Chief Equity Officer

Job Number: 22-678-11626

Job Summary: The Chief Equity Officer reports to the Chief Executive Officer, participates as a member of the Executive Management Team (EMT) and works with the Board of Trustees and EMT to provide effective leadership to ensure that a racial equity and overall diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) focus informs Integral Care's strategic planning and decision-making processes to reach equity goals. The Chief Equity Officer leads Integral Care's commitment and strategy to be a diverse, antiracist, equitable, and inclusive organization. The Chief Equity Officer is responsible for recommending and implementing an overarching racial equity and DEI vision for Integral Care-at the programmatic, community and administrative levels ?that works to eliminate systemic racism and promotes  a culture of inclusion where individuals from all racial and ethnic identities, ages, nationalities, social and economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religious, political and ideological perspectives, and physical and mental abilities are able to thrive and be engaged. 

Regular, predictable attendance is considered to be an essential requirement for this position. Other duties may be assigned. May require a flexible work schedule.  

Integral Care employees are to be committed to fostering an open, inclusive, and supportive environment that welcomes and embraces diversity in all forms. Integral Care defines diversity broadly to include race, ethnicity, abilities (mental/physical), gender, gender identity, immigrant status, language, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, age, and other groups.

Integral Care employees are to strive to maintain a trauma sensitive workplace, to embrace trauma sensitive and informed practices, and to foster a supportive and welcoming environment of care.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of cultural context of race and ethnicity, inclusiveness and diversity issues, equity impact assessment, and program evaluation methodologies.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and guidelines related to DEI and non-discrimination, including Title VI, Title VII, ADEA, ADA and Section 504.
  • Innovative, strategic and results-oriented leader with a broad vision for the role of DEI achieving agency-wide excellence.
  • Ability to use cultural humility as a framework, negotiate sensitive issues and analyze conflicts and facilitate resolutions.
  • Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities and needs.
  • Ability to think strategically and implement change.
  • Ability to build successful working relationships and influence across organizations even without formal lines of supervision.
  • High level of integrity, discretion and sound judgment in working with sensitive issues.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team and/or task force as a participant or leader and with staff at all levels, internally and collaboratively with external stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills; proven ability to clearly and concisely prepare, draft, present, and discuss findings and recommendations at senior levels; and to produce written documents and reports.
  • Excellent problem solving, coaching and conflict resolution skills.
  • The ability to assess, define, and prioritize issues.



  • Minimum of a BA/BS in a relevant field.


  • Master's degree in a relevant field.



  • Current and valid driver's license and a clean driving record.



  • Minimum 3 years' experience with demonstrable outcomes (i) identifying, developing, and implementing best practices of DEI programs; and/or (ii) in strategic planning and leadership with a DEI focus.
  • Experience facilitating DEI training.


  • Bilingual in Spanish

Hours: Full-time; Workhours; 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Workdays; Monday-Friday with flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends. 


Sign-on incentive: Integral Care is looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.

Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis County residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave 

  • Life and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 403(b) retirement account

  • 401(a) employer contribution retirement account

  • Gold's gym membership discount

  • Mileage reimbursement

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)