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

Congressional Relations Coordinator

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Congressional Relations Coordinator to assist in legislative tracking, analysis, outreach, education, and advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill as they impact healthcare and public health priorities in Indian Country. Depending on qualifications, candidate may be considered for a Manager position...

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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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Public Health Project Coordinator (Infection Control)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced public health professional to coordinate a national training program for Tribal health leaders, Tribal health officials and staff working directly (or indirectly as a result of heightened need due to the COVID-19 pandemic) on infection control within Tribal health and public health systems. The position will work with a program manager, Director of Public Health Policy and Programs Department and NIHB Senior Staff to help construct and coordinate a multi-faceted training program that includes virtual offerings, a learning community, development of demonstration videos, and new infection control website. This position may also work a portion of his/her time on other public health topics, as needed and funded...

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Public Health Project Coordinator (Core Infrastructure)

NIHB seeks an experienced project coordinator for current and future public health programs, including projects on public health infrastructure, formative evaluation, disease prevention, health promotion, and public health accreditation. The Project Coordinator will work with the Director and Deputy Director of Public Health Policy and Programs to coordinate the implementation of a national assessment on the state of the public health infrastructure and capacity of Indian Country, training and technical assistance for Tribal leaders on Tribal public health priorities, and examining how best to present public health priorities and strategies to Tribal Nations and their Leaders across Indian Country. This position will assume responsibility for daily tasks, ensuring that work plan deliverables are being met, and coordinating communication with Tribal and other constituents. The position may work on other projects within the public health department, as assigned and appropriate...

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Public Health Program Coordinator (Climate Change)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Public Health Program Coordinator – Climate Change to coordinate a new project examining the impact of climate change on the health of American Indian and Alaska Native people. S/he reports to a senior public health staff member and is a member of the Public Health Policy and Programs Department. The Coordinator will oversee multiple Tribal subrecipients who will conduct research on: 1.) local climate change, and 2.) the impact of climate change on the health of Tribal members. The position will work to support the Tribes in their research projects through the provision of technical assistance, consistent monitoring of sub-recipient workplans, and building a space for national level advocacy on this important issues. The successful candidate will be an individual with vision, passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven track record in achieving measurable advancements in public health infrastructure and capacity, policy and programs for at-risk communities....

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Public Health Project Coordinator (Behavioral Health)

NIHB seeks an experienced project coordinator for current and future public health programs, including projects with a focus on behavioral health program implementation, materials development, and health promotion. The Project Coordinator will work with the Director and Deputy Director of Public Health Policy and Programs to coordinate the implementation of a nation-wide smoking cessation project supporting Tribes in their local efforts and creating national materials to advance commercial tobacco cessation, efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of opioid prevention within Tribal clinics, and efforts to support the behavioral health priorities and capacity building (on topics such as suicide, substance use, and adverse childhood experiences). This position will assume responsibility for daily tasks, ensuring that work plan deliverables are being met, and coordinating communication with Tribal and other constituents. The position may work on other projects within the public health department, as assigned and appropriate....

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Public Health Project Associate (Dental Therapy)

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Public Health Project Associate to help with activities to support the Tribal Oral Health Initiative. The Associate reports to a senior public health staff member and is a member of the Public Health Policy and Programs Department. The position requires strong organizational and communication skills, project management capabilities, and the ability to think strategically about how to support Tribes and Tribal leaders as they seek to expand their oral health care access. The successful candidate will be an individual with vision, passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven track record in achieving measurable advancements in health policy and programs. The position may work on other projects within the public health department, as assigned and appropriate...

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Director of Public Health Policy and Programs

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced Director of Public Health Policy and Programs. The Director will work with the Chief Executive Officer. The Director of Public Health Policy and Programs at the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) fills a senior leadership and management role, and is a member of NIHB's senior management team. The Director serves as an advisor, policy and budget analyst, advocate and strategist. The position requires complex decision-making and extensive collaboration with peers and senior leaders in Indian Country. The position also advances strategic projects and priorities related to NIHB's efforts to improve public health systems, programs and policies in service to American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes, Tribal members and the communities we serve. NIHB seeks an individual who thinks and acts strategically and effectively to help increase the organization's capacity to advance programs, provide research and technical assistance and develop systems approaches that will help improve Tribal public health and promote health equity at the national level. ...

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Posted - September 10, 2020

Development Director
NATIONAL INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ASSOCIATION

The development director for the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) leads the overall fundraising and membership relations efforts including, but not limited to, personal gift solicitation, corporate and foundation programming, annual fund development, membership relations, tribal solicitations, fundraising event activities, and development communications. The development director works closely with key organizational partners including the management team, board of directors, and board of trustees in building a culture of philanthropy across the organization and NICWA's stakeholders...

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Posted - September 3, 2020

Two Spirit LGBTQ Program Manager

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Two Spirit LGBTQ Program Manager’s primary responsibility is to guide the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board’s Two Spirit LGBTQ Program, with a concentration on research and program building efforts. This position will also support the Two Spirit LGBTQ Outreach Coordinator’s role and responsibilities.

In collaboration with the Two Spirit LGBTQ Outreach Coordinator and Program Director, this position will be responsible for planning and implementing research and program strategies that utilize indigenous knowledge to promote self-care and advocacy, health prevention and cultural pride and connectedness among Two Spirit and LGBTQ indigenous persons.

To apply, please complete the employment application and send to [email protected].

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Posted - September 3, 2020

TOR Project Specialist

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The project support specialist’s primary responsibilities are to provide coordination and support for the NPAIHB Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Consortium. The NPAIHB TOR Consortium will work to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing capacity to address the complex factors associated with a comprehensive opioid response, including: access to culturally appropriate prevention, treatment and recovery activities with the intent of reducing unmet treatment need and opioid-related deaths, as well as a focus on using cultural and community strengths as prevention.

To apply, please complete the employment application and send to [email protected].

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Posted - August 28, 2020

Public Health Contractor
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe

Proposal Due Date: September 2, 2020 at 3:30 PM Pacific Time.

We are seeking the services of an experienced individual to provide Public Health Services for the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe. Proposals that reflect experience working with Native American tribes with proven abilities in the areas of Public Health Service will be the most competitive.

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Posted - August 28, 2020

COVID Relief Contractor
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe

Proposal Due Date: September 4, 2020 at 3:30 PM Pacific Time.

We are seeking the services of an experienced consultant to provide coordination of COVID Relief funding and regulated expenditures and reporting.

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Posted - August 24, 2020

Drug-Free Communities Project Evaluator

Taos Pueblo is requesting proposals for an experienced Public Health Evaluator to serve as the Drug-Free Communities grant to support the Taos Pueblo Awareness Coalition Team (TPACT) project and the associated projects in data collection, analysis, and reporting data related to drug and alcohol substance abuse/misuse.

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Posted - August 11, 2020

Mental Health Clinician
Quileute Tribe

This position will be filled by a person who is licensed to provide mental health services in Washington State. Acceptable licensure for this position includes Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Advanced Social Worker, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker Associate, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. Must possess a strong therapeutic orientation in clinical interventions and applications which address trauma such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, EMDR, and exposure based cognitive processing therapies. Knowledge of pharmacotherapy is useful. Practice experience with Co-occurring Disorders (Substance Use and Mental Health) is optimal...

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Posted - August 11, 2020

Registered Nurse, Clinic Lead
Quileute Tribe

The RN/clinic lead nurse will support the medical provider in direct patient care. Oversee efficient operation of the nursing department. Help promote health education and awareness to the community through programs and activities of the clinic...

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We post open positions received from American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes, Tribal Organizations or Tribal Consortia. To post your position here, please email requests to [email protected], with the full description, link to your organization and closing date for applications.




 

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