Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt II (504639)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 11, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description


Position Summary

The Administrative Analyst/Specialist position is in the Financial Systems department. The primary purpose of this department is to provide both financial and accounting system technical and functional support roles in the Controller's area, primarily with the systems and functions in Student Account Services, the SDSU card office and other Controller's areas. These systems interface with many campus and 3rd party applications, are used by over 150 users, and serve faculty, staff, students and parents. The software programs are supported by third party vendors. These systems process financial transactions such as cashiering transactions, web payments, financial aid disbursements, student and non-student billing, fee calculation, and many others.

The Administrative Analyst/Specialist will directly assist the Manager, Finance Systems with various matters related to maintaining and addressing complex issues within our finance systems and our books and records. The Analyst/Specialist is expected to perform the full range of system setup and maintenance work and to support our campus financial, accounting, and student systems and its users from a functional perspective requiring a high degree of judgement, accountability, and autonomy. The Analyst/Specialist must have the ability to work independently, analyze and evaluate complex accounting system problems, and provide recommendations regarding system activities. Oversee the day-to-day operations of various required processes involving student accounts and campus-wide financial systems.

The Manager, Finance Systems provides the Analyst/Specialist with definitive work tasks and objectives. The methods for accomplishing such tasks and objectives are frequently left to the judgement of the Analyst/Specialist with decisions being made in conjunction with the Manager, Finance Systems.

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This is a full -time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The incumbent shall have working knowledge of financial systems and accounting principles in the higher education and/or public sector industries.

Specialized Skills

  • Experience with Financial reporting using large ERP system.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,800 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $8,489 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 27, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by September 26, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Jasleen Aguilar at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map