This position sits within the Health Equity, Policy and Planning (HEPP) Unit of the Public Health Department and is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of the De- partment’s initiative to monitor outcomes and institutionalize practices that address disproportion- ate impacts across departmental programming and decision-making. It will also represent the De- partment and work in partnership with staff from across county agencies as a member of the Ala- meda County Governing for Racial Equity team. It will provide technical assistance, training, and leadership to county- and department-wide programs on integrating equity tools and practices into their work and identifying county-wide opportunities to collaborate to advance equitable outcomes across programs. The position reports to the Health Equity, Policy, and Planning Director.
Minimum Qualifications (MQ):
Experience: The equivalent of six years of experience in a human services field, including one year of experience performing duties involving community liaison or outreach functions or multi-program coordination function. Three years of the experience must be in evaluating, analyzing and leading or coordinating organizational, policy, or systems change efforts related to equity and social justice.
A bachelor's degree in sociology or a closely related field may be substituted for the equivalent of four years of the required general experience. A master's degree in Social Welfare or a closely relat- ed field may be substituted for an additional year of experience.
Pay Rate: $39.35 - $47.84/hour; $81,848.00 - $99,507.20/yearThe Ideal Candidate:
In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will possess the following critical attributes:
Experience working to advance equitable organizational, policy, or systems change – including policy development and advo- cacy, building cross-sector partnerships, and/or community organizing on issues related to equity and social justice;
An understanding of systemic and institutional racial bias and the ability to assist others in understanding structural and insti- tutional barriers to racial equity;
Experience using equity strategies and tools to evaluate programs, policies, and practices;
Experience developing and leading dialogues & trainings on topics related to racial and social equity;
Experience in project coordination, group facilitation and planning with a wide-range of stakeholder groups, strategic part-
ners, elected officials, and administrative colleagues;
A demonstrated commitment to community engagement and community-building utilizing inclusive outreach and engage- ment practices;
Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, motivations or backgrounds;
Political astuteness, possessing the skills necessary for identifying, navigating and successfully interacting within the dynamics of the organization while maintaining sensitivity to the competing needs of a wide variety of internal and external stakehold- ers;
Adaptive, decisive, collaborative, and engaging leadership skills;
Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and in a variety of contexts;
Ability to design, implement, and manage multiple or ongoing programs/projects;
A working understanding of public policy development and implementation;
Experience working with or in a public or governmental organization serving large, complex urban environments;
Experience supervising staff;
Ability to complete tasks with limited supervision.
Complete Supplementary Questionnaire : https://www.dropbox.com/s/1877qh08u9o5u80/ACPHD%20Equity%20Coordinator%20Supplemental%20Questionnaire.docx?dl=0
Last updated by Janet Umenta Aug 26, 2019.