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Program Analyst, Racial Equity Culture & Practice

Company: California Endowment
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

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 justice.
  • 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 transparency.
  • We value youth leadership and champion marginalized voices.
  • 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 self-study.Position Responsibilities
    • 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 innovation.
      • 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 and practices.
        • 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 Experience:
          • Undergraduate degree in applicable studies; Master's degree preferred.
          • 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 racism.
          • 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

Keywords: California Endowment, Oakland , Program Analyst, Racial Equity Culture & Practice, Accounting, Auditing , Oakland, California

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