Credential Analyst I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Credential Analyst I 

Credential Analyst I

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 11:55 pm PST

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

This position serves as the back-up to the Credential Analyst II in acting as a liaison between California Commission on Teacher Credentials (CCTC) and CSU, Sacramento's faculty, staff and students.  The incumbent counsels and advises on credentialing requirements, assists with compliance and processing of all data necessary for recommending candidates to the CCTC for the issuance of various school personnel credentials.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,906 - $5,544 per month 

Hiring Range: $3,906 - $4,500 per month, commensurate on candidate's experience, education, skills and training

Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment TypeRegular (Probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time

Work Hours: Monday -Friday. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Department Information 

The Teaching Credentials Branch prepares future elementary, secondary, and special education teachers to be agents of change, committed to social justice, equity and inclusion in culturally and linguistically diverse schools and communities. Our vision is to be the regional leaders in preparing and developing excellent teachers. In collaboration with our schools and communities, teachers prepared at Sacramento State create and sustain equitable inclusive educational environments which are designed to optimize access and student success.

Minimum Qualifications 

Thorough knowledge of State standards and requirements for teaching and service credentials; general knowledge of educational practices in California school systems related to employment of teachers with credentials or permits; general knowledge of school internship programs; and a broad understanding of the credentialing process.

Ability to interpret for others and correctly apply the California Education Code and other such regulations pertaining to the issuance of the various credentials, certificates and permits for public school teaching and service in California; to organize and plan work to meet deadlines; to schedule participants for interviews, workshops or teaching related activities; to evaluate academic qualifications and determine credit to be granted toward credentials, certificates and permits; to prepare correspondence, records, and reports; and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.



Equivalent to one year of experience evaluating academic qualifications of applicants for public school credentials, certificates or permits


Equivalent to two years of experience processing academic records to determine eligibility for admissions or degrees.  One year of college level education (full-time equivalent) may be equated for up to one year of the academic record processing experience


Equivalent to two years experience performing technical, clerical or secretarial duties involving formulation, revision or interpretation of academic requirements or courses.  One year of college level education (full-time equivalent) may be equated for up to one year of the technical, clerical or secretarial experience.

Required Qualifications 

  1. Effective interpersonal and verbal skills, with the ability to interact with a diverse population, and present and convey information clearly and accurately
  2. Good written communication skills, with the ability to compose correspondence
  3. Good planning and organizational skills, with the ability to maintain accurate records, gather information for reports, and complete assignments in a timely manner
  4. Ability to use judgment and solve problems utilizing appropriate policies, regulations, and requirements
  5. Expertise in the use of standard office software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook; Adobe Acrobat; Internet)
  6. Ability to access data available on campus (e.g. CMS, Cognos, etc.) and effectively write and present reports of these data, when requested.
  7. Ability to interpret and evaluate transcripts

Conditions of Employment

Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Understanding of CTC regulations for credential programs in College of Education, College of Health and Human Services and all other program areas offering credentials at Sacramento State.
  2. Knowledge of State standards and requirements for the full range of teaching credentials, educational practices related to employment of teachers with credentials, certificates, or permits in California school systems.
  3. Knowledge of credentialing process, school internships, and general knowledge of teacher preparation programs.

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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