Job Details

California State University, San Marcos
  • Position Number: 4100902
  • Location: San Marcos, CA
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Workforce Administration Analyst (Hybrid Remote), Payroll Services

Job No: 524301
Work Type: Staff
Locations: San Marcos
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Job Overview

Under general direction, the incumbent provides workforce administration support within the Payroll Services Department. The incumbent's primary responsibility is to maintain personal and employment data in the PeopleSoft HCM database for all CSU employees (faculty, staff, and students). Ultimately responsible for employee life-cycle transaction processing in Peoplesoft to include leave of absences and separations, work schedule updates, employee data security and accuracy, and employee file and HR records maintenance. Incumbent ensures data in the PeopleSoft HCM and the State Controller's Office Payroll System (PIMS) is synchronized utilizing various reports to validate data, identify errors and discrepancies, and reconcile inconsistencies. Incumbent is responsible for providing operational support and addressing escalated customer service inquiries related to employment transaction and non-resident tax administration processing. Incumbent serves as a subject matter expert on the various HR transaction related processes and associated PeopleSoft functionality and addresses moderate to complex and/or escalated issues. Incumbent is also responsible for non-resident alien (NRA) tax administration including assessment, determination, and reporting. Incumbent provides support for audit documentation requests. Incumbent may be required to assist with payroll related duties as necessary to ensure the continuum of work within the Payroll Services Department.

The incumbent applies professional human resources, system-wide policies, and procedures to resolve issues that are moderate to complex in scope and impact where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Independently performs a variety of professional activities related to the processing of employment and payroll related transactions for all California State University (CSU) employees. Intermediate proficiency using office software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. Intermediate understanding of collective bargaining unit agreements.

Position Summary

Workforce Administration Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist Non-exempt)

This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by visiting our Benefits Portal.

The University supports the use of telecommuting work options, including hybrid work arrangements, based on employee performance and operational needs.

To view the full job description and position requirements, please click on the following link: Workforce Administration Analyst Position Description

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $4,000 - $4,800 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,518 - $6,791 per month

California State University San Marcos

A mid-size university located in San Diego's vibrant North County, we are dedicated to service, innovation, leadership and diversity. We have an attentive faculty and state-of-the-art facilities which offer our students hundreds of opportunities to learn, lead, play and serve.

California State University San Marcos is a new kind of university, pushing the boundaries of innovation to prepare tomorrow's leaders, build stronger communities and solve pressing issues.

Cutting-edge research meets hands-on application at our campus and in the real world.

Application Process

This position is open until filled.

Applicants who require an accommodation during the application or testing process due to a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/CA Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) should notify the Office of Human Resources at (760) 750-4418 or e-mail: Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at (760) 750-3238.

Supplemental Information

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 systemwide policy can be found at Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at

Following a conditional offer of employment, satisfactory completion of a background check (including criminal records check) is required prior to beginning employment. Any offer of employment rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at

California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

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