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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Senior Planning Associate in Atlanta, Georgia



  • Responsible for supporting the strategic and business planning processes for Emory Healthcare and the Woodruff Health Sciences Center through research, analysis, and maintenance of data and information, preparation of reports and coordination of planning efforts for new programs and services.

  • The position assists in the development of strategic, business, program, and financial plans for priority initiatives for the academic health care and health sciences system.

  • The position assists in annual planning cycle activities and projects for the Health Sciences Center and Emory Healthcare.

  • The position also assists with external and internal environmental assessments, planning retreat facilitation, and other planning activities as assigned.

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate problem solving skills, the ability to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data into organized, clear, concise reports and effective presentations.

  • Successful candidates will demonstrate strong written and oral skills through the identification of key observations of data analysis, interviews, or research.

  • Successful candidates will have the ability to juggle multiple project deadlines and use project timelines, work plans, and tools and know when to ask manager(s) for guidance.

  • Candidates will work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with the members of the project team.

  • Candidates should also be able to demonstrate the ability to lead/assert and also follow as needed.


  • Master's Degree required (MHA, MHSA, MBA, MPH).

  • Two plus years healthcare experience preferred, preferably one year in a strategic planning, business development, market research, healthcare consulting or a related area.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Healthcare Inc.

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHI Strategic Planning

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 64923

Job Category Business Operations

Schedule 8:30a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.