Health Equity Training & Impact Analyst
The Public Health Alliance of Southern California (Alliance) seeks a full-time Health Equity Training & Impact Analyst to provide our ten-member local health jurisdictions with excellent training, workshops, and consultation around foundational and emerging equity issues to equip them to further their local and our regional health equity and racial justice goals.
The Health Equity Training & Impact Analyst will build on the Public Health Alliance’s existing relationships with our 10-member health departments to develop tailored trainings and elevate regional learning and findings. The selected candidate will develop and lead programs and trainings that develop the concrete skills and knowledge of health department/agency staff around relevant foundational and emerging health equity and justice issues areas such: health equity, social drivers of health, racial equity, power-building, and more. This role supports training and learning opportunities that catalyze culture changes across sectors to address upstream barriers to optimal health including structural racism, systemic oppression, institutional bias, and power-building.
The ideal candidate will be a passionate advocate of health equity and racial justice, with strong knowledge of the underlying root causes of health and inequity and capacity to educate and inform others. They will have experience conducting trainings and developing interactive curriculum that addresses equity challenges and policy solutions in a range of political and professional environments. The successful applicant will have a track record demonstrating both courage and compassion to facilitate difficult conversations, the ability to lead training sessions on sensitive issues, and possessing the poise and talent to constructively engage various partners on consensus decision-making.
The Health Equity Training & Impact Analyst reports to the Health Equity & Justice Manager and works closely with the 10-member health departments, including cultivating and growing partnerships with local community-based organizations and other grassroots community leaders. We will consider candidates located in or prepared to relocate to Southern California.
This position is ideal for a versatile and dedicated social justice professional who can manage several projects that bring about successful policy, systems, and institutional changes across Southern California.
About the Alliance
The Alliance is a coalition of the executive leadership of ten local health departments in Southern California. Its members have a statutory responsibility for the health of almost 60% of the state’s population. The Alliance works to mobilize the transformative power of local public health for enduring health equity. We believe that Southern California should be a place where everyone has the opportunities and resources necessary to live and healthy and productive life. To learn more about the Alliance’s meaningful work visit http://www.PHASoCal.org. The Alliance is fiscally administered by the Public Health Institute.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Develop and establish foundational Public Health Alliance frameworks and principles around the organization’s approach to health equity, racial justice, power-building, and other emerging and urgent issue areas.
- Support the development of a Regional Equity Action Lab designed to support participating local health jurisdictions with building their own internal capacity to advance equity and racial justice and how to implement local and broader regional transformative action and change in partnership with community-based organizations and other grassroots community leaders.
- Develop training curriculum and facilitate multi-day workshops with local public health leaders, directors and key community leaders on health equity, social determinants of health, implicit bias, systemic and institutional racial bias, power-building, community engagement, and strategies to implement system changes inside and public health to improve community health outcomes.
- Create and implement a learning and evaluation framework and practice at the Public Health Alliance to support continual growth and learning across the organization and in service to the 10-member health departments and the communities they serve.
- Conduct training follow-up to determine effectiveness materials and monitor process changes from participants.
- Update and develop organizational foundational training curriculum and evaluation practices.
- Collaborate on power-building partnerships with community organizers, advocacy groups, cross-sector partners and local health departments to elevate comprehensive solutions for addressing the root causes of health inequity.
- Conduct ongoing monitoring of emerging practices in the field to inform training curricula.
- Provide subject matter expertise and support on local, state and federal policy opportunities affecting population health, racial equity, economic justice, and upstream social determinants of health such as transportation, land use, and healthy food.
- Contribute technical assistance and policy support for member health departments on local policy initiatives impacting the social determinants of health.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience (preferably in policy advocacy or systems change efforts) including experience working in or with communities of color or other marginalized communities.
- Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Education, Social Work or a related field, or substitute with four additional years of relevant professional experience.
- First and foremost, a thorough understanding, connection, and deep commitment to health equity and racial justice.
- Experience developing interactive and engaging curriculum and workshops, facilitating meetings, measuring, and monitoring program evaluation activities and working in multi-disciplinary partnerships.
- Strong self-starter with a strong desire for ongoing learning Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
- Demonstrated capacity to manage start-up initiatives, design project plans, and implement activities.
- Determination to achieve outcomes, complete tasks, and deliver on professional commitments.
- Sensitivity to varied interests of many stakeholders, partners, advocates, elected officials, and colleagues.
- Commitment to Southern California communities experiencing health equity challenges.
- Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Education, Social Work or a related field preferred.
COMPENSATION & OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
- Typical hiring range: $75,000-$85,000, based on 100% FTE. Full salary range for this position: $66,843 to $96,905 per year. The starting salary is determined based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability.
- This is a full-time position (40 hours per week).
- While our work is based in Southern California, we do not have a physical office space. The individual chosen for this position will be expected to work from their home office. A Los Angeles based candidate is preferred, but not necessary. However, we will not consider candidates outside of California.
- This position requires light daytime travel (2-3x per month) across the Alliance membership region.
- This position is eligible for PHI’s full suite of benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and generous time off.
- The application deadline is January 9, 2023.
This position reports to the Health Equity & Justice Manager, and works collaboratively with Public Health Alliance members and staff, vendors, and other partners to advance health equity.
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) STATUS
This position is classified as exempt based on the job duties. However, based on the FTE, salary level of the employee, or federal/state/local laws, the employee may be classified as nonexempt.
PHI WORKFORCE MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY
Per the PHI Workforce Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is a condition of employment for all domestic based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are granted a reasonable accommodation under applicable law.
New hires need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date or apply for an exemption/accommodation within three business days after their start date. Depending on the circumstances, new hires who do not comply with this Policy, or who cannot be reasonably accommodated, will either have their employment suspended or terminated. Candidates who are non-compliant will have their offers rescinded.
HOW TO APPLY
- Please apply here and submit a cover letter and resume as part of your application. Paper or email applications will not be considered.
- In your cover letter, please describe why you are enthusiastic about this opportunity and why you think you are a good fit for the position.
- Supplemental questions: Please include your response to the following supplemental questions. Please limit your response to 1-page max.
- Please describe an experience where you developed and/or implemented a training that included topics around health equity and racial justice, and briefly describe the outcomes.
- Describe what frameworks and resources you utilize to develop your health equity and racial justice resources.
- Optional: Please attach a training PowerPoint, facilitator guide, or curriculum that you have developed.
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