Program Analyst, Racial Equity Culture & Practice
Company: California Endowment
Posted on: June 19, 2022
WHO WE ARE The California Endowment is a private, statewide
health foundation established in 1996 whose mission is to expand
access to affordable, quality health care for underserved
individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental
improvements in the health status of all Californians. We're
changing the narrative around health to ensure health and justice
for all. Each day we, along with our community partners, seek ways
to improve the state of health in California.Headquartered in
downtown Los Angeles, we have regional offices in Sacramento,
Oakland, Fresno, and San Diego, with program staff working
throughout the state. We challenge the conventional wisdom that
medical settings and individual choices are solely responsible for
people's health. We believe that building the voice, agency and
power of Californians to improve conditions in their communities
and reverse the historical and structural impacts of inequity will
lead to lasting improvements in health. OUR COMMITMENT TO
ANTI-RACIST PRACTICE & CULTUREIn America, at the root of health
inequities and the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) is the
enduring and ever-presence of structural racism. As a health
foundation we are investing in communities working to organize and
build power to achieve lasting racially just systems transformation
for a healthy California. Being race explicit and centering
solutions through a race analysis is essential for building healthy
communities. We are committed to becoming an anti-racist health
foundation, one that builds cultures that allow our organization to
more fully live into our values and be in deeper partnership with
the communities we serve. OUR CORE VALUES
- We believe every Californian deserves health, wellness, and
- We believe those who are most impacted by health inequities are
best positioned to lead in the solutions.
- We are committed to diversity, inclusion, mutual respect and
- We value youth leadership and champion marginalized
- We recognize the impact of trauma on both individual and
community health outcomes.
- We value learning through action.
- We embrace strategies aimed at building power in communities of
color and marginalized communities. Position SummaryThis role plays
a critical role in the monitoring of institutionalization of
anti-racist culture and practice for the foundation. It will also
focus on the development and implementation of key learning and
self-study practices to track the progress of the foundation's
progress toward becoming an anti-racist health foundation. The
Program Analyst works closely with the ARE team, manages contracts
and grants related to the evaluation and monitoring of anti-racist
culture and shares key learnings with staff and departments to
ensure their success. Position responsibilities include direct
contractor and grantee communications related to ARE learning and
- Collaborates with A.R.E. team and leadership council to
implement the Five Elements to a Thriving Anti-Racist Health
Foundation and operationalization of ARE values and practice.
- Assists in the effective implementation of key learning metrics
within Element V (Learning & Self-Study)
- Conducts research and analysis, summarize information, and
works with internal and external stakeholders to provide the ARE
team with the information needed for decision making.
- Provides administrative and analytical support and coordination
of specific tasks as assigned by the Director for ongoing or
time-limited projects. Research and Data Analytics
- Works closely with the ARE leadership council, learning &
self-study committee to develop key metrics for monitoring progress
and work collaboratively with Learning & Evaluation to ensure
alignment and synergy.
- Conducts research on emergent transformative racial justice
practice to consider in the foundation's ongoing assessment of
internal policies and practices.
- Manages data on outcome measures and collaborates with team
members on identifying potential areas for improvement and
- Coordinates with staff to manage, monitor and improve data
collection and analysis across the organization in all things
related to racial justice practice and culture within the
organization. ARE Shared Learning, Self-Study and Field Building
- Manages the A.R.E. Learning & Self-Study (Element V) efforts to
include implementing the key tasks and learning plans that evaluate
and monitor the foundation's progress in becoming an anti-racist
health foundation. Collaboratively identifies opportunities for
cross-departmental integration of anti-racist values, principles
- Works with the program manager to support the effective
engagement of the ARE Leadership Council. Assists committees and
workgroups with the development of charters, and advises committee
chairs on facilitating meetings in ways that promote engagement and
member participation in the decision-making process.
- Actively engaged in building a somatic abolition practice and
modeling A.R.E. values. Minimum Education, Qualifications and
- Undergraduate degree in applicable studies; Master's degree
- A minimum of five to seven years of professional experience in
a philanthropic or nonprofit setting in public health, social
justice, or other mission-related fields.
- Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of research
and data analytics, root cause analysis, and structural
- Detailed knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in the use
of office computer applications, including Microsoft Outlook,
WebEx, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and PowerPoint.
- Strong command of data analytical programs (R, Excel, Tableau,
Power BI or other business intelligence software).
- Strong project management skills, with demonstrated experience
managing multiple projects involving various stakeholders.
- Proactive and able to self-manage, prioritize work assignments
and adhere to multiple deadlines.
- Creative and analytical thinker. Analyzes problems and develops
recommendations for appropriate action and resolution.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills with the
ability to tactfully and professionally manage communications with
high attention to detail and accuracy.
- Speaks effectively to diverse audiences, including professional
and citizen groups, and possesses strong facilitation skills.
- A combination of education and experience that provides the
required knowledge, skills and abilities. The California Endowment
is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and to
creating a work environment where the individual is valued and
respected. The Endowment welcomes applicants from diverse
backgrounds and seeks to hire qualified staff reflecting the rich
diversity of the communities we serve. We define diversity in broad
terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography,
and socio-economic status. For more information about the
California Endowment, please visit . PI182336783
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