NIHB Career Opportunities

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

Policy Coordinator

The National Indian Health Board seeks an Indian health policy analyst and advocate to focus on health systems quality and delivery of health care specific to American Indian Tribes whose citizens receive their health care directly from the Indian Health Service. The Coordinator will expand the work of the NIHB Congressional Relations and Federal Relations Departments by focusing specifically on national policy and advocacy for Direct Service Tribes. The Coordinator will engage in policy analysis, research and advocacy specific to issues of quality of care, federal budget process and appropriations, the intersection of Medicare and Medicaid and other 3rd party revenue-generators with the Indian health system, public health infrastructure and services, behavioral health and health workforce. The Coordinator will lead efforts to create new, grow and sustain linkages with DSTs to enhance their engagement in policy discussions, translate complex concepts into succinct, accessible information for non-health care professionals and create and maintain web-space specific to the needs of DSTs. Engagement includes helping DSTs prepare to participate in Tribal consultations and listening sessions and travel to meet Tribal health leaders and learn about their health systems and challenges in order to inform and direct NIHB’s policy, research and advocacy work. The Coordinator will support Congressional and Federal outreach. The position is located in Washington, DC....

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Native Youth Engagement Manager

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks a high-energy, organized and experienced professional to lead NIHB's Native youth engagement initiatives. This creative, fun, visionary, mature professional with excellent judgement will undertake the growth and management of NIHB's dynamic youth activities. The Native Youth Engagement Manager's work is anchored around four major deliverables...

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Behavioral Health Program Manager

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced Behavioral Health Program Manager for current and future behavioral health and public health projects. The Program Manager will work with the Director of Public Health Policy and Programs to implement project activities, conduct evaluation, prepare reports, identify and address areas for program quality improvement, and write grants to ensure the sustainability of current programs and advance the organization’s behavioral health/public health goals. The Manager will work with colleagues in the Public Health Policy and Programs Department, and organization wide, to plan, coordinate and implement NIHB events including the NIHB Behavioral Health Conference and the NIHB Tribal Public Health Summit. Included in the above duties, the Manager will deliver training and technical assistance, coordinate and facilitate meetings with the appropriate stakeholders, conduct policy research on relevant topics and provide analysis to NIHB constituents, draft and disseminate communications to constituent audiences, and keep careful records of project accomplishments.

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Public Health Program Associate

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Public Health Associate to support project and policy activities with the Public Health Policy and Programs Department. The Associate will work on a variety of public health projects - including projects addressing Tribal public health accreditation, capacity building, substance use, suicide, diabetes, the Zika virus, and others. The position requires strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to think strategically about how to support NIHB project staff and Tribal constituents. The successful candidate will be an individual with passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work within a team...

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Meeting Planner

Are you a skilled and detail oriented Meeting and Conference Planner who thrives under pressure while leading the planning of national small conferences and meetings? Do you have a successful track record of working with creative and technical teams to plan and implement a complex conference with many concurrent activities? Do you excel in recruiting conference sponsors and exhibitors? Do you work well with a dynamic team of colleagues? Do you have a sense of humor? Do you thrive in a mission-based organization? If you answered yes to these questions, you may be just the right candidate for the National Indian Health Board.

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Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant contributes to advancing the mission of the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) by providing administrative and special project support to the NIHB Executive Director (ED) and serves as the administrative and operations liaison to the Board of Directors, on behalf of the ED. Travel is required.

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Communication Manager

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Communications Manager to work across different project and departments within the organization to coordinate an agency-wide communications strategy. The Communications Manager will be responsible for working collaboratively with all staff to implement a dynamic communications plan to support the National Indian Health Board’s (NIHB) strategic plan, mission and vision to effectively improve the health care status for all American Indians and Alaska Natives ( AI/AN’s). The position requires strong organizational and communication skills, knowledge of print media, social media, and web-based media, and the ability to think strategically about how to use media and outreach to support the organization and Tribes as they are seeking to strengthen their healthcare programming. The successful candidate will be an individual with vision, passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven track record in achieving measurable advancements...

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Policy Analysts

National Indian Health Board Has Two Immediate Openings for Federal Policy and Regulatory Analysts/Advocates

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks two policy analysts to track and respond to federal health policies and regulations that impact Indian Country. Successful candidates will have a combination of education, experience, cultural competency and political acumen that would adequately prepare one for a senior policy role at the nation’s leading Tribal organization devoted to improving American Indian and Alaska Native health and health systems. The Policy Analysts will have both internal and external facing responsibilities grounded in serving the nation’s Tribes to advance NIHB’s mission through excellence in regulatory tracking, policy, advocacy, outreach, technical assistance, research and related projects...

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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities

Posted - December 7, 2017

NARCH Cancer Prevention Research Assistant Investigator

The NARCH Cancer Prevention Research Assistant will have the day-to-day responsibility of ensuring that the program moves forward, and is supportive to participants’ needs and requests. He/she will be responsible for sending out advertisements to the potential trainees and will update consultant faculty and collaborators to inform them about the program and upcoming deadlines...

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