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Employment Opportunities at the UIHI

Job announcements are posted on the careers page of the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Current UIHI job opportunities include:

Project Coordinator-Epidemiologist

This position is responsible for providing a wide range of epidemiologic assistance to projects of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI), a division of the Seattle Indian Health Board and external stakeholders. This work includes core epidemiologic functions such as conducting disease surveillance, primary data collection, data analysis, and interpreting and presenting health data. The Project Coordinator Epidemiologist reports to the UIHI Associate Director and receives technical guidance and oversight from the Scientific Director. This position aids in the monitoring of health status and its correlates, identifying disease trends, and providing data and technical assistance to promote and protect the health of urban American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs).

Position posted October 14, 2016
Applications accepted until position is filled.

To read the full job description and to apply go to the Seattle Indian Health Board Careers page.

Project Associate

The Project Associate will be responsible for day to day coordination of midscale projects. This may include serving as a point of contact for a project, coordination of activities, overseeing consultants, and reporting. The Project Associate may help respond to data requests, conduct literature reviews, maintain databases, and provide technical assistance to Urban Indian Health Organizations and other stakeholders. Responsibilities include project planning and assisting in program development and/or coordination.

Position posted October 11, 2016
Applications accepted until position is filled.

To read the full job description and to apply go to the Seattle Indian Health Board Careers page.

Evaluation Manager

Under the supervision of the Urban Indian Health Institute’s Director, the Evaluation Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of activities of the coordinating center for a national initiative, “A Comprehensive Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country,” aimed at preventing and managing chronic diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes through a holistic approach to population health and wellness with an emphasis on changes to policies, systems and environments. The national coordinating center, funded through a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Indian Health Service, will be housed at the Seattle Indian Health Board’s Urban Indian Health Institute. The coordinating center will provide training and technical assistance for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of initiative activities and promote collaboration among tribes and tribal organizations funded through the initiative.

Position posted August 4, 2016
Applications accepted until position is filled

To read the full job description and to apply go to the Seattle Indian Health Board Careers page.

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

The goal of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) Volunteer/Intern Program is to support and mentor students and emerging public health professionals, especially members of the AI/AN community, who are interested in careers in public health. Through the Volunteer/Intern Program, the UIHI provides training in public health practice and career development opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students as well as emerging professionals. This Volunteer/Intern Program seeks to build the capacity, diversity and cultural competency of the public health work force as an important step in the goal of eliminating health disparities and promoting health equity for AI/ANs.

UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program Brochure

UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program Brochure

This brochure provides more information about the UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program and answers to frequently asked questions.Download»

Current Volunteer and Internship Opportunity Descriptions
General Project Support Volunteer/Intern Opportunity

General Project Support Volunteer/Intern Opportunity

Assisting the UIHI in its core function to help serve urban American Indians and Alaska Natives.Download»

Communication Volunteer/Intern

Communication Volunteer/Intern

Assisting the UIHI Communication Team in serving Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHOs) by updating, tracking and sharing resources and materials. (March 2015)Download»

For more information on volunteering and interning at the UIHI, contact Shelley McDaniel, Administrative Coordinator at info@uihi.org or (206) 812‑3030.