Thank you for visiting the Nansemond Indian Nation’s job and career opportunity page. We are excited to welcome a variety of talent to our team. As you begin your journey through available opportunities, a few things you should know are:

  • Section 703(i) of Title VII of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(i)(1982), provides an exception to Title VII’s general nondiscrimination principles through which Indian tribal nations exercise an employment and contracting preference in favor of American Indians. Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975, 25 U.S.C. § 450e(b), requires the inclusion of Indian preference provisions in certain federal contracts and grants. 
  • All job descriptions have been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the stated classifications. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position or job title.  
  • The Nation shall give preference to enrolled citizens of Indian tribes/nations for employment and Indian/tribally owned businesses for contracting opportunities. In other than the preceding situations, the Nation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  
  • The Nation reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet governmental, business, and organizational needs. Job descriptions do not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. 
  • Candidates desiring to apply for any position must submit a fully completed employment application or a resume with a cover letter before the closing date advertised for the position. Applications and resumes received after the closing date will not be considered for the position.
  • The selected candidate for any employment opportunity must successfully comply with applicable drug testing and background check requirements. Salary rates advertised with position vacancy postings are ranges only. Specific hiring rates are determined based on applicable education and experience requirements.
  • All positions are competitive. All employment applications and supportive employment material will be evaluated based on the relevance of the applicant’s qualifications and experience as it applies to the position.
  • All full-time employee benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, holiday pay, paid time off, and 401k.

Please submit questions or your application (with cover letter and resume) electronically to: Please include the applicable position title in the subject line of your electronic correspondence. Original hard copies may be submitted to:

Nansemond Indian Nation
ATTN: Human Resources
1001 Pembroke Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434

 Applications are not accepted in person.

Open Positions:

Program Coordinator [Apply Here]

Position Summary:

The Program Coordinator serves as a primary contact for the Nansemond Indian Nation with various federal agencies, coordinating and monitoring the Nation’s federal programs. They are responsible for coordinating environmental reviews, conducting program presentations, monitoring program activities and budgets, preparing grant reports, and maintaining records. The role involves liaising with the Tribal Administrator, staying updated on federal programs, processing applications, and researching funding sources. Additionally, the position assists with grant proposal preparation. This position has the possibility of a hybrid remote schedule.

Financial Manager [Apply Here]

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Tribal Administrator, the Financial Manager is responsible for the financial and accounting functions of the Nansemond Indian Nation. This includes hands-on processing of transactions (banking, accounts payable and receivable, invoicing, payroll, invoices, etc.) and ensuring compliance with the requirements of various federal grants. The individual is responsible for data entry, financial controls, bank and credit card reconciliations, generating regular financial reports, and analyzing financial information. This position also communicates with vendors and suppliers, creates and evaluates bid documentation, and manages budgets. Additionally, the role ensures the accuracy and security of financial records, supporting audits, and assisting in the development of funding proposals and grant documents.