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Human Resources Analyst

MiraCosta College

Last Updated: 9/14/22

Job Description

Human Resources Analyst
MiraCosta College

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Type of Assignment: Full Time
Assignment Category: Regular Position

Position Details:
One regular, full-time, overtime exempt position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year on the Oceanside campus. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, with up to 2 days of remote work possible per week at the discretion of the supervisor. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.
Remote Work: MiraCosta College believes that flexible work enables employees to achieve a more successful balance between work responsibilities and family life. The District offers the opportunity to telework (remote work) for certain positions, depending on the operational needs of the District and the provisions of the telework policy. Probationary and temporary employees are not eligible to telework unless approved by the appropriate vice president. No employee is guaranteed the right to telework. No employee shall be authorized to telework 100% of the time; regular, on-campus presence is expected for all District employees on a weekly basis.
IMPORTANT: MiraCosta College requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to promote a safe and healthful workplace for employees and to promote the health and safety of our campus community. Unvaccinated employees are at greater risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 within the workplace and to the college community that depends on college programs and services. As of August 23, 2021, all employees must submit proof of vaccination or request and receive approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. For more information, please visit

Salary Range: 29
Compensation: Starting at $82,890 – $87,452 per year (range 29, step 1 or step 2), initial step placement will be determined based on directly related experience, with annual salary step increases up to step 5. In addition, after five years of district service, employees earn a longevity stipend that increases over time.

Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.

MiraCosta College offers an array of benefits to eligible employees.

  • The district pays 100% of the cost of medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees and dependents
  • $100,000 life insurance policy
  • Up to $250 of benefit credits per month to help pay for a variety of voluntary benefit options, such as supplemental life insurance, disability coverage, and health care/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Vacation, sick leave, and up to 18 paid holidays
  • State pension system retirement benefits (CalPERS)
  • Free and confidential employee assistance program
  • Wellness Program
  • Participation in the District’s Early Retirement Program
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Tuition fee reimbursement
  • Childcare Facility (Oceanside Campus)

Position Term in Months: 12

Application Procedure:
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number:

1. Application on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

3. A cover letter addressed to the “Screening and Interview Committee” describing how your education and experience align with the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. Please specifically address your knowledge and experience with any of the following: a. Conducting investigations into complaints of discrimination, harassment, and/or other workplace related complaints. b. Performing professional-level research and analysis for labor and/or employee relations, including making recommendations for consideration by supervisors or managers.
c. Conducting training and/or professional development for students or employees.
d. Working knowledge of the California Education Code, Title 5, and Title IX regulations.
4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to three to four weeks following the closing/first screening date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) proof of being fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 or requesting and receiving approval for a medical or religious exemption; 2) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 3) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 4) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 5) fingerprint clearance; and 6) approval by the Board of Trustees.

*Individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks or more after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (e.g. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or two weeks or more after they have received a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson and Johnson [J&J/Janssen).

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.

Basic Function:
Under general direction, research and analyze data necessary for completion of human resources reports and decision making; assist in the development and implementation of district and departmental human resources policies and procedures; perform professional-level employee relations, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, and labor-relations duties; investigate, analyze and evaluate complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, or other workplace related complaints and recommend appropriate action; assist with employee and student training programs in accordance with Title 5, Title IX, and district policy and procedure; and perform related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Oversee the collection, analysis and reporting of data used by the department for organizational analyses and compliance reporting; maintain position control report and provide analysis for annual staffing plans including faculty and instructors; evaluate district staffing using quantitative job evaluation methodology; prepare, update and maintain a variety of reports including EEO Plan and Accreditation Self Study; conduct research, surveys and studies regarding compensation and other human resource management issues; perform analyses and make recommendations on salary or benefit program changes.

2. Participate in the formulation and implementation of departmental policy, planning and strategy development; lead and direct staff and outside consulting resources in districtwide studies and in the development and application of new methods and processes to achieve higher efficiency and quality in department work processes.

3. Manage the day-to-day activities of one or more specific functional areas of the district’s human resource management program; advise, coach and train managers and supervisors on legal requirements and sound professional practices affecting a broad array of human resources processes; represent the district with other community colleges, state/local agencies and the community on human resources-related matters.

4. Oversee the design and implementation of employee recruitment and selection programs; ensure all phases of recruitment and selection comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines; update and maintain job descriptions for recruitments; may personally conduct recruitment and selection activities for executive and complex professional-level classes.

5. Participate in the district’s employee relations program and activities; oversee the district’s employee performance assessment process and schedules; monitor the employee relations environment, research situations and initiate proactive resolution of developing issues.

6. Investigate, analyze and evaluate complaints of alleged discriminatory employment practices and other employee complaints and recommend appropriate action.

7. Participate in collective bargaining and meet and confer negotiations with employee groups; collect and analyze data for use in formulating negotiations proposals; review and update personnel handbooks and manuals; administer the provisions of labor agreements.

Other Duties:
1. Assist in the completion of responses to human resource-related surveys from other organi­zations.

2. May serve on or lead various committees and task forces.

3. Assist in the collection and analysis of data related to state-mandated cost reimbursement; train district employees in state-mandated cost reimbursement procedures; coordinate with internal departments and external parties regarding state-mandated cost recovery.

4. Provide input on usage and updates of various HRIS systems.

5. Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:
1. Principles, practices and techniques of human resources management, including recruit­ment, testing and selection, classification and job analysis, performance planning and appraisal, and compensation administration.

2. Employee relations principles and practices.

3. Basic labor relations principles and practices, including negotiation and contract administra­tion.

4. Principles, practices and methods of administrative, organizational and management analysis.

5. Applicable sections of the state education code and other applicable laws.

6. Principles and practices of sound business communication.

7. Principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, purchasing and main­taining public records.

8. Research methods and analysis techniques.

9. Principles and practices of effective management and supervision.

10. District human resources policies and labor contract provisions.

11. Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.

Ability To:
1. Develop and implement comprehensive, effective human resources programs in assigned areas.

2. Understand, interpret, explain and apply district, state and federal policies, laws, regulations and court decisions governing the district’s human resource management program.

3. Consult effectively with administrators and supervisors to develop solutions to difficult organizational and people-management issues.

4. Evaluate human resource management practices and make sound recommendations for improvement.

5. Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, rules and policies.

6. Develop and implement appropriate procedures and controls.

7. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials.

8. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

9. Understand, interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, codes and ordinances.

10. Represent the district effectively in dealings with employees, employee groups and the public.

11. Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively.

12. Maintain confidentiality of district and personnel files and records.

13. Operate a computer and standard business software.

14. Use tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues, situations and concerned people.

15. Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.

16. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.

Education & Experience:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree (preferably in human resources, business, public administration or related field) and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources;

OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
NOTE: For work experience, one “year” is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.

Desirable Qualifications:

Licenses & Other Requirements:
A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district’s vehicle insurance program.

Physical Effort:
The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to work at a computer, including repetitive use of computer keyboard, mouse or other control devices; ability to travel to various locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business.

Emotional Effort:
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and com­munications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.

Working Conditions:
Primarily business office environment; subject to frequent public contact and inter­ruption; inter­mittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion; occasional evening, week­end and/or holiday hours are required on an as-needed basis.

Posting Number: S22/23019P
Human Resources Contact Information: or [Register to View]
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
First Screening Date: The submission deadline for the first screening of applications is Monday, October 10, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at

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Oceanside, California, United States
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help...