Employment: NAIHC Government Affairs Director
The National American Indian Housing Council is seeking a highly qualified individual to lead its advocacy activities in Washington, DC. The director will serve as senior advisor on governmental affairs to the Executive Director and Board of Directors. The successful applicant will direct all aspects of the organization’s advocacy efforts to advance a national agenda on Native American housing and community development.

The responsibilities will include the following: develop legislative and advocacy goals, objectives and priorities, create legislative strategy, perform intensive research on legislation and regulations, prepare position papers & testimony, track legislation and appropriations and report on progress, educate Congress and federal officials on Native American housing issues, act as liaison for organization and membership, plan meetings and forums, coordinate grassroots efforts and build coalitions, represent NAIHC & speak at national meetings, and other duties as assigned. Position requires significant amount of travel.

Salary range: $75,000-$90,000 (commensurate w/experience & qualifications) + excellent benefits package. Closing date: January 23, 2010.

Submit resume, references, cover letter detailing experience and interest in the position, and recent writing sample to:
Ms. Lena Duncan, NAIHC, 50 F Street NW, Ste. 3300, Washington, DC, 20001.
Fax: 202-789-1758.
Email: lduncan@naihc.net. See detailed position announcement at www.naihc.net. NAIHC is an equal opportunity employer.