Northeast Ohio Medical University — Strategic Initiatives Analyst

This position will assist and support the strategic planning, implementation, review, and assessment of the strategic initiatives within the Office of the President. This position interacts cross functionally with university leadership, shared service units, colleges, and strategic partners within the university ecosystem in support of the mission, vision, and values. This position will coordinate with strategic initiatives that drive the strategic plan. The position will work closely with the leadership team, the Manager of Strategic Initiatives and Chief Strategy Officer to provide operational guidance, implement effective communication mechanisms, and serve as a strategy office liaison to ensure the implementation and evaluation of strategic initiative projects.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 8
Starting Salary Range: $46,300-$54,788

Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:

  • Hybrid Workplace
  • Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • State Retirement with 14% matching
  • Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
  • 12 Paid Holiday Days
  • Wellness Offerings
  • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance

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Principal Functional Responsibilities
Administrative and Strategy – Work directly with the strategy team to provide the coordination and analysis required to ensure the short, mid, and long-term organizational goals of the University Strategic Plan. Provides analysis and data management and may serve as a strategy office liaison and project team member in the execution of day-to-day strategic team initiatives. Organize and disseminates strategic initiative information and identify professional meetings requiring attendance by faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders. Project management skills, including the ability to develop work plans, manage cross functional scheduling, and facilitate change.

Growth – Design, develop, or assist with strategic growth opportunities and partnerships. Includes coordination of project teams, providing primary and secondary research, market data, analytics, and team support, to assist decision making relative to advancing NEOMED’s growth strategy.

Continuous Quality Improvement – Identify problems, recommend, and implement solutions to improve the operations and streamline processes.

Perform other duties as assigned

Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in education and experience required. LEAN Six Sigma training is preferred but is available for Yellow and Green Belt certification.


  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Evidence of knowledge and experience with operations, fiscal administration, and strategic planning.
  • Experience in higher education or related field preferred.

Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and adjust to changes in deadlines and schedules
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage complex and varied problem solving.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective leadership style: team based and collaborative leadership approach
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to resolve complex and confidential matters
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Innovative and accepting of change
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

Core Competencies

Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.

Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.

People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.

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