Strategic Scheduling Analyst

Northridge, CA

Posted: 1/31/20
Deadline: 2/7/20
Salary: $7250 - $9000/mo.
Reference Number: 8755

About This Organization

California State University, Northridge

CSUN’s Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor’s degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

Job Duties

Major Duties
Under general supervision of the Associate Vice President for Academic Resources and Planning, the Strategic Scheduling Analyst manages, analyzes, and reports on utilization, assignment, and effective use of academic spaces. The incumbent analyzes the schedule of classes and advises on effective scheduling; acts as senior-level project manager for multi-year implementation of scheduling software solution and manages use of the system post implementation; routinely interfaces with software vendor, information technology staff, and divisional stakeholders to ensure timeliness and quality of schedule software implementation; identifies and advises on policy implications, process improvements, and impediments related to implementation; trains and leads activities of room reservations staff; and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in business administration, computer science, or related field required. Certification in project management preferred. Equivalent to six (6) years of full-time, progressively responsible relevant experience in a highly specialized technical/professional area. Oversight and administration of a program with supervision and/or lead experience. Three years of project management experience or experience in higher education working environment is a plus. Experience with academic scheduling and associated software is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Extensive and in-depth knowledge of and ability to apply expertise in the advanced theories, principles, methods and practices associated with the functional specialty, including applicable internal policies and procedures and pertinent laws and regulations, which are highly complex and require substantial judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying them. Ability and specialized skills to: interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies; understand problems from a broad perspective and develop strategic solutions; work with representatives from public and private entities; demonstrated consultative and facilitation skills in working with internal and external constituent groups; interpret and integrate complex data and information to formulate appropriate courses of action; effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentative format; oversee and provide training. Demonstrated ability to learn new systems, communicate effectively at multiple levels, analyze policies and procedures, and prepare accurate analyses and cogent reports for leadership decision-making are required of this position. Ability to build cohesive teams that create a cooperative and productive planning environment. Skilled at understanding others’ perspectives and taking interest in their concerns. Skilled at resolving problems. Exceptional organizational skills. Ability to thrive in constantly changing work environment and to pivot as appropriate. Proficiency with Tableau is a plus. Familiarity with Astra Schedule and Platinum Analytics is a plus.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $5908 – $11,481 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $7250 – $9000, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. May include some evenings and weekends.

REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

Application Period
Applications received through February 7, 2020, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

Background Check
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

The person holding this position may be 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 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.


$7250 - $9000/mo.