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Positions Title: Executive Director, Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA)


Position and Description:

ASBA is a statewide non-profit and non-partisan association which cultivates excellence in locally-governed school districts. The Executive Director serves as the chief administrative officer of the association and official spokesperson.

ASBA represents more than 1,200 school board members in over 240 governing boards entrusted with 1 million Arizona school children in communities across the state. Through training and leadership development programs, products and services which support district success, and representation and advocacy for the diverse membership needs, ASBA built a strong reputation for continuous improvement of public education, student and district success. Headquartered in their Phoenix, Arizona office building, ASBA operates on a $4 million budget, with 19 staff, and is a National School Boards Association (NSBA) federation member.

The next Executive Director will lead and guide ASBA’s strategic plan for future success and build upon a strong reputation as a resource for Arizona public education, key legislators, regulators, and partners. A passion for public education and continuous improvement of student success with a commitment to support district success is essential for ASBA leadership.


Position Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have at least five years of executive or senior management level experience in public education, higher education, government, or association leadership. A bachelor’s degree education is required, an advanced degree preferred.


How To Apply:

For more information about the position and how to apply, please click here. 

Positions Title: Associate Director of Operations, Center for Native American Youth (CNAY)


Position and Description:

In the last several years, the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute (CNAY) has significantly grown its reach and impact. We’re working directly in more communities. We’re working with more youth leaders. And, we’re deepening the impact of our existing programs. That’s why we need a new senior-level partner on our team who can help us manage our growth strategically and set CNAY up for a sustainable and impactful future. We are a national leadership development organization, advocacy platform, and network for Native American Youth 24 and under in tribal communities all over the country.

CNAY is currently seeking a new Associate Director of Operations with proven experience and a passion in management, budgeting and finance, systems and policy development, and reporting and administration. The Associate Director of Operations will report to the Executive Director and serve on a senior leadership team with our Associate Director of External Affairs and our Senior Fellow. The Associate Director of Operations will be responsible for managing a team of 3-4 full-time team members. They will also be responsible for managing all of CNAY’s budgeting and fiscal reporting, grant development management and reporting, coordination with other Aspen Institute divisions, and operational planning in consultation with the senior leadership team. This position must be based in Washington, DC.

Positions Title: American Indian Student Recruitment Coordinator, South Dakota State University


Positions and Description:

SDSU’s American Indian Student Center is offering an exciting career opportunity as a American Indian Student Recruitment Coordinator. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional to join us in meeting the enrollment and recruitment goals of the Wokini Initiative. Wokini, a Lakota word for “a new beginning” will offer programming and support to those citizens of the nine tribal nations in South Dakota interested in gaining access to educational opportunities at South Dakota State University. This is a new 12 month, full-time, benefit-eligible position. This position is supervised by the Director of the American Indian Student Center and will work closely with the SDSU Office of Admissions.

SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate pre-college programming to create an SDSU pipeline and promote success in higher education, as well as understanding the unique experiences of Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota people. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.


Position Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree completed by first day of employment.
  • At least one year experience in recruitment, programming, or higher education.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire, and ability to travel extensively with flexibility in work hours.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in American Indian Studies, Psychology, Sociology or related field
  • Knowledge of South Dakota tribal communities, SDSU, South Dakota and/or the Midwest.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate recruitment strategies and direct effective programs.
  • Demonstrated experience with student recruitment specific to underrepresented populations.
  • Demonstrated leadership in developing or leading educational programs.


Position Benefits:

South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.


How To Apply:

SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, resume, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check. South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

For questions on the position, contact Alex Wood at (605) 688-4121 or alexander.wood@sdstate.edu.

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.

Positions Title: Senior Diversity & Inclusion Officer, University of Redlands


Positions and Description:

The University of Redlands, a liberal arts master’s university of approximately 5,000 students in southern California, seeks a visionary and aspirational leader for the role of Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer (SDIO). The SDIO is a senior-level management position reporting directly to the President, serving as a member of the Provost’s Council, and working as a key advisor to the President’s Cabinet.

A newly established position, the SDIO will lead efforts to integrate and sustain the University’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, situating this work centrally in order to realize the educational benefits to all students and to the institution as a whole. The SDIO will collaborate with University stakeholders to assess potential barriers and develop strategies to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as well as to assess the needs in and recommend training initiatives on, cultural competency, gender differences, intersectionality, disability, racial inequities, and other topics designed to increase awareness and support of equity and inclusion values. Moreover, the SDIO will be visible and engaged throughout the campus community and will understand, practice, and model today’s communication techniques related to diversity and inclusion.

Located in the inland area adjacent to Los Angeles, the beautiful Redlands campus is within easy distance of snow skiing, hiking and climbing to the north, some of the world’s best beaches to the south and west, Palm Springs and Joshua Tree to the east, and the urban culture of Los Angeles to the west.


How To Apply:

For additional information about the University, the position, the qualifications sought, and how to apply, please visit https://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/RedlandsSDIOPosition.pdf.

The University is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Prospective candidates and nominators may arrange a confidential discussion with senior consultants Andrea Warren Hamos, Ph.D., at awh@academic-search.com or Stacey Morgan Foster, J.D., at smf@academic-search.com. Nominations can also be submitted electronically to RedlandsSDIO@academic-search.com.

This position is open until filled, but only applications received by August 1, 2019, can be assured full consideration. Submission of a resume or application indicates agreement that the University may verify any and all information contained therein. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University of Redlands is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/q9ykswnw8vgtjg72

Positions Title: Director of Tribal Relations, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Positions and Description:

The Director of Tribal Relations will create opportunities to strengthen relationships and facilitate communication with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and communities across the state. For this body of work, the Director will report to and receive supervisory support from the Associate Dean of Operations and Policy for the Division of Extension in developing a plan of work, priority setting, stakeholder and partnership engagement. The Director will advance tribal partnerships, raise awareness of tribal governance and culture and represent Extension leadership when working with tribal communities. This position will promote alignments between Native Nations needs/priorities and Extension programming and facilitate greater engagement between Extension and campus-based researchers in relation to research and outreach relevant to Native Nations, in addition to supporting efforts of the Extension Native American Task Force.

Position Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Social Sciences, Community Development, Natural Sciences, Education, American Indian Studies or similar field is required.

* 5 years of professional work with Native Nations or on Native Nations Issues
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications
* Understanding of and experience working with Native Nations communities.
* An individual who is recognized as a partner by tribal communities of Wisconsin or will be able to quickly develop relationships with the twelve American Indian Nations of Wisconsin.
* Ability and understanding of Native Nations Governance and Sovereignty and ability to work with diverse tribes.
* Familiarity with UW-Madison and higher education.

How To Apply:

Please click here.

Positions Available at the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABSHC)


Positions and Description:

Read the full job descriptions below:

Director of Research and Programs

Program Coordinator


How to Apply: Application Deadline is July 19, 2019 at 11:59pm CDT

All applications will be received via email.

Email applications to cmccleave@nabshc.orgSubject line: LAST NAME, POSITION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING

Applications must include the following all in one PDF file:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Salary History
  • 3 Professional References w/email and phone number

Position Title: Admissions Representative, Bemidji State University

Position and Description:

This position is responsible for working with underrepresented student populations to recruit and enroll minority, low income, and first-generation students to Bemidji State University, with special focus on regions with high populations of prospective American Indian students. The Admissions Representative for Underrepresented students is responsible for participating in activities/tasks that result in moving students through the enrollment funnel and assisting with the completion of application and financial aid forms for each student recruited. The enrollment funnel includes the following Critical Processes: Prospect Generation, Inquiry Management, Application Development, and Admission to Enrollment. The primary objective is to meet or exceed target enrollment goals for the underrepresented student population established by the administration. This position is responsible to the Associate Director of Admissions.

Position Qualifcations:


  • Bachelor’s Degree: Business, Marketing and Sales, Communication, or related field.
  • 1 year prior experience in Enrollment Services, Sales, Marketing, and/or Customer Service.
  • 1 year prior experience working with underrepresented populations and/or American Indian students
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in applying strategic marketing that is rooted in data.
  • The employee must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Interest in and ability to travel extensively.


  • 2+ years Admissions experience
  • A high level of creativity and marketing skills.
  • Able to work in a measured performance-based environment and meet or exceed enrollment goals.
  • The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.


How to Apply:

Apply online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bemidji

A complete application will include the following attachments:

  • Cover letter, which addresses the required qualifications and your specific interest in working at Bemidji State University.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae.
  • Names and contact information for three (3) people who can provide a professional reference.

Inquiries: Bob Strand, Associate Director of Admissions Office: 218-755-2175, Email: robert.strand@bemidjistate.edu

Position Title: Student Success Navigator: Multicultural and Inclusion Services, Peninsula College

Position and Description:

Peninsula College is seeking a creative, innovative, and collaborative Student Success Navigator to join our work in Guided Pathways development and student success. The Student Success Navigator will focus on Multicultural and Inclusion Services that seek to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of advising services that contribute to increased student persistence and completion of diverse student populations.

The College

Located in the northwest corner of the United States, Peninsula College is nestled in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. The main campus in Port Angeles, Washington, overlooks the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the nearby city of Victoria, British Columbia, and has easy access to the Pacific Ocean, Olympic National Park, and Seattle. It is arguably the most beautiful community college setting in the United States. The region is also home to six Native American tribal reservations, which are dispersed across the North Olympic Peninsula.

As a public comprehensive community college with baccalaureate-granting authority, Peninsula College is highly regarded by businesses, schools, and community partners for its culture of innovation, high academic standards, and strategic vision. The College is part of the 34-college Washington State Community and Technical College System and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The College serves more than 4670 students (1400 FTE) through its main campus and Port Townsend and Forks campuses, its correctional facilities, community education, and its online course offerings. The College community is vibrant, engaged, and known for its commitment to serving the diverse needs of the local communities across its 3,600 square mile service district.

The College culture is defined by its Guiding Principles and its shared governance model, which values respect, open and honest communication, integrity and collaboration. The College is a leader in the Guided Pathways work in Washington State, and is deeply engaged in creating institutional change to support this vision. The College is highly regarded as a warm and welcoming place.

Positions Responsibilities:

  • Develop a proactive relationship with students and work with them to mitigate or remove barriers that impede academic success and refer students to on and off campus resources and staff as needed.
  • Collaborate with Student Services and the greater campus community to develop programs and services to retain under-represented student populations on campus.
  • Provide leadership and guidance as advisor to student organizations focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and pluralism.
  • Assist Instruction and The Evergreen State College with the coordination of Reservation Based Community Determined Bachelor of Arts and the Associate in Arts Degree Bridge programs at Peninsula College.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with faculty and staff to create and maintain a campus climate that respects and values diversity, welcomes and fosters inclusion of all students, promotes a pluralistic worldview, and ensures that all students have an equal opportunity for academic success.
  • Assist students with course selection and the development of academic plans.
  • Advise new/prospective students of requirements for academic transfer and professional/technical programs and/or degrees.
  • Assist students in clarifying educational, career, and life goals through career exploration in EAB Navigate.
  • Assist Students in determining a program of study within two quarters of enrollment. Assist with monitoring student progress towards completion using campus tools (Degree Audit, EAB Navigate, FA Portal etc.)
  • Initiate supportive interventions for students and refer them to a counselor or other college or external resources as appropriate.
  • Participate as key team member in development and implementation of the campus-wide Guided Pathways strategic priority.
  • Participate in new student orientation efforts. Serve on various campus committees and represent Peninsula College at local, state, regional, and national events related to advising.
  • Support supervisor with the implementation and use of EAB Navigate and other tools.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with advising.
  • Experience working with students on a wide variety of academic, personal, and social issues.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and the public from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and pluralism.
  • Evidence of strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced office environment is essential.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service and student success.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential.
  • Includes the ability to speak clearly and fully comprehend written and spoken English and to communicate clearly with native and non-native English speakers.
  • Use Outlook, Excel, Word, databases, Form Stack, web page editing, and other office tools.
  • Ability to successfully collaborate with faculty, staff, community members and students as part of an effective student development team.
  • Proven ability to network and develop successful collaborative partnerships.

Required physical abilities:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Ability to read or scribe exams.

Required work schedule and work environment:

  • Follow building schedule, typically 8-5.

Required education or certificates:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in student development, education, higher education, social sciences, or closely related field.
  • Higher Education experience.
  • Experience with transfer advising.
  • Fluent in Spanish.


  • Annual full time, exempt position.
  • Starting salary: $47,000
  • Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Retirement plan options
  • Optional credit union and tax deferred annuity programs.
  • Peninsula College contributes $916.00 per month towards the cost of the Washington State employee insurance programs. The college also supports professional development.
  • Peninsula College is a qualified employer for the PSLF program. If you work for the College full time, have had Direct Loans and are on an eligible repayment plan, you are eligible to apply. Full-time employees are eligible to apply and participate in the Peninsula College Employee Tuition Program.
  • In compliance with the Immigration and Naturalization Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

How to Apply:

Please visit: www.pencol.edu/employment

A complete application file will include:

  • A college employment application,
  • A letter of application addressing specific qualifications of this position,
  • A current resume,
  • Unofficial transcript, and
  • Three current professional references qualified to assess your experience and ability to perform the duties specified. Please include references’ email addresses and telephone numbers.

Please upload the additional application documents on the last page of your application form prior to submission.

Application materials may be submitted by mail or email to:

Human Resources

Peninsula College

1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone: (360) 417-6298

Email: pchr@pencol.edu

Applications submitted electronically will be accepted without signatures.

Position Title: Executive Assistant, American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)

Position and Description:

This full-time position provides a wide range of administrative and programmatic support to the President & CEO and Board of Directors; conducts detailed meeting planning and negotiation for a variety of meeting throughout the year; and assists in implementing components of the organization’s strategic plan.

Primary Responsibilities:

General Support

  • Provide CEO telephone coverage, as needed, and process daily mail.
  • Respond to general telephone, email, and general member services inquiries.
  • Proofread pre-press materials and other organization and advocacy materials.

Executive Support

  • Schedule appointments for the President & CEO, prepare/assemble presentation materials and handouts, organize meeting follow-up as necessary.
  • Prepare and maintain President’s calendar and schedule appointments.
  • Coordinate and maintain a Central office calendar.
  • Work independently and as part of a team on ongoing, special, and non-recurring projects.
  • Assist the President & CEO to ensure the timely handling of programs and projects related to the AIHEC Strategic Plan, as needed.
  • Make travel arrangements for the President & CEO, as requested.
  • Draft correspondence and press releases, as needed.
  • Prepare and file expense reports of the President.
  • Attend staff meetings, take minutes, and follow up on action items generated.
  • Conduct research and coordinate special projects at the request of the President & CEO, which may include planning and coordinating multiple presentations and organizing events.

Board of Directors Support

  • Coordinate and assist in planning, scheduling, and preparing for quarterly Board meetings and related special events, monthly executive committee meetings, conference calls and other organization and advocacy related meetings across multiple time zones.
  • Oversee assembly and electronic/print distribution of Board books and other relevant material.
  • Record and compile minutes of AIHEC Board meetings, monthly executive committee meetings, and other meetings as needed, and track follow-up/action items generated.
  • Assemble and maintain updated member contact information and biographical information in a variety of formats and electronic/print databases.

Meeting and Event Planning

  • Negotiate favorable contracts with hotels and related venues.
  • Handle all meeting logistics including hotel, travel, meeting room setups and audiovisual, catering, ground transportation, recreational activities, and special events and serve as onsite contact for venue management and staff.
  • Prepare and distribute all meeting-related correspondence to members, staff and invited guests, including travel and hotel logistics memos, schedules and agendas, ground transportation information, and invitations.
  • Work with the President & CEO and/or project managers in the development of meeting materials and budgets.
  • Maintain and annually update the AIHEC Student Conference Manual and assist state-based planning committees, as requested, in amending and updating Manual AIHEC Student Congress & Student Support Liaison.
  • This position may serve as Central Office staff support to the AIHEC Student Congress: participate in monthly meetings, assist the ASC Coordinator in organizing and supporting the ASC, and serving as liaison for the ASC with Finance Department and CEO.

This position reports to: AIHEC President

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Position Qualifcations:


  • Incumbent must be a positive and energetic team member who works effectively in a support role and is ready to assume expanding duties in a small, deadline driven environment.
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years related executive level experience, preferable in a non-profit environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in, and aptitude for, meeting and event planning.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills essential.
  • Ability to be proactive and anticipate the needs of the organization.
  • Multitasking capacity with keen attention to detail and clear ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Knowledge of higher education and/or Tribal sovereignty issues desirable

Position Benefits:

Competitive salary (commensurate w/ experience), excellent benefits.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidate should submit cover letter, résumé, and salary history to: American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Email: jobs@aihec.org – subject line = Executive Assistant

Fax: (703) 838-0388 – Attn: Executive Assistant

Position Title: Various Positions, Bureau of Indian Education

About the Bureau of Indian Education

The Bureau of Indian Education oversees a total of 183 elementary, secondary, residential and peripheral dormitories across 23 states. 130 schools are tribally controlled under P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Contracts or P.L. 100-297 Tribally Controlled Grant Schools Act. 53 schools are operated by the Bureau of Indian Education. The Bureau of Indian Education also oversees two (2) post-secondary schools: Haskell Indian Nations University and Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.

To view a full list of positions open with the Bureau of Indian Education, please click here.