Classification and Compensation Analyst (Exempt)

Carson, California
Aug 11, 2017
Recruitment 3112
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information  

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.

Special Working Conditions:  Some travel may be required.  

Salary Range and Max Salary  

The application deadline is extended to: Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
The salary range for this classification is: $3,897 - $6,453 monthly.  

Conditions of Employment  

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

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.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate is required to complete a background check prior to assuming this position.  

Campus Marketing Statement  

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system.  CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide.  The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.  

Department Marketing Statement  

Department: Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management is committed to providing high quality, measurable and significant customer service to our constituents. Timely and accurate information that will help enhance employee morale will be available as needed and as requested. Department Staff will work cooperatively with all members of the University Community to achieve these objectives.  

Major Duties  

Under the general direction of the Classification and Compensation Manager, the incumbent will assist in the review of position descriptions and ensure content, format, and verbiage meet classification standards and formatting guidelines.  The analyst will perform compensation data analytics for the University and track and coordinate classification and compensation projects.  


Minimum Qualifications:
Required Education:  Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training.

Preferred Education:  Bachelors Degree, CCP, or PHR certification. 

Required Experience:  Minimum 2 years of analytical experience involving compensation studies, analysis, and/or evaluation.

Preferred Experience:  Experience in compensation conducting salary surveys, market analysis, job leveling and developing job description. Understanding CSU classification standards is preferred. Experience working in a union environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Thorough knowledge of appropriate laws, regulations and policies regulating compensation and employment practices.
- Strong knowledge of general HR practices.
- Thorough knowledge of Excel formulas, graphs, charts

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.

- Ability to work with and interpret collective bargaining agreements.
- Ability to understand and apply CSU classification standards.
- Ability to make decisions in situations where there is not a clear solution.
- Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective.
- Ability to handle multiple work priorities, organize and plan work and projects.
- Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative facilitation skills to gain consensus.
- Ability to assess, formulate, and evaluate the impact of recommended or implemented policies from a strategic and operational perspective.
- Ability to quickly learn and apply a variety of federal, state, CSU, and CSUDH policies and procedures.

Certification:  Valid drivers license  


40% - Classification:
Analyst will assist in the review of position descriptions and ensure content, format, and verbiage meet classification standards and formatting guidelines by;
- Assist with the development of position descriptions and obtain department agreement; ensure consistency across departments and divisions.
- Conduct classification reviews of new and existing positions, both filled and vacant, may use job evaluation and analysis tools consisting of interviews, audits and observation, and make appropriate classification recommendations.
- Schedule and conduct position description cycle reviews by department and provide detailed results and recommendations.
- Participate in system wide classification standard updates and meetings.

40% - Compensation:
Assist Classification and Compensation Manager with compensation data analytics including;
- Conduct compensation reviews of new and existing positions make appropriate compensation recommendations.
- Review proposed salary actions to ensure conformance with established guidelines, policies and collective bargaining agreements.
- In conjunction with cycle reviews, conduct in depth compensation studies, research and provide detailed analysis which include salary impact.
- Analyze In-Range Progression requests, review and make recommendations.
- Process and track stipends and bonuses, including quarterly APC Long Term Service and annual APC Education Achievement Stipends.
- Work with manager to gather, submit and validate salary survey submissions
- Assist with salary equity reviews for all positions.
- Assist with MPP/C99 merit increase process when approved by the Chancellors Office.
- Participate in special compensation projects per request

20% - Administrative Duties:
- Coordinate and communicate internal and external guidelines related to classification, compensation with management.
- Prepare letters to employees and managers regarding classification and compensation decisions.
- Create and monitor Compensation and Classification Project Schedule
- Update and maintain internal class/comp database.
- May assist with review of organizational changes related to classification, compensation, reassignments, etc.
- May work with manager to research and administer special compensation, classification and employment programs to support the organization's objectives and the collective bargaining agreements.
- Scan confidential information for Classification and Compensation Manager
- Other duties as assigned  

To Apply, please visit:  

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Step 4: Select apply with or without resume
Step 5: Provide contact information and answer required questions
Step 6: Click 'Submit'  

Closing Statement  

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms please visit,

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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