The Oregon Psilocybin Services Section is Hiring (Program Analyst)

We are currently recruiting for a Program Analyst to develop, coordinate, and analyze our tracking systems. The position will be developing and evaluating OPS’s Training program, Licensing and Compliance (TLC) system as well as OPS’s product tracking system. See the job announcement below.

OPS is a new section housed within the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division’s Center for Health Protection. The OPS Section will implement Ballot Measure 109, which was passed in November 2020 and directs the Oregon Health Authority to license and regulate the manufacturing, transportation, delivery, sale, and purchase of psilocybin products and the provision of psilocybin services.

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With gratitude,
The Oregon Psilocybin Services Team

Oregon Psilocybin Services Tracking Systems Analyst (Program Analyst 2)

Close date: 7/20/2022
Salary: $4552 to $6964 monthly
Location: Portland, OR

This is a full-time, classified position and is represented by a union.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS) in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Oregon Psilocybin Services Tracking Systems Analyst to provide cross-cutting analytical support for the Oregon Psilocybin Services licensing and compliance programs.

Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are many times that the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time due to the needs of the business.

OHA values health equity, service excellence, integrity, leadership, partnership, innovation, and transparency. OHA’s health equity definition is “Oregon will have established a health system that creates health equity when all people can reach their full potential and well-being and are not disadvantaged by their race, ethnicity, language, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, intersections among these communities or identities, or other socially determined circumstances. Achieving health equity requires the ongoing collaboration of all regions and sectors of the state, including tribal governments to address: the equitable distribution or redistributing of resources and power; and recognizing, reconciling, and rectifying historical and contemporary injustices.” OHA’s 10-year goal is to eliminate health inequities. Click here, to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision, and core values.

What will you do?
As the Oregon Psilocybin Services Tracking Systems Analyst, you will perform the following duties:

  • Perform operational policy analysis, budget monitoring and tracking, and fiscal analysis.
  • Evaluate licensing and compliance program systems, policies, and operations.
  • Research and recommend systems, policies, and operations.
  • Design and plan improvements in operational effectiveness through project management.
  • Track the legislative process and draft administrative rules to implement legislation related to licensing and compliance programs.
  • Collaborate with other state agencies, governmental organizations, community organizations, private businesses, and the regulatory community on education and training for public health and safety purposes and to work toward consensus on acceptable practices, standards, operational procedures, and use of resources.

What’s in it for you?
The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.

We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you are a skilled public health program analyst with experience in compliance for licensing, apply today!

What are we looking for?
Minimum Requirements
A bachelor’s degree in public health or other health related degree AND two years of experience coordinating or administering a program related to public health;
A master’s degree in public health or other health related degree AND one year of experience coordinating or administering a program related to public health;
Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administering a public health program.

Requested Skills

  • Experience promoting health equity and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable, and underrepresented populations through lived or professional experience that centers community, with a commitment to creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful, values diversity, and promotes inclusion among team members and the people we serve.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing outstanding verbal and written communication skills to explain complex technical and regulatory information in an understandable and culturally aware manner to people of diverse backgrounds and lived experience.
  • Demonstrated experience achieving the highest levels of partnership, collaboration, and respect with the regulatory community and members of the public.
  • Experience providing expert level technical expertise within and outside the organization.
  • Experience explaining, interpreting, and applying rules, laws, and statutes appropriately which requires knowledge of Oregon Revised Statutes, Oregon Administrative Rules, and local government ordinances and/or restrictions.
  • Experience monitoring programs for compliance and quality assurance.
  • Experience writing clear and concise technical documents to compose direct narratives and data reports.
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook, Teams, and compliance systems tracking and development.

How to Apply

To view the announcement and apply, please visit one of the following links:

Internal link:$158872/9925$113344.htmld

External link:–Operations—Policy-Analyst-2-_REQ-100990

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