Senior Policy Analyst

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Job Title:

Senior Policy Analyst

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Department Name:

7P270:Innovation and Population Health Center

Work Location:

Lexington, Ky.

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

7 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time; must be able to operate a computer extensively for four (4) or more hours per day.


Primarily days Monday – Friday Between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional hours as needed.

Job Summary:

This is a remote work opportunity. Work location is not limited to a particular city or state.

The Center for Innovation in Population Health is seeking a Senior Policy Analyst to serve trainer and consultant in Center. Specifically supporting the National Partnership for Child Safety. The National Partnership for Child Safety (NPCS) is a national quality improvement (QI) collaborative with the mission to improve child safety and prevent child maltreatment-related fatalities by strengthening families and promoting innovations in child protection. Central to this work is the introduction of principles from the sciences of safety, improvement, and implementation.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Experience with system improvement approaches such as lean, six-sigma, or human-centered design.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

MSW degree; minimum of seven years of experience facilitating the implementation of child welfare processes, practices, and policymaking that improves outcomes for children, youth, and families.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 3/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time