This announcement will be used to fill one full-time, permanent and one full-time, project Human Resource Consultant 4 positions. The project position is currently funded through June 30, 2023.
The Department of Health (DOH) Office of People Services (OPS) is committed to DOH's Vision (“Equity and Optimal Health for All”) and Mission (“DOH works with others to protect and improve the health of all people in Washington state”).
The Employee Experience Program supports DOH’s vision and mission by pursuing its own:
Vision: DOH employees thrive at work and carry that goodness to their teams, families, neighbors and communities.
Mission: Create and deliver satisfying, engaging, inclusive employee experiences at “moments that matter” across their lifecycle at DOH.
As the Learning Facilitator, you will report to the Learning and Growth Experience Manager and will be a member of the Learning and Growth Experience Team (LGET). Their primary focus is facilitating learning experiences to DOH employees improve equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice within the organization. Key responsibilities will include facilitating virtual, synchronous, and asynchronous learning experiences; developing and maintaining resource materials for learning experiences, including facilitator guides, participant materials, slides, and other resources; and participating in continuous improvement efforts related to improving the learning experience and achievement of outcomes for DOH employees. Key competencies will include cultural competence within an equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice framework; communication in a learning environment that engages and motivates learners; organization systems for learning content and materials; collaboration towards action; and a learning and growth mindset exhibited through consistent and reliable actions.
DOH realized that our efforts to achieve more equitable health outcomes for the communities we serve begins with our ability to operationalize and institutionalize equity throughout our internal policies, systems, and practices. Learning and growth efforts must center equity to facilitate sustainable, inclusive learning experiences that improve employees’ work experiences.
As the Learning Facilitator, you will be a critical member of the team responsible for implementing agency-wide Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) learning experiences that help us achieve our individual and organizational goals. You will also serve as primary facilitator for Outward Mindset, which is part of the agency’s culture strategy. You will work very closely with the Learning and Growth Experience Team (LGET); ESJ Managers and other members of the Equity & Social Justice Collaborative; and other team members in People Services.
These positions may be located anywhere within the State of Washington. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework (mobile-work) is expected. When approved to return, the incumbent will work with their supervisor to identify an appropriate work schedule and balance including telework and reporting to the Tumwater, Washington duty station for work activities, if needed. Additionally, it is expected these positions will travel occasionally to attend team, customer, or partner meetings once it is safe to do so.
Option 1: Six (6) or more years of demonstrated experience delivering learning experiences to adults.
Option 2: An associate degree or higher; AND four (4) or more years of demonstrated experience delivering learning experiences to adults.
Option 3: A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in education, psychology, sociology, communication studies, business administration, or another field with demonstrable applicability; AND two (2) or more years of demonstrated experience delivering learning experiences to adults.
Option 4: A master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in education, psychology, sociology, communication studies, business administration, or another field with demonstrable applicability.
Coursework or professional development experiences related to equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice.
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies