Language Access Coordinator
Career Service, Grade 11
Open: October 7, 2020
Close: Open until filled
Salary Range: $61,521 to $79,314
The Bowser Administration seeks an energetic and qualified candidate to serve as the Language Access Coordinator of Mayor’s Office of Asian Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) in the Executive Office of the Mayor. The mission of the Mayor’s Office of Asian Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) is to improve the quality of life for District Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through advocacy and engagement. MOAPIA advises the Mayor, the Council, and District agencies on the views, needs, and concerns of the AAPI community. MOAPIA provides recommendations on District programs and initiatives affecting the AAPI community, and helps coordinate programs and initiatives within the government that promote the overall welfare of the AAPI community.
The incumbent is responsible for the implementation of a strategic approach for the Mayor and the District of Columbia to engage, empower, and improve the quality of life of the AAPI community while integrating the interests of all key stakeholders. This includes implementation of policy and programs which provide resources to ensure that full range health, education, employment and social services are made available to the AAPI community of the District of Columbia.
This position functions as Advocacy and Language Access Coordinator for MOAPIA, responsible for providing coordination to cover entitles in the implementation of the language access plans; to provide technical assistance to agencies named under the Language Access Act of 2004, so that the AAPI individuals living in the District of Columbia are better informed, represented, and served; and to provide policy recommendations on improving language access to Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals.
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