The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a permanent, full-time, unclassified, at-will Public Health Professional III Health Equity Program Manager in the Collective Impact and Operations Bureau. Reporting to the Collective Impact Bureau Manager this new position will lead the Long Beach Health and Human Services Department efforts to close the gap in health outcomes across the City of Long Beach.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
- Educate Department teams on the utilization of an equity lens in their work;
- Ensure that equity is the underlying foundation for all Department internal and external work to promote positive, culturally competent policies, programs, and services that narrow and close health disparities in the City;
- Utilize a collective impact approach to health equity and systems design across the Department programs and services to address health disparities;
- Develop and facilitate a health equity assessment and dashboard; provide annual impact reports for Department and City leaders;
- Working closely with the Black Health Equity coordinator, develop and supervise the implementation of a city-wide Black health equity assessment, plan and dashboard;
- Collect, evaluate and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to inform equity related decision-making processes and resource alignment;
- Use data to assess and identify gaps in services and systems where Department programs and services could expand or be redirected to reduce health inequities in Long Beach;
- Supervise and support the Black Health Equity position and efforts;
- Ensure a focus on Healthy Equity in the Latinx, Cambodian and API communities, in addition to the Black community and on seek funding to support additional equity positions with expertise in specific communities.
- Work closely with community-based organizations that have expertise in reaching communities most affected by inequities, including those who incorporate the promotor model.
- Collaborate with the City's Office of Equity to ensure health equity efforts are aligned with the overall vision for the City;
- Support Department leadership in responding effectively to emerging, evolving and time-sensitive issues through research, stakeholder engagement and policy development.
- Develop an evaluation plan and train Department staff in its utilization to track and highlight impacts of equity work;
- Assist Department programs to center community voice in Department planning, activities and decisions;
- Engage, collaborate and coordinate with other City and community stakeholders to ensure equitable opportunities for health and wellness in our City;
- Speak and write accurately and knowledgeably about issues such as environmental justice, restorative justice, trauma, opportunities for youth, economic inclusion, immigration, areas of concentrated poverty and food deserts, as well as health outcomes such as low birth weight, asthma and diabetes; and,
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
*Required documents, such as transcripts or degree, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.
- A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Social Work, Public Health or a closely related field (*proof required, professional experience beyond the minimum qualifications may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis). AND
- 1 year of professional experience in public health or human services related programs providing services to vulnerable populations. AND
- Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding if selected for position).
- Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, or a closely related field.
- 4 years of experience in public health or human services related programs providing services to vulnerable populations.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE:
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills;
- Ability to prepare both written documents and slide presentation training materials, and conduct training sessions;
- Strong level of integrity & ethics; good judgment;
- Ability to be creative and solve problems;
- Ability and willingness to work collaboratively;
- Ability to work comfortably with different levels of management and non-management.
This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter, resume, and proof of education (if qualifying with an academic degree) as attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs
Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver license information, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered .
The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4086.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.
This information is available in an alternative format by request at the agency contact on the bulletin. If a special accommodation is desired, please contact the agency two (2) business days prior to the test, if applicable.Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 4:30 PM Pacific