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Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt I

San Diego State University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2023

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Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt I

Job No: 523213
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Position Summary

The department of Budget & Finance is responsible for the preparation and administration of the University budget. Responsibilities include planning and resource analysis to improve the allocation and use of resources and development and implementation of policies, procedures and systems to ensure fiscal control and responsibility. The unit is the primary source for budgetary information and provides professional assistance and advice to the administration and faculty relating to budgetary and other fiscal matters.

The Administrative Analyst Specialist is the first level of professional budgeting work requiring general knowledge and understanding of budget and financial accounting principles and practices. Under general direction, incumbents are given less complex work assignments that expand the incumbent's practical experience and develop professional judgment in the application of budgeting principles. May provide work direction to other professional and/or technical staff.

Work assignments typically include some or all of the following: survey and investigate budget matters, including collecting information from national databases and other institutions of higher education; consults with and advise responsible officials on fiscal organization, fiscal procedure and related problems; posting of budget data to journals, registers or ledgers, and performs continuous budgetary control of appropriations; draft text materials to summarize, analyze, and justify budget programs; gather data and conduct studies on various problems arising in connection with financial administration; assist higher level budget analysts and management with position control, labor cost distribution and budgetary control functions; provide information and instructions to management and employees of the CSU concerning specific phases of budgets and financial procedures; prepare related reports and correspondence for higher level review; document and maintain business processes, standards and procedures; provide initial troubleshooting of financial systems problems; participate in the design and installation of financial systems upgrades and required testing and verification of results; conduct extensive financial data compilation, querying and drilling on large volumes of financial data; and use integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems.

For more information regarding Budget and Finance, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary 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.

Education and Experience

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Oracle Financials and PeopleSoft Human Capital Management.
  • Experience with query tools (e.g., Brio, MS Excel, SQL, etc.) to extract data for use in a wide variety of analytical tasks.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,584 per month.

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.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,170 - $7,545 per month.

SDSU Vaccine Policy

The California State University has established a policy requiring faculty, staff, and students accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To access the SDSU campus, you must be fully up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster if you are eligible for one, or request a medical, religious, or off campus exemption, as applicable.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 6, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by February 5, 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 before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Michelle Puentes at

Advertised: Jan 20, 2023 (4:00 PM)
Applications Close: Open until filled

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