Diversity and Equity Supervisor

We have 1 Diversity and Equity Supervisor position available in our Napa or Santa Rosa Office.

DEFINITION:

Under the general direction of the Director of Client Services, the Diversity and Equity Supervisor is responsible for developing and implementing NBRC’s plans to promote equitable access to services and to reduce disparities in services and supports in our diverse community.  This position will provide leadership to ensure NBRC’s services and supports are provided in ways which are culturally and linguistically inclusive for the communities we serve.  As the central point of contact for diversity and equity efforts, the supervisor will be knowledgeable about the community and able to identify emerging trends, develop relationships and collaborate with multiple entities to respond to ongoing challenges. This position will also be responsible for the direct supervision of Specialized Service Coordinators with caseloads focused on supporting people of color and/or living in monolingual households.

NATURE OF WORK:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Client Services, the Diversity and Equity Supervisor develops and implements strategies for advancing cultural competency within the regional center, including NBRC staff.  Measures and reports progress utilizing data and other methods of feedback.  Provides ongoing training and coordinates other specialized training as needed.  Provides vision, leadership and coordination for the development of diversity and inclusion policy and procedures within North Bay Regional Center which ensures all clients are aware of the services and supports available to assist in the achievement of the outcomes identified in their person-centered plans.  Participates in the planning and implementation of events designed to educate and support individuals with developmental disabilities and their families which are specifically designed to increase attendance in diverse cultural and linguistic communities. Supervises orients, trains, and evaluates Specialized Service Coordinator positions.  Plans outreach events in the general community in order to ensure that all communities are aware of, and appropriately referred, for services.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A Master’s or Bachelor’ degree in social work, psychology, public administration, non-profit administration or related human services discipline

AND

Not less than one year experience working in programs providing services for individuals with developmental disabilities and four years working in the area of inclusion and diversity.

This position is office based.  Remote work may be available after established performance expectations are met.

Under a mandate issued by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) on September 28, 2021, all Regional Center Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 30, 2021, or be approved for a medical or religious exemption by NBRC. If offered a position at NBRC, all newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or to engage with NBRC in an interactive discussion regarding a potential medical or religious exemption.

Benefits:

We offer our employees an all-inclusive compensation and benefits plan, including:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
Retirement plan – CalPERS
Vacation Time and Sick Leave
Training and Orientation
Paid Holidays

Salary Range:

$72,660 – $97,428 with opportunities for 5% increases annually

Company Overview

At North Bay Regional Center we believe that all people with developmental disabilities should have the same opportunities as are available to all other citizens. As one of the 21 nonprofit Regional Centers throughout California, we offer a comprehensive program supporting the needs of our communities, provided by driven and passionate employees who ensure that we achieve our goals daily.

Who We Serve:

North Bay Regional Center provides advocacy, services, support, and care coordination to children and adults diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties.
We partner with community-based organizations and agencies to empower our clients to thrive and live as independently as possible within the geographically, culturally, and ethnically diverse communities we serve.