Project Policy Analyst

Riverside, CA
Jul 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$53,700 - $79,800

Position Information
Reporting to the Associate Chancellor, the Project Policy Analyst will provide a range of duties and functions for the Office of the Chancellor: including coordination of executive searches for direct reports to the Chancellor; policy review and analysis for Senior Management Group (SMG) members' compensation, outside professional activities, and periodic reviews; analyses of campus-wide personnel, financial, and student data for brief, well-written reports and campus communications; preparation of agenda items and materials for UC Board of Regents' meetings; organization and hosting of official campus visits; and other duties as assigned. Incumbent must be able to demonstrate a broad, team-oriented skill set, including the ability to effectively engage with staff and senior administrators; experience undertaking independent research to produce data-driven recommendations; aptitude for taking ownership and successfully implementing projects, with only general guidance from supervisor; a high level of discretion in handling confidential matters; and very strong oral and written communication skills. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be required to submit a writing sample as part of the selection process.

Minimum Requirements
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Analytical/problem-solving skills.
Strong policy analysis techniques.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs.
Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals/analyses.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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