HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST (Confidential Administrative Support I) (VA1491)

  • California State University, Chico
  • Chico, California
  • Sep 21, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Human Resources and Personnel

Job Description

Recruitment Details
Recruitment Number VA1491
Posting Period Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 09/29/21. Applications received after that date may be considered.)
On Campus Only No
Working Title CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION ANALYST (Confidential Administrative Support I)
Level/Range/Grade 1
Salary Range (From $ to $) $3,788 - $6,922 per month / $45,456 - $83,064 annually (New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning of the salary range)
Department Human Resources Service Center
Number of Positions 1
FLSA Code Non-Exempt
Status Regular: Permanent (after one-year probationary period)
Full-time/part-time Full-time
Pay Plan 12/12
CBU/MOU C99 - Confidential Class
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Hours Per Day 8 hours during the school year / 10 hours during the summer
Days Per Week 5 days during the school year / 4 days during the summer
Shift Day
Primary Duties
Under general direction of the Classification Compensation Manager the Human Resources Analyst is a member of the Employment/Classification Compensation Unit of Human Resources. Primary responsibilities and scope of work include conducting classification and salary progression reviews, position description reviews and preparation of them for recruitment, equity analysis studies, and complex report creation and analysis for staff and management positions. The incumbent operates within established policies, procedures and guidelines providing specialized sensitive and confidential analysis and support. Duties require access and input into information that relates directly to grievances, personnel matters, and collective bargaining strategies.

Incumbent will partake in advising and consulting with managers to ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreements and applicable policies and laws regarding position description development and updates and compensation programs. Other key duties of this position include administrative support, preparation of complex data reports and documents, in-depth analytical studies and investigations, and oversight of the position description library. Incumbent may make recommendations for changes in policy or procedures and participate in implementation of those changes. Work requires competence to independently apply judgment and nonstandard applications and systems, solving a wide range of classification and compensation problems. Will be responsible for upholding California State University (CSU) classification standards and conducting position analysis within the guidelines and processes of the CSU system and collective bargaining agreements.

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Effective September 30, 2021, the CSU will require faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at Questions can be sent to: (staff and management positions) or (faculty positions).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of :
• Office methods, procedures, and practices.
• English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Thorough knowledge of:
• Position description creation.
• Applicable university infrastructure, policies, and procedures or demonstrated experience with applicable type of work.

General knowledge of:
• Research techniques and statistical analysis methods.
• Salary analysis research and data collection.
• Human resource functions, such as position descriptions and salary analysis.
• Collective bargaining agreements.
• The principles of organizational structure, administration protocols and management practices.

• Fluency with the of use standard office equipment (computers, copiers, phones, fax) and computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and database management.

Incumbent must possess:
• Proficiency in the research and evaluation of policies and programs.
• Strong interviewing skills and techniques.
• Active problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Effective interpersonal skills.
• Advanced communication and listening skills.
• Perspective to develop solutions that combine information and ideas in new, unprecedented ways.
• Demonstrated competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas, and instructions.
• Demonstrated competence to apply independent judgment to a wide range of problems and developing practical solutions to them.
• Excellent writing and presentation skills
• Demonstrated competence to effectively present information in verbally or in writing.
• Excellent organizational skills to handle heavy workload and multiple projects with frequent Interruptions and schedule changes.
• Proactive skills to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, to collect, compile and interpret data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.

Incumbent must have the ability to:
• Exercise sound judgement in regards to highly confidential and /or sensitive data or issues.
• Be proactive and understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective.
• Work independently and plan day-to-day activities .
• Use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments.
• Handle multiple work priorities, organize and plan work and projects.
• Independently interpret and apply laws, regulations, procedures, and polices .
• Identify and solve some moderate to complex problems and referring when necessary to appropriate staff
• Perform accurate and detailed work.
• Develop practical and thorough solutions using independent judgment to nonstandard sometimes complex types of situations.
• Respond to a variety of inquiries both routine and unique.
• Handle confidential and sensitive information with tact, discretion, and diplomacy.
• Explain standard policies and procedures to others.
• Gather, compile, and synthesize data from various sources and maintain detailed records.
• Present clear and concise information both verbally and in writing as well as present information in both formats
• Work corroboratively with a variety of constituents.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and others;
• Function cooperatively and productively as a member of a team.
• Adjust to change (i.e., work environment, technology).
• Perform assigned duties.

Required Education and/or Experience
Must possess the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all of the work assignments defined in this position. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related discipline and two years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Recruitment Preferences
Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills:
Comprehensive knowledge of:
• Excel with the ability to create complex spreadsheets including the use of pivot tables and other formula driven features.
• Through knowledge of Professional Version of Adobe PDF.
• A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration or a related field.
• 5 years experience in Human Services/Resources.
Experience in:
• A collective bargaining setting.
• A higher education environment.
• Interpreting and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas, and instructions to a diverse audience.

Special Requirements
California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU guidelines. Incumbent is responsible for the safety and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1 protected data. This is confidential information that is in most cases protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal mandates.
• The person holding this position is considered a "Limited 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 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.
• The Confidential Support Series covers those employees of the CSU who have been designated as "confidential" in accordance with the provisions of the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA). According to HEERA, an employee is designated as "confidential" if he or she is "required to develop or present management positions with respect to meeting and conferring or whose duties normally require access to confidential information which contributes significantly to the development of those management positions."

Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. This position alternates between remaining in a stationary position operating a personal computer for long periods of time and frequently moving about inside the office. May need to travel across campus to other offices and buildings for meetings and events.
Work is performed in a typical office environment operating standard office equipment.

This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).
Benefit Information
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.

Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.

About the University and Community
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public University, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation and operating as part of the 23-campus CSU system. The University enrolls over 17,000 students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with over half identifying as first-generation college students. Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, "Today Decides Tomorrow," is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from San Francisco Bay Area. A safe residential community, Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus.

CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of achievement gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and activities that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
Open Date (posting open date) 09/15/2021
Close Date (posting close date)
Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
1. Résumé
2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
1. Optional Applicant Documents

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Chico, California 95929 United States View Map