:
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inferences, discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages and apply such concepts to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in all formats and deal with both abstract and concrete variables WORKING CONDITIONS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work will be performed both inside and outside on a regular basis, in most weather conditions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly assigned to work in an office environment. During their workday, the employee will be regularly required to walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; and occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, lift, carry, push, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee must be in a physical condition adequate to meet the physical and emotional demands of the assigned duties. Preference is given to qualified members of the Gila River Indian Community. Questions - Contact: Email: Careers@wildhorsepass.com Non-Supervisory, Contract Position Reports to Executive Director or designee

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin, Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the required documentation to the completed Employment Application. Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment) Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.) Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment) Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL NOT MAKE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS OR DOCUMENTS BEING SUBMITTED.

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www.gilariver.org mailto:Careers@wildhorsepass.com

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