Employment Opportunity: Klamath Tribes Education and Employment Director

Description: The Education and Employment Director will provide leadership, direction, and management for the department and programs. This position performs a variety of complex management and administrative functions. The primary responsibilities are the management, budget control, and enhancement of tribal programs/responsibilities in the Education & Employment Department. This includes, but is not limited to, Higher Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Vocational Training, Direct Employment, RED Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Early Childhood Development Program, and the Johnson O’Malley (JOM) Program.

Under the general guidance of the General Manager, employee performs the overall planning, execution, and evaluation of tribal programs and services within the department and completes work in compliance with applicable tribal and federal policies, procedures, and regulations.

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Employment Opportunity: The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABS) Seeks an Executive Officer

The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (N-NABS-HC) is a non-profit corporation, incorporated in June 2012 under the laws of the Navajo Nation.  The Coalition was formed to discuss and develop a national strategy to focus public attention and foster healing for the wrongs visited upon individuals, families, communities, American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Nations by the Indian Boarding School policy of the United States.

NABS is currently seeking an Executive Officer. Click HERE for the full job description.

For more information about NABS, visit their website www.boardingschoolhealing.org or follow them on Facebook!

AIHEC is Hiring: Director of AIHEC NARCH Research

AIHEC is hiring!

Job Title: Director of AIHEC NARCH Research (PD)
Date: May 2015

A Non-profit organization dedicated to advancing American Indian Higher Education, seeks a Director of AIHEC NARCH Research with 5+ years of experience. Successful candidate should be able to work independently in a fast paced environment, be accurate, well organized and possess excellent computer, spreadsheet and communication skills.

The Director of AIHEC NARCH Research will assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of a distributed behavioral health research program involving the nations’ 37 Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) and will develop other research-related projects that build on the  NARCH project. The Director will provide day-to-day management of the AIHEC NARCH project and  engage in regular planning and project coordination activities with AIHEC staff, co-principal investigators, TCU research coordinators, and other partnering organizations and stakeholders. A priority for this position will be to establish a sustained program that builds upon the success of
the AIHEC NARCH project, providing the TCUs research, training and technical support resources as they develop research and education programs necessary to address critical issues impacting the health and wellness of American Indians.

This position calls for a strategic, energetic, and creative director, deeply knowledgeable of
behavioral health and American Indian issues, and familiar with best practices associated with community-based research and program implementation in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

The Director must  be a skillful manager adept at cross-functional integration and program growth.

The Director must be able to work with diverse stakeholders and have the capacity to create and nurture effective partnerships. With a personal style that is professional, polished, and engaging,  the Director of AIHEC NARCH Research will engender trust, foster a collegial environment, and bring out the best in TCU project partners and
colleagues.

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NIEA Job Posting: Federal Policy Associate

NIEA is hiring a new Federal Policy Associate!

The NIEA Federal Policy Associate 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 is an exciting opportunity to work closely with Native communities, Native organizations, and education leaders to provide support for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students and the education policy that affects them.

To view the full posting, click here.