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Board Data Analyst (Operations & Policy Analyst 3)

Company: State of Oregon
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 8, 2024

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Initial Posting Date:

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Department of Consumer & Business Services

Salary Range:
$5,747 - $8,831

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Position Title:
Board Data Analyst (Operations & Policy Analyst 3)

Job Description:

Are you looking for a career that will give you the opportunity to help make a meaningful difference in the lives of Oregonians? Do you want to be a part of a high performing team that values individual efforts, collaboration and teamwork?

Consider joining the team at the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Division of Financial Regulation (DCBS-DFR) in support of the newly created Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB). The PDAB is tasked by the Oregon Legislature to protect residents of this state, state and local governments, commercial health plans, health care providers, pharmacies licensed in this state and other stakeholders within the health care system in this state from the high costs of prescription drugs.

Here's what you will do:

As the Data Analyst, you will serve as a technical resource for the DCBS-DFR Prescription Drug Affordability Board for internal procedures; legislative communication and reporting; and work with the Policy Team regarding development of administrative rules, industry guidance, and legislative proposals. You will identify and review prescription drugs, perform the generic drug market study and annual study, and develop policy recommendations. You will also participate in comprehensive studies of insurance prescription drug distribution and payment systems, processes, and business requirements to evaluate, identify and recommend improvements that effectively reduce prescription drug costs, improve consumer service delivery, and to help better understand prescription drug distribution and payment system.

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities of this position, please review the position description by clicking here.

This position is eligible for remote work on a part-time basis once the incumbent has gained the proficiency to perform work independently. However, regular, scheduled office hours are also required.

This position is permanent, full-time, and represented by SEIU.


*These dates are approximate and may change. *

Recruitment Closes: 05/05/2024

1st Round of Interviews: Week of 05/13/2024

Anticipated Start Date: 06/03/2024

The most competitive candidates will possess the following requested skills, experience, and knowledge:

  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience in strategic planning, process improvement, and facilitation
  • Expert knowledge of current policy issues in drug pricing, health law, or health insurance law
  • Proficient working with the project management body of knowledge and strong organizational skills to address conflicting priorities and meet imposed deadlines
  • Expert experience in policy development and understanding how to communicate impacts of policy changes on project timelines and initiatives
  • Knowledge of prescription drugs and economics, includes general knowledge of the U.S. health care system Minimum Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work OR
      • Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work Who we are:

        The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

        This position is with the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR). DFR's mission supports that of the department by protecting Oregonians' access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. Functions include licensing, regulating, and monitoring the conduct of banks, credit unions, financial services providers, health care service contractors, insurance companies, and licensed or registered agents of such entities.

        This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

        What's in it for you:
        • Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
        • Colleagues who are passionate about public service
        • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
        • Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
        • Live, work, and play in Salem, Oregon Application information:
          • A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach them in the "Resume / Cover Letter" section of the application.
          • Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered. Additional information:
            • You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.
            • The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Before an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.
            • This position is subject to a fingerprint background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
            • Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans' preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your "My Applications" section.
            • We hire preferred workers! For more information, please visit our website: Preferred Worker Program.
            • The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. DCBS will use E-Verify to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

              Helpful links and contact information:

              Learn more about DCBS

              Understanding the State Application Process

              Help and Support webpage

              For more information you may contact us by e-mail at or by phone at 503-378-3200.

              DCBS is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified candidates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. For more information, please visit our diversity, equity and inclusion webpage

Keywords: State of Oregon, Salem , Board Data Analyst (Operations & Policy Analyst 3), Professions , Salem, Oregon

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