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Positions Open With NIEA

Position Title: Tribal Education Specialist

Position Description and Qualifications:

The Tribal Education Specialist will work closely with both the Program and Legislative teams to ensure culturally and developmentally appropriate standards are implemented in partnership with tribes. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with tribal communities to support their process in developing initiatives that preserve and foster the teaching of Native students, provide technical assistance and ensure policies, procedures, and processes are established by tribal communities. This position is grant funded and dependent on grant funding.

To view a full description and position qualifications, please click here.

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Miriam Davis-Rosenbaum at mdavisrosenbaum@niea.org.

Position Title: Native Education Fellowship

Position Description and Qualifications:

The NIEA Fellow will assist in the execution of the National Indian Education Association’s policy agenda and implementation work to improve educational outcomes for Native students. This individual will report to the Legislative Director and the Program Director in developing and revising materials to support NIEA’s priorities. The Fellow will also work independently to research and analyze K-12 education and on post-secondary policy as it impacts Native students. The position will start in October, 2017 and last through May 1st of 2018.

To view a full description and position qualifications, please click here.

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Miriam Davis-Rosenbaum at mdavisrosenbaum@niea.org.

Other Available Positions

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: Native American Center Coordinator, University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point

Position Summary

This position reports directly to the Director for Diversity and College Access (DCA). The Native American Center was established in 1978 to respond to the self-identified needs and goals of Native American students. The Native American Center (NAC) Coordinator will primarily focus on UWSP Native American Students in order to provide support and guidance. The NAC Coordinator will also maintain a small caseload of other UWSP underrepresented students. The primary mission of the Office of Diversity and College Access (DCA) is to improve the retention of and graduation rates for underrepresented students by promoting their academic and personal growth. Diversity and College Access assists in the personal development of African-American, Native American, Latina/Latino/Latinx, Asian American and Pacific Islander students, and LGBTQ+ students. Diversity and College Access supports the students’ learning activities in and out of the classroom setting.

Appointment:

This is 83% FTE academic staff anuual appointment (1.0 FTE September through May; 0.5 FTE June and August; off July).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Retention of Native American Students (75%)
  • Target Native American first year students, transfers, and re-entries for early contact outreach for academic and social success
  • Identify priorities, strategic goals, and action plans to enhance student progress to degree completion for Native American Students
  • Provides academically related information and advice to students in academic departments, academic programs or service areas such as financial aid, career planning and placement, registration or admissions. Advise students individually or in small group settings
  • Will maintain a caseload of Native American students and other underrepresented students to advise and meet with on a regular basis
  • Utilize an early warning system to identify students in trouble (academic, financial, social, and emotional)
  • Serve as an advisor for UWSP Native American student organizations (AIRO and AISES)
  • Refer students to other campus resources as needed Native American Student Recruitment (10%)
  • Serve as a liaison for the 11 Native American Tribes in Wisconsin and other Indigenous Peoples and the university
  • Respond to all inquiries, advocacy, referrals to UWSP admissions, and hosts visitors
  • Maintain NAC marketing and social media Administrative Responsibilities (15%)
  • Attends DCA staff meetings
  • Provides monthly reports to the DCA Director
  • Regularly attends DCA related student programs
  • Attends campus wide advising meetings
  • Participate in New Student Programs and Orientation
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, social work, student personnel or related field
  • Experience working with Tribal Education departments
  • Familiarity with Indian Law and Treaties
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience advising first-generation and low income students of color in a college setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work with as well as understand the needs and characteristics of Native American, economically disadvantaged, first-generation and/or diverse students in an educational setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, social work, student personnel or related field
  • At least 3 years or more of experience advising first-generation and low income students of color in a college setting
  • Familiarity with Regional Tribes
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice coupled with strong interpersonal, communication, and management skills with the ability to work effectively within a diverse setting Knowledge and understanding of intersectional identities

Information on posting and benefits available at: https://www.uwsp.edu/hr/Pages/default.aspx.

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Indigenous and Environmental Studies, Bemidji State University

Position Summary

• Teach courses in the areas of Indigenous Studies and Environmental Studies.
• Work with members of the Indigenous Studies and Environmental Studies programs to create curriculum for the new Indigenous Studies/Environmental Studies (IS/ES) Sustainability degree program.
• Develop and teach new undergraduate and graduate courses presenting both IS and ES perspectives.
• Lead efforts throughout the three-year grant period to start the necessary long-term conversations with faculty in all departments at BSU about incorporating Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainability perspectives into existing courses.
• Contribute to a program of scholarship, student advising, service to the University and community, and other associated faculty duties.
• Contribute to interdisciplinary teaching and involvement in activities that support Bemidji State University’s shared fundamental values: Environmental Stewardship, Civic Engagement and Leadership, International and Multicultural Understanding, and Belief in the Power of the Liberal Arts.
• The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to a collegial and supportive environment that advances the goals of the University.

Qualifications:

  • Earned Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution at the start of employment.
  • Experience with and understanding of Indigenous Knowledge.
  • Graduate academic background in an area of the natural sciences or allied field.
  • Meet Higher Learning Commission faculty credentials in the areas of Environmental and Indigenous Studies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching.
  • Preferred:
  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution at the start of employment.
  • Interest/experience in curriculum development.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities.
  • Skills/ability to design and deliver online courses.

Apply online: http://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/human_resources/employment/faculty_administrator/.

  • The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.

Position Title: Assistant Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion, The University of Washington Tacoma

Position Summary

The University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) invites nominations and applications for a visionary and inspiring leader to serve as the Assistant Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion (ACEI). The University seeks an Assistant Chancellor who is a highly collaborative leader and who has a passion for equity, a broad concept of diversity and inclusion, a strong academic sensibility, demonstrated administrative competence, and an in-depth knowledge of theories and practices relevant to fulfilling the promise of our vision and values.

The University of Washington Tacoma is a growing, urban-serving university that is deeply invested in its local communities. The University first opened its doors in 1990 as an upper division institution, later adding graduate programs, a full four-year curriculum, and a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Today there are 5,000 students, more than 80% of whom attend full-time. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships.

The Assistant Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion reports to the Chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma and serves on the Chancellor’s Cabinet. The ACEI advises the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors on matters related to campus climate and community relations as these affect UW Tacoma’s objectives for greater equity, diversity and inclusion. The ACEI will work closely with the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Vice Chancellor for Student and Enrollment Services and the University of Washington Seattle Vice President for Minority Affairs and Diversity to advance and implement the University’s strategic direction pertaining to diversity and inclusion. The Assistant Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion oversees the Center for Equity and Inclusion and manages the development and implementation of progressive programs that mentor and retain students, as well as engage, support and educate the campus community on social justice issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This leadership position fosters change and embraces the value of equity, diversity and inclusion as components of a social justice agenda for higher education. The Assistant Chancellor will use various forms of institutional data to benchmark and promote accountability for the diversity mission in the classroom and beyond. In addition, the Assistant Chancellor facilitates the use of pedagogical strategies that support and affirm different student backgrounds, experiences, and learning styles while developing strong critical thinking skills for global citizenry. This also includes supporting curriculum development that focuses on diversity and addresses the social construction of differences as well as the causes and effects of structural inequality. Moreover, the ACEI will be central in informing, educating and working collaboratively with the University’s executive team on matters affecting recruitment, selection and retention of diverse faculty and staff.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates for the Assistant Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion position will have at least 5 years of successful and progressive experience in a leadership and supervisory role directly related to diversity, inclusion, equity, and/or social justice. S/he will also have experience working collaboratively with a wide array of stakeholders in a politically sensitive context often complicated by the presence of differing perspectives. In addition, s/he will have experience developing and facilitating professional development training for staff and faculty on inclusive and culturally relevant pedagogy, diversity and hiring, and anti-bias practices including implementation, compliance and regulation. A master’s degree is required, an earned doctorate is preferred.

To access a position description with a detailed scope of responsibilities and the full list of requirements, please visit http://www.storbeckpimentel.com/pd/UWT/ACEI.pdf

Application / Nomination Process

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae and a letter of interest describing relevant experience and interest in the position. Nomination letters should include the name, position, address and telephone number of the nominee. All nominations and applications will be handled in confidence. Applications and letters of nomination should be submitted to: Alberto Pimentel, Managing Partner or Navid Nakai, Senior Associate Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates 6512 Painter Avenue Whittier, CA 90601 562-360-1353 (FAX) Email: apsearch@storbeckpimentel.com Refer to code “UWT-ACEI” in subject line.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Position Title: Fellowship, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Position Summary

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum’s collection. The community of fellows becomes immersed in the intellectual life of the Museum and takes part in a robust program of colloquia, roundtable seminars, research-sharing workshops, behind-the-scenes tours of exhibitions, conversations with Museum staff, and visits to the curatorial and conservation departments. Fellows form long-lasting professional relationships as they discuss research questions, look closely at objects, and share the experience of living in New York City. Applications are open now for 2018–2019 Fellowships. Please visit http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/fellowships for more information. Deadlines for all application materials (including letters of recommendation): Art History Fellowships – November 3, 2017 Museum Education and Public Practice Fellowship – November 3, 2017 Curatorial Research Fellowships – November 3, 2017 Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowships – November 3, 2017 Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art – November 3, 2017 Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowships – December 1, 2017

Qualifications:

  • M.A. or Ph.D.

Position Title: Wokini Program Director, South Dakota State University

Position Summary

The Wokini Initiative at South Dakota State University seeks an Wokini Program Director. The Wokini Program Director will collaborate and coordinate with offices on student recruitment, retention, and success; fundraising; and programming to support South Dakota’s nine tribal nations in pursuit of higher education. The Program Director will report jointly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Student Affairs. SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and persons underrepresented in higher education are especially encouraged to apply. A summary of the main minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, and contact information for questions on position. Deadline: October 1st, 2017. For questions on the position, contact the search committee chair, Nathan Ziegler at 605-688-4099 or nathan.ziegler@sdstate.edu. To apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.

Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor’s degree;
  • Three (3) years experience serving and/or working with Native American peoples;
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively on a program or project;
  • Ability to work with a variety of people;Creativity in working with limited resources;Skill to collaborate across disciplines and units;
  • Documented high levels of performance;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master’s degree;
  • Two (2) years experience successfully implementing Native American programming and/or services; successful grant writing experience; and budget management experience.

Salary and benefits are negotiable and commensurate with qualifications.

Position Title: Various Positions, NoVo Foundation

About the NoVo Foundation

The NoVo Foundation acts from the original meaning of philanthropy: the love of humanity.

Created in 2006 by Jennifer and Peter Buffett, NoVo is committed to advancing adolescent girls’ rights, ending violence against girls and women, advancing social and emotional learning, promoting local living economies, and supporting Indigenous communities.

We are a social justice foundation dedicated to catalyzing a transformation away from a world based on domination and exploitation, to one of partnership, collaboration, justice, and equity. We envision a world that operates on the principles of mutual respect, collaboration, and civic participation, thereby reversing the old paradigm predicated on hierarchy, violence, and the subordination of girls and women.

The scale of these ambitions guides our work with our grantee partners. Ours is both risk capital and patient capital; experimentation and new thinking are critical paths forward. Seeing the world as it is, and as it could be, inspires our shared work. Through all of our activities, we try to illuminate the possibility of a new paradigm, gather evidence of its existence, and establish pathways for its manifestation. We are humbled and honored to contribute to building a world based on compassion, justice, and love.

For further details about the mission and vision of the NoVo Foundation please visit www.novofoundation.org.

Grants Manager

The Grants Manager is responsible for all grants management functions and all daily grant activities, reporting to the Director of Grants Administration and being structurally integrated within designated Initiative teams. This deliberate cross-functional configuration is designed to allow the Grants Manager to have a general understanding of the assigned programmatic mission, be aware of priorities, be alerted to developing plans that might be complex from a grants management perspective, and build relationships with Foundation staff and grantee partners, all while implementing best practices in grants management and compliance.

http://rework.applytojob.com/apply/agnjwZJcXk/Grants-Manager?source=NoVo

Grants System Administrator

The Grants System Administrator supports all aspects of the grants management database environment by evaluating and implementing strategic solutions to enhance the grantmaking processes. With a focus on the user experience, including staff and grantee partners, the Grants System Administrator will ensure that our grantmaking systems are deployed and used successfully. Reporting to the Director of Business Application Technology, the Grants System Administrator works and cross-trains with the Technology Associate and two Grants Managers to support efficient and effective grantmaking operations at the Foundation.

http://rework.applytojob.com/apply/gnyb7mos5P/Grants-System-Administrator?source=NoVo

Technology Associate

The Technology Associate will assist the Director of Business Application Technology in the day-to-day management of all aspects of IT, including network administration, audio/visual management, end-user support, user-training, and systems design. The Associate will work closely with staff, consultants and vendors to support our network of Mac computers as well as ongoing improvements to infrastructure, A/V, database and IT Systems. The Technology Associate will report directly to the Director of Business Application Technology and will act as her backup if she is unavailable.

http://rework.applytojob.com/apply/QOFxL5WPyb/Technology-Associate?source=NoVo

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.

Position Title: Chief Diversity Officer, California State University, Northridge

Position Summary

The Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) reports to the President and serves as an integrating partner with the Cabinet, campus leaders, faculty, staff, students, various university committees, and external constituencies to proactively develop and implement plans, programs, and activities that educate and motivate members of the University community to hold diversity and inclusion as core values to be collectively practiced in the University. The CDO serves as the university’s executive level strategist responsible for guiding efforts and creating opportunities to define, assess and promote diversity and inclusion, educational and employment opportunity, and cultural proficiency. The CDO serves as the leader of the Commission on Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives and oversees efforts to review and assess the impact and effectiveness of a wide range of diversity and inclusion programs and activities relating to faculty, staff and students. The CDO, in conjunction with senior academic and administrative leaders, makes recommendations on how to maximize institutional strengths and respond to identified needs in order to maintain an intentional and sustained focus on achieving inclusive excellence. The CDO provides strategic oversight and direction to the Office of Equity and Diversity which is responsible for promoting and implementing equity and diversity programs in support of a working and learning environment free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation and for conducting investigations related to discrimination, harassment and retaliation, including the principles and compliance requirements of Title IX.

Qualifications:

A Master’s degree from an accredited institution; doctorate preferred. A minimum of five years of experience leading efforts in the area of diversity/inclusion with evidence of increasing responsibility. A record of leading and /or facilitating the effective completion of diversity and inclusion initiatives, preferably in a higher education setting. Demonstration of in-depth, contemporary knowledge on issues of: access, inclusion, diversity, equity, and multiculturalism in a large complex organizational setting. Demonstrated record of successfully working collaboratively in a team environment with senior leaders of the organization. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a shared governance environment. Demonstrated record of collecting and using data to assess the effectiveness of initiatives and to achieve measurable results. Effective conflict resolution skills and the ability to find mutually acceptable solutions to difficult problems. Able to build consensus, find support and reconcile competing interests. Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Must have active listening skills along with sophisticated relational ability to connect with others across intersectional differences. Demonstrated ability to: influence, build community, and develop effective programs related to diversity and inclusion. Demonstrated experience in identifying and implementing diversity, inclusion and inter- cultural competency educational, awareness and high impact programs.

For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted electronically to https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/48901 by October 1, 2017. Complete applications shall include a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities for the position, a full curriculum vita, and the names, positions, and contact information for four references, who can speak to the applicant’s accomplishments and potential to be successful in this leadership position. The committee will only contact references with prior approval if the candidate becomes a finalist. The search will remain open until the position is filled and the start date is July 1, 2018. The University is committed to creating a community which values and supports diversity; individuals who contribute to such commitment are strongly encouraged to apply.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to: Dr. Barry Braun, Search Chair/Department Head, Health and Exercise Science via:
Ms. Heidi Propp, Search Committee Administrative Assistant heidi.propp@colostate.edu (970) 491-6316.

Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing http://bit.ly/HR_CSUN link and must attach a cover letter that addresses the qualifications above and a current resume, including names of three professional references. Note – internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources / Employee pagelet. Review of applications begins October 6, 2017 and continues until position is filled. For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below: http://www.csun.edu/careers/.

Position Title: Director, Colorado State University School of Education

Position Summary

Colorado State University is actively searching for the next Director and Professor in the School of Education. We are seeking an engaged, innovative, visionary leader to creatively build research and educational programs of excellence that will take our community of scholars and practitioners to the next level of national and international recognition. The School of Education faculty is comprised of educator-scholars whose expertise spans diverse learning contexts and populations. Innovative instruction, equitable access, technology education, distance education, service learning, professional development school partnerships, and rigorous research methodologies characterize our program. Our faculty expertise and philosophy, along with our mission-focus, guide us to educational and social inquiry driven by attention to human development, psychology, and organizational leadership. The School offers Ph.D. degrees in the specializations of Education Sciences, Higher Education Leadership, and Organizational Learning, Performance and Change; M.Ed. degrees in the specializations of Adult Education and Training, Counseling and Career Development, Education Sciences, and Organizational Learning, Performance and Change; an M.S. degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education; and a B.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. Seventeen teacher and principal licensure endorsements are offered through our Center for Educator Preparation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A multi-discipline research center, The Center for the Analytics of Learning and Teaching, is housed within the School and The College of Health and Human Sciences. Seven other academic units comprise the College of Health and Human Sciences, one of the largest colleges on the Colorado State University campus. The School serves 1,050 students and its faculty consists of 39 tenured, tenure-track, and special appointment full-time positions, in addition to a cadre of affiliated faculty on-campus and throughout the area school districts.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Earned doctorate degree in Education or a related field. Related field is defined as being one of the specializations represented by the doctoral and masters programs within the School; • Academic credentials compatible with a faculty appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure at a Carnegie Research University (Very High Research Activity);
• Demonstrated record of a strong, focused research program characterized by national/international recognition; • Ability to effectively develop and communicate a strategic, focused vision;
• Demonstrated record of effective administrative and professional leadership;
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence;
• Commitment to leveraging human potential; • Understanding of the PK-20, adult, and workplace education landscapes and research contexts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience with budgeting, personnel management, and/or external grant management;
• Experience as department head or associate dean;
• Experience leading the tenure and promotion process and making tenure and promotion decisions;
• Service in positions of leadership in national and/or international professional organizations;
• Experience with curricular and instructional development;
• Experience with assessment and accreditation/reaccreditation processes;
• Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative relationships with stakeholders.

To apply:

For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted electronically to https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/48901 by October 1, 2017. Complete applications shall include a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities for the position, a full curriculum vita, and the names, positions, and contact information for four references, who can speak to the applicant’s accomplishments and potential to be successful in this leadership position. The committee will only contact references with prior approval if the candidate becomes a finalist. The search will remain open until the position is filled and the start date is July 1, 2018. The University is committed to creating a community which values and supports diversity; individuals who contribute to such commitment are strongly encouraged to apply.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to: Dr. Barry Braun, Search Chair/Department Head, Health and Exercise Science via:
Ms. Heidi Propp, Search Committee Administrative Assistant heidi.propp@colostate.edu (970) 491-6316

Position Title: Cultural/Language Resources Director, Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California

Position Summary

• Plans, organizes, and oversees cultural, community training and language activities for targeted age groups in the communities.
• Responsible for the development and implementation of the curriculum for language classes.
• Contributes to program effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues and goals; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of actions; and implementing directives.
• Develops assessment tools to evaluate progress of language students.
• Improves staff effectiveness by supervising, coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees; and planning, delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks in a timely manner
• Design and implementation of a Washoe Basketry Program.
• Develops and implements a strategic plan for all cultural program activities including community training and language programs.
• Establishes, implements, and communicates program goals, objectives, policies, and procedures and develops a cohesive and effective strategic plan. Evaluates the program to plan and implement priorities to meet the needs of the Washoe people.
• Coordinates opportunities for community involvement by Washoe Tribal members to enhance the curriculum of Washoe language instruction.
• Generates, develops, submits, and presents program reports as required by funding agencies or Tribal Administration.
• Develops and implements Washoe Language curriculum for the Washoe Tribal community including in area Washoe Tribe Head Start and K-12 schools.
• Manages ongoing schedule and provides outreach such as cultural presentations to academic institutions, museums, and other interested parties.
• Coordinates with Tribal program directors, school administrators, and other community leaders and organizations to implement cultural instruction and language teaching.
• Represents cultural programs to the communities to provide information about the programs.
• Plans, develops, and implements strategies for generating resources and researching funding opportunities.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Represents the programs and the Tribe to external agencies, consultants, and other organizations and individuals; and establishes positive relationships with programs of common interests.
• Coordinates and works with the Washoe Cultural Advisory Council and coordinates information with the Senior Site Council and Washoe Tribal Elders.
• Ensures confidential maintenance of all program files.
• Manages the Washoe Tribe Cultural Resources library including compilation of library materials for the Washoe Tribe.
• Maintains appropriate documentation on incidents as required by policies and procedures.
• Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Native American Studies, or related field; plus two years of experience in Washoe culture and language, and program management plus two years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty (30) days of employment.
• Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.
• Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
• Must obtain current certification as a mandated reporter.
• Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

To apply:

To apply, email Kathy Macellari-Solis at Kathy.Macellari-Solis@washoetribe.us.

Position Title: Various Postings, National Indian Health Board

Organization Summary

The NIHB offers a mission-driven, fast-moving environment where intelligence, flexibility, and good humor are valued. We operate with excellence in mind in all matters and the confidence to defend and debate ideas without ego interfering to create the best outcome possible. Since its founding by the nation’s Tribes in 1972, NIHB remains the country’s only national organization solely devoted to improving Tribal health care for all American Indian and Alaska Natives. This position is based in our offices in Washington, DC. No relocation funding provided. American Indians and Alaska Natives are strongly encouraged to apply. Please see www.nihb.org for more information. EOE.

Available Positions:

Communications Manager

Executive Assistant

Policy Analyst

Policy Associate

Public Health Program Coordinator- Cancer Screening and Prevention

Public Health Program Coordinator- Diabetes and Chronic Diseases

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should submit their questions to jobs@nihb.org.