Executive Director, Tribal Gaming Commission
Jamul, CA

Post Date: April 17, 2015 Title:  Location: 

JOB DESCRIPTION The Jamul Indian Village Tribal Gaming Commission ("JIVTGC") was created by tribal ordinance as the primary regulator of Hollywood Casino Jamul-San Diego, providing for the licensing and regulation of gaming within tribal jurisdiction. With the mandate to protect the integrity, reputation and assets of the casino operation, the commission has broad oversight of all gaming activities, including internal control compliance and auditing, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, employee and vendor screening and licensing, and prevention of criminal behavior. Reporting directly to a Board of Gaming Commissioners ("Board"), the Executive Director will manage the overall administration, coordination and operation of JIVTGC functions and departments, including Licensing, Surveillance, Compliance and Audit. The Executive Director will also assess and regularly inform the Board of internal and external issues that may affect the organization. Incumbent may also be required to provide regular reports and updates to the Jamul Indian Village Executive Council.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
Drives the successful operational direction, administration efficiency, cost effectiveness and coordination of all JIVTGC initiatives and objectives, as measured in terms of gaming integrity, the good reputation of the tribe and gaming facility, and the protection of tribal assets. 
Directs the implementation of systems, processes and structure to ensure compliance throughout the organization with all applicable regulatory requirements, including those of the JIVTGC. Acts as the primary policy advisor to the Board, providing strategic and tactical advice, formulation of plans and policies, and keeping the board and Tribe informed of what the organization is doing;  
Reports to the Board on a regularly scheduled basis as to the status of Gaming Commission activities, and highlights in a timely and accurate manner any issues, problems, concerns, or related communications. 
Liaises with Federal, State, Regional and Local agencies, and meets with State and Federal investigators and/or regulators as necessary; maintains regular communications with appropriate entities, such as Casino management and the Department of Public Safety. 
Maintains appropriate and qualified staff within the Gaming Commission by interviewing, selecting, training, evaluating, promoting, disciplining and utilizing performance management as needed; motivates and mentors staff, and helps to develop the organizational culture. 
Complies with all tribal administrative and personnel policies and seeks a collegial and productive working relationship with other tribal departments and agencies. 
Reviews the policies and procedures of the Gaming Operation to monitor internal controls and ensure protection of gaming assets, updating such as needed to align with best regulatory practices and the use of technology where appropriate. 
Prepares the JIVTGC's budget for approval to the Board and other appropriate tribal bodies; administers and monitors the budget during the year to ensure compliance with the budget. 
Maintains up-to-date occupational knowledge and skills by conducting research, attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences.

Supervisory Responsibilities The Executive Director is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of his/her direct reports within the JIVTGC departments, including Licensing, Surveillance, Compliance and Audit. In addition, the Executive Director leads the organization in developing a professional and ethical organizational culture. This role also carries out supervisory senior leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Organization Development, Political Science or a related field is required. A Master's degree in a related field is highly preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree. 
Five (5) years experience in a law enforcement, security or gaming position. 
Minimum five (5) years gaming compliance experience required. 
Knowledge of National Indian Gaming Commission licensing and compliance regulations. 
Must possess demonstrated leadership ability, as well as organizational and strategic agility. 
Experience in coaching and developing employees into organizational leadership positions is critical. 
Ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of tribal, federal, and state laws and regulations governing Indian gaming. 
Must be culturally competent and effective in a multi-cultural environment.

Ability to obtain a NIGC key license 
Valid driver's license

Interested candidates who meet the requisite requirements may email their resumes to . Please include the phrase "Executive Director Position" in the subject header of the e-mail.

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