Senior College Budget Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist EII) (63057)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Jun 28, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

Type of Appointment: Full-time, Probationary
Collective Bargaining Unit: CSUEU Unit 9

Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $8,489 per month
Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,693 - $5,800 per month

Recruitment Closing Date: December 21, 2020


The College Budget Analyst position is located within the College of Environmental Design (ENV) Dean's office. One of eight academic colleges within the University, ENV offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban and Regional Planning; graduate degrees in Regenerative Studies and Interior Architecture; and undergraduate degrees in Art (Visual Communication Design and Art History). The College also operates the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, the Don B. Huntley Art Gallery, the ENV Art Collections and Archives, the Neutra VDL House, an Instructional Services Bureau, an Architecture Fabrication Lab, a Model Shop, and a Print Lab Service Bureau. For further information about ENV, please see


The Senior College Business Analyst is responsible for budget administration, planning, and fund management for the College of Environmental Design. The position projects income and expenditures; prepares periodic status reports, including analysis of current and projected College-wide General Fund budget; prepares as needed budget-related reports and requests; advises the Dean and Associate Dean on the availability of funds for special projects and programs, equipment, recruitment, etc.; recommends and makes adjustments to College and Department Budget allocation as appropriate, advises the Department Chairs on fiscal matters; provides budget-related assistance and guidance to Department Administrative Coordinators and other staff as needed; manages all accounts assigned to the College; oversees staff in posting of expenses and income to individual accounts as needed; reconciles and monitors balances; oversees grant and contract project income and expenditures; and prepares reports as requested for auditing purposes for accounts requiring unique reporting to funders.

The incumbent will lead technical responsibility for monitoring Philanthropic Foundation, State, and Foundation budgets and programs; Researches, develops, and prepares necessary budget analysis and documentation for College meetings; briefs the Dean and Associate Dean on emerging budget-related issues. Notifies the Dean and Associate Dean of budget issues requiring immediate as well as long-term resolutions. Forecasts budget expenditures based on historical data and new trends with the goal of keeping the College solvent. Facilitates awarding, notification, and disbursement of internal awards for travel research/scholarly and creative activity as well as any other designated fund categories that emerged. Coordinates with the Office of Research and Special Projects and the Foundation as needed to facilitate awarding and distribution of grant monies from external funders; Facilitates purchasing of equipment for faculty from start-up funds; purchases other supplies for college faculty and staff with Philanthropic Foundation, Foundation, or State funds using requisitions or purchasing cards as needed; reconciles Philanthropic Foundation, Foundation, and State purchasing card statements.

The incumbent will develop and monitor College-wide projected temporary hires, including salary projections. Budget sufficient funds for promotions, range elevations, equity increases, temporary faculty entitlements, etc; Prepares contracts, tracks, and maintains records for all adjunct faculty hires. Oversees Dean's Office staff in copying and filing records. Budgets sufficient funds for tenure-track faculty searches and subsequent hires. Budgets sufficient funds for staff reclassifications, in-range salary increases, new positions, etc; Lead student assistants on budget-related work assignments.

The incumbent will collaborate with ENV administrators, faculty, and staff to identify data related needs and goals; develops processes to fill these needs and accomplish these goals by gathering accurate data, developing methods to sort, analyze, and manage data; preparing data in documents and executive summaries; and updating and manipulating data to develop useful comparative information that can be displayed in various formats; Collaborates with University data managers to ensure College data is accurately recovered and reconciled; makes recommendations for data system improvements; develops and maintains faculty databases; streamlines data collection tools; organizes the collection and structuring of data in preparation for annual reports; prepares related reports and necessary correspondence; develops data-related business processes, standards, and procedures; provides initial troubleshooting of financial systems problems and participates in the design and installation of data systems upgrades and required testing and verification of results. Provides support, guidance, and training for other employees on all data matters related to the College's solvency.

The Senior College Budget Analyst serves as a resource person on matters related to budget issues to the College. Participates in the development of grant and contract budgets. Acts as a standing committee member on any College budget and research committees. Participates as an active member of any college scholarship committee to ensure that funds are appropriately awarded, and the awards process is completed. Participates with the Dean and Associate Dean in the College's and the Dean's Office budget development meetings. Represents the College at meetings requested by the Dean or Associate Dean; Creates and maintains documents for faculty computer refresh program. Work with IT for purchases. Other duties as assigned. Prepares Payroll Certification Report for payments. Reconciles absences against Leave Activity and Balances (LAB) reports. Collects and files absence documents. Runs and saves HR report for POM0l and audit for anomalies. Runs and saves HR report for PCR0l.


Bachelor's degree AND/OR the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs, PLUS four (4) years of related experience. Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations; demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management; expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies. Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions; ability to work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations; demonstrated consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups; ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus; ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction.


It is preferred that the incumbent demonstrate expertise in CSU and CPPF budget and accounting policies and procedures, with substantial insight into the reasoning behind policies and practices; demonstrated experience with CPP and CPPF financial and human resources databases; knowledge of faculty, staff, and MPP positions and types of appointments. Degree, certification, or background in accounting, finance, and budgeting. Demonstrated ability in data management and systems.


A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position. The background check consists of the following: Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases: National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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