Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


The Business Equity Outreach Manager is a member of Contractor Diversity team at the Harris Health System's Contract Administration division. As part of the Contractor Diversity team, the Contractor Diversity Program ensures Harris Health System's contracts fairly benefit and include women, minority and other disadvantaged businesses. The Business Equity Outreach Manager is responsible for community outreach and trainings, developing programs and partnerships, and working one-on-one with firms under the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise program.


a) Diploma / GED
b) Bachelors: in Public Relations, Business Administration, Communications or other related field (Preferred)

Work Experience:
a) 2 Years of Experience: M/WBE Program Management (Preferred)

Management Experience:
a) 5 Years of Experience: Management experience

Language Skills:
a) Bilingual (Preferred)

Communication Skills:
a) Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Writing /Correspondence
c) Writing/ Reports
d) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking): Gives presentations and trainings to groups ranging from 10-300+.

a) MS Word (Advanced)
b) PC (Advanced)
c) MS Excel (Intermediate)
d) MS Outlook (Advanced)
e) MS PowerPoint (Advanced)


Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
A) Analytical:
1) Ability to interpret, enforce and develop tools on the rules, regulation and legal interpretations related to MWBE & DBE programs
2) Requires verbal communication skills, with proficiency in written communication that is grammatically correct and experience in producing content for publication preferred.
3) Ability to understand the objectives of a strategic plan and manage self and team members to accomplishing those objectives.
4) Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information at all times.
5) Ability to work independently with limited supervision, relative autonomy, and general review.
6) Ability to identify problem areas and develop solutions/corrective measures, for ad-hoc situations and continual program improvement
7) Read/comprehend legal contracts and regulatory materials, and create/adapt forms and other program materials.
B) Design:
1) Requires strong knowledge using various types of office-related and design software.
2) Able to interact effectively with a diverse group of employees as part planning, motivating and coordinating work of staff.
3) Utilize effective leadership, collaboration, facilitation and negotiation techniques.
C) Statistical:
1) Read/comprehend/create basic statistical analysis for program materials.

Work Schedule:
a) Weekends: Occasionally
b) Telecommute
c) Flexible
d) Travel: 15% locally and 5% nationally

Other Special Requirements

Other Requirements: Vehicle Access and Valid TX Driver's License

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