JOB OPPORTUNITY - Program Manager - Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan - Closing 2/14/2018

Job Posting – Program Manager – Health Education – Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan – CLOSES 2/14/2018

Job Title:  Program Manager (full-time permanent)
Department:  Health Education
Location:  ITC Central Office, Sault Ste. Marie, MI

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. (ITC) is a state chartered 501 C3 non-profit organizationg consisting of twelve federally recognized Indian Tribes in Michigan.  We offer a variety of services such as Child and Family, Educational, Employment and Health Services.  Full-time permanent positions receive group term life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, health insurance (BCBS) and a 401 (K) Retirement plan.  ITC also provides paid leave each year for 14 holidays, 3 personal days, minimum 13 days vacation, and 13 days sick for eligible employees/programs.  Please visit our website at
Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Summary:

This position will manage several health promotional disease prevention programs focused on breast and cervical cancer prevention and control, colon cancer screening, commercial tobacco cessation, and cancer survivorship.  The Program Manager will facilitate formal agreements with participating tribal systems, monitor program budgets, provide training and support for implementation of evidence based interventions and patient navigation services within the respective tribal health systems.

Job Specifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Health Education, Community Health, or related field required.  Master’s in Public Health preferred.  Previous work experience in clinical settings working with providers preferred.  Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills required.  Strong computer skills necessary:  including word processing, excel, powerpoint, webinar platforms, and electronic file management.  Must have valid driver’s license and able to travel.  Preference given to qualified Native Americans.

Send resume, transcripts, and verification of Native American status (if claiming preference) to:

Inter-Tribal Council
ATTN:  Wendy Belleau
2956 Ashmun Street Suite A
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Phone:  906-632-6896 x.109
Fax:  906-253-1893

Closing Date:  2/14/2018


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