Business Analyst I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 530477; 8/25/2023

Administrative Analyst Specialist
Administration and Finance/Special Projects


Salary Range: $3518 - $6791/Monthly


Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt classification.


Essential Functions: Under the direction of the administrative operations manager in the division of Administration and Finance, the business analyst will assist in analyzing and improving operational processes and procedures to optimize efficiency and performance within Administration and Finance. This position will collaborate with various departments and individuals  to identify areas for improvement and develop effective solutions to enhance operational efficiencies within the unit; ensure operational processes are regularly reviewed and documented; analyze data and produce reports on operational performance; collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement best practices; assist in the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and collaborate with management in developing and implementing new initiatives and strategies to improve overall operational efficiency; provide comprehensive support to the Administrative Operations Manager and Administration and Finance in areas such as data analytics, reporting, revenue forecasting, expenditure planning, and analysis; coordinate and track projects and initiatives; develop training materials; and establish effective communication and coordination mechanisms.


Required Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university and/or equivalent training and one year of administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.  Experience with PeopleSoft, Datawarehouse, Onbase, AdobeSign, etc. Excellent problem identification and resolution skills. Detail-oriented and the ability to produce accurate reports and documentation. Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret and analyze complex data. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working 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.


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: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related field. Experience with data analysis tools such as Tableau or Power BI is a plus. Knowledge of administration and financial business practices, policies and procedures in higher education. Understanding of enterprise systems, such as financials, budgets, human resources, and contracts.


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on September 8, 2023 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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