Deputy Director

Oversee the overall administrative functions of the organization. Serve as Acting Director in the absence of the Executive Director. Plan, direct and supervise the activities of the Administrative Services Division’s staff including Accounting, Information Systems, Clerical and Human Resources. Facilitate the development and preparation of agenda items for the NWIFC’s Finance & Organization Committee. Responsible for the annual budget and indirect cost rate preparation. Serves as the primary point of contact for internal operations of the organization. In the absence of the Executive Director, serves as the point of contact for external inquiries regarding NWIFC programs. Qualifications: Minimum of a Master degree in Public or Business Administration or related field and seven years pertinent experience OR a Bachelor degree and eight years pertinent experience. Thorough knowledge of governmental accounting, organizational dynamics, financial and ethical principles, and administrative management responsibilities of a public agency. Knowledge of Commission programs and member tribes’ fisheries management programs. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Ability to think broadly and strategically and also detail oriented and organized in order to implement Commission priorities. Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to execute multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities. Proven track record to deliver under pressure and within timelines. Send resume and cover letter by September 1, 2017 to: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, HR, 6730 Martin Way East Olympia, WA 98516-5540; wbowman@nwifc.org

Graduate Research Assistantship: Ethnobotany and Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Become part of a research team working on ethnobotany and traditional ecological knowledge for Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota. An assistantship is available for a master’s level graduate student in the area of Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology. The assistantship is available immediately and will remain open until filled. Frostburg State University (www.frostburg.edu) is located in the Appalachian highlands of western Maryland. Enrollment includes approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The main campus covers 260 mostly forested acres within the small town of Frostburg (population 7,500). The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. Nearby recreational areas include Nature Conservancy Lands, State Forests, and State Parks. Exceptional outdoor activities include camping, boating, swimming, hiking, skiing, fishing, and hunting. Qualifications: Students should have an undergraduate degree in biology, environmental science, forestry, botany, cultural anthropology or other related areas. Salary: This research assistantship includes a competitive stipend and a tuition waiver and will be available for approximately two years for MS students. How to Apply: Please contact Dr. Sunshine Brosi via email with your specific research interests, professors within the department that share your interests, copies of academic transcripts, GRE scores, CV, and contact information for 3 references. Details of the graduate program at Frostburg State University including the application process and requirements can be found at http://www.frostburg.edu/grad/ Contact: Dr. Sunshine Brosi, Associate Professor, Frostburg State University, Email: slbrosi@frostburg.edu

Director of the Office of Advancement of American Indians in Medicine and Science (OAAMIS)

This is a new position that will provide additional leadership for the Office for the Advancement of American Indians in Medicine and Science (OAAIMS) located at the Center for Health Sciences campuses in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The candidate hired will office primarily from the Oklahoma City campus. Responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to: lead, manage, and steward Native initiatives of the OAAIMS; support partnerships with Oklahoma’s federally recognized tribes to promote STEM and healthcare initiatives for their citizens; and market, recruit, and evaluate and report Native initiatives of the OAAIMS.

Terrestrial Habitat Specialist

Support terrestrial habitat science needs of the coastal tribes including issue identification, analysis and response coordination. Focus on current and predicted habitat issues affecting coastal resources. Proficient in geographic information system (GIS) and possess the skills to display and interpret data. The position will conduct field work and participate in forums as required by the coastal tribes to observe, analyze and report on habitat issues including climate change impacts, forest practices, watershed status, invasive species, and coastal and riparian development. Incumbent will be required to implement programs, conduct field work, collect existing data, analyze and create reports as required by the coastal tribes to track habitat status and trends. Advanced degree in Natural Sciences or other related biological science and five years of pertinent experience, or a Bachelor Degree in Natural Sciences or other related biological science with course work in river ecology as well as fish and invertebrate biology and six years pertinent work experience. Desired habitat evaluation skill set includes: watershed evaluation, sample design, and statistical analysis. Must have background in ESRI GIS spatial analysis and mapping. Possess communication skills for creating concise reports, summarizing complex information in both technical and non-technical manner, ability to maintain open communications with coastal tribes on regular basis, ability to distribute information to coastal tribes as required using technical and non-technical platforms. Application: Send resume and cover letter by Sept. 1, 2017 to: Wendy Bowman, HR Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, 6730 Martin Way East Olympia, WA 98516-5540 or email to: wbowman@nwifc.org

Graduate Research Assistantship: Ethnobotany and Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Become part of a research team working on ethnobotany and traditional ecological knowledge for Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota. An assistantship is available for a master’s level graduate student in the area of Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology. The assistantship is available immediately and will remain open until filled. Frostburg State University (www.frostburg.edu) is located in the Appalachian highlands of western Maryland. Enrollment includes approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The main campus covers 260 mostly forested acres within the small town of Frostburg (population 7,500). The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. Nearby recreational areas include Nature Conservancy Lands, State Forests, and State Parks. Exceptional outdoor activities include camping, boating, swimming, hiking, skiing, fishing, and hunting. Qualifications: Students should have an undergraduate degree in biology, environmental science, forestry, botany, cultural anthropology or other related areas. Salary: This research assistantship includes a competitive stipend and a tuition waiver and will be available for approximately two years for MS students. How to Apply: Please contact Dr. Sunshine Brosi via email with your specific research interests, professors within the department that share your interests, copies of academic transcripts, GRE scores, CV, and contact information for 3 references. Details of the graduate program at Frostburg State University including the application process and requirements can be found at http://www.frostburg.edu/grad/ Contact: Dr. Sunshine Brosi, Associate Professor, Frostburg State University, Email: slbrosi@frostburg.edu

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 2018-2021 Application deadline: September 15, 2017 Princeton Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2018-2021 for recent PhDs (from Jan.1, 2016) in humanities and affiliated social sciences. FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (three fellowships); Humanistic Studies (one fellowship). Annual salary: approx. $86,600.  For eligibility, fellowship details and online application. see http://www.princeton.edu/sf