Kickapoo Tribe of Okahoma
Human Resources Department
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Human Resources Mission Statement:
We are committed to providing our employees a stable working environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma. We are dedicated to providing effective Human Resources Management by developing and implementing policies, programs and services which contribute to the attainment of business and employee goals by:
  • Properly balancing the needs of employees and the need of the Tribe.
  • Ensuring a diverse workforce in a safe and discrimination/harassment free environment by: maintaining compliance with employment laws and government regulations, providing management and employee training, and developing policies and procedures.
  • Providing training and development in areas of: effective leadership and career development of employees, employment law and government regulation, and litigation avoidance.
  • Hiring the most qualified employees by: pre-planing staffing needs, ensuring an effective internal interview process, increasing business visibility in the employment marketplace, identifying the best and most cost effective recruitment sources, and conducting through reference checks.
  • Retaining our valued employees by: assuring effective leadership qualities in our directors, furnishing interpersonal and career development training and coaching, conducting exit interviews.


  • Hiring Procedure:
  • Vacant position(s) or new position(s) will require an Employment Requisition to be completed by the department director and submitted to Human Resources.
  • Employment Requisition approval by Executive Director, Human Resources will post the vacancy in-house for five(5) working days and five(5) working days after for the outside employment.
    Closing of the vacancy, Human resources will setup interviews of qualified applicants and conduct intervies with the Director.
  • Selection of qualified applicant will be offered the job and denial letters will be sent to other applicants.
  • Human Resources will make arrangements for new-hire orientation and forms to be signed and completed