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

Policy Analyst

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Policy Analyst to help with activities to support tracking and responding to federal health policies and regulations as they impact Indian Country. S/he will report to the Director of Federal Relations and will be a member of the Federal Relations Department. This is a position requiring a combination of education, experience, cultural competency and political acumen that would adequately prepare one for a senior role at a national, Tribal, non-profit organization. The Policy Analyst will have both internal and external facing responsibilities grounded in serving the nation’s Tribes to advance the mission of NIHB through excellence in regulatory tracking, policy, advocacy, outreach, technical assistance, research and related projects...

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Director of Congressional Relations

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB), the nation's leading advocate for American Indian and Alaska Native health, seeks highly motivated and uniquely qualified candidates for the position of Congressional Relations Director. The Congressional Relations Director reports to, and works in concert with, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is a member of the Senior Management Team. The Director supervises all Congressional Relations staff members. The position of Congressional Relations Director is a full-time, salaried position located in Washington, DC.

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Public Health Project Coordinator (Emergency Preparedness)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced public health professional to work on current and future public health projects and initiatives. The position will have a focus on emergency preparedness and response and will work with a Public Health Program Manager, Director and Deputy Director of Public Health Policy and Programs Department to coordinate NIHB’s response to current and future public health threats and emergencies, such as COVID-19. This position will also work a portion of his/her time on other public health topics, as assigned, but will spend a majority of time to identify public health emergency preparedness priorities, research available funding and resources, design and implement program activities, prepare program progress reports, evaluate projects, and utilize evaluation information to improve performance. The Coordinator will also work with colleagues in the Public Health Programs and Policy Department and organization-wide, to coordinate and implement public health events including the NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit. Included in the above duties, the Coordinator will deliver technical assistance, coordinate and facilitate meetings with stakeholders, conduct research on relevant topics, draft and disseminate communications, and keep records of all projects accomplishments...

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Public Health Project Coordinator (Aging)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced public health professional to work on current and future public health projects and initiatives. The position will have a focus on creating and coordinating projects that focus on the needs of aging and elder populations (especially Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia) and will work with a Public Health Program Manager, Director and Deputy Director of Public Health Policy and Programs Department to coordinate NIHB’s response to current and future public health. This position will also work a portion of his/her time on other public health topics, as assigned, but will spend a majority of time to identify public health and care priorities for elder and aging populations, research available funding and resources, design and implement program activities, prepare program reports, create tools for care providers and aging community members, evaluate projects, manage and perform contracts with partners, and utilize evaluation information to improve performance. The Coordinator will also work with colleagues in the Public Health Programs and Policy Department and organization-wide, to coordinate and implement public health events including the NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit. Included in the above duties, the Coordinator will deliver technical assistance, coordinate and facilitate meetings with stakeholders, conduct research on relevant topics, draft and disseminate communications, and keep records of all projects accomplishments...

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Public Health Project Coordinator (PHICCS)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced public health professional to work on current and future public health projects and initiatives. The position will have a focus on creating and coordinating projects that seek to improve the state of Tribal public health infrastructure and will work with a Public Health Program Manager, Director and Deputy Director of Public Health Policy and Programs Department to coordinate NIHB’s national scan project that seeks to capture data on Tribal public health programs, practices, and workforce. This position will also work a portion of his/her time on other public health topics, as assigned, but will spend a majority of time to update a scan instrument, marketing the scan nationally, ushering the instrument through federal clearance processes, collecting and analyzing the data, and helping to interpret the data for Tribal and federal audiences. This position will also work on other infrastructure related activities like supporting and enhancing Tribal public health leadership at the national level, looking at issues related to missing and murdered Indigenous peoples, researching available funding and resources, preparing program reports, creating tools for health professionals, evaluating the projects, managing subcontracts with partners, and utilizing evaluation information to improve performance. The Coordinator will also work with colleagues in the Public Health Programs and Policy Department and organization-wide, to coordinate and implement public health events including the NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit. Included in the above duties, the Coordinator will deliver technical assistance, coordinate and facilitate meetings with stakeholders, conduct research on relevant topics, draft and disseminate communications, and keep records of all projects accomplishments...

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Public Health Project Coordinator (Environmental Health)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced public health professional to work on current and future public health projects and initiatives. The position will have a focus on creating and coordinating projects that focus on improving the state of environmental health and Tribal environmental health systems and will work with a Public Health Program Manager, Director and Deputy Director of Public Health Policy and Programs Department to coordinate NIHB’s response to current and future public health. This position will also work a portion of his/her time on other public health topics, as assigned, but will spend a majority of time to identify and address public and environmental health priorities (including but not limited to issues around food service, water, sanitation, climate, data, and natural resource management), research available funding and resources, design and implement program activities, prepare program reports, create tools for environmental health professionals, evaluate projects, manage and perform contracts with partners, and utilize evaluation information to improve performance. The Coordinator will also work with colleagues in the Public Health Programs and Policy Department and organizationwide, to coordinate and implement public health events including the NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit. Included in the above duties, the Coordinator will deliver technical assistance, coordinate and facilitate meetings with stakeholders, conduct research on relevant topics, draft and disseminate communications, and keep records of all projects accomplishments...

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Public Health Project Coordinator (Behavioral Health)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced public and/or behavioral health professional to work on current and future projects and initiatives. The position will have a focus on creating and coordinating projects that seek to improve the state of Tribal behavioral health programming; the position will work with a Public Health Program Manager, Director and Deputy Director of Public Health Policy and Programs Department to coordinate projects looking at opioid overdose prevention, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and tobacco cessation. This position will also work a portion of his/her time on other public health topics and projects, as assigned, but will spend a majority of time to managing Tribal subawards to pilot opioid prevention and tobacco cessations projects, assisting with the planning of national opioid conference events and convenings, and provide technical assistance on adverse childhood experiences. Additional, this position research available funding and resources, prepare program reports, create tools for health professionals, evaluate the projects, manage subcontracts/subawards with partners, and utilize evaluation information to improve performance. The Coordinator will also work with colleagues in the Public Health Programs and Policy Department and organization-wide, to coordinate and implement public health events including the NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit. Included in the above duties, the Coordinator will deliver technical assistance, coordinate and facilitate meetings with stakeholders, conduct research on relevant topics, draft and disseminate communications, and keep records of all projects accomplishments...

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