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.

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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

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):

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.

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)

Job Listings from National Indian Education Association

Pyramid Lake Jr./Sr. High School, Social Studies Teacher

To learn more about this position, please click here.

National Education Association, Senior Program/Policy Analyst/Specialist

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Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California, Cultural/Language Resources Director 

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University of South Dakota, Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, 

To learn more about this position, please click here.

National Indian Housing Council, Executive Director 

To learn more about this opportunity, please click here.

National Indian Housing Council, Program Manager

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Curriculum/Assessment Manager 

To learn more about this position, please  click here.

UW-Madison is Hiring a Program Director of Inclusion Education

UW-Madison is hiring a Program Director of Inclusion Education, which is a dynamic person that leads social justice education for all incoming students. This is a relatively new role and has the opportunity to make a huge impact on this campus. The program piloted Fall 2016 with great success. You can learn more about the program that this director will manage at

Position Summary:

The Program Director is a unique opportunity for an experienced professional to have a deep and lasting impact at the University of Wisconsin- Madison by leading the implementation and expansion of an ongoing inclusion and community building program for students new to the university. This position will strategically interact and serve as a hub for related efforts in academic and student life areas of the campus. This opportunity will afford a person the ability to employ progressive strategies to educate students about their role in creating a positive campus climate.


Minimum 6 years experience with a Bachelor’s degree or 4 years expereince with a Master’s degree. Experience must be professional and relevant to the position. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and effectively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications
1. Professional experience at the university/collegiate level, preferably working directly with students.
2. Experience educating on culture and social justice at predominantly white institutions of higher education.
3. Outstanding written and interpersonal communication skills.
4. Collaborative approach to problem solving who regularly reaches out to colleagues and forms productive partnerships.
5. Ability to use and incorporate data in the decision making process.
6. Demonstrated ability to self-motivate and creative thinking.
7. Supervision of professional and student staff.
8. Understanding of large public, research intensive higher education setting with strong shared governance philosophy.
9. Ability to be flexible and thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
10. Student centered philosophy.
11. Attention to details and organizational abilities.

Salary: Minimum $60,000

Applications are due: May 2.

More info:

Hiring: Director of Epidemiology

*View the listing on indeed.

Director of Epidemiology
Great Lakes Intertribal Council, Inc. – Lac du Flambeau Reservation, WI
$52,900 – $79,300 a year

Responsible for planning and implementing technical assistance, public health practice, research and epidemiological support services to Tribes and urban Indian health programs in a three-state region (Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan). Works collaboratively with Tribal, Inter-Tribal, private, state and federal agencies to ensure that comprehensive, quality health data is available and accessible to the Native American population. Actively collaborates with other Tribal Epidemiology Centers nationally to coordinate and prepare timely response to emerging national issues.

Job is based on Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation but many duties may be accomplished at a tribal service location.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $52,900.00 to $79,300.00 /year

Required education:

  • Master’s

Required experience:

  • Public Health or related field: 5 years

Future Services Institute at the University of Minnesota Has New Opportunity

The Future Services Institute is seeking an individual to act as a project manager and become a key resource in the development of a Tribal/Urban American Indian Workforce Strategy. The project will target the engagement of representatives from Tribal governments, urban Indian community and the Department of Human Services and the Department of Employment and Economic Development. The focus will be on creating quality employment services that will support the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)/Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) programs. At the same time, the goal is to develop a comprehensive employment service matrix that includes other key tribal programs such as Tribal 477 programs and Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO).
The goal is to align employment training services and to increase employment opportunities within tribal and urban Indian communities within Minnesota. This project is facilitated by the Future Services Institute (FSI), within the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and University of Minnesota, and is funded by MN Department of Human Services.

Hourly Opportunity for UW Madison Students

For any students interested in working with the partnership UW-Madison is crafting with our Wisconsin Native Nations, please consider this hourly opportunity with the Nelson Institute.

Looking for organized, attentive, and reliable students with experience in an office setting (work-study students are encouraged to apply).

Applications are being accepted until the position is filled! Anticipated start date February 6, 2017. More details about the position are included in the attachment. (Job Description)