Title: Faculty Research Position
Position Summary: Native American Programs at the University of Maine
invites applications for a faculty research position with a primary focus
on research and outreach with Wabanaki Tribal Nations in Maine - Passamaquoddy,
Penobscot, Houlton Band of Maliseets and Aroostook Band of Micmacs. The
successful candidate will be expected to generate external research funding
in cooperation with other Native American Programs personnel and UMaine
faculty; and will be required to teach at least one course a year in Native
American Studies that focuses on Wabanaki peoples. The candidate will
also be expected to work with the Coordinator of Native American Research
to develop research protocols with the Tribal Nations of Maine. A Ph.D.
or other terminal degree is required by the time of appointment and the
candidate should show promise of excellence in scholarship along with
a demonstrated commitment of outreach to Native American communities.
Review of applications will begin the middle of April and continue until
a suitable applicant is found.
|Title: Director of Communications, NIEA
Location: Washington, DC
Fax: 202-544-7293, attn: Nancy Dewire
Position Summary: This position is responsible for creating and executing an overarching communications plan to promote and expand the influence and capacity of the NIEA to accomplish its mission and increase awareness and service to its members, constituents, strategic partners, funders, volunteers, opinion and policy setters, and Native American students, families, and communities. The position reports directly to the Executive Director.
Essential Functions for the position include, but are not limited to:
establish and implement an overarching communications plan to promote
and expand the influence, capacity, and sustainability of the organization
and its mission; establish and implement a media relations plan encompassing
all aspects and services of the organization; foster working relationships
with journalists, reporters, opinion and policy setters, and all print,
electronic, video, and other media; establish, develop, and implement
a plan to use social media to increase the influence of the organization;
create consistent and uniform messages on behalf of the organization;
create and build future fund development opportunities; develop and deliver
training to volunteers and staff on media relations and communication
plan, effective use of social media, communicating consistent organizational
messages, and how to increase potential fund development opportunities
for the organization; assist in man! aging the development, updating,
and effective use of the technical infrastructure and website contained
with the organization; tell the story of NIEA's success: create web and
print news stories about NIEA in our members' communities; develop promotional
material (video, web and print) for NIEA events; other innovative ways
to reach and increase a diverse membership base; and other duties as assigned
by the Executive Director.
| Title: Executive Assistant
Location: Dearborn, Michigan
Position Summary: The Executive Assistant will directly assist the Executive Director of an Urban Indian Health clinic and will be responsible for a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks. Must be able to work independently, with little or no supervision. Responsible for relieving management of administrative detail, tracking delegated tasks, drafting correspondence, assisting with grant writing, drafting of forms, agreements, and position descriptions, administrative processing of personnel information, developing and/or maintaining an administrative procedures manual and filing system, and coordinating meetings and events. Performs clerical duties as needed, such as documenting purchases and incoming revenue, filing, photocopying, and collating. Performs other duties as assigned.
Please send a cover letter (include the position that you are applying for, a summary of your interest and qualifications for the position, and minimum salary requirements), resume, a list of three professional references, and a writing sample of a business letter to:
Title: STEM Resource/Demonstration Coordinator
The College of Menominee Nation has a great new project funded by USDA and they are looking for a new employee to work as a liaison across CMN, UW Madison, and the Menominee Community to help train classroom teachers and strengthen their classroom curriculum to help develop more culturally-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) educational materials for grades 6-12.
UW Madison is the administrator of this $4.7 million dollar USDA grant and CMN is the primary partner. All work would be carried out in Shawano and Menominee County. The primary school targets are Menominee Indian School District and Menominee Tribal School. At some point other local schools may be asked to join especially if UW/CMN want higher participation levels. Please note that CMN would be your employer and you'd have an office at CMN for this 5 year grant. The job description from CMN is here if you are interested in applying (I would apply this week if interested):
Title: Development Officer
Title: Associate Dean for Inclusion & Professional Development
Title: Academic Advisor and Recruitment Specialist, Northeast Wisconsin
Technical College (NWTC)
Title: Assistant to the Special Advisors, Presidents Office
Title: Corporate Relations and Events Officer
AISES is an equal opportunity employer and provides excellent salary
and benefits. AISES exercises Indian preference in employment.
|Title: Multiple Positions at Northeast Wisconsin Technical
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of Maintenance Mechanic, PM Hours; Corporate Services Agreement Support, LTE; and Dean, Business and Information Technology.
Our employees and friends of the College are our best source for reaching out to qualified candidates. As always, we encourage the application of qualified minority candidates as well as those with disabilities. We are asking your assistance in sharing our opportunity to individuals that you feel would be qualified.
Thank you for your help; please do not hesitate to contact NWTCs Human Resources (email@example.com or 920/498-6286) with any questions.
Title: Manager of Annual Giving
Office: (303) 426-8900, ext. 332
Title: Program Officer - Wakanyeja "Sacred Little Ones"
(5 MILLION DOLLAR GRANT)
Title: Museum Assistant, Native American Resource Center
To see full description and to apply, visit UNC Pembrokes Human
Resources website: https://jobs.uncp.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1299618611861
Title: Tenure-track entry-level or advanced Assistant Professor of
The University of Tulsa seeks a tenure-track entry-level or advanced Assistant Professor of English, commencing August 2011, with research interests in digital humanities and 20th /21st-century literature and culture. Tulsa is a home to the Modernist Journals Project, an important digital humanities initiative. The McFarlin Librarys Special Collections have significant 20th-century archival holdings. We see English as a broad field with fluid boundaries, encompassing interests in film, creative writing, art, media studies, history of the book, womens and gender studies, periodical studies and other interdisciplinary areas. Teaching will include departmental courses and graduate seminars, participation in a humanities-based general curriculum and honors program, and service on dissertation committees.
Send letter of application, vita, and dossier to Professor Lars Engle, Chair, Faculty of English, The University of Tulsa, 800 S. Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104-3189. Digital applications will be accepted and can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin 25 February 2011 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tulsa is an EEO/AA employer.
Title: Senior Scholar
The University of Tulsa seeks a senior scholar, commencing January 2012 or August 2012, in 19-century American literature and culture to fill the Chapman Chair in English. Interests in Native American literature and culture are particularly welcome. Both the McFarlin Librarys Special Collections and the Gilcrease Museum of the Americas (which is now under the Universitys stewardship) have significant archival holdings in this area. We see English as a broad field with fluid boundaries, encompassing interests in film, creative writing, art, media studies, history of the book, digital humanities, womens and gender studies, periodical studies and other interdisciplinary areas. Teaching will include departmental courses and graduate seminars, participation in a humanities-based general curriculum and honors program, service on dissertation committees, and direction of dissertations.
Letter of application, vita, and contact information for three recommenders should be addressed to Professor Lars Engle, Chair, Faculty of English, The University of Tulsa, 800 S. Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104-3189. Review of applications will begin in March 2011 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tulsa is an EEO/AA employer.
|Title: Assistant Professor, Indigenous/Native Creative
Media, (Position Number: 0070043)
Location: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Academy for Creature Media
Deadline: Open until filled, review of applications begins January 12, 2011
School Website: http://www.hawaii.edu/acm
Job Posting Site: http://www.pers.hawaii.edu/wuh/nadvert.aspx?rn=11359&si=838837&pn=1&sn=postdate&so=desc
Duties and Responsibilities:
§ Teach and develop a curricular program in screenwriting, digital cinema production, and indigenous/native critical media studies.
§ Publish refereed scholarly work and/or produce public exhibition of creative work.
§ Perform departmental, university, educational outreach, and professional service.
§ Develop, write, and administer grants and awards.
§ Develop collaborative partnerships with indigenous/native creative media organizations, and professionals.
§ Other duties assigned by the chair.
§ Terminal degree (doctorate or MFA) in appropriate and related field.
§ Record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level.
§ Record of scholarly or creative work in indigenous/native creative media or relevant field.
§ Record of scholarly and creative work in indigenous creative media or relevant field, with an emphasis on Asia, the Pacific or North America.
§ Professional creative media production experience.
§ Working relationships with professionals and organizations in the creative media industry.
Inquiries: Dr. Konrad Ng; email@example.com
Title: Instructional Specialist Coordinator
Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to develop public health
emergency preparedness distance-based and self-study curricula for the
Mountain West Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (MWPERLC)
training program. This person will also be responsible for delivering
face-to-face instruction/training to public health professionals throughout
the state of Arizona and will serve as the public information liaison
to coordinate training activities with Training Coordinators/Tribal Liaisons
in our service area states; Montana, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Colorado.
|Title: Indigenous Anthropologist, (2011-2012 school year)
Location: California State University, San Marcos
Contact: Bonnie Bade, Ph.D.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Cultural Anthropology with applied research in the areas of health, health care, and medicine in Native American communities. Candidates should have experience in collaborative research and applied medical anthropology involving health care, health disparities, and culturally appropriate health care interventions to address health issues in Native American communities. This person is expected to develop collaborative health research projects and coursework with local tribal and indigenous communities. This person must be capable of delivering course work in indigenous anthropology, medical anthropology, and cultural anthropology at all levels of the major.
DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated experience with issues surrounding culturally and linguistically appropriate health service delivery, structural and economic barriers to medical care, complementary and alternative medicine, and collaborative approaches to improving health service utilization and health care. Desirable attributes of the candidate would be a proven track record of success in writing, winning, and managing grants to support work in cross cultural health care.
|Title: Jobs Opportunities with the Bureau of Indian Education
Deadline: Continuous recruitment
The BIE (Bureau of Indian Education) is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Interior, with headquarters located in Washington, DC. They operate 184 elementary and secondary schools located on 64 reservations in 23 states. The BIE seeks teachers, school administrators, counselors, psychologists, and support staff. Beginning salary for a BIE teacher with a Bachelors degree, certificate/license with no experience can expect a starting salary of $39,505.
To search for vacancies, contact the BIE School of your choice or go to the BIE website at www.bie.edu/jobs. Application materials for positions are to be sent directly to the school to which you are applying. Application process includes a full federal background check.
|Title: Director of Scholarships
Position Summary: Directs and disburses over $5 million in scholarship support to American Indian Students attending Tribal Colleges and Mainstream universities.
In order to fulfill a core mission of the American Indian College Fund the Director of Scholarships manages all aspects of both the special and general scholarship programs. The special scholarship program supports American Indian students at tribal colleges and universities and at mainstream institutions and often includes programmatic components. The general scholarship program works with over 30 tribal colleges and universities to provide scholarships to American Indian students at these institutions only. The Director of Scholarships will be responsible for providing training, direction, and evaluation for all members of the scholarship team. The primary aspects of scholarship program management include recruiting, managing the on-line application process, maintaining the scholarship database, ensuring that scholarships are properly awarded, creating accurate and timely scholarship reports, managing scholarship programmatic components, and tracking and providing student data to the organization.
For more information, visit our website at www.collegefund.org
Please email a letter of interest, report writing sample (maximum of three to four pages), salary requirements and résumé to: firstname.lastname@example.org
American Indian College Fund
Human Resources Department
8333 Greenwood Boulevard
Denver, CO 80221
Wicoie Nandagikendan is an immersion and revitalization project of both
Dakota and Ojibwe languages in Minneapolis. It is a collaboration of community
based Native American Early Childhood programs coordinated by the Alliance
of Early Childhood Professionals, Four Directions Family Learning Center,
Minneapolis Public Schools, and the University of Minnesotas Department
of American Indian Studies. The Executive Director will provide comprehensive
leadership with a diverse group of people collaborating with organizations
to create a pathway that will create fluent Dakota and Ojibwe speakers
that will also lead towards academic achievement.
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