Director of Equity needed at LAHSA

Carol Ozemhoya | OW Contributor | 1/17/2020, 2:43 p.m.

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) seeks an experienced and compassionate Director of Equity to lead the development, implementation and management of LAHSA’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, including innovative and effective strategies to achieve racial equity for the Los Angeles Continuum of Care.

In collaboration with the LAHSA leadership team, the City and County of Los Angeles, and external partners, the director will implement the agency’s racial equity plan, including the creation of a vision and culture that champions diversity and inclusion both internally and externally with our partnering agencies and service providers. As a key member of the leadership team, the director will oversee numerous equity initiatives, including the Ad Hoc Committee on Black People Experiencing Homelessness and our work with the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE).

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the director will oversee the design, coordination, and implementation of programs, policies and practices aimed at addressing the systemic racial disparities existing in the Los Angeles homeless system of care. This position will require vision, strategic thinking, and operational skills to set goals and act in all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion within LAHSA and the City and County of Los Angeles.

LAHSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The salary range for this position is between $118,577 and $177,865, depending on qualifications. To review full job description and submit your application for consideration, visit www.lahsa.org/jobs