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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Director, Equitable Systems in Schenectady, New York

At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.

We are a team of trusted health care providers, educators, and fierce advocates committed to advancing equity and improving health outcomes in communities that face systemic barriers to quality, innovative sexual and reproductive health services -- including birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, transgender hormone therapy, wellness exams, crisis counseling, and financial counseling. PPGNY also proudly provides compassionate, nonjudgmental abortion services.

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When you join PPGNY as the Director of Equitable Systems, you will manage PPGNY’s Equity Core Team, including co-creating and supporting implementation of equity strategies across all functional areas. This role is based out of New York and will be commutable to the Hudson Valley area and up or as far as Ithaca.

The ideal candidate can reside in these areas: Mid-Hudson Valley, Central New York, Southern Finger Lakes, North Country, and Capital District.

What the Director, Equitable Systems does:

  • Hold accountability of development and delivery of equitable systems programming, projects, and initiatives in collaboration with Manager and Senior Director, Equitable Systems.

  • Design and implement systems interventions and infrastructure development projects, including co-creating and supporting implementation of equity strategies across all functional areas, to improve health- and institutional-equity.

  • Work closely with Clinical stakeholders to embed equity in service delivery and clinical practice through concrete skill-building, operational/policy review and ongoing coaching support.

  • Manage stakeholder partnerships that support institutional learning and accountability, including providing coaching related to operationalizing equity in all departments and work functions.

  • Partner with other Equity and Learning staff to develop content and curriculum for facilitated learning and accountability dialogues across PPGNY.

  • Develop and maintain Equity and Learning’s internal data infrastructure, including assisting with creation of dashboards, assessments, databases, and reporting tools in collaboration with Manager, Equitable Systems.

  • Collaborate with Clinical Leadership and other key internal players to analyze patient experience data with a race equity lens and implement service improvement interventions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's’ Degree

  • A demonstrated commitment to PPGNY’s mission related to bodily autonomy, health equity, and gender and racial justice.

  • 7-10 years of work experience in operations, organizational development, or culture change initiatives (or similar), or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • At least three years progressive leadership experience, including at least one year in a management role, with significant responsibility for a team or area of work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical healthcare operations and/or quality improvement experience highly desired

  • Work experience in women’s reproductive health care/sexuality or public health

  • Experience with strategy development and/or strategic planning


  • $72,000-82,000

PPGNY's benefits package includes:

Generous PTO and holiday schedule

Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents

FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds

Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D

401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment

All positions at PPGNY require:

Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season and Covid-19) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.

At PPGNY, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.

PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.