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$71,000.00 - $160,00.00 / Year
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

#120357 Business Intelligence Principal Analyst

Extended Deadline: Wed 2/8/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/14/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Placement within the range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

This position will remain open until filled.


As an integral member of the Staffing Office, the Business Intelligence Analyst acts as internal consultant to senior management, directors and managers providing data analysis and interpretation supporting fact-based decisions improving revenue, controlling costs, and improving patient care. Provides complex statistical analysis of clinical, business and operational systems for senior, medical, and operational staff.

Involves analysis of complex business problems using data to provide insight to decision makers. Identifies and interprets trends and patterns in datasets to locate influences. Develops forecasts, recommendations, and strategic/tactical plans based on business data and market knowledge. Works with business and/or clinical units to understand and prioritize data and information requirements.

Creates specifications for reports and analysis based on business needs and required/available data elements. Optimizes the performance of enterprise business intelligence tools by defining data to filter and index that add value to the user. Develops business cases to support enterprise-wide business intelligence solutions.

Technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy.

Applies advanced knowledge of business intelligence practices to lead complex projects requiring advanced analytics to support operational efficiencies and strategic planning. Resolves highly complex problems requiring in-depth analysis of variable factors.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Five (5+) or more years of experience in project management, business analysis or other relevant area.

  • Advanced project management skills. Thorough knowledge of organizational or initiative processes, protocols and procedures.

  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and/or certification working with Epic data and Epic Clarity.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with current Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, or SAP

  • Advanced knowledge of common organizational-specific and other computer application programs. Ability to apply knowledge of systems to resolve problems, recommend improvements and develop new systems and processes.

  • High level proficiency using Excel. Strong use of database and spreadsheet functionality to analyze data and create end user applications. Ability to work with a variety of data sources - mainframe, network and local data.

  • Excellent oral/written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, with strong ability to multi-task in a high-tech, high energy environment. Strong communication and skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and influence, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. Ability to organize workload priorities, manage multiple projects simultaneously, be flexible in responding to stressful situations, cope with unexpected job demands, and deal with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to learn quickly, reason, synthesize and generalize based on information obtained. Strong analytical and research skills with attention to detail and ability to summarize research and analysis into concise and relevant documents and presentations.

  • Ability to coach, facilitate, and influence people. Ability to work collaboratively with a range of professional associates across multiple departments, including cross-functional teams with members from both business and technical units.

  • Excellent relationship building and group facilitation skills, with proven ability to apply skill set in diverse or resistant work groups while exercising diplomacy and maintaining confidentiality.


  • MBA or related
  • PMP/Lean Six Sigma Certification or equivalent certificate or training.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $71,000 - $160,000 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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