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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: 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.

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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.

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Other Available Positions

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/32737

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

Position Description:

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

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

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

Position Title: 2019-2020 Fellowships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Position Description:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, education, 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 for 2019–2020 Fellowships will open September 1, 2018. Please visit http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/fellowships for more information. Questions may be sent to Academic.Programs@metmuseum.org.

Deadlines for all application materials (including letters of recommendation):

  • Art History Fellowships – November 2, 2018
  • Museum Education and Public Practice Fellowship – November 2, 2018
  • Curatorial Research Fellowships – November 2, 2018
  • Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art – November 2, 2018
  • Conservation Fellowships and Scientific Research Fellowships – December 7, 2018

Position Qualifications:

Varies; please see website for further details.

Position Benefits:

$42,000-$52,000 plus an additional $6,000 for travel and research related expenses.

Applications are available via https://metmuseum.org/about-the-met/fellowships.

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.