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Classification & Compensation Analyst

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 3/03/23

Job Description

Classification & Compensation Analyst

Job No: 525350
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Confidential, Temporary, Full Time, Human Resources

Job Summary

The Classification & Compensation Analyst performs a variety of classification and compensation duties for the office of Staff Human Resources.
Key Responsibilities

  • Classification and Compensation Program Administration.
  • Conduct classification and compensation reviews of new and existing positions. Utilize the classification standards, market survey data, and other CSULB and CSU positions to classify various staff positions objectively and appropriately throughout the campus.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the MPP Salary survey database.
  • Track and maintain all Temporary Reassignments, Training Reassignments, and In-Range Progression requests.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with employees, managers, and administrators at all levels throughout the campus. Ability to discuss sensitive topics which require the explanation and application of campus policies and procedures. Ability to maintain confidentiality on all work assignments. Ability to run standard reports and create and utilize new queries from enterprise system (e.g., in PeopleSoft) Advanced skills in and knowledge of English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation to be used in a wide range of formats including but not limited to drafting correspondence, administrative guidelines, email communications, business process guides, classification studies, compensation studies, power point presentations, and other training materials.

Through knowledge of various software programs including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and PDF programs. Ability to create a wide variety of reports on demand. Advanced knowledge of Excel with the ability to create complex spreadsheets which include the use of formula driven features and the ability to create charts to present data. Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and work under pressure with constant interruptions. Ability to review detailed records in order to analyze information and identify discrepancies. Ability to efficiently and accurately track and complete paperwork. Ability to track and complete multiple short-term and long-term projects that require a high degree of analysis and accuracy in a fast-paced environment. Ability to interpret collective bargaining agreements as they pertain to classification and compensation issues. Self-starter, willingness to “roll-up sleeves” to get things done.

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 job duties and other information objectively and without bias. Demonstrated ability to clearly support and articulate recommendations, decisions, policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements both orally and in writing.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
  • Equivalent to a bachelor's degree plus two years of related human resources experience required.
  • Previous experience working in a collective bargaining environment and an educational setting preferred.

Staff Human Resources

Confidential Administrative Support I (1176, 1)

Hiring Range: Up to $54,000/year. 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.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,058 - $7,407 per month.

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Full-time temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
Additional Information

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy

The 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 as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Mar 15, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.