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Vice President

Company: Grant-blackford Mental Health Inc.
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Mental Health Partners is hiring for a Vice President of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Our Mission: -Mental Health Partners (MHP) provides immediate access to expert mental health and substance use care so people can enjoy healthy and fulfilling lives. Healing is our purpose. Help is our promise. Health is our passion. Our Vision: -is for Healthy minds, Healthy lives, and Healthy communities. Our Values: Empathy: Putting ourselves in others' shoes. Hope: Believing in positive possibilities for every person. Healing Environment: Providing a safe space where people feel accepted. Wellness: supporting long-term health and well-being. Teamwork: realizing the power of working together with humility and trust. Partnership: Building relationships to strengthen our communities. Excellence: Pursuing the best in everything we do. Vice President of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Mental Health Partners are seeking a Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to integrate the organization's commitment to DEI into all areas of Mental health Partners (MHP) work with specific responsibility for ensuring that MHP advances to its overall equity strategy and mains effective communication for staff and clients. This role will serve as the primary internal resource on equity, diversity, and inclusion work and lead the organization in bringing expertise and fluency in these areas. The work will also encompass staff training, workflow and policy review with an equity lens, and contribute to the strengthening of MHP's DEI strategy, practices, initiatives, projects, and communications. Essential Functions:

  • In partnership with the Executive Team, Senior Leaders, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) workgroup and staff at all levels of MHP, this role will design and guide a strategic, comprehensive, and systematic approach to cultural transformation.
  • Builds a solid foundation and organizational structure that advances our DEI work including defining and using the right language to advance our impact and knowledge.
  • Develops and facilitates DEI trainings, in partnership with the Professional Development team, to enhance our capacity to effectively interact with colleagues, clients, and community.
  • Works with clinical leadership and staff to ensure clinical competencies/practices, workflows and documentation requirements include DEI best practices.
  • Create opportunities to engage staff in conversations about culture, identity, race, lived experiences, etc.
  • Contribute to an organizational culture of respect and personal accountability regarding DEI practices.
  • Partner with HR team and hiring managers to ensure recruitment and retention policies and practices are inclusive and equitable; assist HR with investigations as appropriate.
  • Ensure policies, personnel documents, communications, workflows, etc. are composed to be inclusive and equitable.
  • Works with Grant/Research team to ensure DEI lens is included in grant requests and outcome reporting.
  • Contributes to the preparation of viable budgets and manages the budgets and cost reports with attention to both revenue and expenses.
  • Attends, participates in, and represents MHP at internal and external meetings, workgroups, trainings, and conferences.
  • Promotes and demonstrates MHP's mission, vision and values and Leadership Principles through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
  • Meets defined department goals, activity metrics and Key Performance Indicators. Supervisory Duties:
    • No direct reports currently but as an executive team member is a role model in the organization and the community.
    • Creates an environment where staff and clients from diverse backgrounds are included and can succeed.
    • Promotes teamwork, sustains an aligned and energized work, promotes communication, and provides team direction.
    • Gives frequent, specific, truthful, candid, and immediate feedback, positive and constructive, to staff and colleagues at all levels of the organization.
    • Establishes and clarifies expectations, provides on-going coaching and feedback, and administers the catalytic coaching process with staff; manages performance concerns in a timely manner as applicable. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at all levels and ability to lead change.
      • Demonstrated ability in leadership, communication, professionalism, organizational and analytical skills, and technical/professional skills.
      • Team and customer orientation, including the ability to work collaboratively with multiple disciplines and demonstrate a strong customer service orientation.
      • Strong interpersonal and communications (written and verbal) skills; the ability to interact in a professional, positive, and effective way with all levels of personnel within and outside of MHP.
      • Decision-making ability, critical/analytical thinking, the ability to use data and information to make sound and timely business decisions and to recommend actionable decisions to the Executive Team.
      • Excellent project management skills including ability to manage multiple interrelated projects.
      • Advanced computer skills including use of electronic health record and MS Office products and the ability to learn new tools as needed.
      • Expertise in facilitating complex and difficult discussions individually and in groups. Required Qualifications
        • Bachelors' degree or combination of 5+yrs training and relevant work experience in consulting and facilitation skills with individuals, groups, and organizations; program planning, development, and administration; and knowledge of public policy.
        • At least 2-4 years' experience building and delivering DEI initiatives.
        • Experience conducting analysis relevant to the assessment of DEI practices.
        • Familiarity with behavioral health is preferred.
        • General office environment.
        • Must be able to work in a shared office space with frequent interruptions.
        • May include working with people in acute distress or crisis.
        • May require travel to several MHP sites throughout Boulder and Broomfield counties to attend meetings. Compensation and Benefits
          • Compensation will range from $110,000 - $130,000 based on education and experience.
          • A comprehensive benefits package providing physical and mental health support so you can thrive personally and professionally. Medical coverage through Kaiser Permanente, dental coverage, voluntary life and disability coverages, vision coverage, a robust employee assistance plan, retirement plan with matching contributions and a robust time off plan. To Apply Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and others who identify as nonwhite, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and those with lived experience with racism and/or misogynoir are encouraged to apply for this role. Mental Health Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected status or any other characteristic protected by law. Send me my free professional resume critique from TopResume

Keywords: Grant-blackford Mental Health Inc., Boulder , Vice President, Executive , Boulder, Colorado

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