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Health Equity Strategist

Hours Per Week: 
40 (1 FTE); Regular Full-time
$73,759 - $92,198 per year DOQ; Exempt status
Position will remain open until filled.

Are you interested in building organizational capacity to address health inequities as well as normalizing and operationalizing health equity? Are you interested in developing and implementing an organizational strategy, including projects and initiatives?  This position centers on collaboration to strengthen systems to promote equity.

Would you enjoy working with a wide range of internal and external partners to integrate culturally informed strategies and equity-based decision making into the design and development of policies, procedures, services, evaluation plans, and communications to build the capacity and infrastructure to cultivate a culture of shared ownership and a commitment to advancing equity across the Health District? Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community!

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, health, health care administration, or other relevant field, OR a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience, demonstrated ability, and skills in a health, public health, human services, or other relevant setting.
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for working directly in communities and implementing solutions to address health disparities and barriers to health equity.

Key Responsibilities

The Health Equity Strategist:

  • Develops and implements a comprehensive organizational health equity plan aligned with organizational priorities, incorporating data-driven assessments, and strategies for improvement.
  • Integrates strategies to advance health equity and racial justice throughout community health efforts.
  • Analyzes, documents, reports, and recommends solutions to disparities in health outcomes, the root causes, and identifies or develops strategies to address them.

How to Apply

Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.  Submit your cover letter and resume to Search Coordinator,

  • Mail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Attn: Search Coordinator)
  • Fax: 970-221-7165 (Attn: Search Coordinator)
  • Email to

Why work for us

  • Our mission is to enhance the health of our community and to achieve this we provide health services that address unmet needs and opportunities in our community.
  • We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients, and community.
  • Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.
  • We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.
  • We provide comprehensive benefits, including (100% or prorated portion) of the cost of medical, dental, low-cost vision, 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, 12 holidays, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.
  • Health District is an eligible employer for those qualifying for federal loan forgiveness.
  • The Health District provides up to $5,000 annually for Continuing Education.

Infection Control Requirements

  • Category IV
  • Must comply with infection control policies for this position.

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