Senior Trainer for Health Equity (Consortium for Professional Development)

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The mission of the Boston Public Health Commission's Consortium for Professional Development is to educate, train and inspire Boston's public, private and non-profit health workforce to achieve BPHC's mission: to protect, promote, and preserve the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly the most vulnerable. The Consortium prepares public health professionals to help create a thriving Boston where all residents live healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, violence, and other systems of oppression, and where all residents have equitable opportunities and resources, leading to optimal health and well-being.

The Senior Trainer for Health Equity leads the development and implementation of health equity and racial justice/anti-racism learning programs to advance BPHC's commitment to racial equity and improve health outcomes. Areas of focus in BPHC's curricula include: social determinants of health, forms of racism, bias, privilege, health outcome data, and application of skills to support community engagement, program development, and policy advocacy.



  • Participate in collaborative leadership to guide BPHC's health equity and racial justice professional development efforts and overall work of the Consortium for Professional Development.
  • Research and share current theories, approaches and strategies about health equity, racial justice and professional development, including remote learning strategies.

Curriculum development

  • Conduct ongoing assessment of learning needs to support BPHC's racial equity and health equity goals and to apply principles and tools to reduce health inequities in Boston.
  • Research, develop, document and implement online and in-person curricula, discussion guides, presentations, storyboards, participant materials and other professional development strategies to build staff competencies.
  • Employ interactive adult learning theories and practices and emerging technologies.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure applicability and diversity of perspective.
  • Prepare materials for CEU applications.

Delivery and Facilitation

  • Ensure accurate, professional and high quality delivery of course curricula.
  • Prepare and support a learning community of staff facilitators to lead online and in-person workshops and other professional development activities, employing strategies such as training-for-trainer sessions, ongoing refresher sessions, formal and informal coaching and feedback, modeling, collaboration, and community building, as appropriate to program goals.
  • Lead collaborative preparation and debriefing sessions with co-facilitators before and after all learning activities.
  • Co-facilitate workshops and other professional development activities with staff-facilitators.
  • Maintain, promote and conduct an ongoing schedule of professional development opportunities.
  • Consistently demonstrate and mentor others in developing a range of competencies related to facilitating individual, group and organizational learning about racial equity and community engagement.
  • Participate in evaluation activities to measure the effectiveness of educational activities and utilize evaluation data to continuously improve design and delivery.


  • Participate in ongoing quality improvement activities.
  • Represent the Consortium for Professional Development on BPHC committees, Working Groups and other leadership activities, as assigned.
  • Write reports and project updates.
  • Manage and oversee projects as designated. Support and coordinate with and/or supervise staff and interns as needed.
  • Work in a confidential capacity with the director. Meet regularly with director regarding all aspects of program operations, including but not limited to matters pertaining to program staff and other confidential matters.
  • Operate independently. Use independent judgment and discretion to make decisions affecting the program and staff as it relates to program operations/services and BPHC policy.
  • Local travel required.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • High school degree plus 6 related years' experience or Bachelor's plus 3 years related experience or Master's plus 1-year related experience.
  • Significant experience designing and implementing workforce development programs, racial or social justice training programs or other related activities.
  • Experience in curriculum development. Knowledge and experience with adult learning techniques in education. Outstanding group workshop facilitation and training skills.
  • Experience public speaking using strong communication and active listening skills.
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies required. Experience designing and delivering online learning preferred, including working with a Learning Management System (e.g. Moodle), designing and producing synchronous learning events (e.g. Adobe Connect, Skype for Business), and designing other types of learning activities (e.g. Storyline, interactive video, or other technologies).
  • Demonstrated experience working with people that vary according to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, mental/physical ability, class, or other dimensions of diversity.
  • Management/supervisory experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills.


City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply


$65,000 - $75.000/Annually


35hrs/wk. Some evenings and weekends required

The mission of the Boston Public Health Commission's Consortium for Professional Development is to educate, train and inspire Boston's public, private and non-profit health workforce to achieve BPHC's mission: to protect, promote, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 8, 2021
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement


Boston, MA, USA

How to Apply

Please apply at Look or Requisition No. 1565

Please apply at Look or Requisition No. 1565

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