The Utah Transit Authority is seeing a Public Policy Analyst. This position reports directly to the Director of Board Governance, the Public Policy Analyst performs research on policy and governance matters, conducts analysis, and oversees projects for the Office of the Board of Trustees. The Policy Analyst must be able to maintain neutrality and objectivity and conduct objective analysis on various public policy issues. Assignments typically involve performing analysis, developing policy, and facilitating solutions for issues related to governance, transportation, planning, and financial management. Responsibilities include developing work plans; gathering, organizing, analyzing, and verifying information; developing oral and written presentations identifying issues and recommending options; working with agency administration and the public; providing coordination and assistance to resolve project or procedural issues; and project management.
The Public Policy Analyst will work in a team environment with agency staff with varying expertise and experience. UTA’s Policy Analyst works under the general direction of the Board of Trustees and Director of Board Governance.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, Management, or related discipline; Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience in public policy analysis, including at least two years of project management experience. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.