The Project and Policy Analyst 2 is a fulltime, career position with an end date of March 31, 2019 for funding purposes only. The Project and Policy Analyst 2 serves as a Research Program Analyst for the NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Center (EHSCC). Additionally, the Project and Policy Analyst 2 assists with program evaluation and planning and reports to the Scientific Program Administrator.REQUIRED--Communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and interact with appropriate political acumen and coordinate meetings involving various Deans' Offices and other UCD administrative units, State agency Directors, and legislators, external scientific advisors with a variety of constituencies with differing priorities and perspectives. Excellent knowledge and use of grammar, punctuation and syntax for editing and proofing to produce error-free work. --Experience to independently research, collect, compile and analyze data from a variety of sources, to identify and reconcile anomalies; to work with multiple data sources to reconcile records and processes across various database systems; and to recognize actual from potential data problems and consequences and take appropriate actions. --Experience analyzing complex information and situations to independently identify problems and relevant factors, formulate logical conclusions, and recommend and implement alternative solutions.--Experience applying project management techniques to the analysis, scheduling and completion of projects, including cost estimation, timeline planning and adjustments, resource allocation, and project monitoring. --Demonstrated experience and organizational skills to manage projects in a fast paced environment with competing deadlines and conflicting workload priorities with minimal supervision. --Ability to follow instructions and procedures and to take the initiative to clarify as needed. --Ability to complete assignments accurately following detailed, complex written guidelines. --Ability to maintain good working relationships with faculty, healthcare professionals, staff, and stakeholders. --Ability to rapidly adapt to the working styles of multiple individuals. --Ability to coordinate with individuals from external institutions and organizations. --Knowledge of and/or experience in software applications relevant to program management, including spreadsheets (e.g. Excel), and data collection tools such as Qualtrix, database management (e.g., Access). --Computer skills using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and e-mail.--Experience with citation management systems such as EndNote.--Ability to understand and follow relevant NIH and University policy and procedures as they relate to grant management. --Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills and ability to anticipate delays, identify problems and communicate ramifications to superiors. --Exercise independent judgment and initiative in bringing issues to the Program Administrator or Directors for decision or discussion.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.