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3 Mar 2023

Full-Time Regional Health Equity Coalition Liaison

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Close Date: 03/18/2023

Salary Range: $5,148 – $7,902


The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for a Regional Health Equity Coalition Liaison to join an excellent team and work to advance their career.

This is a full-time permanent opportunity for anyone to apply. This is a classified position and is represented by a union.

What you will do!

The primary purpose of this position is to build community and organizational capacity to address health equity through developing and coordinating funding partnerships between OEI and partner organizations. The Regional Health Equity Coalition (RHEC) Liaison’s role is to provide support to the RHEC program, providing communications and logistical support directly to RHECs, monitoring contract deliverables, assuring compliance with OEI grants, and collecting and reviewing site visit data and writing reports on progress and activities. The position works closely with stakeholders to design and implement policy related to RHECs. Additionally, the position develops and implements evaluation efforts related to assessing the effectiveness of the RHEC program.

Key deliverables of this position include 1) Managing the RHEC program within the Office of Equity and Inclusion; 2) convening and planning stakeholder groups; 3) Providing project management and maintaining a tracking system of RHEC deliverables related to policy and systems change to address structural racism at the policy, environment and systems levels; 4) providing complex program and policy consultation and leadership with respect to program implementation and evaluation of program and outcomes, working with the RHECs and community partners to enhance policy related to promoting health equity, collecting and analyzing programmatic, evaluative and outcome data related to RHECs, and providing updates and reports to OHA leadership, the RHECs, and other community partners.

The position identifies, assesses, monitors, and evaluates pertinent bills during the legislative session and supports rulemaking processes related to the RHEC program and promoting health equity.

What’s in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 8 hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • Pension and retirement programs
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well

What we are looking for:


A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years experience coordinating or administering a program


Any combination of experience or education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.

Desired Attributes:

Bilingual and multilingual candidates preferred that speak the languages of community partners in RHEC regions.

Degree in Public Health, Human Services, Social Work, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Organizational Development or Public Administration, and/or coursework, training, and/or program development focused on social justice, diversity development and inclusion, dismantling institutional privilege, social determinants of health and equity, community organizing, and policy development preferred.

Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance to contractors or grantees. Demonstrated experience monitoring contracts and grants, including developing statements or work, drafting Requests for Proposals and resulting agreements. Demonstrated experience managing program budgets, and developing programmatic budget reports. Experience writing program and grant reports. Demonstrated experience working with/within culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Demonstrated management of multiple projects and short timelines.

Demonstrated provision of technical assistance in organizational change strategies and methodologies. Demonstrated experience setting program goals and objectives and evaluating program success towards goals/objectives. Demonstrated experience convening, staffing, and facilitating advisory councils or committees.

Demonstrated experience serving in a lead role in team projects.

Experience developing plans based on the needs of program recipients and providing technical assistance on changes or improvements to program objectives, redirect program service in more productive areas, develop reporting systems. Experience implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs that promote health equity and reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.

Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a work environment that is respectful and accepting of numerous dimensions of diversity.

Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and facilitate conflict resolution.

Demonstrated experience developing programs that support equitable grantmaking and contracting. Must be able to travel Requires valid driver’s license or other acceptable method of transportation.


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How to Apply

To view the announcement and apply, please visit the following link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland--OHA--Oak-Street/Regional-Health-Equity-Coalition-Liaison--Program-Analyst-3-_REQ-121970

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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