NIHB Career Opportunities

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

Public Health 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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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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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities

Posted - September 20, 2018

Opioid Project Coordinator
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

This position will work in collaboration with multiple projects within the HIV/STI/HCV Clinical Program to help NW Tribes address regional and national level strategy planning for addressing opioid overdose by using the SOAR (Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations and Results) strategic planning framework. The project will utilize appreciative inquiry (AI) to document and understand evidence-based and culturally appropriate health systems interventions and innovative community-based strategies to Tribal Opioid Response. This project will work with AI/AN tribal-health and community-based organizations, tribal public health departments, and Indian Healthcare systems in the Northwest (Idaho, Oregon and Washington) and throughout Indian Country (Nationally)...

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Posted - September 13, 2018

Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

Under the general direction of the CDC Infrastructure Program Coordinator, works in collaboration with tribes, tribal programs, Indian Health Service (IHS), state and urban programs to develop and maintain surveillance related data collection, analysis, and interpretation to ensure comprehensive, quality health data are available and accessible to the Native American population in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. This information includes epidemiological analysis based on vital records, clinical data; participates in disease outbreak/cluster investigations; disseminates results of investigations, special studies, routine surveillance and analysis of health outcome data to tribes; and performs other related duties as required...

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Posted - September 13, 2018

Executive Director
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

The position is a senior level administrative position under the immediate direction of the Chair of the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board. Responsibilities include program planning, reporting, directing budgets and growth, and coordinating, developing and maintaining collaborative building with local, state, tribal and federal governments or organizations. The position shall increase diverse program offerings to the tribes the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board (SPTHB) serves. Specific requirements include organizational leadership, effective communication, knowledge of policies, regulations, and legislation impacting area tribal health programs, experience with increasing fundraising capacity, knowledge of budget formulation, planning, reporting, grant writing and decision making...

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Posted - September 10, 2018

General Office Assistant
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Office Assistant will provide administrative and general support on scheduled short-term assignments or when the NPAIHB needs administrative support with short notice due to employee absence. This position will work on an as needed basis during regular office hours. The tasks may include staff support tasks at conferences and training sessions held off-site...

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Posted - September 10, 2018

Perinatal Opioid Use/NAS Outreach Project Manager
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc.

Manage project administration including budgeting, sub-contracting, data collection, analysis and reporting to tribes and to the State; Connect local tribal Care Coordinators with training and the most up to date best practice information; Provide resources, arrange training and support around evidence based practices for prevention, treatment and recovery support; Provide assessment and mapping tools, and support their use and analysis at the local tribal level; With assistance from departmental team and partners, design an evaluation plan including data collection, management, analysis, reporting and dissemination strategies; Serve as a liaison and ensure consistent communication with other ITC managed programs including the Tribal Opioid Treatment and Recovery (TOTR) Initiative, the Tribal Opioid Use Disorder Prevention Initiative (TOP), Home Visiting, and Tribal Early Childhood programs; Co-coordinate a statewide Tribal Summit and other strategies to disseminate best practices, and support capacity building statewide...

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Posted - August 30, 2018

Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center is HIRING!!

Click the link below for more information about a number of available positions.

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Posted - August 29, 2018

Tribal Health Program Support Director
United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.

The Tribal Health Program Support (THPS) Director is responsible for the overall leadership, planning, management, coordination and implementation of programmatic, administrative and operational activities within the THPS Department, including fulfillment of 638 contract/scope of work. Also responsible for development of department budgets, analysis of monthly staffing and operational needs, budget execution and program expenditures. Develops relationships/partnerships with federal agencies/organizations and facilitates collaboration/consultation between Tribal Nations and federal agencies/organizations where applicable...

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Posted - August 28, 2018

Behavioral Health Professionals needed at NARA in Portland, OR

  • Chief Behavioral Health Officer (needed: master’s or Ph.D. and 10 years experience)
  • Child Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - 8 hrs/wk contract for residential youth (needed: certification as Child Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and unencumbered licensure with State of Oregon as Certified Nurse Practitioner)
  • Dual Diagnosis Therapist for residential youth (needed: master’s and at least two years experience)
  • Mental Health Therapist for adults (master’s plus two years paid experience OR licensure as LCSW, LPC or LMFT)
  • Youth Alcohol & Drug Counselor for youth (needed: bachelor’s in specified fields and two years’ experience)
  • Registered Nurse for residential adults (needed: licensed as Registered Nurse with State of Oregon, Bachelor of Science in nursing, and two years of experience in healthcare)

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Posted - August 23, 2018

Clinic Manager - NARA

NARA is currently seeking an experienced and motivated Clinic Manager to be responsible for healthcare delivery and staff supervision at NARA’s Health Clinic or Wellness Center. Clinic Manager works cooperatively with other program departments in conjunction with Health Director to provide integrated health services...

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Posted - August 20, 2018


Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin. We serve all WI tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs range from Child and Maternal services to Education to Disability and Elder benefits. Our Mission is: To Enhance the lives of all Native American People.


The Epidemiology Center Director will be responsible for planning and implementing technical assistance, public health practice, research and epidemiological support services to Tribes and urban Native American health programs in a three-state region (Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan). Works collaboratively with Tribal, Inter-Tribal, private, state and federal agencies to ensure that comprehensive, quality health data is available and accessible to the Native American population. Actively collaborates with other Tribal Epidemiology Centers nationally to coordinate and prepare timely response to emerging national issues.

Working out of the Central Offices in Lac du Flambeau, WI, this position is full-time with benefits. The compensation package will be based on qualifications and may include relocation assistance.

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Closing date is: Open until filled

Posted - August 7, 2018

Senior Accountant - NARA

The Senior Accountant shall assist Finance Manager by providing leadership and technical expertise in communication and preparation of essential financial information. This position shall be responsible for all phases of monthly financial management and reporting through financial statements, systems development, and audit processes that are in compliance with both Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and federal cost-principles.

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