Budget Analyst - Student Health, Counseling & Wellness Services

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Budget Analyst

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst Specialist Exempt II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Wednesday, November 8, 2023 @ 11:55pm PT

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 Student Health, Counseling, & Wellness Service Budget Analyst (SHCWS/BA) works under the general direction of the Senior AVP Student Health, Counseling and Wellness Services to strategically plan and manage the division’s fiscal resources in a manner that supports attainment of campus and divisional goals and objectives.

The SHCWS/BA serves as the lead for budget projections and planning for the division, this includes providing direction, training and constructive feedback to nearly 65 staff members in various departments throughout the division.  The SHCWS/BA provides input and direction on fiscal matters, and oversees a complex divisional budget with input on expenditures for various departments with a combined budget of ~$18M from several sources (health fees, facilities fees, grants, interest income, endowments, trust funds, etc.). 

The SHCWS/BA is responsible for working with the Sr. AVP determining the division’s processes, procedures, and practices for monitoring and reporting on a large multi-fund budget.  To accomplish this, the SHCWS/BA works closely with Senior Associate Vice Presidents to strategically allocate limited resources and meet the financial obligations and needs of the departments they manage.  The SHCWS/BA also works with department directors and their staff to ensure fiscal resources are administered in a manner that supports the strategic goals of the Student Health, Counseling, and Wellness Services. 

The SWCWS/BA serves with the Sr. AVP as the primary contact for the division on fiscal matters with the University Budget Office, Procurement, Accounting, Accounts Payable, and financial services areas of University Enterprises, Inc. to develop and implement the division’s processes, policies and practices for expenditures, revenue generation, fees, and other financial processes comply with the policies of the CSU and University. 

The SHCWS/BA collaborates with the Academic Affairs Director of Business Operations and Resource Analyst for cross divisional resource planning for faculty assigned time, and various funding transfers. The SHCWS/BA also researches and analyzes financial and employment data and prepares related reports for the Senior Associate Vice President of SHWCS, and Director of Student Affairs Business Operations, and others as determined

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime compensation)

Anticipated Hiring Range: $6,000 - $7,000 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,022 - $9,083 per month

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Salary Grade/Range:  3

Recruitment Type: Regular (Probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months 

Work Hours: Standard office hours are Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Department Information 

Student Health, Counseling & Wellness Services (SHCWS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, and mental health, services to the Sacramento State campus community.  SHCWS is committed to providing quality care and service delivery and is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

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. Experience and proficiency using standard office software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, PnC etc.) to prepare reports and effectively communicate with colleagues and business partners.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures plus operational and fiscal analysis, techniques, planning and management.
  2. Ability to use MS Excel to perform budget plans and projections. Ability to reconcile expenses and to identify and address discrepancies.
  3. Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
  4. Skill in the research, development and evaluation of policies and programs, including skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
  5. Expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with broad administrative impact and implications.
  6. Ability to organize and plan work and projects, to handle multiple priorities and to anticipate problems and address them proactively.
  7. Ability to make independent decisions, maintain confidentiality, and exercise sound judgment.
  8. Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or presentation form.
  9. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships within and outside the work group and serve as a liaison for the organizational unit.
  10. Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction.

Condition of Employment

Ability to complete a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 


  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field.
  2. Experience with personnel administration (including experience preparing and/or overseeing personnel recruitments, appointments, separations and other personnel actions) in a bargaining unit environment.
  3. One or more years of experience working with personnel and/or financial administration in a large complex organization.
  4. Two or more years of administrative work experience, professional training.
  5. Experience using PeopleSoft (i.e., Common Management Systems Human Resources and/or Finance modules).
  6. Experience within the CSU in an administrative role related to personnel and/or finance. 
  7. Experience supporting multiple academic or administrative departments or serving as a liaison for the organizational unit.
  8. Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to personnel and budget processing in higher education.
  9. Experience with Point & Click or equivalent electronic health record system (EHR).

Documents Needed to Apply

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.

About Sacramento 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 is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

“As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student success; teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity; justice, diversity, equity and inclusion; resource development and sustainability; dedicated community engagement, and wellness and 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.

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.

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.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 

Out of State Employment

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.

Eligibility Verification

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (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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