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NIHB Career Opportunities

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

Senior Leadership Team
  • Communications Director

    The National Indian Health Board is seeking highly skilled, confident candidates with substantial national-level media relations experience for the senior level position of Communications Director. The Director is responsible for staffing and managing the Communications Department staff, overseeing all organization-wide external and internal communications and messaging, providing high-level leadership on content and materials that are in line with the organization's vision, brand, culture, and purpose. The Director will generate excitement about NIHB events and conferences and initiatives through marketing materials creation and outreach strategy development and execution. The Communications Director is the main media contact for the organization and is effective at garnering earned media coverage. The Communications Director is driven by a commitment to NIHB's mission and strives to cultivate media perception of the organization and is aligned with the organization's mission, audiences, and priorities.

  • 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.

Congressional Relations
  • 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.

Finance
  • Staff Accountant

    The National Indian Health Board seeks an experienced Staff Accountant, who will be responsible for assisting with the operational and fiscal activities of the department, including accounting transaction processing and financial reporting. The incumbent will assist with planning and developing policies and procedures to improve the efficiency of the department. The Staff Accountant must understand, administer, and articulate all accounting policies and procedures required for NIHB operations. This position reports to the Director of Finance, and is based in Washington, DC.

NIHB Policy Center
  • Policy Research Analyst

    The Policy Research Analyst will report to the Director of Policy and will be a member of the NIHB Policy Center. This position requires a combination of education, experience, skills and cultural competency that would adequately prepare one for a critical role at a national, Tribal, non-profit organization...

Public Health Policy and Programs
  • Public Health Policy and Programs Deputy Director

    The National Indian Health Board (NIHB), a national nonprofit dedicated to American Indian and Alaskan Native health representing the 574+ federally recognized Tribes nationwide, has an immediate opening for a full-time Deputy Director in our Public Health Policy & Programs department. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

    The Deputy Director is responsible for managing and monitoring project activities; identifying and responding to our funders and contractors’ needs; and facilitating contracting processes. The Deputy Director will perform a wide variety of complex technical, management, financial and administrative tasks. The Deputy Director must demonstrate a strong background in project management, administrative, and financial management principles and practices, including managing governmental contracts and procurement.

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Public Health Project Associate (Infectious Disease)

    NIHB seeks an enthusiastic PHPP Project Associate for this entry level position. The Associate will work on NIHB's project to improve Tribal public health clinical outcomes by preventing and controlling emerging or reemerging infectious diseases. The Associate will also support NIHB's work to improve vaccine confidence in Tribal communities across the nation. The Associate must possess strong relationship-building skills, networking, writing, analytical thinking in order to to help build Tribal public health capacity specific to preventing infectious disease threats...

  • Public Health Project Associate (Maternal and Child Health)

    NIHB seeks a motivated PHPP Project Associate to support current and future efforts to reduce maternal mortality and improve maternal and child health through adaptation and development of maternal mortality education materials for dissemination in Tribal communities. The Project Associate will work closely with the PHPP Program Coordinator and Manager, as well as work directly with Tribes to advance Tribal public health capacity through increasing Tribally-focused maternal and child health educational materials and resources, and assist with grant workplan development to ensure sustainability of current maternal and child health programs...

  • Public Health Project Associate (Maternal Mortality Review Committee)

    NIHB seeks a motivated PHPP Project Associate to support current and future efforts to reduce maternal mortality and improve maternal and child health through establishing Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs) in Tribal communities. The Project Associate will work closely with the PHPP Program Coordinator and Manager, as well as work directly with Tribes to advance Tribal public health capacity to respond to and prevent poor maternal and child health outcomes and assist with federal and private grant workplan development to ensure sustainability of current programs...

  • Public Health Administrative Assistant

    NIHB seeks an experienced Administrative Assistant to support the PHPP Department staff. Under the general direction of the Director, the Administrative Assistant provides support to ensure efficient operations of the department. The Assistant prepares payment requests/purchase orders and gathers all necessary supporting documentation, maintains contact lists, maintains contract and sub-award documentation in an organized manner, performs regular PHPP webpage content reviews to make certain content is updated, and ensures upkeep of electronic and physical files...

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Cover letter must be specific to the position, and address why you would be a good fit for NIHB and the amazing work we do. Email subject line should include your name and the position for which you are applying.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until a qualified candidate is selected.

Equal Opportunity Employer: NIHB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, veteran status, or any other non-merit factor.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. NIHB offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage with premiums fully paid by NIHB

  • 401(k) plan with 10% company match

  • Annual leave and sick leave

  • Federal holidays


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