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The Equity Coordinator will provide guidance and support to division directors, managers, and staff in the Community Care for Older Adults Administration (CCOA) on equity-related issues and activities. The Continuing Care for Older Adults Administration is comprised of 115-person staff that encompasses two divisions: Aging and Adult Services Division, and Nursing Facility Rates and Policy Division.
The Equity Coordinator will also be responsible for facilitating the Administration’s internal equity initiatives. With the support of the division directors, this person will coordinate with staff at all levels to assess equity and inclusion awareness/capacity, identify activities to build equity and inclusion, and implement those activities at all levels of the Administration. This position will work in partnership with the Continuing Care for Olde Adults Equity Committee to achieve alignment with the Department of Human Services Equity Policy. Equity is a key part of the CCOA Strategic Plan and the Equity Coordinator will also play a role in supporting the work outlined in the Plan.
Job Responsibilities Include:
• Assist managers and staff to develop awareness of equity and inclusion issues and clear understanding of their role in initiatives to improve equity and inclusion. This will include identifying appropriate tools, programs, trainings, consultants, and other resources that the administration can use to build equity awareness.
• Provide support to division directors and staff in the Administration to promote access and more equitable outcomes for Minnesotans who receive publicly-funded services.
• Guide Continuing Care for Older Adults division directors, managers and staff in community and stakeholder engagement around equity. This includes forming and maintaining relationships with key leaders inside and outside Department of Human Services to establish and develop collaborative partnerships in communities that experience inequities in health and disparities in access to social services. Communities of interest include, but are not limited to, communities of color, American Indians, veterans, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities.
• Advise and support Continuing Care for Older Adults management and staff on the development of an organizational culture and operational processes that are equitable and inclusive.
• Communicating complex information in varied settings to a wide variety of audiences.
Qualifications & Requirements
Please be sure your resume reflects the following:
Three (3) years of professional experience in diversity and inclusion, that includes the following:
• Access, equity & diversity work within an organization.
• Working with diverse communities and stakeholders and advocating for underserved and marginalized communities.
• Supporting and advising teams; coordinate training and staff development; meeting facilitation.
|Contact Name:||Ayo Jones |