Curriculum Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II) (507650)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description


Position Summary


Curriculum Services is responsible for the production of the SDSU catalogs and Curriculum Guide, in addition to coordinating the processes for curricular proposals, articulation, and the Star Act (SB 1440). The unit is responsible for the accuracy and consistency of all aspects of the above items, as well as the Articulation System Stimulating Interinstitutional Student Transfer database (ASSIST) database (the official repository of articulation information), major codes, and any articulation of courses requested by the California Community Colleges that are stored on the Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

Curriculum Services reports to the Associate Vice President for Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation.

This position is responsible for the design, layout, and content management of the SDSU University Catalog. The position is responsible for the online catalog and Curriculum Services' website. Position is also responsible for creating and maintaining the SDSU Curriculum Guide and various other web and print materials. In addition, this position will affect the campus curricular process by providing a second review of proposals as required by the new curriculum system. Leading to the final production of the SDSU online catalog. In addition, this position will support the campus curricular process by providing a second review of proposals as required by the new curriculum system, engaging originators in training and providing support, counting units to ensure compliance with EO 1071, etc.

The Ideal Candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing curriculum for accuracy and compliance with existing and newly approved policies.

  • Help interpreting new policy through the lens of existing campus and systemwide practice and communicating with constituencies policy impacts.

  • Corresponding with faculty if proposals do not comply with policy and assisting in any necessary corrections or revisions.

  • Providing a second review of curriculum proposals to ensure compliance with CSU and WSCUC mandates, with SDSU policy, and to ensure corrections have been adequately addressed.

  • The purpose of this position is to review the curriculum for accuracy and compliance with existing and newly-approved policy and coordinate the campus curricular process leading to the final production of the SDSU online catalog.

Requires a high degree of independent judgment, professional skills, and knowledge to coordinate processes with representatives in University Senate committees, academic departments, Graduate Division, and Enrollment Services. Requires familiarity with or ability to learn Acalog and Curriculog. Assist in interpreting statewide and local curriculum policies and procedures to deans, faculty, college, and departmental staff.

For more information regarding the Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Accreditation, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on-campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College degree and five years of professional experience in higher education.

  • Working knowledge of San Diego State University's organizational structure, policies, and procedures

Specialized Skills

  • Experience with MS Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Experience with statewide and local curriculum and transfer policies and procedures

  • Experience working with curricular processes in higher education

  • Experience with desktop publishing software and Acalog, CurricUNET, and/or Curriculog (or similar catalog/curriculum management applications)

  • Experience working with TES (Transfer Evaluation System)

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,730 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $8,489 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on April 1, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by March 31, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is 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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Noemi Bravo-Rojas at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

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