Job Opening: Health Equity & Training Manager

Do you:
– Commit to advancing health equity?
– Enjoy presenting and training diverse audiences?
– Like working as part of a team?
– Want flexibility with your work schedule?
– Support the LGBTQ community in Colorado?
– Manage multiple projects, programs, and priorities at once?
– Take your work seriously but not yourself?

One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Coloradans and their families, is accepting applications for our Health Equity & Training Manager. This is a new role that will have ownership of our LGBTQ Health Equity program, expand our training program, and coordinate with the organizing, policy, and communications teams to improve outcomes for LGBTQ Coloradans.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Daniel Ramos, Executive Director, at danielr@one-colorado.org and include “Health Equity & Training Manager” in the subject line. Please use your cover letter to communicate why you are excited to work at One Colorado and highlight any experience you have in community engagement, working on LGBTQ health equity, developing trainings, and managing programs. Priority will be given to applications received by Monday, October 21st, but applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

While these are not requirements for applicants, these are the nice-to-have things that would help fill out our current team. So, if you possess any of these skills or experience, be sure to highlight them in your cover letter as well.

Experience in or understanding of issues related to transgender health
Program development and evaluation
Grant reporting experience
Experience managing research projects, including creating publications, reports, and issue briefs
Curriculum and/or training development

POSITION TITLE: Health Equity & Training Manager
REPORTING TO: Policy Director
LOCATION: Our office is located at 1490 N Lafayette, Suite 304, Denver, CO 80218.
STARTING DATE: November 11th is the earliest the first day would be. However, we are committed to finding the right person to join our team, and will extend the start date if necessary.
COMPENSATION: Salary range is high 40s to low 50s with a full benefits package with medical, dental, retirement plan with partial employer match, generous time-off benefits, and cell phone reimbursement.

The One Colorado Health Equity & Training Manager will:
Health equity advocacy (40%)
Coordinate and monitor strategy, resources, and information with national organizations and other statewide organizations on healthcare, Connect for Health Colorado, and the Affordable Care Act
Advocate for the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity in research, data collection, and community assessments
Develop and distribute resources and presentations on LGBTQ health care rights, health insurance literacy, and LGBTQ health inequities
Provide recommendations, tools, and trainings for LGBTQ Coloradans, health care providers, and organizations navigating insurance denials and discrimination within health care settings

Training and resource development (35%)
Develop and disseminate issue briefs, resources, and other materials on the healthcare needs and experiences of LGBTQ Coloradans
Present and distribute LGBTQ health equity research, resources, and recommendations to staff, boards and members of healthcare organizations, stakeholder and public health organizations, policymakers, and national partners
Develop and disseminate information about LGBTQ health in Colorado, including the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and Connect for Health Colorado, to One Colorado supporters and LGBTQ Coloradans through earned media and online/social media
Develop and disseminate resources and materials about accessing inclusive healthcare to LGBTQ Coloradans and providers, including resources on open enrollment

Coalition and community engagement (20%)
Identify and engage supporters willing to speak out in favor of LGBTQ health equity, including employers, businesses, healthcare organizations, individual community leaders, and policymakers
Develop and manage an LGBTQ health equity coalition to advocate for policies and best practices to improve health outcomes for LGBTQ Coloradans
Identify, record, and catalogue stories from the LGBTQ community related to health care discrimination and non-coverage of services
Engage and manage an LGBTQ Health Equity Steering Committee to monitor and assist in the implementation of policy objectives
Represent One Colorado at health-related coalitions, events, and meetings

Program Management and Administration (5%)
Supervise programmatic interns
Manage administrative functions of the LGBTQ Health Equity program
Other duties as assigned

The One Colorado Health Equity & Training Manager must also be self-motivated and outgoing, with strong verbal and writing skills. They must be able to keep composure in a stressful environment and possess the ability to juggle multiple priorities and projects and meet deadlines under pressure. They must have a desire to learn on the job and meet any challenge with a positive attitude with the ability to hold themselves and others accountable for reaching goals. Finally, they must be committed to advancing the equity for LGBTQ Coloradans and their families. 

Applicants must have reliable transportation, with the expectation of in-state travel 5-10 days a month.

One Colorado Education Fund is an aggressive advocate of inclusivity and welcomes applications from all, particularly from people of color, women, LGBTQ people, immigrants or refugees, people with disabilities, veterans, and people from low- or moderate-income backgrounds.

One Colorado Education Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, disability status, veteran status, military obligations, marital status, political party affiliation, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.