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Senior Policy Analyst

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 08/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017
Working Title Senior Policy Analyst
Job Classification Administrator III
Department Name 30010-Office of the SVC for Health Sciences
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135401
Hiring Range $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Senior Policy Analyst who will report to the Director of Health Policy Institute (HPI) and will be responsible for conducting policy and regulatory analysis, supervising health policy research performed by assigned faculty and staff affiliated with the Health Policy Institute, building and managing collaborations with external state and national health policy organizations and stakeholder associations, assisting the Director with grant applications, grant management and related activities to secure funding, and disseminating HPI research findings, reports, and publications.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Law degree or Master’s degree in public health, public policy, or related field, required. Knowledge and experience in designated areas of responsibility as noted in the job description. Knowledge and understanding of current state and federal health policies and regulations. Minimum of 4 years’ experience in health policy analysis, government relations, health care data analysis, and/or other related fields.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree in the requested field and/or a law degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter