6374 Benefits Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Non-Exempt) The Center for Human Resources

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,695 per month. CSU Classification Sal
Jun 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on July 12, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by July 11, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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  Position Information  

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the general direction of the Assistant Director, Benefits and Workers’ Compensation, the Benefits Analyst facilitates support for all benefit programs to our employees.  This encompasses areas such as medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits, multiple retirement programs, tax deferred investment options, flexible spending accounts, disability and leave of absence programs, voluntary insurance and benefit options, and tuition fee waiver programs.  Other duties include maintaining confidentiality of all employee data documentation and ensuring compliance with regulations such as HIPAA, COBRA, ERISA and directives of other regulatory agencies.  The incumbent is responsible for maintaining excellent working relationships with the Human Resources staff, appropriate staff of the Chancellor’s Office, CalPERS, the State Controller’s Office, and vendors to ensure accurate interpretation of benefit program directives and guidelines and resolve complex benefit issues/problems.

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,695 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,288 - $5,695 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here


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.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • One year of human resources experience.
  • One year of experience with general health and welfare benefits.
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Demonstrated experience using HRIS systems.
  • Demonstrated experience using PeopleSoft and/or SCO’s Payroll/Personnel Information Management System. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of federal and state benefit regulations (i.e., HIPAA, ACA, COBRA).
  • One year of experience with defined benefit retirement plans.
  • One year of experience with federal and state job-protected leave of absences (i.e., FMLA, CFRA, PDL).
  • One year of experience with disability management programs (i.e., accommodations, transitional work, integrated health management).

  Application Procedures  

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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