As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.The School of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Curriculum Data Analyst.The Curriculum Data Analyst will play a key role in providing data analysis and consultation that contribute to strategic decision making to ensure appropriate governance and oversight of the curriculum in Academic Affairs at the University of Washington School of Medicine. This position is dedicated to optimizing continuous quality improvement strategies for curricular accreditation through reporting of quantitative and qualitative data.The Curriculum Data Analyst reports directly to the Director of Curriculum and indirectly to the Associate Dean of Curriculum. This role will also routinely interact with the School of Medicine deans, faculty and staff within the five state WWAMI region. The Curriculum Data Analyst serves an important customer service role and facilitates critical communication between the curriculum office and the Office of Academic Affairs, the six first-year teaching sites located in Seattle, eastern Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho and the School's basic science and clinical faculty and staff throughout the WWAMI region.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAnalysis and ReportingAuthor action plans, progress reports and independently compile data for Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) curriculum elements during the active LCME accreditation cycle.Interpret and visualize data related to continuous quality improvement, including compliance with LCME elements related to curriculum.Independently align nine School of Medicine governance committee work packages, approvals and policies to develop innovative reports and approaches to help SOM governance committees understand trends, strengths, weaknesses and gaps in order to make smart decisions. Determine governance reporting needs to clarify responsibility for data distribution, data needs, roles in data analyzation and stakeholders.Create plan for formal review of phases of the curriculum to include frequency of the review, process to conduct the review, roles and authority to act on the outcomes.Communicate action plans and decision making between the SOM governance committees and follow through to completion. Develop executive summary reports and data visualizations for governance committees.Project Management and Process ImprovementDevelop and implement a process, system and tools to collect and analyze LCME data related to curriculum elements.Proactive maintenance, tracking and organization of LCME data for periodic accreditation status reports and ongoing data-reporting readiness throughout the eight year accreditation cycle.Complex project management for four School of Medicine Curriculum Committees that provide oversight of the School's curriculum and adhere to Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation requirements.Implement committee By Laws and provide guidance to nominate, approve, replace and retire membership. Manage and record faculty votes and nominations for committees.Track committee action items and align actions and decisions across committees to adhere to the governance approval path. Participate in committee agenda setting by contributing to committee chair planning calls.Participate as curriculum representative in SOM policy governance committee.Author, manage, interpret, review, track, maintain, and update curriculum program policies and guidelines to incorporate governance policy changes, and consult as needed with director and other units within the Academic Affairs Office and Dean's Office and departmental faculty and staff.Identify and implement programmatic areas of improvement within specific curriculum programs. Evaluate curriculum program efficiency and effectiveness, and recommends areas for greater program efficiencies.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBachelor's Degree and a minimum of three years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility as an analyst or project manager.Required experience to include:Proven ability in information gathering, analysis, synthesis, data visualization and reporting.Proven expertise with spreadsheets, word processing and databases in a Windows environment.Proven experience with project management skills or the capability to quickly learn such programs based on prior experience and employmentStrong organizational and time management skills; with attention to detail.Ability to interpret and communicate to others complex policies and procedures.Proven leadership and strong oral and written communication skills.Demonstrated experience working in large, highly structured environments. Ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy and productivity. Ability to handle confidential information responsibly.Demonstrated ability to maintain harmonious working relationships and effectively address complex and sensitive administrative issues.Proven track record in exercising discretion and independent judgment effectively in decision-making processes.Ability to work across multiple levels of an organization to achieve results.DESIRED REQUIREMENTSExperience in the methods and systems of project management and continuous quality improvement are highly desirable.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThe position occasionally requires the employee to work beyond a normal work week (e.g. more than 40 hours a week) to meet project deadlines and attend meetings.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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