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      OPPORTUNITIES is compiled by the Harvard University Native American Program and includes internship, scholarship, fellowship, grant, and career opportunities as well as announcements for conferences, workshops and symposia.
      The Harvard University Native American Program provides "Opportunities" as a free information service and is not affiliated with or responsible for any non-Harvard events, programs, or organizations listed.
      To SUBSCRIBE or UNSUBSCRIBE to this free service, please send an email to Majordomo@.... In the body write: subscribe hunapopportunities 'your email address'. To unsubscribe write: unsubscribe hunapopportunities 'your email address'.
      If you would like to include a listing for distribution, please e-mail the information (2 paragraphs in length ONLY) to hunap@..., subject heading "Opportunities Announcement". Please send your listing as a Microsoft Word attachment (non-graphics attachments, please). Your listing should consist of a brief description of the position or event and sources to contact for further details and application instructions.
      Please note that we can only accept documents submitted in this format.
      The Harvard University Native American Program
      79 John F. Kennedy St.
      Cambridge, MA 02138
      Ph: 617-495-4923, FAX: 617-496-3312
      Email: hunap@...
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      This is the Opportunities Newsletter compiled by the Harvard University Native American Program for April 28, 2006.

      Opportunities Table of Contents

      I.        Harvard in Oklahoma
      II.        11TH Annual Harvard University Powwow
      III.        Call for Papers & Proposals Opportunities
      IV.        Conference Opportunities
      V.        Undergraduate Opportunities
      VI.        Workshop Opportunities
      VII.        Internship Opportunities
      VIII.        Employment Opportunities
      IX.        Scholarship Opportunities
      X.        Fellowship Opportunities
      XI.        Powwow Opportunities
      XII.        Miscellaneous Opportunities

      HUNAP and Harvard Admissions Recruitment Trip to Oklahoma

      Tuesday, May 9th, 6:30pm, at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel, 1 North Broadway, Oklahoma City
      Wednesday, May 10th, 6:00pm, at the Doubletree Hotel Tulsa – Downtown, 616 West 7th Street

      The Admissions Offices of Harvard University & the Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP) are pleased to present HARVARD IN OKLAHOMA: 2 Receptions & Events for Native American Students in Oklahoma!  College & Graduate School!!  Come learn about opportunities, admissions & financial aid for: College, Education, Law, Business, Public Health, Medicine, Government & Public Policy, Arts & Sciences, Divinity & Religion, and Architecture & Design.

      Admissions Officers from Harvard University’s graduate & undergraduate programs, as well as staff from Harvard’s Native American Program, will be hosting 2 receptions for any interested Native American students, teachers, tribal members, and families.

      All are welcome!!  No registration is required!!  For more information, please contact Steven Abbott at Steven_Abbott@... or 617/495-9058, or visit the HUNAP website at http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/hunap/news_events_spring_2006.htm.

      11TH Annual Harvard University Powwow Opportunity Announcement

      Date: Saturday, May 6, 2006
      Location: Harvard University, Radcliffe Yard, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Rain location: Bright Hockey Arena)

      FREE Admission

      Day Money & Dinner for All Registered Dancers

      Dancing & Singing Begins w/ Grand Entry at 1 pm

      Host Drum: Whitetail Cree

      Special Invite Drum: Black Brook Singers

      MC: Vince Beyl (Ojibwe)

      Arena Director: Elijah Hutchinson (Taino/Seminole)

      Head Lady Dancer: Amanda Proctor (Osage)

      Head Man Dancer: Jarrid Whitney (Cayuga)

       Day money for registered dancers.  For more information and vendor information please contact hunap@... or 617.495.8220.

      Call for Abstracts Announcement

      Title: Capturing the Vision of Wellness: The Montana American Indian Women’s Health Conference
      Deadline for abstracts: May 12, 2006
      Date of conference: October 6, 2006
      Location: Mansfield Health Education Center
         2900 12th Avenue North
         St. Vincent Healthcare
         Billings, Montana
      Contact:  Diana Schmitz/Lita Pepion
        St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation
        1106 North 30th Street
                  Billings, MT 59101
      Phone: Diana Schmitz at 406 237-3617 or Lita Pepion at 406-252-1667 or 406-208-9034.
      Email: diana.schmitz@... or LitaPepion@...

      You are invited to submit a proposal for a keynote and single presentations, panel(s), or poster session(s) for this conference.  Our goal is to “enhance Montana American Indian women’s lives by building a bridge of knowledge between American Indian women and their providers that promotes wellness and good health.”  Our focus this year is health disparities and how they affect American Indian Women in our region.

      There are two separate tracks for this conference.  The professional track will be geared toward heath care providers serving American Indian women.  The goal of this track is to provide information to help providers effectively communicate with American Indian women on the importance of regular cancer and health screenings as well as on other health care issues predominant in Indian Country.  Providers will gain knowledge on how to more effectively communicate with their American Indian patients.  The Public Education track will provide health information to Indian women from throughout Montana.  The goal for this track is to educate women on the importance of regular cancer and health screenings as well as on other health disparity issues predominant in Indian Country.  Participants will also learn how to effectively communicate with their providers.

      Call for Papers Announcement

      Title: Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium
      Deadline: June 16
      Dates of symposium: July 27-29
      Location: Northwest Indian College, Bellingham, WA
      Contact: Steve Pavlik, Symposium Co-coordinator
               4149 E. Waverly Street
               Tucson, AZ 85712
      Phone: 520.327.0708
      Email: spavlik@...

      The purpose of this symposium is to bring together Native and non-Native scholars, elders, and other individuals who are interested in honoring the life and work of Vine Deloria, Jr. and in discussing and expanding knowledge in several areas that Vine was active in.  The symposium this year will focus on (1) religion and spirituality, (2) federal Indian law and policy, and (3) traditional knowledge.  The symposium itself will be organized as a series of panels that address each of these issues.  Individual presentations may be formal or informal.  Abstracts that include a title and brief description are requested only for the purpose of organizing the panels.

      Call for Applications Announcement

      Title: 2006 NSF Minority Faculty Development Workshop
      Dates: July 30-August 2
      Location: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA
      Website: http://www.minorityfaculty.neu.edu
      Email: g.barabino@...

      Tenure-track engineering faculty who are members of underrepresented groups (African-American, Hispanic and Native-American) should apply. All engineering disciplines are welcome.  Native-American engineering faculty at tribal colleges and other colleges and universities are particularly encouraged to apply.  Apply early.  Number of participants is limited to 80. Priority will be given to tenure-track faculty appointed in 4-year institutions.

      Call for Papers Announcement

      Title: Journal of Humanities
      Email: jvilla@...

      Next fall's Journal of the Humanities will be devoted to American Indian studies (articles, interesting syllabi with explanatory memos, short fiction, poetry, book/film reviews, etc.).   Please consider submitting something to Judith Villa (contact above).  She is especially trying to get the call out to people just starting out in jobs or still in grad school; she really wants to try and help new folks with a publication, if possible.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 13th National Tribal Environmental Council (NTEC) National Conference
      Dates: May 1-4, 2006
      Location: Temecula, CA
      Email: bshade@...
      Website: http://www.ntec.org/Events/NTEC_Conference/2006ntec_natlconference/

      Hosted by the Pechanga Band of Temecula Indians, this conference is an opportunity for tribal leaders, environmental policy makers and directors, program staff, federal and state agencies, students and vendors to network and share information and learn about the latest environmental policies, trends, regulations and technologies. The conference is intended to help tribes define and advance the national tribal environmental agenda and promote the development of a national tribal strategy to enhance and support natural resource management and protection.  For more information (agenda, promotional packets, and registration) please visit the web page.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Sovereignty Symposium XIX
      Dates: May 31-June 1, 2006
      Location: Cox Business Services Center, Oklahoma City, OK
      Deadlines for SCHOLARSHIPS/WRITING COMPETITION: March 15; April 1; May 5
      Website: http://www.oscn.net

      The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in cooperation with the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission, the Sovereignty Symposium Inc., and the Oklahoma Arts Council will host Sovereignty Symposium XIX.  As part of the Symposium, we offer several types of scholarships: one fully-funded scholarship, one hundred tuition fee-waiver scholarships, and a writing competition.  Please see above website for more information.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education
      Dates: May 30 –June 3, 2006
      Website: http://www.ncore.ou.edu

      The National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) will be held May 30-June 3 in Chicago, IL and seeks concurrent sessions highlighting exemplary programs, approaches, and models that provide important insights, skills, tools, and strategies stressing solutions, implementation, and practical applications.  Note:  NCORE provides a limited number of student scholarships to cover registration.  For more information please visit the above website.

      Conference Announcement

      Title: NCAI 2006 Mid-Year Conference and Tradeshow
      Date: June 18-21, 2006
      Location: Kewadin Casino and Resort, Sault Ste Marie, MI
      Website: http://www.ncai.org

      The National Congress of American Indians invites you to participate in the 2006 Mid-Year Conference and Tradeshow.  The theme “Not Our Borders: Culture & Commerce in the Era of Homeland Security” will highlight Indian Country’s business across international borders.

      Conference Announcement

      Title: International Indigenous Business and Entrepreneurship Conference
      Conference theme: Fostering Indigenous Entrepreneurship
      Conference date(s): June 19-22, 2006
      Location: Albuquerque, NM
      Email: iibec@...
      Website: http://iibec.mgt.unm.edu/

      Who Should Attend? Academicians, business professionals, government, NGOs, students, and anyone interested in learning and sharing experiences pertaining to Indigenous Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 1st Annual National Urban Diné Summit
      Dates: June 23-24
      Location: Phoenix, AZ
      Website: http://www.phoenixdine.com
      Email: snumkena@...

      The 1st Annual Urban Diné Summit will serve as a platform to obtain valuable community input on a nation-wide level to determine if establishing an urban Chapter is a feasible approach, or if an alternative form of government (e.g. Embassy) is more beneficial for our urban Diné communities. But more importantly, it will serve as an opportunity for all urban Navajos to assemble together to discuss real urban Diné issues affecting our respective communities, and to begin working collectively so that our “voices” are heard by our leaders of the Navajo Nation government.  Please visit the website for more information on registration and submission of abstracts.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS) Conference
      Dates: July 29-August 5, 2006
      Location: Star Island, NH
      Website: http://www.iras.org/conference.html

      The conference entitled “Emergence: Nature’s Mode of Creativity,” is held annually at Star Island.  The concept of emergence provides new ways of thinking about cosmic and biological evolution, and challenges some widely held paradigms about the nature of Nature.  It also opens up exciting possibilities for reinterpreting many traditional religious views about creation, causality, morality, and the very nature and purpose of human being.  IRAS will hold two conferences, in 2006 and 2007, that explore the potential of this concept to revolutionize our worldviews.  During both conferences, scientists, theologians, philosophers, clergy, and conferees will consider, in plenary sessions and in numerous workshops, how an understanding of emergent modes of creativity offers us ways to feel at home in the universe, on the planet, and in our daily lives, expanding and even transforming our sense of place, gratitude, reverence, obligation, and the sacred.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Manoomin Niikaanisag – Wild Rice Coalition Building and Conference
      Dates: August 8-11, 2006
      Location: Lac Vieux Desert Resort and Casino, Watersmeet, MI
      Contact email: missy7342003@...
      Website: http://www.lvdtribal.com

      The main goals of the conference will be to build a regional network of communities and individuals partaking in sustainable ricing cultures.  Outcomes include: training how to identify, harvest, & process rice; passing on ricing knowledge to the youth; networking and refining skills and knowledge; communicating what is happening on genetic engineering, fair trade labeling, and patenting venues; informing agencies, tribes and funding sources to continue funded restoration efforts annually; ricing perspective in Anishinaabemowin by fluent speaker; education on the cultural and spiritual practices of respect surrounding wild rice replanting, harvesting, and water.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 2006 AIGC Annual Conference
      Dates: September 22-23, 2006
      Location: Sandia Resort and Casino, Albuquerque, NM
      Website: http://www.aigcs.org
      Phone: 505.881.4584

      “Walking in two Worlds” is two days of direct access to Native American leaders, Council of 100 gathering, new business development, networking, and AIPA annual meeting.  Keynote speaker Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell.  The workshops and presentations will cover five areas: professional development track, traditional and Native issues track, education graduate track, student services/scholarship undergraduate/ high school track, and graduate student presentations.

      Undergraduate Opportunity Announcement

      Title: University of Alberta International Summer School Program (Canadian, Francophone and Native Studies)
      Deadline: May 1, 2006
      Phone: 780.492.6040
      Fax: 780.492.6213
      Website: http://www.international.ualberta.ca/summerschool

      This summer, the University of Alberta will be offering an International Summer School geared towards Canadian, Francophone and Native Studies.  Pursue your interest in Canadian, Francophone or Native cultural development and social issues through academic study and practical participation in a wide range of activities and sociocultural experiences.

      The University of Alberta is one of Canada’s top institutions and is unique in offering financial assistance to international students for summer school programming.  You may be eligible for scholarships up to $1,500.

      Workshop Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Graduate Horizons
      Dates: July 15-18, 2006
      Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a space-available basis until June 1
      Location: Yale University, New Haven, CT
      Contact: Christine Suina, student coordinator
               PO Box 1262
               Pena Blanca, NM 87041
      Phone: 505-401-3854
      Email: collegehorizons@...
      Website: www.collegehorizons.com

      The Graduate Horizons Program is a four-day “crash course” for Native college students, master’s students or alumni to help prepare them for graduate school (master’s, Ph.D. or professional school). Faculty, admission officers and deans representing hundreds of graduate disciplines and over 30 graduate and professional schools will help you:

      Select programs and careers suitable for you
      ·        Complete winning applications and write memorable personal statements
      ·        Learn what turns an applicant into an admitted student
      ·        Become a test-prep “whiz kid” on the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, & MCAT
      ·        Find your way through the financial aid/scholarship jungle
      ·        Explore special issues for Native students
      ·        Learn graduate school survival tips
      Students will learn about a broad variety of programs and establish personal relationships with graduate school representatives that continue long after the program is over. Participants will be limited to 75 and will be Native American (enrolled members only), Native Alaskan or Native Hawaiian college students, master’s students or alumni. Students will be selected by application. Applications will be accepted on a space-available basis to June 1 (after April 15, please contact us to see if we still have spaces). Complete program cost is $150 (includes tuition, room, meals, transportation to and from the Hartford or New Haven airport, and all materials). Substantial funds are available for travel and tuition assistance (in 2005, 75% of our students received travel awards).

      Workshop Opportunity Announcement

      Title: College Horizons
      Deadline: Contact to see which sites may still have spaces
      Dates: June 17-21 at Rice University, Houston, TX
                 June 24-28 at University of Pudget Sound, Tacoma, WA
      Contact: Christine Suina, student coordinator
               PO Box 1262
               Pena Blanca, NM 87041
      Phone: (505) 401-3854
      Email: collegehorizons@...
      Website: www.collegehorizons.com

      College Horizons is a five-day “crash course” in preparing for college. Expert college counselors, teamed up with college admission officers, will help you:

      ·        Select colleges suitable for you
      ·        Complete winning applications and write memorable essays
      ·        Learn what turns an applicant into an admitted student
      ·        Become a test-prep “whiz kid”
      ·        Find your way through the financial aid/scholarship jungle
      Students will learn about a broad variety of colleges and universities, and establish personal relationships with admission representatives and college counselors that will continue long after the program is over. Participants will be limited to 90 at each site and will be Native American (enrolled members only), Native Alaskan or Native Hawaiian current sophomores and juniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (in academic courses) required.

      Applications will be accepted on a space-available basis to May 15 (after April 15, please contact us to see which site may still have spaces). Complete program cost is $150 (includes tuition, room, meals, transportation to and from the host school’s airports, and all materials).Substantial funds are available for travel and tuition assistance (each year we award travel assistance to over 50% of our students). Students may indicate a site preference.

      Internship Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Summer Internship, Television Production
      Email: cathocon@...

      Independent documentary production company in Brookline (Boston), MA seeks summer interns for pre-production, research and production of a PBS documentary about Native American history. Assignments will include: content research (library, phone, Internet) including working with primary sources; archival image research, management and organization; pre-production for field shoots; tape logging; basic production office support.  Graduate and undergraduate students encouraged to apply.  Internships are unpaid.  Commitment: minimum 2 days/week, FT internship also available. Send cover letter and resume to Cathleen O’Connell.

      Internship Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Summer Internships in SW Colorado for Native Americans
      Deadline: Rolling deadlines, please contact for more information
      Contact: Catherine Conrad
       Center of Southwest Studies
       Fort Lewis College
       1000 Rim Drive
       Durango, CO 81301;
      Phone: 970.247.7456
      Fax: 970.247.7422
      Email: conrad_c@...
      Website: http://swcenter.fortlewis.edu/InternNAApp.htm

      The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College invites applications for its paid internship program in summer 2006.  The Center's Native American Honors Internships program provides select Native students with quality, mentored paid practical experience at the Center, in Durango, Colorado, which is in the Four Corners Region. Working with a variety of types of special collections, the intern will undertake an arrangement and description project, help provide reference service to researchers, and
      participate in other library/archives activities at the Delaney Southwest Research Library.

      Preference will be given to applicants who have previous related experience and/or course work in the area of archives.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Americorps (VISTA), National Society for American Indian Elderly (NSAIE)
      Contact: 1326 North Central Avenue #208
       Phoenix, AZ  85004
      E-mail: info@...
      Phone: 602-424-0542
      Websites: http://www.nsaie.org or http://www.nationalservice.org

      The National Society for American Indian Elderly (NSAIE) works to increase senior services on tribal lands, allowing American Indian Elderly to stay in their homes as respected members of their communities and keepers of their traditions.  NSAIE is among more than 1,200 AmeriCorps*VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) projects nationwide.  As a branch of the Corporation for National Community Service, AmeriCorps*VISTA has a mission to end poverty in all its forms. 
      VISTA members who serve through NSAIE work to enhancement services for American Indian elders.  NSAIE VISTAs assist with capacity building, grant writing, coordination of services and other locally directed activities that help build stronger communities.

      We are currently recruiting for placements in American Indian elder programs. Positions are available with tribes and tribal organizations 23 states.  Volunteers serve in predominantly rural areas where the conditions for American Indian seniors are challenging, but where the project can have the most impact.
      The work is challenging, but a year of service will give you the experience of your life.  NSAIE makes a difference through the dedication of individuals like you; we look forward to hearing from you. Feel free to send us an e-mail or call with any questions you may have regarding our program.  

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Associate Director, Student Services/Operations American Indian Program, Cornell University
      Contact: Jane Mt. Pleasant, Director, American Indian Program
       400 Caldwell Hall
       Cornell University
       Ithaca, NY 14853
      Phone: 607-255-1755

      The American Indian Program at Cornell University seeks an energetic and experienced Associate Director to serve as a strategic partner with the Director. The Associate Director will: develop and oversee the identification and recruitment of undergraduate and graduate Native students; work collaboratively with the entire staff in support of the Programs mission; supervise all administrative and business operations, prioritize and facilitate daily decision-making in management of the Program; and help set and achieve annual and long-term objectives.  Contact Jane Mt. Pleasant for more information.  To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Student Advisor, Gates Millennium Scholarship Program, American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC)
      Deadline: position will remain open until filled
      Contact: Christa Moya, Director of Financial Aid & Student Services, American Indian Graduate Center
       4520 Montgomery Blvd. N.E., Suite 1-B
       Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109
      Fax: 505-884-8683
      Email: christa@...

      The American Indian Graduate Center is a non-profit organization that administers scholarships and fellowships nationally to American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing post secondary education.  AIGC Scholars is one of four partner organizations administering the Gates Millennium Scholarship. AIGCS is seeking candidates for the position of Student Advisor.

      Responsibilities: The Scholarship Advisor will be responsible for providing career and academic advisement, evaluating academic transcripts; assisting students with testing strategies, writing skills and completion of scholarship applications, provide presentations at national workshops, conferences and seminars; attend to academic inquiries, assist in the resolution of academic and financial aid issues, advise current and prospective students of scholarship eligibility requirements and responsibilities,  coordinate program activities, prepare reports and provide overall program support.

      Fax, mail, or email letter of interest, resume, and references to Christa Moya.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Adult Learning Program Coordinator, National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)
      Deadline: May 4, 2006
      Website: http://www.americanindian.si.edu

      The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is responsible for affirming to Native communities and the general public, the historical and contemporary achievements of the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. The incumbent reports to the Adult Learning Programs Manager who is responsible for creating a forum for highlighting and encouraging investigation and understanding of issues of concern for and Native communities of the western hemisphere through lecture series, seminars, and symposiums. The incumbent researches potential topics and speakers for future programming of lecture series, collaborates with SI National offices, other agencies and Native cultural institutions and organizations to produce national and international adult learning programs; coordinates logistical arrangements for program participants and program production; creates contractual agreements with vendors and contractors; assists with the development of brochures to publicize and market programs; works closely with the Public Affairs Office to publicize programs, researches, creates and maintains a mailing database for all programs and plans and implements other education programs as assigned.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Education Program Specialist (Teacher Services), National Museum of the American Indian Announcement number: 06CS-6077, GS-1701-9
      Deadline: May 4, 2006
      Website: www.AmericanIndian.si.edu or www.sihr.si.edu

      The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is responsible for affirming to Native communities and the general public, the historical and contemporary cultural achievements of Native Peoples of the Western Hemisphere.  The incumbent of this position reports to the NMAI School Programs Manager and is responsible for the development and implementation of NMAI’s service to teachers, including the planning, development and coordination for professional workshops, seminars, and instructional materials for teachers, maintaining a strong communications network between the museum and local and national teachers and teacher organizations, on-going evaluation of all programs, and the development and maintenance of a Teacher Advisory Council for the Museum to guide education products for schools.  Duty Location: Washington, DC.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Museum Program Specialist (Student Services), National Museum of the American Indian Announcement number: 06CS-6081, GS-1001-09
      Deadline: May 4, 2006
      Website: www.AmericanIndian.si.edu or www.sihr.si.edu

      The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is responsible for affirming to Native communities and the general public, the historical and contemporary cultural achievements of Native Peoples of the Western Hemisphere. The incumbent of this position works closely with the School Programs Manager to develop and implement the Museum’s educational services to students.  He/she will conduct research and develop a strategic plan for establishing a Student Services Program at the museum; develop new program formats and venues, research topics for school-aged tours and student workshops, teach workshops and train Cultural Interpreters to ensure exemplary pedagogical approaches and content accuracy based on the best museum practices.  Duty Location: Washington, DC.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Program Officer, First Peoples Fund
      Deadline: May 5, 2006
      Contact: First Peoples Fund
               P.O. Box 2977
               Rapid City, SD 57709-2977
      Website: http://www.firstpeoplesfund.org

      Founded in 1995, First Peoples Fund is a national nonprofit native arts fund whose purpose is to honor the creative community-centered First Peoples artists, and nurture the collective spirit that allows them to sustain their people.

      The First Peoples Fund of Rapid City, SD is currently seeking full-time Program Officer to manage its three grant programs; a business arts leadership program designed for established artists, its community based arts project initiative designed to further the work of native artists who are selflessly giving their service within their tribal communities, and the annual Community Spirit award program.  Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  For more information, please visit the website.  Send resume with references to the address listed above by May 5.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Behavioral Health Program Manager, Indian Walk-In Center
      Start date: June 5, 2006
      Contact: Indian Walk-In Center
       Attn: Announcements
       120 West 1300 South
       Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
      Phone: 1-800-OUR-IWIC

      Full time position with full benefits; salary DOQ, MSW or related Master’s Degree appropriate (i.e. Public Health, Counseling, Mental Health, etc.) for this position, Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred; responsible for all management and coordination of the activities in four Behavioral Health Programs.  To apply, please send letter of interest, resume, and proof of licensure, certification, or college degree required for the position to the Indian Walk-In Center.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Instructors, Counselors, and Dorm Parents for INMED Summer Institute Program
      Dates: June 7 – July 23, 2006
      Phone: Barb Anderson 701-777-3037

      Indians Into Medicine (INMED) is seeking individuals tow work with our Summer Institute Program fir students in grades seven through twelve.  We need instructors in the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Math, Communication/Study Skills, Health and Basic First Aid, and Physics.  A teaching degree is preferred.  We also need counselors and dorm parents to live with the students for the six weeks of Summer Institute, seven days a week for 24 hours per day.  For more information or an application, please call Barb Anderson, Summer Institute Coordinator.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Program Design & Management Specialist
      Contact: Academy for Educational Development (AED)
       HR Department
       1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW
       Washington, DC  20009-5721
       Reference: pos#KN6099/HUNAP
      Phone: 202-884-8641
      Fax: 202-884-8413
      Email: employ@...
      Website: http://www.aed.org

      The Program Design & Management Specialist provides technical assistance to grantees on issues of fiscal management, automated information systems, governance, administration, and labor relations
      issues, serves as a resource to Head Start Regional Office staff, and carries out Head Start initiatives related to management services in the Region.

      Bachelors or equivalent work experience required; Masters preferred plus a min 7 year(s) of relevant experience required.  Experience providing training and consultation in human resources, organizational
      design, or program design to Head Start or other social programs; experience in providing training and consultation in budgeting/planning, financial management, and information systems; experience applying
      federal and state standards in areas of program design; experience in working with people from diverse cultures, low-income and high-risk children and families.

      Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, especially American Indians/Alaska Natives.

      Position Announcement

      Title: Project Director, Multi-year Evaluation of Child Mental Health Services (Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc.)
      Contact: John D. Fluke, Ph.D., Vice President for Research (WRMA)
      Phone: 303-488-3437
      Email: jfluke@wrm

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