Bringing quality education to the Lakota People

Business Administration

Dr. Ahmed Al-Asfour M.S.A.S, Ed.D, Department Chair & Professor Email
Dr. Joanne White Thunder M.S., Ed.D, Faculty Email
Dr. Andrew Thompson M.B.A, Ed.D, Faculty Email
Shawn Reinhart M.B.A., Faculty Email
Marry Abraham M.B.A, Faculty Email
Pam Houston M.B.A., Faculty Email
Doug Noyes M.S.T.M, Faculty Email

Vision Statement

Students will be provided the knowledge necessary to reach their maximum potential and are prepared to lead full and productive lives in the 21st century. The Oglala Lakota College Business Department ensures:

  • Education excellence, equity, and high expectations for every student.
  • Faculty will continually strive for excellence and stay abreast of the best practices in adult education
  • Develop and maintain partnerships among educators, business, and the community that support high academic achievement and opportunity for all students.

Mission Statement

Oglala Lakota College Business Department will provide the breadth of business education necessary for students to be successful within their communities while maintaining wolakolkiciyapi. The Business Department faculty will:

  • Ensure that high expectations are maintained for all students.
  • Build support for higher education on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
  • Create learning opportunities that lead to success and a desire to be lifelong learners.

We do these things to strengthen the Lakota Nation through education.

Reservation Employers

Businesses that have online applications

Pine Ridge Reservation Jobs

Oglala Lakota College
Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce- Pine Ridge Jobs Bank
Indian Health Service-The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Lakota Funds Employment
Little Wound School Human Resources
Bureau of Indian Education
Red Cloud Indian School- Career Opportunities
Crazy Horse School Human Resources
Shannon County School District Human Resources
Loneman School
Pahin Sinte Owayawa
Common Cents Job Opportunities
Prairie Winds Casino/East Winds Casino
Pizza Hut-Pine Ridge, SD
Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety
Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing
Oglala Sioux Parks & Recreation
Dairy Queen
Family Dollar
Lakota Country Times Job Vacancies


Businesses that do not have online applications

Oglala Sioux Tribe Human Resources Department
(605)867-604 or (605)867-2957
Big Bats
Lil Angel's Convenience Store
Lakota Plains Propane
Kyle Grocery
Wanblee Mart
BIA Pine Ridge Agency
Badlands RC&D
Subway-Apply in person

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Enployment Opportunities

Cheyenne River Game, Fish & Parks
Dupree School District Employment
Timber Lake School District #20-3 Employment Opportunities
The West River Eagle Newspaper Job Vacancies
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Indian Health Service
Cheyenne River Youth Project
State of South Dakota
BIE School Job
Indian Health Service
Cheyenee-Eagle Butte School Human Resources
Four Bands Community fund
Missouri Breaks Industries

Businesses that do not have online applications

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Takini School Job Vacancies