This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
The Strategic Principal Planning Analyst provides expert analytic and consultative services critical to strategic, capital, and program planning endeavors, resource allocation, and decision making processes to the Director of Health Sciences Planning and all levels of management within the UCSD Health System and UCSD Health Sciences Professional Schools.
The Strategic Principal Planning Analyst is responsible for expert use of business intelligence tools and geographic information systems. Provides analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and recommendations to guide strategic decisions. Performs project management for medium to large scale, complex clinical data and information projects.
The Strategic Principal Planning Analyst requires a high level of professionalism in desk work and interpersonal relationships, project management skills, leadership, judgment, technical skills, accuracy, and creativity are required.
A Bachelor's Degree with a strong analytic background and five (5) years of experience in healthcare administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Expert knowledge of health care industry trends, including knowledge of major challenges and opportunities for healthcare organizations.
Expert knowledge of statistical analysis techniques.
Expert in MS Excel and PowerPoint. Advanced skill in use of spreadsheets, relational databases, presentation, and word processing software.
Project management skills. Ability to coordinate the work of individuals in a variety of offices and committees to meet deadlines.
Ability to develop objectives, implementation strategies, and evaluate methodologies.
Strong ability to communicate effectively. Proven writing excellence and the ability to prepare and deliver small and large group presentations.
Effective interpersonal skills and successful participation in team environments.
A Master's Degree in a field with a strong analytic component.
Expert in MS Access, ESRI Geographic Information Systems, and/or commercial CRM systems.
Substantial knowledge of major challenges and opportunities for academic medical centers.
Classes, workshops, or other exposure to healthcare reform and/or translational medicine.
Strong leadership, team management and consensus-building skills.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.