Umatilla County
  • 28-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Pendleton, OR, USA
  • $4,430 per month
  • Full Time

Excellent benefits, including PERS, health, dental, and life insurance

Health Equity Coordinator

SALARY: $4,430.00/ Month - Plus Excellent Benefits

CLOSING: Open Until Filled

DEPARTMENT: Public Health


Lead implementation of UCo Health's efforts to address persistent health inequities in the healthcare system. Collaborates with community and statewide partners in the development and implementation of a local health equity plan. Works closely with local governments, businesses, health care, and social service organizations to identify and reduce health inequities. Develops and maintains community connections throughout the Modernization Collaborative Region to assist partner jurisdictions with the development and implementation of their local health equity reduction goals.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree in public health, health education, public administration or related field; OR any combination of education and experience related to public health practice, community health, environmental health, engaging community partnerships, cultivating relationships across diverse communities or other relevant fields as determined by the hiring authority; may be substituted for the degree.
  • Experience in public speaking, to include delivering impromptu and prepared presentations to stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to be intuitive and work independently and as part of a team.
  • Current and valid Oregon driver's license.
  • Ability and availability to work outside normal working hours to include evening and/or out-of-county meetings. Occasional overnight travel required.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Graduate degree in public health, health education, public administration or related field.
  • Bilingual Spanish.

*This position under State of Oregon mandates is required to provide proof of full COVID vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception as a qualification of employment.*

Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY and must be submitted via our online portal at Anyone who qualifies for Veterans' Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department.


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