Posting Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.
Position Summary: The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) is looking for a Project Policy Analyst 3. This position will provide analytical support on a variety of policies, projects, programs and issues that impact and advance the mission of UC's 19 health professional schools. This position also collects relevant data and information; participates in policy and program planning and development; and encourages system-wide leadership and coordination, promoting best practices and convening system-wide health sciences educational committees and work groups. This position will report to the Vice President of Health Services.
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Researches and keeps abreast of broad policy issues in higher education relevant to the University and state and national trends in health workforce needs.
Participates in enrollment and program planning related to undergraduate, graduate, and professional Health Sciences initiatives; contributes to short and long-range planning. Areas of focus and work include cost of attendance/student debt; scope of practice; student and faculty diversity; and emerging health professions trends (e.g., IPE, clinical doctorates, etc.).
Identifies key issues and develops recommendations on policy positions and other actions as appropriate, including analyzing data and requesting and evaluating qualitative and quantitative information from internal and external sources to support work in multiple health professions.
Provides support for the routine, core work of the University such as reviewing Regents' items and responding to Presidential correspondence related to various projects or issues.
Prepares, edits, and modifies documents including reports, presentations, executive summaries, letters, proposals and briefing documents.
Job Requirements Bachelor's or advanced degree in public health, public policy, or other related field and at least 3 years progressively responsible experience managing projects.
Demonstrated understanding of policy issues and state and national trends relevant to the University's health sciences programs and academic health centers.
Demonstrated research skills to identify appropriate primary and secondary sources and to extract and assess pertinent quantitative and qualitative information; well-honed internet and database search skills.
Experience performing policy analysis and/or regulatory, statutory, and contract interpretation.
Understanding of state and federal legislative processes.
Proven ability to independently set priorities, handle deadlines and manage conflicting demands with limited supervision, but also work as part of a diverse and dynamic team.
Strong writing and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate complex and technical information in a clear and concise manner for multiple audiences.
Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills to build strong working relationships with constituents at all levels across and external to the university. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent analytical, project management and independent problem-solving skills.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common organization-specific computer applications. Required
Health policy- or insurance-related experience highly preferred.
Relevant work experience in a university-setting is preferred. Preferred
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