Job Announcement

Strategic Initiative Analyst

  • Salem | DAS | Executive Building


Initial Posting Date: 12/02/2021

Application Deadline: 01/14/2022

Agency: Department of Administrative Services

Salary Range: $6,285 – $9,254

Position Type: Employee

Position Title: Strategic Initiatives Analyst

Job Description:

What You Will Do The primary purpose of this position is to act as a senior policy and operations advisor to the Disparity Study Manager and the EGS Administrator.  The primary responsibilities of this position will be to lead the State of Oregon’s first statewide disparity study, focused on procurements and contracting. The incumbent may also plan and lead future large scale statewide projects focused on strategic initiatives and implementing best practices, operation changes, and process improvement opportunities.For more information regarding the duties of this position, please click here

The Benefits of Joining Our Team The State of Oregon offers a competitive and affordable health and benefits package, including excellent medical, vision and dental coverage, paid holidays off, and personal business leave, as well as paid and accrued vacation leave and sick leave. In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.

What We Are Looking For A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.


Any combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.Candidates who are the most competitive will also reflect the following:

Employee is required to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the state where the employee resides or provide an acceptable alternate mode of transportation.

Skilled in Program/Project Management, particularly in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Skilled in written and verbal communications, and communication strategies.

Skilled and experienced in developing authentic partnerships with public agencies, businesses and other DEI community stakeholders. Establishes and maintains relationships with representatives of DEI, ethnic and/or culturally specific organizations such as ethnic chambers of commerce.

Skilled in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and supplier diversity policy development.

Knowledge and ability to research and evaluate current trends in supporting small businesses, particularly minorities and women to support philosophy and changes in practice and utilizations of COBID certified firms in Oregon.

Knowledge of change management principles.

The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.

How to Apply Your candidate profile, cover letter, and resume are the perfect place to display your interest in the position and highlight the skills and experience you will bring, making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions are screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level (attention to detail, spelling, grammar, etc.).

Current State of Oregon employees – You must apply through your employee Workday account. At the time of application, please attach your current cover letter and resume

External Applicants – Please visit the State of Oregon job opportunities web-page to submit your application for the position, which includes your current cover letter and resumeWant to Know More? Let Me Help!

The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect the additional 6.95%

This announcement is for one, full-time, Operations and Policy Analyst 4 position – Please review the Classification and Compensation page for more details on the classification, or you may visit our website for information on the job offer process following pay equity

If you have questions about the job announcement, or need an alternate format top apply, please contact the Senior Recruiter, Francisco Garibay, at: | 971-719-6326

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time

This position requires a background or security check and fingerprinting to handle confidential or negotiable documents. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification

This announcement may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur