College Resource / Budget Analyst

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
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)

Working Title: College Resource/Budget Analyst

Classification Title: AA/S Exempt II

Posting Details

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, December 5th @ 11:55pm 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 College Resource/Budget Analyst (CRBA) in the Dean’s Office of the College of Engineering and Computer Science is an independent and collaborative chief advisor to the Dean and Associate Deans in matters such as the College’s budget, personnel structure/costs, collective bargaining agreements, administration, equipment and other resources and facilities, among others. The CRBA provides lead guidance on strategic and financial planning, complex analysis, monitoring, and problem solving for a spectrum of financial, operational, and administrative functions in a highly complex College.
The position is expected to independently develop creative and effective policies and procedures, find innovative solutions, and make recommendations for a complex range of financial, operational, and administrative activities with broad impact across all departments, programs, and academic centers within the College and other affiliated entities. The position is responsible and accountable for the analysis of issues and problems related to the operation, administration, and fiscal functions in the College and to develop and lead innovative solutions to address the same.
The incumbent works independently to estimate short- and long-term goals, including yearly and quarterly budget planning, forecasting and budget call deliverables, perform complex analysis, define fiscal, personnel, and administrative policy and procedures, and analyze organization strategy and resource management for the college. The CRBA utilizes strong organizational skills to plan, coordinate and prioritize a large volume of complex and varied range of duties, while maintaining strict confidentiality for such matters as required. This position utilizes thorough and advanced knowledge of a wide range of College and University policies and procedures, and interacts with a diverse population of faculty, staff, administrators, and community members.
The CRBA serves as a primary contact and liaison/administrative representative between the Dean’s Office and all other Sacramento State campus offices, particularly the Division of Academic Affairs. Also acts as primary liaison to other CSU campuses, the Chancellor’s Office and outside agencies in matters related to administrative, operational, and fiscal policies and procedures of the College and the University.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime)

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,022.00 - $9,083.00 per month

Hiring Range: Commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills and training.

Salary Grade/Range:  3

Recruitment Type: Regular (Probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Telecommuting Options: Hybrid Work Available

Department Information 

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is dedicated to providing high quality education that will transform students into professionals capable of contributing to the advancement of technological knowledge, progress, well-being and sustainable growth of our Capital region and the State of California. The mission of the College of Engineering and Computer Science is to focused heavily on producing career-ready engineering, computer science and construction management professionals who possess the critical thinking skills, creativity, communication skills and the problem solving abilities necessary to make an immediate and lasting contribution to their profession. Our sixty-eight full-time faculty members earned their degrees at some of the nation’s best universities. They are dedicated to personally educating and training young people, and share a practical, design-oriented philosophy which encourages independent thinking and problem solving. The academic programs prepare our 4,000 students for both professional practice and advanced study in their chosen disciplines. 

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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 

Required: Must be comparable to the Minimum Qualifications, appropriate to the skill level of the position, and would allow an incumbent to satisfactorily perform the Essential Functions of the position.

1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, public administration, or a closely related field and/or equivalent training or work experience.
2. Experience with a broad scope of critical functions and activities in financial analysis and complex budgeting,
such as in higher education, including public universities and/or comparable entities.
3. Experience with financial projections, resource allocation, program planning, and project management.
4. Experience providing initiative, leadership, and lead work direction in the workplace.
5. Experience using budgeting/accounting software such as Common Financial System (CFS).

6. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software.
7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills (e.g. write and present reports, directives, policies and
8. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships within large, complex organization.
9. Strong organizational, planning, prioritization and detail-oriented skills.
10. Demonstrated ability to independently and strategically develop policies, procedures, methodology and
systems for accounting and resource management and experience assessing their effectiveness.
11. Demonstrated ability to independently develop and evaluate new approaches and effective solutions to
complex problems across a range of college and campus units, showing innovation and creativity.
12. Demonstrated ability to perform work where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
13. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
14. Ability to research, analyze, and summarize complex financial information for presenting and advising various stakeholders (e.g. deans, chairs, program directors, and staff).
15. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a large, complex, and diverse environment.
16. Ability to handle confidential information and apply good judgment in sensitive situations.
17. Demonstrated initiative, ingenuity, and leadership in the workplace.
18. Demonstrated ability to be independently dependable, use good judgement, and be fully accountable in
performing work functions.

Conditions of Employment:  Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

19. Experience working in complex organizations such as institution of higher education.
20. Experience in planning and leading effective meetings, conducting trainings, and orienting support staff.
21. Experience in the use of Common Management System (CMS)/PeopleSoft (HR, Finance, and Student
Administration), SacVault/Cognos, and the Financial Data Warehouse.
22. Extensive knowledge of, and the ability to interpret and communicate effectively, the University and College
infrastructures, policies, and procedures.
23. Extensive knowledge of administering budgets and personnel transactions in a University setting.
24. Extensive knowledge with Microsoft Excel or comparable programs for accounting, data management.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, 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.

CSU Telecommuting Program

Sacramento State is participating in the CSU Telecommuting Program. The opt-in program is available for positions within the Management Personnel Plan (MPP), Academic Professionals of California (APC) union, or California State University Employees Union (CSUEU). All CSU employees, regardless of telecommuting status, must still comply with the CSU’s Out of State Employment Policy.

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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