Personnel Analyst - College of Science & Mathematics (507032)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Education and Training Human Resources and Personnel Sciences and Laboratory

Job Description


Job Summary

Under general supervision of the Personnel and Resource Manager, the Personnel Analyst collaborates and coordinates with college leadership and administrative office personnel in handling and resolving faculty and staff personnel matters. The incumbent applies a continually expanding, comprehensive expertise and knowledge base to perform, facilitate and lead a broad range of personnel processes with responsibility for policy research and communication, process coordination and improvement, workflow development, implementation of new technology/tools, documentation, document preparation/review/editing, and personnel data and reporting for the College of Science and Mathematics.

Department Summary

The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) contains seven departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kinesiology and Public Health, Liberal Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, as well as the School of Education. CSM also contains five centers: Center for Applications in Biotechnology (CAB), Center for Coastal Marine Science (CCMS), Center for Health Research (CHR), and the Center for Engineering, Science and Math Education (CESAME) and Western Coatings Technology Center (WCTC). In addition, the college has an advancement team, student services team, and credential team. The college employs approximately 375 full- and part-time faculty, 42 teaching associates, and 70 staff and administrative employees.

Key Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of or the ability to quickly learn, interpret, communicate, and accurately apply Federal and State laws, CSU, University and College policies and procedures as well as bargaining unit agreements as they relate to personnel-related matters. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures.
  • Ability to organize and plan work projects, including handling multiple priorities, with the ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgement.
  • Ability to train and provide direction to administrative support staff, effectively imparting technical, policy and procedural knowledge in a clear and comprehensible communication style, both in writing and verbally.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. One year of technical or administrative experience. A graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $48,000 - $64,800 annually

Classification Range: $39,456 - $84,612 annually

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

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.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map