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Public Health Policy and Programs Project Associate

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National Indian Health Board’s Public Health Policy and Programs (PHPP) department is the largest and fastest growing department within NIHB. PHPP provides national leadership in the Tribal public health space. We are dedicated to creating impact through conducting culturally-informed policy, budget analysis and advocacy to promote, build and sustain Tribal public health. Our program work is responsive to Tribal community needs and is grounded in making maximum impacts toward reclaiming healthy Native communities and individuals and celebrating, supporting and sustaining healthy Native youth. 

As a result of the organization's growth, NIHB is currently hiring several Public Health Policy and Programs Project Associate roles. The focus areas of these available positions include Dental Health, Infectious Disease, Maternal and Child Health, and the Maternal Mortality Review Committee.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Associate will work on NIHB’s project to improve Tribal public health clinical outcomes within their assigned focus area, supporting NIHB’s work in Tribal communities across the nation. The Associate must possess strong relationship-building skills, networking, writing, analytical thinking in order to to help build Tribal public health capacity specific to their assigned focus area. The incumbent will work internally to develop federal and private grant applications to ensure sustainability of current programs. The successful candidate will posses passion and excitement for strengthening Tribal public health infrastructure and building a Tribal public health network.

As part of a whole team approach, the Project Associate will work in teams with NIHB staff members to assist in planning and hosting policy and program events. This may include securing speakers, helping with program and track development, providing administrative support leading up to and during events or conferences, taking notes in policy and consultation sessions, serving as a moderator or speaker, and participating in event marketing. This includes working on NIHB's annual conferences, including the Tribal Public Health Summit and National Tribal Health Conference.

This is a full time, Washington DC-based position; some travel will be required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Undergraduate degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Health Science, Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Science, English or related field is required

• Minimum of 1 year of experience in a public health or health education role

• Experience with Tribes or Tribal-serving not-for-profit organizations required

• Excellent verbal and written communications

• Familiarity with federally and privately funded grant operations

• Experience preparing culturally-appropriate education materials

• Strong organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and manage priorities in fast-paced work environment

• Respect for American Indians and Alaska Natives cultures and passion for the health of Tribal communities

• Interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse teams of people

National Indian Health Board’s Public Health Policy and Programs (PHPP) department is the largest and fastest growing department within NIHB. PHPP provides national leadership in the Tribal public health space. We are dedicated to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
910 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to send your cover letter and resume to jobs@nihb.org, with your name and title of the position you are applying to in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until a qualified candidate is secured.

NIHB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please see www.nihb.org for more information.

Qualified candidates are invited to send your cover letter and resume to jobs@nihb.org, with your name and title of the position you are applying to in the subject line. Applications…

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