Manager Of Equity And Inclusion (First Review Of Applications Oct
Southwest Washington Accountable Community (Swach)
Vancouver , WA 98660
Posted 2 months ago
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Reports To: Director of Partnerships, Policy and Equity
The manager of equity and inclusion is the staff lead for equity and inclusion efforts across SWACHs portfolio. This position will lead equity and inclusion work within SWACH and with SWACHs external partners. This includes working to ensure that SWACHs internal policies, practices and governance structure reflect and support SWACHs values of having a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization.
Externally, this position will work with partners funded by SWACH to further racial and health equity, reduce stigma and provide trauma-informed care. The position will lead a team of staff and/or consultants that facilitate shared learning cohorts of external partners and provide technical assistance. The first shared learning cohort will launch in early 2019.
Most partners will focus on equity assessments and plans within their own organizations.
Duties and Responsibilities
1.Work with SWACH leadership and governance structure (board, committees and councils) to develop and adopt SWACH policies that are inclusive and advance equity regarding recruitment, retention and governance.
2.Facilitate a shared learning environment with SWACH partners working to further equity, reduce stigma and provide trauma-informed care within their organizations.
3.Lead a team of staff and/or consultants that provide technical assistance to partner organizations.
4.Work with SWACH staff to ensure equity is embedded across programs and initiatives, including community engagement and policy.
5.Liaison with other Accountable Communities of Health and regional efforts regarding equity work.
6.Share learning on best practices (this builds on item five, above).
1.Knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding access, equity, diversity, inclusion, implicit bias and institutional racism.
2.Knowledge and understanding of experiences of communities suffering from marginalization, inequities of opportunity and access to services.
3.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from various groups, backgrounds and organizations.
4.Knowledge of equity and empowerment frameworks for policy, program and organizational decision-making, anti-oppressive practices and best practices in furthering equity and addressing structural racism
5.Knowledge and experience in conducting equity assessments, creating equity plans and implementing equity initiatives.
6.Knowledge of and experience with appropriate communication strategies to reach diverse audiences.
7.Ability and experience communicating effectively with front-line staff, managers, executive leadership teams, the public and diverse stakeholder groups.
8.Ability and experience preparing clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports and other written materials.
9.Demonstrated skills in project and program design, implementation, management and evaluation.
10. Experience working across organizational sectors.
Experience working with healthcare organizations preferred.
11. Experience facilitating conversations and meetings.
12. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
14. Ability to complete tasks accurately and on time with minimal supervision.
15. Thrives in a collaborative work environment and interfaces well with staff and external stakeholders.
16. Proven ability to maintain high ethical standards and confidentiality.