Duke University, Margolis Center for Health Policy

Position ID:Duke-MCHP-DDPOLICY [#14099]
Position Title: Deputy Director, Policy
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Durham, District of Columbia 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research / health policy
Appl Deadline:2019/08/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/07/23, finished 2019/12/03, listed until 2019/08/31)
Position Description:    

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Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy Deputy Director, Policy

Roles and Responsibilities

Center Executive Leadership Responsibilities • Partner with the Director and Deputy Director, Academics in the execution of the Center’s mission, vision, strategy, and goals • Direct the Center’s Washington, D.C. office, including onsite management and supervision of daily operations, staff, and resources • Serves in a critical role to advance the Center’s leadership in policy reform, with strong connections to DC-based policymakers and national health reform leaders • Lead the Center’s strategy and approach for policy convening and stakeholder engagement with payers, manufacturers, clinicians and health systems, patients, Agency staff, and Hill staff • Support the Director in developing approaches to implementing high priority policy proposals through public and private sectors • Represent the Center at outside meetings or conferences when needed; take active or leadership roles in collaborative sessions or planning meetings related to the mission of the Center to improve health and the value of healthcare through practical, innovative, and evidence-based policy solutions • Serve on the Duke-Margolis Faculty Steering Committee and Executive Committee • Coordinate with the Deputy Director, Academics to manage the Center’s policy and research budgets and business development efforts • Coordinate with the Deputy Director, Academics to ensure Center’s policy and research portfolios are well-coordinated and well-resourced with highly effective and successful staff and faculty

Staff Development and Management • Supervise and mentor Center personnel in the DC office • Lead the strategy for Center staff (non-faculty) management and career growth tracks • Work with the Director to develop, recruit, and retain high potential policy staff

Project and Portfolio Responsibilities • Oversee and coordinate with affiliated faculty in the development of research and policy analysis projects central to the Center’s research portfolio including content development, staff and resource management, and business development • Oversee tracking of relevant policy matters, and support the Director and affiliated faculty in engaging in and developing policy research on key health care, population health, and innovation issues • Oversee content development and logistics in carrying out policy roundtables, expert workshops, workgroups with partner organizations and other policy-related events on relevant topics • Author/co-author reports and papers

Education/Experience Requirements • Educational attainment and work experience requirements to be met by one of the following: o Advanced professional degree (e.g., PhD, PharmD, JD, MD) in a relevant field and at least ten years of relevant work experience, OR o Master’s degree in health policy, health economics, public health, or other relevant field and minimum fifteen years’ relevant work experience. • Significant senior or executive-level experience in a leadership capacity. • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with varied responsibilities. • Must have proven competence in managing project portfolios and personnel. • A track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements • Excellent organizational and communication skills required. • Ability to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously and provide senior advisement across multiple portfolios effectively. • Must have ability to exercise good judgement and initiative. • Must have strong research, writing, and analytical skills. • Specialized experience in health policy topic areas aligned with the mission of the Center preferred. • Availability to travel.

Individual may hold a non-tenure track faculty appointment (title and rank to be determined and subject to faculty approval) depending on academic background and expertise.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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