Classification & Compensation Analyst (Confidential Administrative Support II)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 4505225
Classification & Compensation Analyst (Confidential Administrative Support II)
Job No: 531150 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Confidential, Probationary, Full Time, Human Resources, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
The Classification and Compensation Analyst will administer collectively bargained California State University classification and compensation programs. They will provide consultation and advice to a wide variety of appointing authorities on workforce planning, job design, labor market, and classification and compensation issues. The Classification and Compensation Analyst will help to ensure SDSU attracts and retains highly qualified and dedicated employees who are engaged and aligned with their roles and the mission of the University.
Independently conduct complex classification reviews utilizing classification standards to appropriately classify staff positions. Based on position-specific information, determines if an existing description can be used for the classification.
Conduct salary studies for recruitments, In-Range Progressions, reassignments, and classification reviews, providing detailed and comprehensive compensation summaries along with appropriate recommendations.
Manage, coordinate, and conduct job evaluations and classification studies to ensure consistency, fairness, and alignment with organizational goals.
Oversees workflow for incoming classification review requests ensuring eligibility and adherence to timelines.
Collect and analyze compensation data, prepare reports and presentations for management, and provide insights and recommendations based on the findings.
Collaborate with campus partners to address compensation-related issues, offering guidance on job classification and compensation matters.
Assist with the development and maintenance of position descriptions.
Assist in monitoring the adherence to both California State University and San Diego State University classification and compensation policies and directives.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, at-will 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.
This position is approved for partial telecommuting with onsite work in San Diego.
The Center for Human Resources celebrates diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to recruit and retain highly skilled and compassionate leaders. By prioritizing listening and learning, engaging in critical conversations, and thoughtfully considering the needs of our diverse community, we are creating a culture of belonging. We aim to offer opportunities for advancement and foster an inclusive environment so that all are valued and empowered to thrive.
The Center for Human Resources provides exemplary and customer-focused human resources services in support of the University and enhancing the campus environment to support faculty and staff. The Center for Human Resources is comprised of five service areas: Benefits Services, Human Resources Services, Employment Services, Labor and Employee Relations, and Payroll Services, all of which are supported by the Director's Office and Human Resources Information Systems. Major departmental programs and activities include classification and compensation, recruitment and talent acquisition, training and professional development for staff and management, benefits administration (including leave management and workers compensation), payroll administration, workforce administration, labor, and employee relations, and reporting and analytics for all employees.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in at least one of the following areas: classification and compensation analysis, talent acquisition, data analytics, or research and analysis OR any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills
Customer service focused with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees and managers in a team-based environment.
Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve problems independently, to learn new processes and procedures, and take a proactive approach to process improvement.
Demonstrated ability to research and analyze information objectively and without bias.
Demonstrated ability to clearly articulate recommendations, decisions, policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to discuss sensitive topics which require the explanation and application of campus policies and procedures.
Experience working in a complex organization with multiple employer clients.
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM and PageUp is preferred.
Compensation and Benefits
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
Extensive Leave benefits: 15 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent
Anticipated hiring range: $60,000 - $65,000
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 5, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by September 4, 2023. 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 and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate 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 military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Casie Martinez at email@example.com.
Advertised: Aug 16, 2023 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.