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Project Policy Analyst 2 (7397U), School of Public Health - 36688
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Project Policy Analyst 2 (7397U), School of Public Health - 36688
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

Project Policy Analyst 2 (7397U), School of Public Health - 36688

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

The School of Public Health (SPH) is a large and complex professional school at UC Berkeley, with a mission to improve population health, especially for the most vulnerable, through interdisciplinary collaborations, preeminent education, and transformational research. The School is comprised of six academic divisions and 30 research centers and programs, with over 200 faculty, 120 academic/research staff, 155 management/professional/ administrative staff, and 285 student researchers/instructors/workers. The School offers a core MPH degree with nine areas of study, along with five MA and MS degree programs, a DrPH and five PhD degree programs, and five concurrent programs with other UC Berkeley schools and colleges; in addition, the School offers a joint degree with UC San Francisco. The School launched UC Berkeley's first on-line degree program in 2012 and is rapidly expanding the program to reach a wide range of domestic and international audiences through online degrees, certificate programs, and executive education. The School enrolls approximately 825 graduate students per year, as well as educating roughly 440 undergraduate students through an upper-division public health major. The School's more than 13,000 graduates can be found working throughout the world, in both the public and private sectors.

This role will be managed by two faculty supervisors within the School of Public Health.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: June 21, 2022. Full full consideration, please apply on or before July, 8, 2022.

This position will remain open until filled.

  • Applies professional experience to coordinate research group activities pertaining to moderately complex projects, policies and/or processes and functions.
  • Literature reviews (including critical interpretation of published findings)
  • Prepares, edits and modifies documents including meeting materials, research reports, manuscripts for publication, presentations and proposals.
  • Using subject matter knowledge, collects and prepares information for use in discussions, meetings of senior researchers and external constituents.
  • Assist with course preparation (maintaining bCourses site, scheduling office hours).
  • Provides a variety of research and analytical duties in support of a function, program and/or organizational unit.
  • Participates in administrative event and program planning, including database management and maintaining IRB standards.

Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of research processes as well as ability to quickly learn common campus-specific and other computer application programs and databases.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability and minimum 5 years of experience coordinating a team and/or project management in a variety of settings.
  • Solid ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality of sensitive data.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
  • Working skills to analyze information and synthesize data with strong attention to detail.
  • Graduate-level coursework in multicultural health and demonstrated experience engaging with vulnerable populations through work and lived experience, particularly in the US South and California.

  • Master's degree in public health or related area and/or equivalent training/experience.

Licenses or certifications, if any:
  • HIPAA training
  • CITI training

Salary & Benefits
  • This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience up to $28.74.
  • This is a one-year, full-time (40 hours/week), Contract appointment with an option for renewal.
  • This is a hybrid position with 50% remote capability.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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