This blog series is designed to assist the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Hiring Managers with meeting their workforce representational diversity aims by providing resources specific to the Native American community. This final section provides resources, tools, and options for expanding outreach, while this part is dedicated to recruitment resources.
The previous sections for the NIH Virtual Hiring Manager Guide Series are included to guide your recruitment journey.
Section One | Special Hiring Authorities
Section Two | Internships
Section Three | Outreach Resources
- Recruitment Resources
- Outreach Through Professional Organizations
- Using Social Media to Recruit and Hire
Candidate Resources provide hiring managers with a tool to simplify their outreach for a more robust and diverse applicant pool. The resources allow instant access to candidates in every field. Send your vacancy announcements, including the job description, to the listing of organizations provided to diversify your applicant pool.
Note: A listing of professional organizations for Native Americans can be found on our Native American Organizations Serving the Community page.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
The mission of AISES is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) studies, and careers.
National Indian Education Association (NIEA)
The NIEA organization provides advocacy, technical assistance services, coordination, and communication to all American Indians, Alaska Natives (AI/AN), and Native Hawaiians by aligning educational and lifelong learning experiences with employment opportunities.
Society for Advancement of Hispanic Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.
Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) meet the higher education needs of Native Americans and generally serve geographically isolated populations with no other access to education beyond the high school level. Tribal colleges are located on or near Indian reservations and provide post-secondary education, accredited degrees, and vocational training for Indian and non-Indian students.
The following section is a partial listing of TCUs to advertise job announcements on campus or within a particular department. The key is to be consistent. Send vacancy announcements to the Tribal Colleges and Universities listed below.
Note: This is not a complete listing.
Diné College (2 years)
Blackfeet Community College
Little Priest Tribal College (2 years)
Navajo Technical College (2 years)
Oglala Lakota College (4 years)
New Mexico State University
University of North Carolina Pembroke
Today, there are more resources than ever to help people connect employers and potential employees. This list was curated to help kick-off your outreach efforts. View the next section Outreach Through Professional Organizations, for information on how you can leverage your network for job recruitment.
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