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Position Title: Director of Native Student Programs Office, University of Redlands

Position Description:

Director of the Native Student Programs Office University of Redlands


DEPARTMENT: College of Arts and Sciences

MONTHS/HOURS: Full time, Administrative

STARTING SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience

AVAILABLE: July 1, 2019

POSTING DATE: April 1, 2019


DESCRIPTION: The Director of the Native Student Programs (NSP) Office is responsible for managing and coordinating all NSP work and activities. The Director develops a college-going culture amongst Native American elementary, middle, and high school students in the Inland Empire and Greater Los Angeles Area. Also, the Director engages Native American students, both at the University of Redlands and in the broader community, to promote learning, help students and families appreciate the importance of higher education, and support students on their journey to, at, and beyond university. As well, the Director works collaboratively with various university offices and community partners to accomplish NSP goals and entrepreneurially seeks additional opportunities that will support students. Reports directly to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating programs designed to inspire and support Native American students in appreciating the importance of lifelong learning.
  • Establishing and maintaining networks with tribal communities, tribal education departments, K-12 schools, and community colleges to encourage Native American students to attend university and to recruit Native American students to the University of Redlands.
  • Inviting prospective students and families to University of Redlands events and familiarizing them with the campus and its Native American support services; representing the University to prospective students and their families.
  • Supervising the Assistant Director of NSP and NSP Administrative Assistant to meet collective goals for the Native Student Programs Office.
  • With the Admissions Office, collaboratively planning recruitment, preparation activities, field trips, mentoring, and educational activities that address issues of university attendance, academic preparedness, empowerment, relationship to community, and intercultural competence.
  • In partnership with the University Advancement Office, assisting in fund development initiatives to augment existing and develop new NSP projects.
  • Participating in a University enrollment committee that awards four-year scholarships to Native American students.
  • Performing other duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience working with Native American organizations and students is required.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead a university office dedicated to supporting students’ academic and co-curricular success is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in outreach and enrollment initiatives promoting Native American university attendance and degree completion.
  • Highly desired are demonstrated abilities: to create or further develop collaborative relationships with Southern California Native peoples and organizations; and to work effectively with tribal education departments.

Successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. They must be able to work both independently and as a part of a team to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously. A willingness to work non-traditional hours is essential.

How to Apply:

INQUIRIES: Inquiries can be directed to Kendrick Brown, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, at mailto:Kendrick_brown@redlands.edu.

In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.

To apply: Submit a University of Redlands Administrator application form at https://apptrkr.com/1429349.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 909-748-8040 OR VISIT http://www.redlands.edu/human-resources/employment/.


Position Title: 1.0 FTE Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in American Indian/First Nations Studies, University of Wisconsin – Superior

Position Description:


  • Teach six 3-credit courses per year, including online and face-to-face
  • Develop the First Nations Studies curriculum/academic program; this will include revising and developing courses, among other duties
  • Collaborate with the First Nations Center as a commitment to holistic student programming and participate in events and advisement to students
  • Convene an advisory committee (including students and community members) to provide feedback and input from constituencies involved in First Nations topics
  • Provide advisement to First Nations Studies minors
  • Work with appropriate campus units to recruit and retain students
  • Engage with the local and regional American Indian/First Nations communities with active involvement
  • Engage in service to the University, including program meetings, departmental meetings, and committee work
  • Continue professional growth such as involvement in professional associations, or continuing education, or other indicators

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree that meets one of the following:

  • In American Indian Studies
  • In a comparable discipline that includes at least 18 credits of graduate work in American Indian Studies
  • A combination of fewer than 18 graduate credits in American Indian Studies as part of a completed degree and relevant experience as evidence of expertise in the field

Degrees must be earned from a regionally-accredited college from one of the following accrediting bodies:

  • Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges • Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
  • WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

To review whether an institution is appropriately accredited, you can use the federal government’s searchable database (https://www.ed.gov/accreditation).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching American Indian/First Nations studies at collegiate level (includes face-to-face and/or online courses)
  • Experience with program development and/or management
  • Experience designing and teaching online courses and the use of teaching technologies
  • Demonstrated engagement with American Indian communities
  • Ability to teach Ojibwe language or other languages indigenous to the Northern Wisconsin/Minnesota region
  • Education beyond the Master’s Degree in American Indian Studies or comparable field from an accredited academic or professional program

This position is currently fully-funded for a two-year period; at that point, the strength and stability of student enrollment and community support for the academic program will be assessed and administration will determine whether funding for the position will continue. While UW-Superior cannot sponsor international applicants, non-US citizens can apply if currently eligible or could be eligible to work in the United States.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the public liberal arts mission and to quality teaching and learning methods. Willingness and interest in utilizing technology in the classroom strongly preferred. The successful candidate must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate issues of inclusive excellence and diversity within their curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

See UW-Superior website at http://www.uwsuper.edu/hr/employment/ for complete position description and how to apply. Employment will require a criminal background check. AA/EOE

Position Title: Pathways Internship Program, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Position Description:

Students can intern with the BIA, Tribe or a Tribal related program.  

Click Here to view the Student Trainee (Rangeland) GS-0499-3/4 position

Announcement number: CO-19-12

Control number: 526519600

Open and closing dates:  03/06/2019 to 04/05/2019

Locations:  Nation-wide (negotiable after selection)

Degree Program Areas

Include natural resources management, minerals and energy, geography, agricultural engineering, agricultural economics, animal husbandry, animal science, horticulture, rangeland management, soil conservation or science, environmental sciences, fisheries and wildlife biology, forestry and other related biological sciences.

To widen the pathways for careers in natural resources

Students who have not declared a major or are enrolled in an unrelated degree program area may be selected and hired. However, their continued employment is contingent upon meeting the educational degree program eligibility requirements listed below within a prescribed time frame. Students will be required to sign a statement agreeing that they will change their degree program.

Non-Competitive Conversions / Job Placement Services

Student graduates who successfully complete the Pathways Internship Program and meet all position eligibility requirements may be non-competitively converted to a term or career conditional position within the BIA.  We provide support for job placement opportunities with a Tribe or Tribal enterprise.

Please refer to the job vacancy announcement on USAJOBS for the specific education and eligibility qualification requirements.

Basic Education Requirements

Students must be accepted or enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university and seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher directly related to the position (specified in the announcement) to qualify for the following grade levels:

  • GS-3 grade level: Completion of 1 academic year of post-high school study
  • GS-4 grade level: Completion of 2 academic years of post-high school study or associates degree

To qualify for the GS-3 grade level, one academic year is the number of credit hours determined by the college, university or school to represent 1 year of full-time study.  For example, 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours is comparable to 1 year of undergraduate education.  If you have less than this example, the student must provide proof.

Key Eligibility Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Show they are enrolled in a Federally Recognized Tribe using Form BIA-4432 Exp Date: 03/31/2021.  Click Herefor 4432 fact sheet
  • Must be enrolled full-time or accepted for enrollment full-time in an accredited institution
  • Seeking a Bachelor’s degree specifically related to the position
  • Good academic standing (cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher)
  • Complete the 640-hour service requirement
  • Must maintain a security clearance
  • Sign and maintain a Participant Agreement
  • Some students may be required as an incidental duty to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties; therefore, a valid driver’s license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of Indian Affairs.


The student placement timeline shown below is typical and applies to summer work assignments.

Students will be placed on LWOP (leave without pay) during the school year or when they are completing their educational requirements, and will be repeated until they graduate (complete the Program) or appointment ends.

Pathways Internship Program

Please visit our website for more information on the BIA’s OTS Pathways Internship Program at:


We invite you to view our BIA OTS Pathways Internship Program Student Alumni Handbook for 2015, 2016 and 2017

Position Title: President, Haskell Indian Nations University

Position Description:




Opening Period:  March 8, 2019 to March 29, 2019

Job Title:  President (Haskell Indian Nations University)

Series/Grade:  GS-1701-15

Salary Range:  $121,280 to $157,663

Work Schedule:  Full-Time

Appointment Type:  Permanent

Duty Location:  Lawrence, KS

Link to Job Opportunity Announcement:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526739900

Link to Lawrence, KS visitor information


Position Title: Program Support Specialist, NACA-Inspired Schools Network (NISN)

Position and Description:

NACA Inspired Schools Network (NISN) is dedicated to training leaders to open up schools of excellence and relevance in Native American communities. Based on a community-driven school development model, NISN seeks to support school leaders placed in or starting high-performing schools. NISN seeks talented individuals from all backgrounds to apply for roles. We are especially interested in individuals who are self-starting, deeply believe in engaging communities and truly want to see transformation in rural Native communities. Our people want to work on a diverse, high-energy, and do whatever-it-takes team that is committed to social entrepreneurship in rural communities.

Purpose: Supports the Director of Education, Oceti Sakowin (currently North & South Dakota) to implement the NACA-Inspired Schools Network (NISN) model in this region. The goal will be to facilitate the effective management of programs according to NISN’s Six Commitments.

Function: The Program Support Specialist serves as direct support to the Director of Education and related staff as directed by the Director of Education. Duties include program logistics; creating organizational systems of a start-up large-scale initiative; scheduling; completing reports; meeting all deadlines for program coordination and implementation; and assisting in facilities and personnel logistics.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Director of Education in delivering the mission of the network
  • Assist the Director of Education with calendar appointments and setting up meetings
  • Coordinate logistics for network sponsored meetings and events that include preparing meeting materials, making travel related arrangements, securing venues, and arranging for meals
  • Assist the Finance Director with business and finance operations
  • Create annual work plan and quarterly goals as directed by the Director of Education
  • Provide general support to the NISN staff to implement programs
  • Serve as a community liaison for the network, promoting its success and communicating with community partners in collaboration with NISN team members
  • Assist with grants management and fiscal reporting to funders
  • Serve on the NISN Operations Leadership team and attend weekly planning sessions
  • Receive supervision and evaluation from the Director of Education


  • Track record of success working with Indigenous communities, preferably in North or South Dakota
  • Commitment to the philosophy and vision of NISN
  • Alignment with NISN core (Culture, Community/Service, Perseverance, Responsibility, Respect, Reflection)
  • Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of program management and development procedures
  • Knowledge of budgeting, bookkeeping, and reporting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, Google Drive, and internet research
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Thinks systemically in terms of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated and solutions-oriented
  • Demonstrates consistent follow up and follow through without error
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Three years of experience in executive assistant and program support role preferred

Please direct any questions, resumes, and cover letters to Jonathan Santos Silva at jonathan@nacainspiredschoolsnetwork.org.

To view the full job description, please click here.

Position Title: Positions Available at the Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights

Position Description:

The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights is looking to hire three positions:

  • K12 Education Program Analyst – For information on how to apply, click here
  • Higher Education Program Analyst – For information on how to apply, click here
  • Education Equity Program Associate – For information on how to apply, click here

For more information about the organization, visit www.civilrights.org.

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.