Hiring! Assistant Professor of Environment, Health, and/or Governance

University of Washington-Seattle Campus: College of Arts and Sciences: American Indian Studies

Assistant Professor of Environment, Health, and/or Governance

Location: Seattle, WA

Closes: Dec 1, 2017at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

(GMT-4 hours)

The Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Washington seeks a full-time (100% FTE, 9-month term), tenure-track Assistant Professor whose research and teaching engages American Indian and Indigenous Studies through the study of environment, health, and/or governance. The successful candidate will be trained in the social and/or natural sciences (or related fields) and have experience with tribal communities. Scholars whose work intersects with Indigenous health and wellness, climate change, economic development, politics, transnationalism, and environmental concerns as they relate to tribal resource management are of particular interest. Ideal candidates should have scholarship addressing the entangled relations among Indigenous nations; Indigenous communities; federal, state, and local governments; Western science; capitalism; Indigenous cultural revitalization movements; and/or Indigenous knowledges.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

American Indian Studies (AIS) at UW is a multidisciplinary academic department that offers an undergraduate major and minor. It is also home to the Native Voices graduate program in Indigenous film, video, and digital media. The department’s faculty members represent a range of disciplines and approach their teaching and research from a decolonizing, community-based, and global perspective. The department works with national and regional Indigenous communities through the UW Tribal Leadership Summit, Native American Advisory Board, the UW wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House, as well as campus symposia and conferences. AIS is a campus leader in facilitating the recruitment and retention of American Indians, First Nations, and Indigenous faculty and students.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, teaching, service, mentorship, and community engagement. A Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) or comparable terminal degree must be in hand by the start date. The appointment will begin in September 2018.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, two relevant course syllabi, and a writing sample (either a published journal article, book chapter, or chapter from your dissertation) to:

http://apply.interfolio.com/45756

Preference will be given to applications received by November 15. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Vice President of Research and Evaluation role at IFF

Responsibilities:

The Vice President for Research and Evaluation will be responsible for the following:

Grow research consulting business

  • Innovate in response to marketplace: develop research consulting products that inform and guide social impact investments into social service sectors and comprehensive community development.
  • Prepare and manage annual budget for research department. Manage projects and staff time to meet established utilization rate and financial sustainability goals.
  • Develop client outreach strategy to maintain pipeline of contracted and grant supported research projects. Grow research network through meetings, presentations and marketing. Coordinate with regional staff, EDs and SVPs/VPs in selling research products.
  • Coordinate with Resource Development Department to identify funders and raise philanthropic dollars for research projects.
  • Evaluate internal tools for potential commercialization and work to bring those tools to market.

Oversee research team and portfolio

  • Maintain IFF research brand: ensure all studies and research products maintain IFF’s high standard of rigor, integrity and intellectual independence, while being pragmatic and actionable with practical recommendations based in best practice.
  • Develop project proposals and budgets. Negotiate contracts. Manage grants and funder relationships. Collaborate in funder report preparation, as necessary.
  • Support, inspire and guide staff in the implementation of research projects.

Nurture data culture at IFF

  • Supervise cross-departmental data management and data analysis team. Ensure high levels of data integrity, accessibility and integration.
  • Collaborate with IFF staff on the development of internal dashboards to track financial and non-financial data to drive and continuously reassess IFF transformative strategies.
  • Connect IFF data and external data to provide strategic insight into markets, sectors and impact.

Design and oversee program evaluation and impact measurement strategy

  • Design metrics to measure IFF social impact in consultation with the Executive Management Team.
  • Design methodologies, policies and procedures to capture lessons learned, build institutional knowledge and inform broader initiative. Work with other lines of business to implement.
  • Collaborate with other departments to design and implement program evaluation of major IFF initiatives.

Strengthen IFF’s position as a thought leader in key markets and sectors

  • Prepare and deliver public presentations to disseminate research findings for research projects.
  • Produce white papers to communicate insights gleaned from IFF initiatives for internal audience.
  • Identify opportunities to showcase insights relevant to external audience, and facilitate dissemination or publication of publish findings.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Communications and Public Affairs (CCPA) to develop public communication plans for research studies, public-facing tools and relevant lessons learned.

*View the complete listing here.

Hiring! University of Illinois – Associate or Full Professor of American Indian Studies

The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (http://www.ais.illinois.edu) invites applications for an associate or full professor position (full time tenured position).  Target starting date is August 16, 2018. Salary is competitive.

American Indian Studies is searching for a scholar in the field of American Indian and/or Indigenous Studies.  The successful candidate will have a strong research and publication record in the field.  The position requires significant contributions to undergraduate teaching, graduate mentoring, in addition to program, university, and other forms of professional service.   Current AIS affiliate faculty and visiting scholars conduct interdisciplinary research in various fields.   Candidates from all disciplinary backgrounds will be considered; however, the search committee is especially interested in candidates who complement the existing research strengths of the Program.  A joint appointment or teaching arrangement with another academic unit on campus is also possible.

Minimum qualifications include: the PhD in American Indian Studies or related field, clear knowledge and experience in American Indian and/or Indigenous Studies, outstanding scholarly achievement, and evidence of teaching excellence.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with American Indian or other indigenous communities.

Candidates should submit a letter of application detailing one’s research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three reference letter writers.  Letters of recommendation may be requested electronically from referees at a later date.  To apply, create a candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload the applications materials.  To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 10, 2017.

For additional information about the position or the application procedure, contact search committee chair, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert (tewa@illinois.edu).  The AIS Program at Illinois asks that all applicants review the Program’s statement on identity and academic integrity, which can be found online at http://www.ais.illinois.edu/about/identity/.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visithttp://go.illinois.edu/EEO.  To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Associate Dean and Director Native American Cultural Center position at Stanford

*Please do not contact BPC about this position. See contact info and details below or visit the listing online.
Associate Dean and Director, Native American Cultural Center  76223
Description

 

If you are ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect within the American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Pacific Islander students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online for the position of Associate Dean and Director of the Native American Cultural Center, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs.
The Native American Cultural Center is proud to be part of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning; fosters community engagement; promotes diversity, inclusion and respect; and empowers students to thrive.
JOB PURPOSE:
 
The Associate Dean and Director of the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) is the chief administrator for NACC at Stanford.  The Director provides strategy, vision and direction regarding issues and objectives impacting NACC as part of the student services/affairs organization.  Primary responsibilities include strategic planning and assessment and conceptualizing and implementing policies, professional services, resources and programs that address identified concerns and needs of the community.  The Associate Dean and Director must also be attuned to the dynamics between the individual, the institution, and the home environment of students.
 
Liaise with senior management and cross functional areas and schools to implement this vision and strategy. The Associate Dean and Director of the NACC is the primary conduit between and among university offices and departments with particular attention to the American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Pacific Islander community, both undergraduate and graduate. Manage the work of other employees, including managers.
 
CORE DUTIES:
  • Manage the work of managers and other employees, processes, and projects, to implement the strategic goals of the unit, department, or school. Make hiring decisions, provide coaching and mentoring, and manage performance and staffing levels.
    • Supervise the Center’s two professional and, in conjunction with the Associate Directors, the student staff
    • Responsible for hiring, training, goal setting, performance management/reviews, compensation planning, and terminations.
  • Crisis prevention and intervention: conduct counseling, intervention and referral when necessary to assist students in resolving personal/academic problems and crises; collaborate with other university offices, such as Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Residence Deans when necessary; develop appropriate outreach, education and programming to proactively address unique mental health and wellness issues affecting Native students.
  • Identify, clarify, and resolve complex issues with university­wide scope and impact and substantial significance which may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional knowledge requiring broad discretion and judgment.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of university policies to ensure student success, e.g. mental health, well-being, academic success, retention and graduation.
    • Serve on University committees such as the mental health task force subcommittee and other division committees.
  • Provide strategic direction for and manage the Center, including forecasting, planning, and managing program budgets. 
    • Develop, implement and manage long-range budget and strategic plans;
  • Develop, analyze, measure effectiveness and oversee programs and tools for delivery of student services or programs.
    • Provide individual advising to students on issues that include academics, career paths, internships, conflict resolution and personal matters.
    • Conceptualize, develop and implement quality student programs designed to promote student’s educational, social, cultural and leadership goals.
    • Advise and train students and student organizations in event planning, organizational development and conflict resolution.
  • Review exceptions to university, program or unit policies and procedures, settle grievances. 
  • Manage the direction of internal administrative policy development for programs and operations. May serve as senior advisor to dean on programmatic and policy development.
  • Interpret, implement and ensure compliance with university, academic and administrative policies within Student Affairs and NACC. Recommend new internal policies, guidelines and procedures. Direct process improvement.
  • Lead university­ or school­wide initiatives and campaigns; develop long range planning and policy development.
  • Represent department programs and initiatives at senior level meetings, conferences, and to both internal and external constituents. 
    • Participate in Vice Provost for Student Affairs divisional meetings and development activities and complete special projects as assigned.
  • Evaluate and recommend the technological needs and effectiveness for delivery of student programs and services
  • Identify, manage relationships, and negotiate with external and internal partners.
    • Collaborate with other community centers, programs and departments to develop and implement multicultural student leadership training.
    • Collaborate with other offices to impact the quality of undergraduate and graduate student life, including CAPS, Graduate Life Office, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Diversity & First Generation, Admissions, Stanford Alumni Association, schools & academic departments.
    • Maintain communication and collaborations with faculty, staff, alumni and other programs.  Involve them in center programming; assist in making connections with students.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
Qualifications

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 
 
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in higher education setting preferred.
 
Education & Experience:
  • User knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management.
  • Strong analytical skills to review and analyze complex financial information. Strong leadership and strategic management skills.
  • Demonstrated experience managing people.
  • Understanding of underlying technological needs and requirements. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently sit, perform desk­based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* ­ Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job
 
WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/.
 
About NACC:
 
The mission of the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) is to create an environment of support for the American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island undergraduate and graduate student population at Stanford, guided by the principle that students succeed where there is support for that success.  
 
NACC’s educational mission complements and enhances students’ learning and thriving at Stanford, based on active collaboration with academic and Student Affairs partners, alumni, and the tribal community beyond.  NACC strives to foster adaptive learning and community based learning models and experiences. 
 
Leadership development, counseling, advising, mentoring, academic support, intellectual and cultural programming, professional guidance, and service to campus and community are all venues to promote a sense of belonging or community, student wellness, retention, graduation, and preparation for global citizenship.  
 
NACC is a resource center and clearinghouse for Native issues, opportunities and programs to the campus community, potential students, families, scholars, tribal leaders, and other visitors. NACC staff are institutional border crossers who facilitate dialogues and strategic partnerships among multiple stakeholders.
 
NACC is committed to meeting student needs and challenges through innovative programs, resource development and campus partnerships.  It offers a range of services for both undergraduate and graduate students and has a solid reputation for nurturing student, faculty and staff initiatives.  
 
Programs and services of Native American Cultural Center are aligned with the Aims of a Stanford Education and provide students with various opportunities to own knowledge, hone skills and competencies, cultivate personal and social responsibility and participate in adaptive learning.
 
Experience a culture of excellence
 
Stanford University, located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, is one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. 
 
Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers. 
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

Job

: Student Services

Location

: Vice Provost for Student Affairs

Schedule

: Full-time

Grade: K
Job Code: 7507

Apply Online!

Job Announcement: Assoc. or Full Professor of Evaluation- Department of Educational Psychology

The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, announces a position for a leading scholar in evaluation.  This position affirms Illinois’ decades of national and international leadership in contemporary evaluation theory and practice that consequentially strengthens educational and social programs and policies.

This evaluation scholar will join a diverse community of educational researchers with shared commitments to equity and social justice.  Our diversity lies not only in the demographics of our faculty and graduate students, but also in evaluative and research methodologies and epistemologies. The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois is widely recognized as one of the top five Educational Psychology Departments in the country; our College of Education is in the top 25. There are many opportunities to collaborate on evaluation projects with top-ranked programs across campus (e.g., College of Engineering, School of Social Work, National Center for Super Computing Applications, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Human Development and Family Studies, and the new College of Medicine). We seek a colleague in evaluation who will contribute to our notable scholarship and further enhance our national leadership in educational evaluation.

 

Further details can be found at https://jobs.illinois.edu/faculty-positions/job-details?jobID=85109&job=college-of-education-associate-or-full-professor-of-evaluation-educational-psychology-f1700089

Native Americans in Philanthropy now hiring!

Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) is excited to announce the opening of an office in Los Angeles, California! Working with the Minneapolis office, this addition will bring many new and exciting opportunities to engage more closely to the work happening on the ground and to strengthen our national outreach. Together, these offices will continue building connections between grantmakers and Native organizations and communities by engaging and educating philanthropic leaders about the issues facing Native communities across the country. Two offices will also increase NAP’s visibility, activity, and accessibility to different movements and our network of members, partners, and allies.

To better serve the network, we are also expanding our team! We are looking for great people to join our work in promoting reciprocity and investment in, with and for Native peoples to build healthy and sustainable communities. NAP is a powerful network of Native and non-Native nonprofits, tribal communities, foundations and community leaders committed to engaging, learning and sharing resources and best practices grounded the Native tradition of reciprocity.

We encourage highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individuals to apply for the following positions at our new L.A. office:

Help us find the right candidates by spreading the word! Share with your networks and encourage anyone you think may be interested to apply.

*Info from http://nativephilanthropy.org/

Hiring! Novo Foundation

A new position is open for their Indigenous Communities Initiative. See attachment. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 7, 2017.  The attached document contains all the instructions to apply.  Submissions must follow the instructions in order to be considered; please note that email and telephone inquiries will not be accepted regarding these positions to ensure fairness to all applicants.

Portland State: Indigenous Nations Studies Scholar in Residence

https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/23436

We invite applications for a one-year Scholar-in-Residence position in Indigenous Nations Studies (INST) to commence on September 16, 2017. The one-year Scholar-in-Residence appointment period is for the academic year, from September 16, 2017 to June 15, 2018. Upon review, this appointment may be renewable for an additional year. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in any area of Indigenous/Native American Studies and Indigenous scholars from across the disciplinary and interdisciplinary spectrum are encouraged to apply. Research expertise in one or more of the following areas will be considered an asset: Indigenous Nationhood Studies, Indigenous ways of knowing and epistemologies, the history of Indigenous-Settler relations and decolonization, and Indigenous recovery, revitalization, and reclamation. The Scholar-in-Residence will bring greater national recognition to the scholarship of the Indigenous Nations Studies Program and the School of Gender, Race and Nations (SGRN): https://www.pdx.edu/gender-race-nations/.

Evaluation/Research position at LEAD Center

Looking for an evaluation/researcher position with the Community of Practice?
The LEAD Center is recruiting (in partnership with Gear Learning) to fill this position.

http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495223/games-and-learning-researcher
GAMES AND LEARNING RESEARCHER at UW–Madison<http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495223/games-and-learning-researcher>
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BPC is Hiring! Scientific & Technical Professional Personnel

Bowman Performance Consulting is hiring one exceptional individual to fill a Scientific & Technical Professional Personnel role. Please provide a resume and fill out an application by June 23, 2017. See PDFs below for details. Please no phone calls or faxes!

Occupational Detail: Social Science Research Assistants/Analysts, Evaluation Assistants/Analysts, Primary Investigators, Co-Primary Investigators, Technical Assistance Specialists, Technical Writers, Editors, Marketing/Communications Specialists Webpage Designers, Network Administrators, Computer Support Analysts/Assistants

Organizational Category:  Scientific/Technical; hourly or salary based on credentials, experience, context, and employment classification (employee vs. independent contractor/vendor)

Position Overview:  Scientific and technical positions at BPC include staff that is generally categorized into three functional areas:

  • Scientific (Social Science Research Assistants/Analysts, Evaluation Assistants/Analysts, Primary Investigators, Co-Primary Investigators).  Key duties include design, methodology, instrumentation, data collection, data analysis, scientific report writing, presentations, and publications as appropriate to staff credentials noted above.
  • Technical (Technical Assistance Specialists, Technical Writers, Marketing/Communications, and Editors).  Key duties include providing expertise in a given area (economic development, business development, transit plans, strategic plan, policy, legal, etc) or providing an expert skill set (editorial, APA editing, graphic design for marketing, formatting, final publications, communication, public relations, etc.) to the organization or a project.
  • Technology (Webpage Designers, Network Administrators, Computer Support Analysts/Assistants).  Key duties include providing expertise in technology related topics for the organization or client project as a one-time or ongoing process.  Specific skills, network, hardware, and software applications/applicable certifications/degrees are warranted for these positions.

*Job Description (PDF)

*Job Application (PDF)