Working at Cal Lutheran

Cal Lutheran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply.

Administrative Position (exempt)

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Position Title
Human Resources Analyst
Human Resources
Salary ($US) and Benefits
Salary Range: $56,684 - $74,000
Basic Function
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, perform technical and specialized functions related to conducting classification and compensation studies, developing and administering selection and recruitment methodologies and materials, and assisting in the analysis and development of HR policies and procedures related to classification, compensation and employment for the purpose of maintaining best practices and keeping current with changes in state and federal legislation.
Representative Duties
Oversee and coordinate the classification and compensation function; conduct classification, compensation, and organization studies for new and existing positions within the staff and management systems; ensure accurate and current classification specifications; recommend changes to job descriptions, the classification plan and salary allocation of classifications; develop, revise, and maintain job descriptions, classification specifications; update changes as approved; recommend new classes and the reclassification of existing classes.; collect and analyze compensation data; make recommendations and presentations for appropriate placement of classifications on salary schedules; prepare and present related reports E

Conduct job analyses to determine the knowledge, skills, and abilities or competencies necessary; devise and develop methods of screening for required competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities; confer with subject-matter experts in the development and evaluation of screening materials. E

Review position announcements, advertisements, web postings, etc., to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of targeted recruitment sources; confirm qualifications of employment applications and monitor employment certifications as necessary. E

Direct the implementation and maintenance of the on-line requisition and applicant processing system; ensure accessibility and accuracy of postings, approve and deactivate users accounts as necessary, review and approve position requisitions for postings internally and on the web, serve as liaison with provider to ensure accuracy and currency of forms, links etc. E

Develop recruitment strategies for staff and administration ensuring diverse representation; direct targeted recruitments using social media and other modes of outreach. E

Provide guidance and respond to questions regarding screening/interview procedures and rating criteria to screening panel members and hiring managers. E

Serve as department liaison with Provost Office regarding faculty classifications and related selection processes ensuring consistent practices across the university. E

Assure that employment function complies with EEO guidelines, university policy, and staff diversity programs; review personnel practices to eliminate artificial barriers to employment and continuously improve operations and service. E

Oversee the selection, training, supervision and motivation of assigned Human Resources staff members to ensure proficient performance and a productive environment; conduct performance evaluations. E

Oversee the HRIS systems; ensure accuracy of data; coordinate with various departments regarding discrepancies. E

Meet and consult with employees, supervisors, administrators, and outside agencies regarding related human resources policies, procedures, laws, rules, regulations and the administration of related human resources programs. E

Evaluate proposed and current state and federal legislation; analyze and interpret existing policies, rules, and procedures; write reports recommending new or revised policies and procedures. Apply and explain state and federal employment-related laws, guidelines, and regulations, policies, and operating procedures. E

Coordinate and compile a variety of reports required for state and local use; conduct and respond to salary surveys and requests for information. E

Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge Of
Working knowledge of principles, methods, and trends of personnel administration
University organization, operations, policies, and objectives
Interviewing techniques
Personnel policy and procedures, federal and state laws regarding employment practices
Computerized testing software applications
Principles of recruitment, personnel selection, and test construction and administration
Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment, and computer software applications
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary
Methods of job analysis and research
Principles of position classification and compensation
Ability To
Express technical concepts clearly, concisely, and persuasively, both orally and in writing
Analyze and resolve problems in position classification, compensation, and employee selection processes
Plan, organize and coordinate a variety of complex and technical personnel functions
Collect, compile, and analyze information and data
Understand, interpret, and apply personnel rules, regulations, standards, and procedures
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Work independently with little direction
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Work confidentially with discretion
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Interact tactfully and effectively with others at all levels of the organization
Education and Experience
Any combination equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from a recognized accredited college or university in human resources management, public or business administration, a behavioral science, or a related field, AND three years of professional HR experience conducting position classification and organization studies using job analysis or job evaluation for the purpose of classification and compensation, or selection. Experience developing and administering selection and recruitment methodologies, materials, and related policies and procedures.

Office environment with frequent interruptions


Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment
Prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities
Grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in the preparation of correspondence, minutes, reports, and forms, using a computer keyboard
Vision in reading applications, tests, correspondence, and reports, and using the computer
Application Procedure
Completed Application Packet includes:

• Application
• Cover letter outlining your qualifications for this particular job
• Resume

Only complete packets will be forwarded to the search committee. Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to, or mail to:

California Lutheran University
Human Resources, MC1100
60 W. Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.