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Positions open at NIEA

Position Title: Communications & Special Events Coordinator, National Indian Education Association

Position Description:

The NIEA Communication & Special Events Coordinator position will work directly with our Development Director to oversee our public outreach events and efforts, including being responsible for coordinating social media and website maintenance. This position is responsible for assisting with the development of our local marketing strategy and planning successful events that advance the recognition of the company and the brand. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with Native communities, Native organizations, and help lead the way in promoting Native education on a tribal, local, state, and national level.

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Position Title: Field Operations Associate, National Indian Education Association

Position Description:

The NIEA Field Operations Associate will support the ongoing work to engage with tribal representatives to improve educational outcomes for Native students. This person will work collaboratively with NIEA leadership to assist with community outreach to support NIEA’s priorities at the tribal and state level. Additional responsibilities include overseeing and managing tribal-state relationships and establishing networks with local stakeholders. The position will include travel.

To learn more information, please click here.

Position Title: Legislative Director, National Indian Education Association

Position Description:

The NIEA Legislative Director position is responsible for building support for the advancement of Native education policy through various vehicles – from working with key stakeholder groups to coalition partners and policy makers in in the federal government. This position will directly supervise the State Policy Associate.

To learn more information, please click here.

Position Title: Education Specialist, National Indian Education Association

Position Description:

The Educational Specialist will work collaboratively with the Program Director to plan and design curricula for educational programs, research and define educational goals, objectives, and methodologies to meet program goals. This position has the responsibility to provide professional learning services for teachers, tribal leadership, and stakeholders through workshops and trainings, online learning, and community outreach methods.

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Position Title: Executive Assistant, National Indian Education Association

Position Description:

The Executive Administrative Assistant will provide direct support to the Executive Director and administrative duties for the office. Responsibilities may include screening calls; managing calendars; making travel, meeting, and event arrangements; and data entry. This position is grant funded and dependent on grant funding.

To learn more information, please click here.

Other Available Positions

Position Title: President, Red Cloud Indian School, Inc.

Position Description:

Red Cloud Indian School, a dynamic, mission-driven nonprofit organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, is seeking a passionate, committed leader to serve as its next president. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced professional who desires the challenge of creating meaningful change in one of the highest-need communities in the nation. Red Cloud’s new president will guide a wide range of institutional efforts to empower Oglala Lakota youth, families, and community members who live in the midst of extreme intergenerational poverty. Specifically, s/he will have the chance to:

  • Work with school administrators, teachers, and staff to provide Red Cloud’s 600 students with a high-quality, holistic education that is rooted in both Lakota culture and Jesuit pedagogy — an education that provides them with the physical, emotional, and spiritual support to overcome any challenge and pursue their dreams, in college and beyond.
  • Develop and expand programming designed to honor Lakota culture and strengthen Lakota identity—by revitalizing the Lakota language in and out of the classroom; by teaching Lakota history and spirituality, and by celebrating and supporting the work of Lakota artists and artisans.
  • Support the active ministry of Red Cloud’s network of Catholic parishes across the reservation by empowering parish staff, and specifically Lakota church leaders, to strengthen the social and spiritual resources they provide to more than 800 families.

This is a unique role for a leader who believes in the power of education; who desires to live, work, and learn in a vibrant cross-cultural environment; and who wishes to serve as an agent of change in a community that has experienced both historical and contemporary trauma. Red Cloud’s new president will help to lead the organization’s complex, comprehensive programming that, as a whole, strives to embolden students, families, and others to create transformative change in their own communities.

Red Cloud’s Board of Directors, which will appoint the president, is seeking candidates with deep experience in education, nonprofit management, and/or philanthropy who possess a genuine understanding, passion for, and commitment to the Red Cloud’s unique identity as a multifaceted organization grounded in Lakota, Jesuit, and Catholic values. Outstanding candidates will be dynamic, creative, and innovative individuals with the capacity and experience to foster learning, growth, and collaboration, on the reservation and beyond.

Position Qualifications:

Red Cloud seeks a person of integrity and compassion who possesses a genuine understanding, passion and commitment to the mission and identity of Red Cloud as an organization rooted in Lakota, Jesuit, and Catholic values. The President will be a dynamic, creative and visionary, forward-thinking leader and innovative leader who fosters learning, growth and collaboration, on campus and beyond. The ideal candidate will be:

A dynamic leader who models the values of Catholic and Lakota spiritual values and practices and embraces the Ignatian educational philosophy;

A culturally-competent leader who possess an understanding of the Lakota or other Native American peoples; or who possess a willingness to learn about the Lakota culture and how it is integral to Red Cloud’s mission;

A strategic thinker, who envisions and plans the future and energizes the community to realize it;

A superb communicator with the ability to inspire all constituencies and audiences;

A collaborative manager who effectively directs and supports others’ efforts, motivating them and giving them authority to lead and room to grow; and who seeks and accepts guidance from the Board;

An experienced fundraiser who brings extensive knowledge of major gift, capital campaign and deferred/planned giving approaches and techniques; proven experience in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting high-level giving prospects; and, proven experience developing strategic external alliances with partners and prospective donors;

An effective supervisor with demonstrated success in overseeing numerous, diverse functions;

A person of integrity and compassion who will care deeply for the welfare of each student, faculty member, and staff member;

A seasoned executive with strong experience in education, philanthropy and/or nonprofit management, and proven leadership in complex, cross-cultural organizations with numerous community stakeholders; advanced degree preferred.

Position Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experiences. Excellent benefits. Housing will be provided.

For additional information on Red Cloud Indian School and on the president’s position as well as for detailed application instructions, please visit www.redcloudschool.org/presidentsearch. Candidates should e-mail applications by September 28 to presidentsearch@redcloudschool.org.

Position Title: Native Studies Center, Director/Faculty and Faculty (Two Positions), The College of St. Scholastica

Position Description:

The College of St. Scholastica invites applicants for two tenure track interdisciplinary positions in Ojibwe Language and Culture and Native Studies (salary and rank at Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience). These positions will be responsible for the development of a Native Studies Center as well as implementing innovative programming to meet the needs and demands of contemporary Indian country. Priority will be given to complete applications received by September 14th, with a preferred start date of January 2019, though the position will remain open until filled.

The first of these positions (of cohort), the Director/Faculty position, will be housed in the appropriate department according to candidate´s area of expertise. Along with other faculty and staff, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development of a Native Studies Center and teach a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary undergraduate courses in Native Studies, with potential for development of graduate level courses in the future. In addition, this person will have the opportunity to reformulate the existing American Indian Studies minor; assume academic advising duties; and participate in service and scholarly work. Duties will be split between teaching 3 to 4 courses per year and directing the Native Studies Center with an 11 month contract.

The second position (of cohort), the Faculty position, will be housed in the Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies (GCL). The successful candidate will teach a spectrum of undergraduate courses (with possibility of graduate courses in the future) in Ojibwe language and culture and other related courses (e.g., beginning to advanced Ojibwe, Sustainability, Philosophy, Health Humanities, Linguistics, Education, Social Work); work closely with the development of a Native Studies Center along with other faculty and staff; have the opportunity to develop courses and the American Indian Studies minor; assume academic advising duties; and participate in service and scholarly work.

Position Qualifications:

Masters level (required) or Ph.D./Ed.D. (preferred) in Ojibwemowin, Linguistics, or closely related field. Native or near-native fluency in Ojibwemowin and English required. Possible areas of specialization include Education, American Indian Studies, and Indigenous Art and Music. The successful candidate will have teaching experience, show the potential for active scholarship, and demonstrate a dedication to working with diverse communities, specifically tribal communities. First-hand knowledge of traditional belief systems in Ojibwe communities is preferred. Salary and rank at Assistant or Associate professor, commensurate with experience.

Position Benefits:

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance, generous employer retirement contribution, 100% tuition
remission for employee and eligible dependents, and wellness program.

For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.

Position Title: Project Manager, TCU Cyberinfrastructure Study Initiative, American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)

Position Description:

A non-profit organization dedicated to advancing American Indian higher education, seeks a Project Manager for the AIHEC TCU Cyberinfrastructure Study Initiative. The successful candidate is able to work independently in an often fast-paced environment, is accurate and well organized, and possesses excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills.

The Project Manager will assume a key role in a National Science Foundation-funded project to conduct a comprehensive study of the status of the cyberinfrastructure of AIHEC’s member Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) and the role, both current and planned, of the TCUs’ cyberinfrastructure in supporting STEM education and research programs and activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project Manager of the AIHEC TCU Cyberinfrastructure Initiative will report to the initiative Principal Investigator and will work closely with the initiative’s expert consultants and TCUs. Specific responsibilities include – but are not limited to – the following:

Program Management:

  • Oversee the day-to-day program management tasks and engage in regular planning and coordination of project activities with the investigators, TCU faculty and staff, and partnering organizations.
  • Conduct outreach and engagement activities with TCU presidents, CIOs, and faculty to encourage participation in the initiative.
  • Encourage and support TCUs in completing a comprehensive campus computing survey.
  • Schedule and assist in conducting informational webinars and prepare other materials for TCU administrators, IT staff and faculty.
  • Work with the initiative’s expert consultants and personnel (site visit team) and TCUs to schedule site visits.
  • Arrange and monitor logistics for TCU site visits.
  • Participate in TCU site visits when feasible.
  • Make information requests to TCU administrators, staff and faculty as needed.
  • Collect data for use in evaluation of program activities, outputs, and impacts.
  • Take a lead role in organizing, drafting, monitoring, and finalizing reports to individual TCUs based on information gathered from the survey and site visits.
  • Conduct analysis of individual TCU reports to discover trends and key issues for follow-up and to inform AIHEC’s policy and capacity building agendas.
  • Take a lead role in drafting, editing, and finalizing written reports to the National Science Foundation.
  • Plan and conduct an annual convening of TCU Chief Information Officers, IT directors, and staff.
  • Other AIHEC duties, as assigned.

Reporting:

  • Lead, coordinate and assist initiative investigators in generating a comprehensive cyberinfrastructure (CI) status report on all TCUs that either participate in the CI survey or host a site visit.
  • Coordinate and assist initiative investigators in generating any required progress report, including annual progress report(s) and a final report to NSF.

Education and Experience:

The successful candidate will bring: a high level of motivation and a strongly entrepreneurial approach; an appreciation of the value of collaboration; experience in successful grant management or other major programs, including demonstrated knowledge of federal grant compliance requirements; strong general management skills, with proven success in managing teams and mentoring/developing staff; demonstrated writing skills; experience within the American Indian reservation-based communities; background in information and computer science or related fields; and strong familiarity with TCUs and/or American Indian/Alaska Native tribal communities.

The candidate must have earned a Master’s degree in a relevant field or Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience.

Team, Analytical, and Communication Skills:

The successful candidate will have keen analytical skills with the ability to synthesize and coordinate complex projects. He or she will have the capacity to write and speak clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences, including TCU students, faculty, staff, and presidents, federal officials, and foundation/industry representatives. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative and qualitative research skills and will have the ability to explain quantitative research outcomes to a variety of audiences and stakeholders. He or she will be adept at establishing and maintaining good work relationships and will be comfortable working collaboratively as a team member – as well as independently. The successful candidate will have experience with online information sharing and collaborative work environments and will be able to participate in their design and management. Finally, the successful candidate will be flexible and adapt easily to assisting with specific and AIHEC-wide projects.

Location:

This position is located in Alexandria, Virginia, at AIHEC headquarters. The position is not eligible for relocation outside of the AIHEC central office.

Competitive salary (commensurate w/experience) and excellent benefits. Must submit to a background check.

Qualified candidate should submit cover letter, résumé, and salary history to:
American Indian Higher Education Consortium
Email: jobs@aihec.org – subject line – TCU Cyberinfrastructure
Fax: (703) 838-0388 – Attn: TCU Cyberinfrastructure

Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

Position Description:

The Academic Council of the American Indian and Indigenous Collective (AIIC) at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous Studies. The Visiting Assistant Professor will have research and teaching experience in the field of Native American and Indigenous Studies, broadly defined, focusing on the Peoples of North America. While the area of specialization is open, we are particularly interested in scholars with research and teaching interests in the histories, cultures, artistic and cultural production, sovereignty, political and social realities, and feminist and indigenous approaches to knowledge systems and epistemologies of Indigenous people. The AIIC Visiting Assistant Professor will be expected to make at least one public presentation of his or her research.

The Visiting Assistant Professor is expected to provide intellectual expertise to the campus in his or her area of focus, as well as to engage with students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as faculty colleagues in the AIIC and the home academic department. The candidate is also expected to participate in the broader AIIC community at UCSB while in residence. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. We welcome applicants with a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with Indigenous communities. This position carries a five course workload over three quarters.

Academic title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position Available : During the 2018-19 academic year.

Duration of Position: The initial appointment will be for one year.

Application Requirements: Applications are accepted via the UCSB Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

Apply at http://apptrkr.com/1264436 Please refer to position # JPF01270 in all correspondence.

Documents/Materials

• Cover Letter that describes your relevant research, expertise, and experience with Native American and Indigenous Studies; teaching experience; and publication record — required

• Curriculum Vitae: Your most recently updated C.V. — required

• Sample Syllabi: Minimum of two required and a maximum of three will be accepted — required

• Statement of past engagement with Native American and Indigenous communities (one page) — required

• Statement of Teaching Interests, Teaching Philosophy, and Courses Taught (2 pages) — required

• Writing Sample, no more than 20 pages — required • Representative Teaching Evaluations — if available

Reference Requirement Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation (a minimum of three are required and a maximum of five will be accepted). Please note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

Recruitment Period: Applications received by August 8, 2018 will receive primary consideration. However, the position will remain open and applications will be accepted until filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected

Position Title: Facilities, Operations, Student Program Coordinator, University of California San Diego

Position Description:

The Intertribal Resource Center (ITRC) is one of six Campus Community Resource Centers within the office of the Vice Chancellor-Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. Like all of our Resource Center, the ITRC provides a supportive community space, academic support services, mentoring/leadership development, co-and extra-curricular programming, and non-academic support. The ITRC is a campus resource for all students. In particular, the Center aims to leverage existing resources to create a sense of place and community and provide an important support system for American Indian/Alaskan Native/Indigenous students on campus and to develop positive relationships with our local tribal communities.

Incumbent provides high level administrative and programmatic support to the Intertribal Resource Center (ITRC). This includes managing the day-to-day operations, infrastructure, facilities management, and student program/event coordination and logistics for the ITRC. Under the direction of the ITRC Director, incumbent develops, analyzes, interprets, and implements policies and procedures for the operations of the ITRC, including front desk operations, facility usage, implementation of and adherence to financial protocols & procedures, and requests for information and referral. Acts as the primary fiscal transaction preparer (MyEvents, MyPayments, MyTravel, Express Card purchases, etc.) for the ITRC.

The incumbent serves as liaison with Facilities Management, IT, Marketplace, ACT, CMS, EVC Business Office and VC EDI Office to ensure the infrastructure needs of the ITRC are met. Incumbent also oversees and coordinates student volunteer program, ITRC Affiliates program, intern/student assistant schedules, and ITRC usage calendar to ensure maximum coverage and support of ITRC programs. The incumbent manages staff travel, generates PR and promotional materials (website, social media, correspondence) and as needed is assigned projects of a highly confidential and sensitive nature, including but not limited to small scale student programs.

• Must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed. Occasional overtime may be required.
• Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.

To Apply:

http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=137172

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

Position Title: Community Based Instructor, Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe

Position Description:

The primary function of this position is to have a strong focus on supporting the students and family, while connecting the tribal community. Duties include:

  • Teach and/or coordinate cultural activities and workshops for students and parents.
  • Coordinate cultural community events
  • Facilitate parent involvement nights
  • Support the College and Career Coach in entering and collecting data
  • Participate in cultural field trips and tribal college tours
  • Attend professional development trainings
  • Go over academic plans with parents
  • Other duties as assigned

For a full list of qualifications, and information on applying, please click here.

Position Title: College and Career Coach, Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe

Position Description:

The primary function of this position is to prepare 7th-12th grade American Indian students for career and college opportunities. Duties include:

  • Establish individualized academic plans for each identified student.
  • Set up tutoring and monitor the program.
  • Follow-up with students bi-monthly to review grades, goals, and their progress on their academic plan.
  • Review academic plans with the parents
  • Coordinate college tours.
  • Partner with community to coordinate job shadow and internship opportunities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate intensive summer programs
    • Credit recovery
    • Upper level courses
    • Cultural activities/workshops
  • Attend Project Director meetings and professional development.
  • Other duties as assigned.

For a full list of qualifications, and information on applying, please click here.

Position Title: Executive Director, AI/AN and First Nation Relations and Tribal Liaison to the President

Position Description:

Western Washington University is looking for its first-ever Executive Director of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) and First Nation Relations and Tribal Liaison to the President. This high profile position has both external and internal-facing leadership responsibilities. Externally, the successful candidate represents the President and Board of Trustees as liaison and envoy to AI/AN and First Nations governments. Internally, you will advocate for the support and success of AI/AN students on campus. The successful candidate must possess the ability to effectively advocate on behalf of AI/AN and First Nation students, and engage in conversations on a range of topics and issues, perhaps difficult at times, where all members of the university community have an opportunity to participate and provide input. The position reports to the Vice President for University Relations and Marketing and also serves as special liaison representing the President.

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree with four years experience in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education, public administration, AI/AN leadership, ethnic studies, environmental resources, social psychology, or related field that includes coursework/experience on communicating and working with AI/AN or First Nation communities.
• Demonstrated success in securing grants and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) development.
• Strong knowledge of American Indian treaty rights and law, including concepts of sovereignty and self-determination.
• Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to build lasting relationships.
• Knowledge of tribal protocols, cultures, histories, sovereignty, and government relations, particularly for Coast Salish tribes, but also for AI/AN or First Nations communities as a whole.
• Tribal community member.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in higher education, including but not limited to employment in a college or university student success center, or for example, U.S. Department of Education TRIO Program; Institutional Assessment department.
• Demonstrated ability in supporting college access and success of AI/AN or First Nations students.
• Demonstrated experience managing program budgets.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Ability to communicate across cultural lines to include interpretation of policy between tribal and Western Washington governments.
• Analytical ability to interpret student success metrics.
• Excellent presentation skills and experience delivering policy level briefings.
• Washington State tribal community member.
• Minimum 5 years of experience working with AI/AN or First Nations students in higher education.

To Apply:

To apply, and for complete job description please go to: www.edu/jobs

Position Title: One Stop Student Services Counselor and Financial Wellness Coordinator for Native American Student Success-University of Minnesota- Morris

Position Description:

This position requires exceptional customer service skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, competent grasp of technology, a strong work ethic, and attention to detail. This position provides counseling and advising on complex and complicated One Stop student issues. The position requires a sensitivity, knowledge and understanding to work effectively with people from diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

This position counsels, advises, investigates, and resolves student cases in the areas of financial aid, billing and payment, registration, records, student employment, and veteran services. It provides in-depth college financial and One Stop counseling to students and parents/guests.

The position provides direct support for American Indian students attending the University of Minnesota Morris. The position works collaboratively with other campus offices and programs to support the building of a culture of success for American Indian students and strong working relationships with American Indian tribal education directors, tribal college financial aid staff, and other American Indian education leaders. This position provides direct support for students working as a part of the Native American Student Success program, supported by the U. S. Department of Education’s Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program (NASNTI). The position will assist students directly with support to foster financial literacy and wellness. It will also develop and deliver a robust financial wellness and economic literacy curriculum with targeted modules and related materials to support Native American student success for the first through fourth year of college. The position includes consultation on and assessment of financial wellbeing programming impacting program participants as well as the documentation of program impact.

The position is funded 50% through One Stop Student Services. The additional 50% of the position is funded through University of Minnesota Morris’s US Department of Education Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program (NASNTI) grant. The current allocation for the position is provided through September 30, 2019. The project is funded through September 30, 2020. Morris intends to apply for future U.S. Department of Education NASNTI funds.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Assistant Director of One Stop Student Services. The position includes some night and weekend responsibilities with occasional travel.

For a full list of qualifications, job duties and instructions on how to apply visit: humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and enter Job ID 324745 in the keywords field. The first review of applications will begin on August 1st.

Position Title: Specialist-Outreach-Fixed Term, Michigan State University Native American Institute

Position Description:

The Native American Institute at Michigan State University is seeking applicants for the position of academic specialist for outreach. This is a full-time (90-100%), fixed term, 12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal. This person will serve as a key member of the Institute, supporting and contributing to the advancement of the Institute’s mission and goals with American Indian tribes, organizations and communities.

About the Native American Institute: The Native American Institute was authorized by the Michigan State University Board of Trustees in October 1981. The mission of the Institute is to work with tribes, American Indian organizations and various Michigan State University units to enhance the sovereignty, internal capacity, and community well-being of tribes, American Indian communities and Indian people.

The successful candidate will work with the Director and Assistant Director as a liaison for the Institute in connection to various tribal and/or community partners and Michigan State University units. In addition to liaison duties, the individual will co-facilitate outreach and research projects undertaken by the Institute including: managing teams, mentoring and providing oversight of unit interns and research assistants, developing and implementing assessment and research activities, provide grant-writing support, assist in disseminating results of these activities in community and professional forums, and assist with other administration tasks for the Institute on projects/events/activities as needed.

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence by creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The CANR is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that academic excellence is achieved through open access and proactive inclusion.

To learn more information or to apply, please click here.

Position Title: Deputy Director, National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)

Position Description:

The deputy director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) has overall responsibility for the management and control of all aspects of the operations department. Reporting to the executive director, the deputy director builds and maintains organizational infrastructure to support NICWA’s work and is charged with day-to-day management of finance, facilities, information technology, human resources, and events and training functions. S/he participates in the development and enforcement of organizational policies and procedures to maintain the positive health of the organization.

The deputy director partners closely with the executive director to chart NICWA’s future growth and strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for the organization’s services and acts as backup to the executive director when necessary. The deputy director serves as a thought partner to the executive director, thinking broadly and strategically about NICWA’s work, and is also detail oriented and organized about the implementation and structures necessary to move vision to reality. S/he acts as a gap filler, coach, mentor, and bridge builder for the organization as a whole.

The deputy director carries financial authority as approved by the board of directors to obligate and disburse funds, negotiate and sign off on leases, contracts and interagency agreements; such authority includes participation in finalizing organizational budgets, and ongoing financial monitoring as outlined in the organization’s financial procedures manual.

To learn more about the position, please click here.

Position Title: Director for Student Organizations and Engagement, Office of Student Activities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Position Description:

The director for student organizations and engagement serves in a leadership position for the Student Activities Office (SAO) team providing direction, support and advice to and for MIT students, student activities, clubs, and organizations. Will be responsible for the oversight for all student activities and 450+ organizations including training, policy compliance, event planning and execution and organizational management; work directly with MIT recognized groups, class councils, and student governments to strengthen the ongoing visibility and diversity of student-run programs on campus; collaboratively develop and implement programs and initiatives that foster an inclusive student community; foster communication and collaboration between and among students, the staff of Division of Student Life and the relevant programs and operations at MIT, in particular, the Campus Activities Complex (CAC), Campus Police, FSILG Office and Residential Life Programs; and serve as SAO’s direct liaison and partner with CAC in regard to event and student group advisement and support in a team-based advising approach with student organizations.

Contact Information:

For more information on this position, please click here.

To Apply:

Interested candidates may apply online at https://careers.mit.edu. Please reference job number 15958 and indicate where you saw this posting.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Position Title: Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs, Office of Student Activities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Position Description:

The Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs serves as an integral part of the Student Activities Office (SAO) team in providing support, advice, and direction to and for MIT students, student activities, clubs, and organizations, particularly in the area of student leadership development. The Associate Director has the primary responsibility of implementing and managing co-curricular and leadership programs for MIT undergraduate and graduate students. In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Student Leadership and Engagement, the Associate Director leads the development of strategies and programmatic initiatives that focus on the area of student leadership, skill development, learning outcomes, and assessment providing an overarching framework for student leaders to engage with; and works with MIT-recognized groups and student governments to strengthen the ongoing visibility and diversity of student-run programs on campus, particularly advising student groups with a leadership development focus. The Associate Director will have an abiding concern for and commitment to serving the diverse needs of the MIT community and the active promotion of an inclusive environment; and foster communication and collaboration between and among students, the staff of the Division of Student Life, and the relevant programs and operations at MIT, particularly those of the Campus Activities Complex (CAC), the Alumni Association, Office of Multicultural Programs, Residential Education, various academic units and Campus Police.

Contact Information:

For more information on this position, please click here.

To Apply:

Interested candidates may apply online at https://careers.mit.edu. Please reference job number 15921 and indicate where you saw this posting.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Position Title: President, College of Menominee Nation

Position Summary

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President leads the campus community in creating and implementing a vision and strategy for the future of the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) that is responsive to the College’s mission and capitalizes on the professional and intellectual strengths of CMN’s staff and faculty. Leading by example, the President fosters a strong sense of community and a commitment to higher learning. He or she establishes and enhances partnerships and relationships among tribal and external entities that align with the College’s purpose and educational reputation, promote its sustainability, and serve its community.

Requirements:

  •  Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate from an accredited institution of higher learning. If pending, evidence that it is to be earned within 18 months of appointment.
    Five or more years of executive experience desired at or comparable to a top leadership position and with a record as a successful senior executive. Preferred experience in tribal, higher education and/or corporate organizations.
    Career experience that demonstrates expertise in making data-driven decisions to direct organizations and in understanding the significance of data.
    Career experience that provides evidence of strong financial, operational and human relations skills relevant to the sustainability and advancement of the College.
    Educational or professional experiences that demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence and have contributed to a personal understanding of Native American culture and the applied research that addresses Native American culture.
    The ability to be conversant on scholarship, pedagogy and Native American culture.

To Apply – Applications must include the following; incomplete submissions will not be accepted:
– A letter of interest that addresses the stated responsibilities of the President and requirements for applicants
– A current resume or curriculum vitae
– Proof that the stated degrees were earned at the listed institutions
– At least five professional references with full contact information and an indication of applicant’s relationship to/professional engagement with each reference.

Applications are being accepted until the position is filled. To learn more about this position, please click here.

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.

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