Position Openings

National Council of Urban Indian Health

POSITION: Technical Assistance Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Technical Assistance & Research Center
REPORTS TO: Director of Technical Assistance and Research
STATUS: Regular, Full-Time (40 hours)

The Technical Assistance and Research Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Research and Technical Assistance in fulfilling the work of the organization by providing/coordinating technical training and support to the Urban Indian Health Programs (UIHPs). Technical assistance is individualized to meet the unique needs of each UIHP and ranges widely from support in improving organizational operations, using local data for continued quality improvement, supporting community-based research, implementing/compliance of federal policies, leveraging and maximizing funding streams, and/or documenting local best practices.

• Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of national technical assistance and research projects.
• Design and execute research projects and/or evaluation support, including literature reviews, surveys, focus groups, continuous quality improvement activities, and data analysis.
• Manage and protect confidential and sensitive data according to nationally accepted research ethics and standards.
• Provide/coordinate on-site and technology-based technical assistance and training to UIHPs.
• Design and maintain online surveys and databases, develop reporting templates and provide NCUIH management and Board of Directors with informational reports as requested.
• Conduct data analyses using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).
• Support the organization’s annual evaluation.
• Coordinate and maintain updated information for the NCUIH website on assigned projects.
• Coordinate meetings for technical assistance support to UIHPs.
• Produce written, tabular and visual materials for project reports and presentations, including the production of PowerPoint presentations.
• The TA Coordinator will be responsible for completing tasks and submitting reports on numerous projects with multiple and often competing deadlines.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Dr. Kimberly Fowler at kfowler(at)ncuih.org

National Council of Urban Indian Health

POSITION: Policy Analyst
DEPARTMENT: Legislation & Policy
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
STATUS: Regular, Full-Time (40 hours)

The Policy Analyst will design, carry out and implement NCUIH’s Hill outreach and education projects as directed by the Executive Director.  By the same token, s/he will be heavily involved in the Public Relations component for the organization (including communications with the Urban Indian Health Programs across the country). The Policy Analyst will also assist in the development of outreach and training materials, and the creation of Congressional testimony for legislative advocacy. This position is funded on an annual basis and will remain as long as funding continues.


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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Todd Theringer: Ttheringer(at)ncuih.org

Internship Opportunity:

The National Council of Urban Indian Health is offering two (2) unpaid 6-month student internships within the Technical Assistance and Research Center. Interns in the DC area will have the opportunity to learn about the health of urban Indian populations and build skills and knowledge in policy, research, evaluation, training development, and health promotion. Further, TARC doctoral level staff will provide direct supervision and support the intern in building their professional resume for future advanced degrees and employment opportunities. This is a competitive internship and those selected are expected to work 10-15 hours per week. As a part of the internship students will have the opportunity to:

Requirements and Qualifications

Interested students should submit an application package to include:

A compensation of $500/ month will be available for this internship. Application packages should be submitted to Dr. Kimberly Fowler, Technical Assistance and Research Center Coordinator via email kfowler(at)ncuih.org



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