Seeking a Vice President

First Peoples Fund seeks an experienced leader who can inspire, direct, and manage a creative team driven by cultural values and vision to evaluate, design, and build internal capacity and systems for organizational excellence as our Vice President of Operations and Programs.

A successful candidate will have exceptional organizational development skills and deep experience connecting an organization’s Theory of Change to strategy and systems while upholding and infusing values into organizational culture and its processes. Likewise, this leader must be comfortable with innovation and able to problem solve and manage daily operations and programs with efficiency, effectiveness, and creativity.

Reporting directly to the President, the Vice-President of Operations and Programs will also represent the organization locally, regionally, and nationally and will be required to interface with a national caliber Board of Directors.


The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree or equivalent demonstrated in organizational leadership. Minimum seven years staff and/or consultant supervisory experience in nonprofit sector with preference given to those with Native non-profit organization and/or other community/economic development NGO experience.

If interested, please review the full position description HERE or you may request this information by sending an email to

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, references, and supporting documentation via email to: or it can be mailed to: First Peoples Fund, PO Box 2977, Rapid City, SD57709.

FPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing date: September 15, 2016 or until filled.