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$93,000 - $150,000 / Year
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#118798 Business Intelligence Specialist

Extended Deadline: Tue 2/14/2023

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

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

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/26/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.


As a Business Intelligence Specialist with UC San Diego Health, incumbent will engage with consults with department leaders and process owners to gather and clarify data and reporting requirements for highly-complex business intelligence solutions and analytics. Develops and presents quantitative business cases to managers and senior leaders. The development of processes for data gathering, consolidation and dashboard development to support monitoring and control activities associated with capital project delivery in owned and leased properties.

The Business Intelligence Specialist will work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to develop the organization's mission to create a central repository of technical and business metadata that informs the decision-making process. Departments you will regularly engage with include but are not limited to Facilities, Finance, Information Services, Strategy and the Executive Management Team.

The Business Intelligence Specialist may lead report building exercises, process improvement efforts and projects that optimize the organization’s data governance framework. Individuals with strong project management skills, change management experience and knowledge of the construction industry are strongly encouraged to apply.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Development of dashboards that track key performance indicators (KPIs) for the capital construction portfolio.
  • Development of ad-hoc reports for stakeholders across the organization.
  • Management of process improvement efforts that improve data flow efficacy, integrity, etc.
  • Management of projects that support enterprise data governance goals.
  • Coordination with program managers responsible for discrete portions of the capital construction portfolio.
  • Analysis of Baseline-to-Actual budget forecasts by fiscal years.
  • Analysis of multi-year capital spend estimates.
  • Analysis of historical and forecasted resource demand (financial capacity and staff capacity to deliver projects).
  • Documentation of process and data workflows (Visio, Lucidchart, Etc.).
  • Documentation of standard operating procedures, knowledge base articles, etc.
  • Research on industry best practices related to healthcare construction.
  • Coordination with staff across the organization on initiatives that impact the capital construction program (new systems, programs, applications, etc).
  • Other duties as required to support the capital construction program.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in business administration, construction management, planning, finance, information technology, and three (3) of relevant experience OR a minimum seven (7) years of directly relevant experience in a similar industry and/or combined experience, education and training.

  • Change management coordination and process improvement systems knowledge.

  • Knowledge of information systems, including familiarity with financial/business applications.

  • Knowledge of construction industry terminology and key performance indicators.

  • Experience with process modeling, process optimization, and process management.

  • Experience in data quality, data profiling, and data analysis, with ability to identify data patterns and root causes of data issues and help drive closed-loop corrective action.

  • Ability to understand business processes and pain-points to lead the definition of data requirements to meet complex business needs and drive data quality.

  • Ability to translate business needs into technical requirements and technical information into more consumable terms.

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Superb service mindset and ability to use metrics to measure program success.

  • Patience, tact, and the ability to work well under pressure in a busy office.


  • Experience working in healthcare or construction.
  • Experience working in an academic medical center.
  • Experience working in a heavily matrixed organization.
  • Advanced Degree in data science, business administration or a related field.
  • Certification in Project Management, Program Management, Lean Six Sigma and/or Change Management.


  • 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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