Job Posting for BPHC: Senior Trainer for Health Equity

Title: Senior Trainer for Health Equity

Organization: Boston Public Health Commission, Consortium for Professional Development, Racial Justice and Health Equity Initiative

Job Type: Full-time

Brief Summary Position:

The Senior Trainer for Health Equity serves as an internal expert on racial justice/racism and health equity theory and practice-based strategies, helping to guide BPHC’s Racial Justice and Health Equity Initiative.  S/he manages all aspects of the Initiative’s Professional Development Series, including assessing learning needs, developing curricula, mentoring staff-facilitators, and conducting regular workshops for all BPHC staff. Areas of focus in BPHC’s curricula include: social determinants of health, structural racism, privilege, health outcome data, and application of skills through community engagement, program development, and policy advocacy.

The Boston Public Health Commission’s Racial Justice and Health Equity Initiative seeks to transform BPHC to integrate racial justice and health equity principles and practices into its internal and external work, in order to measurably reduce racial health inequities in Boston. The Initiative’s Professional Development Series includes 22+ hours of interactive workshops for each of BPHC’s 1,100 staff members.  The Series focuses on racism, social determinants of health, health inequities and strategies to advance health equity as a health department. Nearly all of BPHC’s current staff have participated in a highly successful initial workshop, with electives and program-specific work to follow.

The Senior Trainer for Health Equity is the primary facilitator for the Series, conducting workshops along with a cadre of trained staff facilitators from across the organization.  The Senior Trainer serves as BPHC’s internal expert on racial justice/racism and health equity theory and practice; develops curricula; co-facilitates half-day to multi-day workshops; and recruits, trains, supports and provides ongoing professional development for staff facilitators. 

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