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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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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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities

Posted - April 21, 2015


The Association on American Indian Affairs,, a national Indian advocacy nonprofit is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Executive Director. As the chief operating officer, the candidate must possess significant fundraising, administrative and programmatic experience, have excellent writing and public speaking skills and knowledge about American Indian affairs. Salary depends on experience and qualifications. To apply, by May 8 please submit a cover letter of interest and resume, including three references, in confidence to Chair, Board Search Committee at [email protected] or to 966 Hungerford Drive, Ste. 12-B, Rockville, MD 20850. Full job description is available at

Posted - April 21, 2015

Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council: 2 Open Job Positions

Tribal Leaders Council (TLC) Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall direction and operation of Montana-Wyoming & Idaho Tribal Leaders Council (TLC), providing leadership by working with the Board of Directors to advocate on behalf of Montana, Wyoming, & Fort Hall (Shoshone Bannock) Tribes. The position manages and directs the organization toward its primary objectives and maximizes quality and quantity of services delivered to TLC members.

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Financial Resource Officer

Oversees all finance and accounting functions, prepares and monitors cash flow and program budgets, prepares audit schedules, enhances financial procedures, and manages bookkeeping, payroll, and inventory control for the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (TLC). Accounting knowledge is critical, experience in fund accounting, excel and QuickBooks would be beneficial. He/she must be sensitive to the needs of the Indian community, its cultures, traditions, behavior patterns and background. The Accountant position serves under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of TLC and has great advancement opportunities.

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Posted - March 27, 2015

Internal Medicine Division: Nephrology

The University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine, seeks faculty members to join the Division of Nephrology. This position is Open rank and on the Clinician Educator track. Salary will be commensurate with experience and education. Minimum Requirements: 1) Board certified in Internal Medicine; 2) Board certified/eligible in Nephrology by date of hire; and 3) Must be eligible to work in the US (this is not a J1Visa opportunity). Desirable Qualifications: 1) Experience in clinical service; 2) Experience/interest in education; 3) Experience/interest in research; and 4) Available to travel to outreach clinics throughout New Mexico. This position may be subject to a criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law...

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Posted - February 19, 2015

Federal Policy Associate - NIEA

The NIEA Federal Policy Associate position is responsible for building support for the advancement of Native education policy through various vehicles – from working with key stakeholder groups to coalition partners and policy makers in in the federal government. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with Native communities, Native organizations, and education leaders to provide support for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students and the education policy that affects them...

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Posted - January 20, 2015

PROJECT DIRECTOR - Bemidji Area Leaders Acting for Change (BALAC)

The Project Director – BALAC works directly with the Midwest Area Tribal Health Board (MATHB) to establish and operationalize MATHB as the Bemidji Area Leaders Acting for Change (BALAC) Program Advisory Committee (PAC), and to build leadership capacity throughout the Bemidji Area in order to more effectively address heart disease, stroke and diabetes through policy, systems and environmental changes. Coordinates all PAC activities and events. Working as a member of the BALAC program administrative team, the Project Director will integrate leadership components into all aspects of program assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation...

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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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