Planning Analyst

Torrance, CA

Posted: 11/25/19
Deadline: 12/3/19
Salary: $6,602 per month.
Reference Number: 87967

About This Organization

El Camino College

El Camino College is a two-year public community college located in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County known as Alondra Park. It consists of 37 buildings spanning an area of roughly 26 acres. It is one of two community colleges serving Southern California’s South Bay area.

Job Duties

Req: C1920-119(E)
Close Date: 12/3/2019
(Extended Closing Date)

Complete job description and application available online at:

The Planning Analyst supports the design, delivery, and overall coordination of college-wide strategic and annual planning including strategy formation, execution, implementation, and monitoring; formulation of goals, performance indicators, outcomes, targets, and implementation actions. The Planning Analyst guides cross-functional campus teams to align strategies, planning objectives, and timelines to meet institutional goals. This position reports to the Director of Institutional Research and Planning and is contingent upon the availability of categorical funding.

Partners with key stakeholders through a collaborative planning process to develop, analyze, and implement college-wide initiatives and improvements integral to strategic and annual planning. Aligns strategies, objectives, and timelines to the College’s foundational statements and goals.
Prepares analysis and materials for strategic/annual planning discussions. Plans and organizes meetings, demonstrations, presentations to engage and inform key stakeholders. Develops content, activities, guidance materials, and arranges logistics.
Maintains close communication and collaborative working relationships with professional staff across departments to build internal consensus and support for strategic planning, annual planning, and program review activities. Remains responsive to changing needs. Maintains a close awareness throughout all phases of the planning process to ensure a successful conclusion.
Defines, clarifies, and helps drive the strategic planning process to align with and support the annual planning cycle. Ensures common understanding of processes for successful adoption and implementation. Helps translate relevant board decisions into viable integrated tasks and priorities.
Organizes and helps develop recommendations for performance metrics and clearly defined goals to assess and evaluate after the implementation of strategies and/or activities. Tracks and reports strategic and annual planning deliverables at appropriate intervals, recommending to supervisor corrective actions as appropriate.
Participates in the development of policies and procedures that support the College’s strategic objectives and annual goals. Performs complex research and analysis of policies and procedures to ensure linkage between the College’s goals, strategy, implementation, and evaluation.
Guides college-wide planning using short and long-range planning tools and methods for project planning, assessment, and management. Uses instructional strategies and best practices to improve effectiveness of communications and training. Ensures that college-wide planning
adheres to the requirements of accrediting, federal, and state agencies as well as the policies and procedures of the District.
Applies evaluation methodologies to synthesize information gathered in planning processes. Analyzes data, identifies gaps, and provides comprehensive feedback to supervisor regarding program review efficacy and efficiency.
Composes detailed meeting minutes and correspondence that effectively describes concerns raised by stakeholders during the planning process, changes required by the corresponding planning College body, and the rationale for decisions made and/or requested changes.
Creates and populates reporting templates and maintains a repository of strategic planning, annual planning, and program review reports.
Monitors and checks in with planning teams to assist with the production of required deliverables related to strategic planning, annual planning and program review. Tracks overall progress on college-wide priorities and initiatives. Produces annual reports on progress.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

SALARY (Step A) $6,602 per month.
*Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until
step F is reached.
Employees contribute 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

This position is designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours will be Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.

Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:
1) Online application:
2) Cover Letter (In Word Format)
3) Resume (In Word Format) – Resumes are NOT accepted in place of any part of the application and you should complete all sections of the application even if the entries duplicate information on your resume.
4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:
Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.
Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must complete the form provided below at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:
If you need assistance, you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3807 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.


* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.
El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.

Required Qualifications


$6,602 per month.