Lead Analyst

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

Lead Analyst

Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Non-Exempt 

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, July 31, 2022, 11:55 PM PST

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

The Lead Analyst coordinates all office activities in consultation with the Chair of Graduate and Professional Studies in Education and the Dean's Office. The primary function of this position is to ensure appropriate support to graduate branch programs and the Center for Counseling and Diagnostic Services, by assisting the chair, program faculty and program staff. Paramount to this position is the scheduling of classes, providing fiscal information to the chairs for budgetary planning, processing of faculty and staff HR paperwork, and monitoring program functions in conjunction with the chair. The Lead analyst will be expected to participate in continuous improvement process, improving and designing office procedures and workflows in collaboration with the Information Technology Expert and the Branch Chair.

FLSA: Non-Exempt 

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,288 - $6,347 per month 

Hiring Range: $3,500 - $5,400, commensurate with candidate's experience, education, skills and training

Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment TypeRegular (Probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time

Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Department Information 

The Graduate and Professional Studies in Education (GPSE) Department offers various Master’s degrees and professional licensures in areas such as Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, School Psychology, and Equity and Social Justice, as well as a host of other programs that focus on issues of antiracism, diversity, and educational justice. GPSE members assert that key elements to this environment are excellence in teaching, experience, and scholarship, each informing the other. The branch is committed to advancing the campus-wide commitment to antiracism and inclusion. As an anchor institution within the diverse Sacramento region, we prepare individuals to be agents of change, committed to social justice, equity, and inclusion in culturally and linguistically diverse schools and communities.

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge of and skill in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundation knowledge of public administration practices, principles, and methods.

These qualifications 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 polies, procedures, practices, and/or programs.

Required Qualifications 

  1. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  2. Expertise in using office software and various online platforms.
  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 independently solve office and program administration problems relying on policy, precedents, own experience and ingenuity.
  5. Ability to analyze operational and procedural problems and develop, recommend, and evaluate proposed solutions.
  6. Knowledge of common budgetary and financial practices and regulations in the public administration.
  7. Ability to effectively handle interpersonal interactions at all levels and handle highly sensitive interpersonal situations.
  8. Ability to use negotiation and persuasion skills to achieve results and expedite projects through teamwork, giving clear directions and providing feedback and encouragement.
  9. Advanced relational skills, and a genuine desire to help students, faculty members, and colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Experience working in an institution of higher education.
  2. Knowledge of university policies regarding graduate education

Required Licenses/Certifications 


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter.  Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.

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. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

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

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on 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.

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.



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