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Compliance Administrator

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job No: 513934; 6/23/2022


California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator I position.

The University: California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.


As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position: Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Budget and Administrative compliance, the Compliance Administrator supports efforts to maintain a sustainable Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for the campus. The incumbent will work with the Campus PCI Compliance Committee and other campus administrators involved with PCI compliance. PCI is a set of security standards designed to ensure that organizations that accept, process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. The administrator conducts ongoing monitoring activities to evaluate controls necessary to meet various PCI DSS requirements. The incumbent will: conduct assessments of new and existing payment channels, assist University management to remediate non-compliant processes realized during assessments and oversee processes to ensure security of existing in-scope PCI compliance controls; identify, create, and maintain necessary awareness and training opportunities to socialize policies and standards; report PCI compliance status, work with departments to keep an up-to-date Cardholder Data Environment including point-of-sale, facilitate an annual review, update all PCI related policies, and stay current on PCI DSS requirements and best practices; perform compliance related assessments, administrative procedures reviews; ensure that appropriate documentation in the form of policies, standards, and procedures are created and maintained to current policies and standards; and provide support to various finance, compliance, reporting, and audit processes within the budget and compliance area.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, information systems, or a related field. Three years of full-time experience in finance and compliance related areas. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook. The incumbent should possess: excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing; critical thinking skills; and independent judgment. Ability to perform administrative duties with minimal direction; work collaboratively within a team and multi-task effectively. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. 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 may apply for the position.


Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment: The Administrator I appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University.  All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.


One year appointment with the possibility of renewal for up to three years.


This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


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


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon 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.


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on July 7, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State LA employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678


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