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Positions Available at Education Northwest


Position and Description:

  1. Senior Researcher – Youth & Community
  2. Senior Researcher – College & Career Success


  • Develop and manage a portfolio of research and evaluation projects focused on issues of college and career success that substantially contributes to organization growth and sustainability
  • Build strong, long-term, relationships with external clients and partners in the Northwest and nationally
  • Help partners and clients make strategic use of evaluation data and research evidence in policy and programmatic decision making and change management efforts
  • Work with peers to develop and institutionalize new and innovative ways to report research and evaluation findings and promote a high degree of use and strategic engagement among clients, communities and partners
  • Serve as project lead on a diverse portfolio of quantitative and mixed methods research and evaluation projects
  • Lead project teams to carry out work of exceptional quality and model and mentor team members in project management, relationship development and client engagement
  • Actively nurture and grow a robust professional network to increase mission-driven partnership and business opportunities for the organization
  • Share ongoing work and lessons learned with others nationally working in similar spaces
  • Collaborate with senior staff across the organization to develop new projects and proposals
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Position Qualifications:

Ideal Candidates will possess:

  • MA/MS in education, public policy, applied social sciences or a related field, PhD. preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience leading quantitative or mixed methods research and evaluation projects
  • Expert knowledge on issues related to youth and community, including such areas as social and emotional learning, out of school learning, family engagement, opportunity youth and community-centered change initiatives
  • Deep experience working with culturally diverse clients and organizations with a strong commitment to racial equity
  • Demonstrated success in building a significant project portfolio through contracts, grants and other means
  • Demonstrated expertise working with a range of clients and partners including non-profit and community-based organizations and philanthropic organizations
  • Extensive experience leading quantitative or mixed methods applied research projects
  • Strong project management skills and experience scoping and directing large scale projects and/or project tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Travel and other Key Requirements

  • Up to 20% out-of-office travel with overnight stays of up to a week at a time
  • Position is based in Portland, Oregon


How to Apply:

Interested in being a part of this amazing and diverse team of dedicated individuals? Please submit your resume and cover letter at https://educationnorthwest.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk03dbb

Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

Position will remain open until filled

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Education Northwest is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Positions Title: Native American Congressional Internship, The Udall Foundation


Position and Description:

The Udall Foundation’s Native American Congressional Internship program offers a unique opportunity to gain professional leadership experience in Washington, D.C. I request your assistance in identifying students who would be excellent candidates for our program and encouraging them to apply.

Our fully-funded, ten-week summer internship in Washington, D.C., offers distinctive opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native students who are interested in learning more about the Federal legislative process while gaining an insider’s view of the government’s unique trust relationship with Tribes. Interns work in congressional and agency offices where they have opportunities to research legislative issues important to Tribal communities, hone their legal research and writing skills, and network with public and Tribal officials and Tribal advocacy groups.


Position Qualifications:

The Foundation seeks candidates who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, and an interest in working with Native American issues and policy.


How to Apply:

Visit our website at www.udall.gov to learn more and download the application.


Interns are provided round-trip airfare, lodging, per diem, and an educational stipend. The application deadline is January 31, 2020 (postmark).


Click here to view the Internship Flyer, and to learn more about Living & Working in DC.

Positions Title: Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Montana Technological University


Position and Description:

The Provost/VCAA reports to the Chancellor and serves as the chief academic officer with major responsibilities for strategic planning and guiding all aspects of teaching and learning in support of student success. The position also acts in the capacity of chief executive officer in the absence of the Chancellor. The Provost/VCAA is charged with establishing the academic vision for Montana Technological University in pursuit of its mission, vision, and values through the contributions of the deans, faculty, staff, and their respective systems of support. Montana Technological University carries the prestige of being a Special Focus institution for the Montana University System with emphasis on engineering and related science and health specialties.


Position Qualifications:


    The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications:

    • Respected, progressively responsible record of executive higher education academic leadership, one that demonstrates the kind of leadership skills needed to foster the academic progress and vitality of the University;
    • Enrollment management know-how for student success, from effective recruitment and matriculation through graduation;
    • Passionate appreciation for research and building a vibrant research culture;
    • Deep understanding of curriculum and program development;
    • Hands-on guidance and participation in strategic planning, including budgetary experience;
    • Knowledge of innovative policy development and delivery in keeping with national education needs;
    • Experience with accreditation demands at the national and regional levels;
    • Collegial, supportive advocate for faculty and staff professional development; and
    • The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution, preferably tenured in a STEM field. It also is preferred that this individual know the extensive duties of a deanship firsthand. The new Provost/VCAA should come with a record of academic and scholarly achievement sufficient to earn the respect of the academic community.


How to Apply:

To view the advertisement and profile containing more information about the position, please click here. Additional information about the search and Montana Technological University may be found at mtech.edu/provost-search.


To assure best consideration, nominations and applications should be received by November 7, 2019. The new Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs will be identified by January 2020.

Positions Title: Early Childhood Director, Mescalero Apache Tribe


Position and Description:

Accomplishes the Early Childhood Department’s strategic objectives by planning, organizing, and supervising all functions required to operate and maintain program activities. Operates the program in conformance within regulations and provisions. A full job description will be provided upon request.


Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development, Education or related field.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Five (5) years’ experience with overseeing Early Education programs
  • Three (3) years in a manager or supervisory capacity.
  • Development Specialist II Certification required.
  • Bilingual English/Apache preferred.
  • Must have a valid NM Driver’s License.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation and be negative for tuberculosis.


How to Apply:

Tribal preferences will be applied. Position is open until filled. Salary is based on experience.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to Alice Gandara-Diaz, HR Director, agandara-diaz@mescaleroapachetribe.com. Questions may be submitted to Ms. Gandara-Diaz via email or telephone at (575) 464-4494.

Positions Title: President, University of North Dakota


Position and Description:

Founded in 1883, UND is the state’s flagship university and is the oldest research university in North Dakota. A leading economic driver in the state, the university offers high-quality education in more than 225 academic fields across nine different colleges. It nurtures and supports a strong core of liberal arts and sciences and has developed special missions in life sciences, fine arts, aerospace, unmanned flight operations, engineering, and energy disciplines.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring and innovative leader to build on the traditional strengths of UND to help the university take its place among the leading institutions in the nation and beyond.


How to Apply:

To view the advertisement and profile containing more information about the position, please click here. Additional information about the search and the university may be found at https://und.edu/about/president/search.

To assure best consideration, nominations and applications should be received by September 15, 2019. The new president will assume office on or before July 1, 2020.

Positions Title: Research Office and Project Manager, Bowman Performance Consulting


Position and Description:

Bowman Performance Consulting is seeking a highly dependable and dynamic Research Office Manager to oversee BPC’s day-to-day logistics and scheduling, operational office duties, and provide high-level administrative support to the President of BPC.


How to Apply:

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

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 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: 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.