Resource Analyst (AA/S Exempt I)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Resource Analyst (AA/S Ex. I)

Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt I

Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Tuesday, October 12, 2021  at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference
Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Director of Business Operations (DBO), division of Academic Affairs, this position serves as a Resource Analyst for the division of Academic Affairs. 

The incumbent works closely with the other Academic Affairs Resource Analysts and Academic Affairs Leadership, to perform budgetary and personnel functions for the division that require initiative, independent judgment, and knowledge of the budgetary and personnel processes of the University.

The incumbent is responsible for reviewing the work produced by numerous individuals within the division to ensure accuracy and completion of documents.  As necessary, the incumbent will revise documents or return to staff for revisions.

The incumbent works with AVPs, Directors, Managers, Analysts and/or Office Managers of Departments within the division to ensure personnel and financial resources are administered in a manner that supports the strategic goals of the division and departments.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051 per month 

Hiring Range: $3,897 - $4,473 per month

Salary Grade/Range:  Exempt I - Grade II

Recruitment TypeRegular (probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan 12 months 

Work Hours: M-F 8-5; hours may vary on department needs.

Department Information

Minimum Qualifications 

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.

Required Qualifications 


  1. Thorough mastery of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. 
  2. Expertise in using office software packages, technology, and systems.
  3. Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures independently and use judgment and discretion to act when precedents do not exist.
  4. Ability to troubleshoot most office administration problems and respond to all inquiries and requests related to work area.
  5. Ability to understand problems from a broader perspective and anticipate the impact of office administration problems and solutions on other areas.
  6. Ability to analyze operational and procedural problems and develop, recommend, and evaluate proposed solutions.
  7. Ability to perform business math, analyze budgetary data, and make accurate projections requiring some inference.
  8. Ability to effectively write and present own reports.
  9. Ability to effectively handle interpersonal interactions at all levels and handle highly sensitive interpersonal situations. 
  10. Ability to use negotiation and persuasion skills to achieve results and expedite projects.  
  11. Proficiency in using and operating standard office equipment.
  12. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  13. Effective organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environment.
  14. Ability to learn new skills to meet office needs.

Conditions of Employment:

Ability to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

15. Experience working in an institution of higher education.

16. Experience using campus programs such as PeopleSoft Common Management System (CMS), CFS Finance Access, CMS Human Resources, and Zoom.

17. Comprehensive and detailed knowledge of the university infrastructure, policies, and procedures.

18. Knowledge of university procurement, travel, and payroll processes.

19. Evidence of creativity and expertise in using office software packages and technology for special projects (Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign, Visio) to create flyers, brochures, organizational charts, flow charts, etc.

Required Licenses/Certifications 


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page. 

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity  
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit . 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union. 

Eligibility Verification  
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Vaccination Policy:
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

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter."

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