Mainframe/Web Operational HR Analyst (1013452)

Chancellor’s Office Statement
Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Mainframe/Web Operational HR Analyst. The CSU Chancellor’s Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation’s largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor’s Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.

The salary range for this classification is $2,288 to $6,319 per month. The budgeted hiring salary is up to $4,722 per month based on overall education and experience.

Position Information
The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a HR Programmer/Analyst to be responsible in supporting a broad range of computer programming projects and tasks. This position will have access to confidential employment/payroll data as well as information pertaining to collective bargaining. Detailed information is provided under Section IV.


Under the general direction of the Sr. Data Operations and Payroll Systems Manager the HR Programmer/Analyst will perform duties as follows:


  • Responsible for the update and maintenance of PIMS Transaction Statistics, campus agency code reports, specific documentation requirements, e.g. the PIMS Manual, PIMS data element dictionary, Oracle/PeopleSoft employment transaction manual and the Oracle/PeopleSoft data element dictionary using appropriate technical (e.g., Robohelp) software. Update and maintain HR Data Operations online manuals (CIRS, Data Element Dictionary and PIMS).
  • Assist in reviewing production jobs and reports to ensure the jobs run properly and contain no errors.
  • Responsible for production verification tasks; checking mainframe production files for errors, running reports and transferring union and outside vendor files.
  • Incumbent is part of the HRM team that supports labor relations during negotiations. HR Programs, Data Operations and Systems is responsible for reviewing proposals from labor team and unions to determine how to implement from a payroll system standpoint.


  • Responsible for CIRS website redesign and maintenance. Ensures that HR Data Operations web projects and pages are ADA compliant and follow approved Chancellor’s Office formatting standards and guidelines. Provides technical advice to Human Resources Management on web pages.
  • Responsible for maintaining the CSU Total Compensation Calculator used for candidates, onboarding new employees, current employees and CO and campus staff.
  • Ensures that procedures in the department are documented in accordance with HRM departmental procedures protocol. Documents new procedures or update existing departmental processes and procedures.


  • Provides system wide support to resolve inquiries and report requests, typically initiated through the CIRS hotline or through labor relations data requests as part of union negotiations.
  • Responsible for administering the annual CIRS security certification.
  • Responsible for processing and maintaining CIRS user access.
  • Responsible for the administration, coordination and setup of campus CIRS training; Preparation of packets, agenda, certificates, access setup, etc..
  • Serves as the department property coordinator for this satellite office. Maintain a list of CSU owned equipment and ID tags if appropriate (e.g., computers, copier, printer, etc.). Completes department inventory process on an annual basis.
  • Responsible for the monthly billing process (process files and monitor system rate changes).
  • Cross training to cover department needs.


  • Compiles, maintains and disseminates confidential employment and salary data within HRM for the purpose of supporting union negotiations. Participates in HRM/Labor meetings, for HRM use in analyzing data requests in response to negotiations.
  • Responsible for supporting system wide salary implementations; part of HRM team that interprets salary union contract language for payroll system impacts, reviews salary related technical letters for accuracy and works with campuses to ensure salary programs are processed accurately.
  • Assist on special projects as assigned

This position requires:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience in a related field.
  • A minimum of 2 to 4 years of computer programming experience. Experience in developing web pages and data driven web based applications.
  • The ability to analyze data, comprehend and interpret appropriate computer language and program complete problems in the appropriate computer language.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge of standard office software, database applications, and possess the ability to develop skills necessary to effectively use new software applications.
  • Demonstrate initiative in troubleshooting, problem solving, and possession of critical thinking skills.
  • Work in a complex environment with multiple priorities. Must coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously and independently set priorities.
  • Ability to handle confidential data and information in responsible manner.
  • Higher education experience a plus.
  • JCL, MARK IV, COBOL, TSO, or FOCUS a plus.
  • Some HR experience preferred.

Application Period
Resumes will be accepted until May 4, 2018 or until job posting is removed.

How To Apply
To apply for this position, click on the link at the top of the screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)’ in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.

The Chancellor’s Office policy requires that the selected candidate successfully complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

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