Racial Equity Coordinator- Alameda County Public Health Department

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- partments 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):
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.

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Complete Supplementary Questionnaire : https://www.dropbox.com/s/1877qh08u9o5u80/ACPHD%20Equity%20Coordinator%20Supplemental%20Questionnaire.docx?dl=0

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