NIHB Career Opportunities

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The National Indian Health Board seeks qualified candidates for the following open positions based in Washington DC:


Tribal Health Care Reform Outreach and Education Program Coordinator

The Tribal Health Care Reform Outreach and Education Program Coordinator will serve as key support for the NIHB National Indian Health Reform Outreach and Education Initiative by researching, gathering, distributing and maintaining a current database of all training materials. This will require the ability and skills to usher materials through a clearance process while collaborating with the Outreach and Education team. The coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of the Initiative (funded by Indian Health Services) and will work as a liaison between the NIHB, funder, key stakeholders and all constituents involved with, and affected by the project.

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Public Health Project Coordinator

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced Project Coordinator for current and future public health programs, including projects on public health accreditation, methamphetamine and suicide prevention, HIV prevention, obesity prevention, and youth wellness. The Project Coordinator will work with the Director of Public Health Programs and Policy to implement programs, prepare program reports, and write grants to ensure the sustainability of current programs and advance the organization’s public health goals. The coordinator will also work with colleagues in the Public Health Programs and Policy Department and organization wide, to envision, coordinate and implement public health events...

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Director of Public Health Programs and Policy

The Director of Public Health Programs and Policy serves as the principal NIHB public health representative and provides comprehensive oversight, including technical and administrative assistance, to all NIHB public health related grants, contracts, and activities. The Director advocates for Tribal needs related to public health issues, infrastructure, and programs and therefore must have expert knowledge in these topics and past experience that informs this understanding. A successful candidate will understand the political environment surrounding public health and demonstrate the ability to diplomatically navigate and succeed in that environment...

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Policy and Program Associate

The Policy and Program Associate will serve as the lead administrative staffer in support of the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee (TLDC). The Associate also will provide support to the Public Health Policy and Program Manager for TLDC by coordinating and/or facilitating outreach, training and technical assistance...

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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities



Posted - November 14, 2014

Public Health Advisor
Department Of Health And Human Services

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). The IHS goal is to raise Indian health status to the highest possible level. IHS provides leadership and direction to programs and activities designed to improve health outcomes to over 1.9 million AI/AN through a system of IHS, Tribal, and Urban operated facilities and programs...

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