Jobs and Internships

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Positions open at NIEA

Position Title: Board of Directors – Student At-Large

Position Description:

NIEA is seeking two (2) qualified student board members to serve on the NIEA Board of Directors (BOD). The NIEA Student Board Member serves as a critical student view on NIEA’s strategic direction and policy. S/he is a full voting member, participates in monthly board meetings, serves on a minimum of two committees, and actively supports educational advancements that are in service to NIEA’s constituents: American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian.


Because the Constitution and By-laws require a staggered term, these positions will be filled in the following manner:
Position 1: 2-year term—2018 to 2020
Position 2: 1-year term—2018 to 2019

To learn more information, please click here.
To submit an application, please click here. 

Position Title: Executive Director

Position Description:

The National Indian Education Association’s Executive Director fulfills three essential standards of leadership.  Standard 1: Strategic Leadership—creates conditions that result in strategic forwarding of the National Indian Education Association’s (NIEA) vision, mission, initiatives, programs, and other tactical agendas in support of the education of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.  Standard 2: Operational Leadership/Management—sets high standards for professional practice, program/initiative development and delivery, and organizational advocacy that result in a highly professional, motivated and accountable working organization. Standard 3: External Relationship Development/Leadership—designs structures and processes that result in stakeholder engagement, support, and ownership as well as enhancing NIEA’s research, advocacy, sphere of influence, financial portfolio, and organizational sustainability.  Acknowledging that NIEA as an organization has widespread credibility, the Executive Director should actively advocate on behalf of this organization for educational research, strategies, programs, legislation, and initiatives that seek to improve educational opportunities for American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.

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: 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: Special Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs/Longhouse Director, Peninsula College

Position and Description:

The Position

This position will be responsible for overseeing ʔaʔkʷustəŋáw̕tx House of Learning, Peninsula College Longhouse and all Peninsula College programs and initiatives related to Indigenous students and cultures. S/he will effectively foster and develop relationships with tribal nations and their members on behalf of Peninsula College.

The College

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

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

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

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

Essential Functions

  • In concert with the Peninsula College President, serve as the central ambassador for Peninsula College in expanding and stewarding strong relationships and effective collaborations with the six tribal nations the college serves: Hoh, Quileute, Makah, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Jamestown S’Klallam, and Lower Elwha Klallam.
  • Ensure effective, culturally appropriate, and coordinated Peninsula College outreach to tribal nations and Indigenous populations (i.e. Peninsula College tribal outreach communications across the institution will be coordinated via the Longhouse Director). S/he will ensure effective communication across multiple constituencies within each tribe including families, education partners, and Tribal Councils.
  • Coordinate the engagement of the Peninsula College President as needed in communications with Tribal Councils to ensure respectful, appropriate interaction with Tribal Councils.
  • Advise the College President and Cabinet on programming and initiatives that are designed to help improve outreach, retention, and graduation rates of Indigenous students.
  • Advise the Peninsula College campus community in culturally relevant and responsive approaches in working with Indigenous families, education partners, and councils.
  • Develop and implement cultural competency training programs for the campus community specific to Indigenous populations.
  • Cultivate and maintain internal partnerships within the Instruction and Student Services divisions to better integrate local Indigenous Knowledges and culturally responsive student engagement strategies across the curriculum and student support services.
  • Coordinate with Title III Project Director and Activity Directors to ensure the timely completion of Title III grant goals related to culturally relevant wayfinding improvements, Longhouse facilities improvements and embedding the Longhouse, its programs, and Local Indigenous Knowledges across the curriculum.
  • Collaborate effectively with the Peninsula College Director of Planning and Resource Development and the Executive Director of the Peninsula College Foundation to develop programs/partnerships that attract public and private investments to sustain the Longhouse and its programs.
  • Apply the College’s Guiding Principles to interactions with others and in accomplishment of job duties.
  • Complete required Time and Effort reporting, as this position is compensated, in whole or in part, by a federal grant.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Duties of the position require knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge and experience developing culturally relevant learning opportunities.
  • High level of cultural competence in working effectively with Indigenous populations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Effective communication skills-written and oral.
  • Comfortable using long distance communication technologies (e.g., video conferencing).
  • Problem-solve, including identifying problems and possible solutions and evaluating solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Some travel may be required; valid driver’s license required.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Duties of the position require previous experience

  • Experience working with Indigenous communities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six or more years of experience working with Indigenous communities.
  • Knowledge of the principles of Indigenous Ways of Knowing.
  • Fundraising, grant writing and/or grants management experience.
  • Experience working with Tribal Councils.

Required physical abilities

  • Requires sitting, keyboarding, or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Drive long distances.

Required work schedule and work environment

  • Position is normally scheduled Monday through Friday; normal hours of operation.

Preferred education or certificates

  • Master’s degree or equivalent knowledge/experience.

Employment Terms

  • Annual full time, exempt position.
  • Starting salary: $72,000
  • Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; retirement plan options; optional credit union and tax deferred annuity programs.  Peninsula College contributes $916.00 per month towards the cost of the Washington State employee insurance programs.  The college also supports professional development.
  • Peninsula College is a qualified employer for the PSLF program. If you work for the College full time, have had Direct Loans and are on an eligible repayment plan, you are eligible to apply.
  • Full-time employees are eligible to apply and participate in the Peninsula College Employee Tuition Program.
  • In compliance with the Immigration and Naturalization Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Application Procedure:

A complete application file will include:

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

Link to: Online Application

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

Application materials may be submitted by mail or email to:

Human Resources

Peninsula College

1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone: (360) 417-6298


Applications submitted electronically will be accepted without signatures.

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

To view the full job description, please click here.

Position Title: Executive Director, Native Hawaiian Education Council (NHEC)

Position and Description:

The NHEC was created by Congress in the Native Hawaiian Education Act (NHEA) to serve in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) on the status and implementation of Native Hawaiian Education. The position of the Executive Director is to assist the NHEC to carry out its duties under the law “to assess, evaluate, coordinate, report and make recommendations” on the state of Native Hawaiian education, the impact of present programmatic efforts, and identification of programs most needed in specific Native Hawaiian communities.

Duties and Responsibilities Under the Direction of the Native Hawaiian Education Council

  • Understands and administers all policies and functions consistent with the NHEA.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors NHEC Strategic Plan.
  • Coordinates NHEC meetings
  • Responsible for writing and managing NHEC grants, contracts and potential RFPs; gathering research data from grantees and other reports/resources; and reporting research findings to improve Native Hawaiian education outcomes.
  • Serves as NHEC’s liaison to the U.S. DOE, Hawai‘i State DOE, NHEC, State, NHEA grantees, Hawaiian organizations, programs serving Native Hawaiians, and others.
  • Directly supervises office staff and manages office operations.

Skills and Qualifications

To be considered for this position, applicants must possess the following minimum skills, qualifications, and experiences:

  • Master’s Degree (Arts and Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Education) from an accredited college or university with 3 years management experience or Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 5 years equivalent experience (e.g., staff supervision, budget preparation, management and evaluation).
  • Knowledge and understanding of Native Hawaiian education, needs, and available programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate Hawaiian language, values, and cultural practices into educational policies at all levels.
  • Working knowledge of best practices in grants management, non-profit governance, and fiscal accountability.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating people, programs, and resources to improve educational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate group discussions for collaborative decision-making.
  • Excellent multi-task time management skills, oral and written skills, and computer technology application skills (MS Office Professional, webbased communications, digital-media), and project management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and make policy recommendations.Demonstrated ability in successful grant-writing.
  • Understanding of the legislative and advocacy process related to education for Native Hawaiians.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating people, programs, and resources to improve educational outcomes for Native Hawaiians.

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to work flexible hours and travel within the State of Hawai‘i and to the U.S. Continent.
  • No criminal history.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Ed.D., J.D., or other appropriate, pertinent, terminal, advanced degree.
  • 7+ years in business, non-profit management and/or educational administration.
  • Fluency in ‘Ölelo Hawai‘i.

Salary and Benefits

Salary commensurate with work experience and availability of funds.

To view the complete job description, please click here.


Application Instructions

The following application materials, in one PDF file, must be received no later than

Friday, November 30, 2018, 4:00 p.m. Hawai‘i Standard Time.

  1. Cover letter describing your interest in the ED position, how you meet the job requirements, and why you are a strong candidate for this position;
  2. NHEC Application for Employment Form
  3. Resume; and
  4. Official college transcripts (copies will be accepted at the time of the application; however, official transcripts will be required at time of interview).

Send inquiries and/or all application materials via email ONLY in one PDF file to


Position Title: Native Education Outreach Specialist, Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Position and Description:

The Native Education Outreach Specialist will create and deliver a variety of new education programs, and oversee existing programs, in response to growing demand communicated to us by visitors, members, teachers, and students for focused content relating to the art, culture, history, and lives of Plains Indian people. This position will develop a stronger exchange between Native communities, the Center, and our collections for shared knowledge with all audiences in conjunction with the strategic and operating plans of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

Job Duties:

  • Work with the Plains Indian Museum and in conjunction with Center’s Education Staff to research, develop, and deliver interpretive programming and exhibition content including web-based programming.
  • Assists with docent, volunteer, and tour guide training for Plains Indian Museum related content.
  • Collaborates with Education Staff to meet Curriculum standards, including contributions to Wyoming Indian Education for All Initiative
  • Works directly with Native students, teachers and personnel of Native schools and Tribal Colleges.
  • Develops future initiatives such as the Tribal College Partnership, Native Film and Speaker Series.
  • Evaluate and enhance educational aspects of existing programs such as the Plains Indian Museum Powwow, Native Artists in Residence Program, web and gallery interactives, and the St. Labre Museum Studies Class, and Skype in the Classroom Series.
  • Collaborates with staff, artists, advisory board members, volunteers, interns, teachers, students and community members.
  • Assists with grant proposal content and reports.
  • Evaluates visitor experience and adjusts program elements to more closely match visitor needs and expectations.
  • Supervises volunteers, interns and temporary or contract staff.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • An education based upon knowledge specializing in Native American History, Art, Anthropology, Native American Studies or related field combined with training or experience as an Educator. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with teaching certification or demonstrated teaching ability.
  • Experience with competencies such as program planning, development and organization for educational and public institutions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with diverse communities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including speaking to audiences of various sizes, ages, and education levels.
  • Program development and presentation experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Discretion and good judgment.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • 2 years’ work experience in a museum or educational setting demonstrating the requested qualifications

Excellent Benefit Package, and competitive wage.

To apply online, please click here, and send your resume and cover letter to

Position Title: Positions Available at University of Wisconsin – Madison

Positions and Descriptions:


The Department of Civil Society and Community Studies, (School of Human Ecology) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position, open to all ranks. We seek a candidate with expertise in community-engaged scholarship and substantive interests in civil society and community studies. The specific research area is open and may include a focus on community leadership, action research, youth, civic development, community psychology, empowerment, community organizing, and/or health equity. The position requires scholarship, teaching, and service in a department serving undergraduate and graduate students. Other desirable attributes include strong research methods, oral and written communications skills and the ability to interact with an interdisciplinary and collaborative intellectual community.

For more information, please click here. 

Native Scholarship Faculty Position Search

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to full three faculty positions as part of a campus-wide clister hiring initiative to add to the vibrant community of academic researchers at UW-Madison focused on research at the nexus of environment, health, and community in the Native American context. Participating units in this three-faculty cluster hire include the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the School of Nursing, and the School of Human Ecology.

For more information on the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies position, please click here.

For more information on the School of Nursing position, please click here.

For more information on the School of Human Ecology position, please click here.

Position Title: Supervisory Education Program Specialist, Office of Indian Education

The Office of Indian Education is seeking a Supervisory Education Program Specialist, GS-1720-15. This position is located in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Indian Education (OIE), Team 2 in Washington, DC. The OIE administers the Indian Education Program, Title IV, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act.

LOCATION. The office provides technical assistance for meeting the unique educational and cultural academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Supervisory Education Program Specialist, GS-1720-15 (MP) (INDIAN PREFERENCE)

Supervisory Education Program Specialist, GS-1720-15 (DE) (INDIAN PREFERENCE)

Position Title: Site Coordinator, Communities in Schools of Mid-America, Inc. 

Reports to:        Tribal Services Director, Communities In Schools of Mid-America, Inc. and School Principal

Department:     Program

Classification:    Exempt

Status:                Full Time



The Site Coordinator coordinates supports for native students and families, as well as implements programs and activities based upon the specific needs of the school.  The Site Coordinator works with the Special Programs Department, or other relevant school district departments, Tribal staff, community partners and volunteers to bring needed supports into the school to help native students succeed.


(P) Coordinate CIS Programs and Activities

  • Conduct school and student needs assessment annually
  • Responsible for developing and implementing all aspects of the School Support Plan
  • Facilitate, coordinate and evaluate Tier I (whole-school) CIS programs and activities at the school
  • Facilitate, coordinate and evaluate outside agency programs offered at the school
  • Communicate with CIS administrative office regarding School Support Plan, programs and activities
  • Ensure that CIS programs and supports meet the needs of native students, families and school
  • Promote positive relationships between CIS school site, administrative office and community partners
  • Mandatory participation in agency special events and fundraising

(P) Coordinate Supports for Native Students and Families

  • Initiate and follow through on CIS selection/referral process at the school
  • Manage a caseload of approximately 65 case-managed native students
  • Complete home visit and intake on CIS referrals for assigned caseload
  • Prepare, implement, and monitor student/family support plans and case progress
  • Facilitate and document student involvement in appropriate programs and supports
  • Monitor, document and evaluate student supports and student progress
  • Monitor and document parent involvement, including home visits
  • Maintain CIS student case files and CIS Data Management Tools (CISDM2)

(P) Coordinate CIS Team at the Project Site

  • Educate, support, supervise, and evaluate all CIS team members and volunteers
  • Promote cooperation of the CIS School Support Team with school staff and administration and the CIS administrative office
  • Maintain communication with the CIS administrative office and school staff

(P) Coordinate Volunteers and Repositioned Staff

  • Develop and implement a volunteer recruitment plan for CIS site
  • Recruit, support, and retain CIS volunteers and repositioned staff at the project school
  • Facilitate and monitor the assignment of volunteers/repositioned staff to CIS students

NONESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                                               

Other Duties:

  • (P) Other duties as assigned and approved by supervisor and school principal


Experience in working with school, at-risk and/or native students, program implementation and administration, volunteer training, case management and proven leadership skills.  Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with school administrators, personnel, students, parents and the public.  Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

  1. At least one to three years’ experience in working with at risk and/or native youth/families and program implementation experience.
  2. Ability to think, process information, and act quickly.
  3. Ability to work independently while managing multiple priorities yet is an effective team member.

Bachelor’s Degree in social work, education, public administration, or related field is desired.  Master’s Degree preferred. In connection with the administration of the Department of Education grant which funds this position, this employment opportunity is subject to the provisions of section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (Pub. L. 93-638) which gives employment preference to Native Americans. Additionally, preference will be given to individuals with personal lived expertise in Native American culture.


Work Environment         Office/School/Community

Lifting Requirement       25 pounds

Travel Requirements     Occasional travel, including training, home visits and field trips, etc., Valid driver’s license, Transportation, Auto insurance, Pass various background checks

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Budgetary Responsibility:

Direct Budget                   No

Indirect Budget               Yes

Major System (MIS) or Process Responsibility:

  • CISDM2 – Communities In Schools Data Management System

Mandated Reporter: 

As a staff member of Communities In Schools of Mid-America, Inc. you are a mandated reporter of child abuse and neglect as outlined in the employee handbook.  Failure to properly report to the appropriate child welfare authority and your supervisor can result in disciplinary actions up to and including termination.  See Mandated Reporter Policy in the Employee Personnel Manual for specific details.


The duties and responsibilities of this position are subject to change without prior notice.


To submit an application:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to  Applicants will be required to pass state, criminal and NSOPR background checks prior to hiring. Communities In Schools of Mid-America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Functional Classification Summary

(P) Program – 100%

Positions Title: Director of Client Support, Educational Equity at the Management Center

Position Description

The Management Center (TMC) is seeking a Director of Client Support for Educational Equity to support our growing team. We’re looking for candidates who are excited to connect clients in the educational equity movement with training and coaching services that will support leaders to run more effective organizations.


The newly created role of Director of Client Support, Educational Equity will talk to and delight clients while strategically matching trainers and coaches with clients where they can make the biggest impact. The role will likely evolve over time, and the more you can handle, the better, but at a minimum you will:

  • Conduct initial client intake for educational equity sector inquiries – talking with clients to explore their needs and learn more about their teams.
  • Whenever possible, provide clients with quick assessment, coaching, and/or tools during initial communication that provides some immediate assistance.
  • Match the TMC services, products, and content that best meet clients’ needs while making strategic decisions reflecting TMC’s organizational objectives.
  • Coordinate with the awesome educational equity practitioners to ensure strategic client pairing, and identify and share management trends you are hearing from clients.
  • Delight both clients and practitioners throughout the process from client inquiry to engagement contract.
  • Take on ad hoc special projects, such as how to better package our services, as needed.


The ideal candidate for this role:

  • Has experience working in educational equity organizations (bonus points for experience working in a pre-K-12 public school serving low income communities).
  • Demonstrates fluency and familiarity in working with organizations committed to improving outcomes specifically for underserved students, and working with urgency to address the educational inequities that presently exist along racial and socio-economic lines.
  • Has a deep commitment to advancing the values of equity and inclusion, and can thoughtfully navigate issues related to race, identity, and equity.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced office environment and can manage a high volume of work efficiently without sacrificing quality, and is willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Is known for being highly responsive and organized, and demonstrates a strong sense of ownership over tasks, excellent follow through, and strong attention to detail.
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills, and an orientation to making sure customers are delighted in their interactions with us
  • Has excellent creative problem-solving skills and is able to develop and implement thoughtful approaches, including both short-term, in-the-moment fixes and longer-term, systemic solutions.
  • Is relentlessly solutions-oriented and flexible.

We like to think of our culture as one that combines excellence with heart, and we’re looking for people who can help us build on that culture.

To Apply, please click here.

Positions Available at the University of Washington Tacoma

Positions and Descriptions:

Associate Professor and Director of Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

The University of Washington Tacoma’s School of Education (SOE) announces an opening for an Associate Professor and Director of our Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), a multidisciplinary program that we share with the Nursing and Healthcare Leadership (NHL) Program. This position will be full-time and at the rank of tenured associate professor.

In terms of primary area of expertise, we are seeking a candidate with expertise in: (1) higher education, and/or (2) P-12 educational leadership at the superintendent level. The candidate will have primary teaching responsibilities in UW Tacoma’s multidisciplinary Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.). The position will have a nine-month faculty contract starting on September 16, 2019, although a June 2019 start date is possible. The terms of compensation for this role, including course reduction and/or summer pay, will be negotiated with the Dean upon hire.

For more information, please click here.

Assistant Professor in Higher Education or PK-12 Educational Leadership

The University of Washington Tacoma’s School of Education (SOE) announces an opening for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position to start in autumn 2019. We are seeking candidates with expertise in: (1) higher education, or (2) P-12 educational leadership at the superintendent level. This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in UW Tacoma’s multidisciplinary Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.). This position has a nine-month faculty contract starting on September 16, 2019. Summer teaching opportunities may be available for interested candidates.

For more information, please click here.

Assistant Professor in School Psychology

The University of Washington Tacoma’s School of Education (SOE) announces a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position to start in 2019-2020 with expertise and training in School Psychology. This position will assist our faculty with launching a School Psychology program with a target date of autumn 2020. During 2019-2020, this position will have primarily teaching responsibilities in our Dual-Track K-8 Special Education and M.Ed. for Practicing Educators’ programs. This position has a nine-month faculty contract with compensated responsibilities starting on September 16, 2019. Compensated summer teaching opportunities may be available for interested candidates.

For more information, please click here.

Assistant Professor in Special Education

The University of Washington Tacoma’s School of Education (SOE) announces a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position with expertise and training in Special Education. The successful candidate will teach courses primarily in the K-8 and Special Education Dual-Track Program within the SOE. This position has a nine-month faculty contract with compensated responsibilities starting on September 16, 2019. Compensated summer teaching opportunities may be available for interested candidates.

For more information, please click here.

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies – Tenure Track

Position Description:

The Department of Anthropology at New Mexico State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in Native American and Indigenous Studies who is broadly trained and with preferred expertise that complements the Anthropology Department’s research and practice in one or more of the following areas: Native identity, tribal sovereignty, decolonization, Indigenous rights, tribal needs and values, intellectual property, heritage and language preservation, health disparities in Native communities, museum and visual studies, and colonial and postcolonial relations among Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups. Strengths in contemporary Native American Studies theory and research methodologies are essential, especially those that are collaborative, participatory, and focused on community action. Successful candidates will demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience working with Native American people. The development of a culturally sensitive and problem-oriented program of scholarship with potential for securing external funding is highly desirable. Abilities to contribute to Native American Studies program development, teach undergraduate and graduate students in multicultural university settings, and engage in outreach with Native American communities in the State of New Mexico, regionally in the greater Southwest, and internationally are strongly preferred.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong potential for success in both research and teaching. Appointment effective fall semester 2019 for the 9-month academic year. Only online applications are accepted. You will need to upload:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial transcripts that show award of terminal degree
  4. If desired, you may upload either one article or one book chapter
  5. You will also need to provide names and contact information (to include email) for 3 references.

New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Indigenous, Females, Veterans, and those with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date is: November 9, 2018

Position Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a PhD or terminal degree in a related field at time of appointment.

Position Benefits:

Benefits Offered: Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, alternative educational retirement plans, workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement. Nine month faculty are not eligible for annual and sick leave.

To Apply:

Please visit

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

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.