Recruitment Analyst (AA/S Exempt II)

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

Recruitment Analyst

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, November 28, 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 direction of the Director of Talent Acquisition, the incumbent will develop, in collaboration with hiring managers, effecting strategies for recruiting quality candidates to fulfill vacancies. The Recruitment Analyst works on behalf of the Human Resources/Employment Services department to develop recruitment strategies to position the University as an employer of choice in the Northern California region.  
  • Develop tools for gathering recommendations and input from the candidates, hiring managers, and search committees for the purpose of talent management and continued process improvement.
  • Continuously work with the hiring managers and Employment Services team to decrease time to hire and improve quality of hire results.
  • Work with hiring managers and the Employment Services team to develop, analyze, and validate structured interview questions and exercises needed to secure quality hires.
  • The incumbent may participate in providing guidance and leadership for Human Resources support staff and students and assist with providing advice in the administration of the personnel recruitment process for university departments or colleges. High levels of confidentiality of materials and information received by the Recruitment Analyst is required.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $8,489 per month 

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range, within the classification range - $4,693 - $7,083 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range:  3

Recruitment Type: Regular (probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM; other hours as required

Department Information 

Employment Services is responsible for the coordination of personnel policies and programs in recruitment and employment matters for staff in accordance with collective bargaining agreements. The unit provides support to University administrators on employment matters concerning staff; administration of temporary employment staffing services; and employment orientation of new staff.

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. Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Equivalent full- time professional Human Resources experience within a large organization in which the majority of the duties included: recruiting qualified applicants, developing recruitment practices which ensured fair and equitable applicant screening and review, and development of candidate sourcing and interview processes. Ability to maximize use of technical platforms in the delivery of human resource services.
Knowledge. Skills. Abilities:
3. Ability to improve organization branding and attractiveness to quality candidates by recommending applicant friendly policies and practices, monitoring job offers, and emphasizing employment benefits and perks.
4. Familiarity with human resource information systems, applicant tracking, and position management software.
5. Commitment to diversity, inclusive, and equal employment opportunity practices.
6. Effective analytical and problem solving skills.
7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles.
8. Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment, political skill, and discretion toward the completion of assignments and projects.
9. Knowledge of the use and operation of business operation equipment.
10. Ability to interpret regulations, guide, and be a resource to staff and others in their interpretation.
11. Initiative and ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines.
12. Demonstrated experience with highly sensitive interpersonal situations using discretion and judgment on confidential matters.
13. Ability to maintain a strong customer (internal and external) focus while working in a fast-paced environment with a heavy workload, competing and on-going deadlines, and frequent interruptions.
14. Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws that apply to recruiting.

Preferred Qualifications

15. Bachelor degree with a major in human resources management, organization development, business administration, industrial psychology, public administration or a closely related field.

16. Experience working with an organization with 500 or more employees.

17. Experience working within a higher education.

18. Experience working in a unionized environment.


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter

Candidates selected for interview will be required to submit a response to a diversity question.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

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

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.



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