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Classification & Compensation Specialist

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Confidential, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job No: 521035; 11/17/2022

Classification & Compensation Specialist
Confidential Administrative Support
Human Resources Management

Salary Range: $4,464 - $10,180/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; temporary position, ends on or before one year from the date of hire; may be extended; may become permanent; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Human Resources Management, the incumbent has responsibility for various projects and reports for the Classification/Compensation program including, but not limited to conducting classification, bonus, and stipend reviews; processing classification/compensation transactions; compiling survey data and statistical information; and providing advice and consultation to the campus community regarding classification and various salary programs. Responsible for special assignments and studies as directed by the Associate Vice President. As directed or requested, participates in collective bargaining meet and confer or other related activities.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Incumbent must possess: five years of experience in human resources management which includes at least three years of experience in position classification and compensation; experience researching and analyzing a variety of information/data, and make recommendations based on this data; experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications at a high proficiency level; demonstrated knowledge of PeopleSoft HR or similar HR system; excellent written and oral communication, organization and customer service skills; and strong attention to detail. Incumbent must have the ability to: take initiative and maintain ownership of projects; interpret collective bargaining agreements and the California State University (CSU) Classification Standards; formulate clear, concise and objective recommendations; research and analyze job duties and other information objectively; maintain confidentiality in all work assignments which includes the disclosure of employee classification and/or compensation activities; interpret and apply a variety of complex University policies and procedures, as well as federal and state regulations; use standard office equipment and have the ability to write and produce reports, create PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets; plan, coordinate, test, and implement fixes and upgrades of Oracle/PeopleSoft (HR)/ Page Up functionality; consult with functional experts to identify business requirements; develop business process guides; plan and implement data clean-up, maintenance and tracking issues and problems; responsible for HRM reports, creation of new reports, and provides quality control of existing reports; participates on monthly HR User Group (HUG) calls; apply laws and regulations related to employment in a complex organization; interpret, administer and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures; apply collective bargaining agreements, and state and federal labor laws; effectively present information and respond to questions from the campus community; initiate actions, define problems, draw valid conclusions and make decisions using sound judgment; work effectively in a fast-paced environment; streamline processes; set priorities and deadlines to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner; exercise considerable judgement and discretion in effectively establishing and maintaining positive working relationships; support a culture of mutual respect and effectively collaborate with all levels of the campus community; communicate verbally and in writing with clarity; and develop methodologies for training of processes. As a confidential administrative support within human resources management, the incumbent will be expected to be on campus during time of an emergency and/or a pandemic outbreak. 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.

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 system wide 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.

Desired Qualifications: CSU experience to include interpretation and processing of CSU Executive Orders and Coded Memoranda/Technical Letters. Experience with Common Human Resources System (CHRS) recruiting.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 12/1/2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE 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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