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

Human Resources Manager

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is rapidly growing, and we are seeking a full-time high performing Human Resources Manager to lead the HR infrastructure development, management and personnel management growth for NIHB. NIHB is projecting an increase in staff to 50 full time employees. The successful candidate will conduct an HR organizational assessment followed by developing an HR strategic plan...

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Public Health Program Manager (Infectious Disease)

We seek an experienced public health professional to manage current and future infectious disease public health projects and initiatives impacting Indian Country. This includes engagement with the federal government to remain connected to and knowledgeable about emergency preparedness policy, opportunity and advocacy, as needed. This Program Manager will create new opportunities and programs that will positively impact Tribes in the mitigation and prevention of infectious disease and coordinate NIHB’s response to current and future public health threats and emergencies, such as COVID-19...

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Public Health Program Coordinator (Infectious Disease)

We seek self-motivated public health professional to coordinate a national training program for Tribal health leaders, Tribal health officials and staff working directly on infectious disease-related issues within Tribal health and public health systems. The Coordinator works collaboratively to construct and coordinate multi-faceted infectious disease programs in service to the federally-recognized Tribes across the United States. The Coordinator will identify infectious disease-related training needs and priorities, research available resources, design and implement materials and training opportunities, coordinate a learning community, prepare program reports, evaluate activities, and maintain a knowledge base around federal and Tribal policy as it relates to infectious diseases...

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Deputy-Director of Public Health Programs Management

We seek a seasoned public health grants and programs specialist to fill a newly created Deputy-Director position within the Public Health Policy and Programs (PHPP) Department. We are searching for a methodical, creative and strategic Department grants manager to work with the Director and the PHPP team members to enhance funding models, identify new sources of funding, and provide leadership and collaboration in developing sustainable, dynamic and impactful public health grants programs and grants management excellence...

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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 (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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Career Opportunities in Indian Country



Posted - March 11, 2020

Epidemiologist II
Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council

Under the direction of Rocky Mountain Tribal Epidemiology Center (RMTEC) Director, Epidemiol-ogist II, is responsible for developing Chronic Disease Report, Community Health Profile (CHP), Track all data / Technical Assistance (TA) requests, leads a Data Management Team, organize train-ing/ meeting, and provide TA to Tribal Health Departments in Montana and Wyoming. The position salary will be based upon experience and education. The Epidemiologist II will report to RMTEC Director.

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Posted - February 16, 2020

USET Epidemiologist I
United South & Eastern Tribes

The United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. (USET) Epidemiologist I is responsible for providing a broad knowledge of the principles, practices, and current developments related to public health epidemiology, including data collection/analysis/interpretation, chronic and/or infectious disease prevention and control for USET Tribal communities. He/she provides support to the Senior Epidemiologist by serving as a primary investigator and resource for current information related to chronic and/or infectious diseases and associated complications. The Epidemiologist I is responsible for assisting the Epidemiology Center fulfill the objectives of the USET multi-year Indian Health Service Epidemiology Center Cooperative Agreement.

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Posted - February 16, 2020

USET Public Health Programs Manager
United South & Eastern Tribes

The USET Public Health Programs Manager is responsible for assisting United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. (USET), Tribal Health Program Support (THPS) personnel and USET member Tribes in developing and managing public health programs and projects. The Public Health Programs Manager must ensure that all timelines and budgets are being adhered to as they develop and implement public health projects geared towards improving the overall general health of Tribal populations. This position will hold some supervisory responsibility over other staff within the department.

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Posted - February 16, 2020

SET Employee Relations and Personnel Management Assistant
United South & Eastern Tribes

The USET Employee Relations and Personnel Management (ERPM) Assistant provides support in functional areas of the Employee Relations and Personnel Management (ERPM) Department, which may include recruitment and employment, maintaining personnel records, employee relations, compensation management, benefits administration, organization development and training.

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Posted - February 16, 2020

Tribal Health Program Support (THPS) Director
United South & Eastern Tribes

The Tribal Health Program Support (THPS) Director is responsible for developing and implementing programs, functions, services and activities in fulfillment of the USET 638 contract/scope of work. The incumbent provides support to the USET Executive Director, Health Committee Chairperson, Tribal Health Directors, Board of Directors and Tribal Leaders serving on various Committees, Workgroups, Task Forces, etc. by serving as a primary resource for current health related information. Incumbent also serves as liaison between USET Tribal Nations and various health agencies and organizations to ensure that the USET Tribal Nations are represented, and their interests are protected and promoted at the national level. The incumbent has direct supervisory responsibility for employees/contractors/consultants hired/retained under the Tribal Health Program Support Office.

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Posted - February 16, 2020

USET CDFI/Economic Development Director
United South & Eastern Tribes

The USET CDFI/Economic Development Director under minimal supervision performs responsible administrative work in planning, directing and coordinating economic development program within USET. He/she is also responsible for promoting attributes of the area, and preparing reports and presentations concerning economic development activities. This includes but is not limited to, researching funding opportunities, grant writing/coordination while adhering to the goals and objectives of USET.

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Posted - February 16, 2020

USET THPS Evaluation Specialist
United South & Eastern Tribes

The USET THPS Evaluation Specialist supports the United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. (USET) - Tribal Health Program Support (THPS) staff with planning, implementing, and coordinating evaluation activities for the Program. The incumbent will be responsible for designing program evaluation tools, educating Tribal partners on evaluation tool design, implementing evaluation processes, and writing progress and final reports. In addition, they will provide programmatic support and coordination to include communication and collaboration with external grantees. He/she is responsible for timely completion of deliverables to meet the needs of the funder and program manager. The USET THPS Evaluation Specialist must implement Tribal and Area evaluation plans that demonstrate measurable progress toward applicant-identified assessment driven outcomes.

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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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