Manager, HR Data Analysis (516000)

  • California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
  • Long Beach, California
  • Jul 27, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Human Resources and Personnel

Job Description


Chancellor's Office Statement

Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Manager, HR Data Analysis. The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Administrator II

Position Information

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Manager, HR Data Analysis to lead the HR data analysis team in accurate data extraction, processing, modeling, and analysis efforts for Systemwide Human Resources (SWHR). Works closely with stakeholders to respond to ad-hoc data requests and to support critical departmental data analysis and reporting needs such as legislative analysis, budgeting, audit, bargaining, etc., and the creation and development of dashboards, and CSU annual employee publications/reports (e.g., Employee Profile, Staffing Trends, IPEDS-HR, etc.). The Manager, Data Analysis and Reporting mentors, trains, and provides guidance and direction to the HR data analysis team on the technical aspects of data extraction, processing, modeling, and data analysis. The incumbent is privy to, and consistently utilizes sensitive and highly confidential data related to collective bargaining and other related activities and may process and administer information contained in case files for PERB unfair labor practice cases, and contract grievance arbitration cases.


Under the general direction of the Sr. Director General Employment Services and Policy Administration, the Manager, HR Data Analysis will:

Work independently to perform data analysis and data extraction of system-wide data:

-Design and build technical processes to standardize processes and tools, automate production of regularly scheduled requests to increase efficiency and capacity of the data team. Build, develop and maintain data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support key business decisions.

-Create reports/queries and run processes to extract information using the appropriate system (e.g. PIMS, CIRS, PeopleSoft, AWS) and program language, (e.g., SQL, R, Python, SAS)

-Lead system wide projects using advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities.

-Lead the development and production of CSU annual employee publications and reports such as the Employee Profile, Staffing Trends etc. Coordinate participation on IPEDS-HR.

-Analyze complex and large datasets and assist with interpretation to identify, trends, potential impacts and areas requiring special consideration utilizing advanced data analysis, visualization and

-Partner with stakeholders to identify needs, purpose of the request, gather requirements, determine deliverables and timeline to meet business needs.

-Builds collaboration and partnerships with stakeholders to foster a culture of data-driven decision-making.

-Research and perform data management and quality control audits to advise corrective measures where necessary to ensure accuracy and validity of data prior to distribution.

-Prepare and present preliminary and final data analysis to requestors, including executives, management or identified constituents.

-Assist with maintaining, standardizing, and evolving legacy reporting based on PeopleSoft 9.0 and housed in individual campuses into next-generation reporting based on Peoplesoft 9.2 and housed in the systemwide CHRS Data Warehouse.

- Coordinates with SWHR Communications to develop and maintain departmental standards for branding and data distribution to internal and external constituents.

-Oversee, provide direction for, and manage the day-to-day functions of the HR Data Analysis team. Leads the team to improve coordination of efforts and coordinates prioritization of projects.


This position requires:

-A Bachelor's Degree in a related field is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Experience

-Five to eight years of experience in advanced data analysis, with demonstrated experience conducting statistical analysis, data extraction, aggregation, and analysis and the ability to identify and translate business requirements into functional specifications. Experience working with large databased and analyzing significantly complex datasets.

-Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.

-Experience working in a higher education environment and understanding of human resources issues is strongly preferred.

-Must have experience leading projects, facilitating team discussions, working in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

-Advanced analytical, mathematical, statistical, and organizational skills.

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to work independently, determine the most effective approach to gathering and reporting needed information, and troubleshoot problems.

-Demonstrated project and time management skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects and shifting priorities.

-Strong customer service orientation. Ability to working with individuals in all levels of the organization.

-Proficiency with common business software such as the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel (advanced user).

-Proficiency in statistical techniques and methods, including experience with one or more statistical software packages such as R, SAS, and/or SPSS.

-Proficiency in the use of data visualization tools such as Tableau

-Must be self- motivated, with strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide variety of clients. Must be systems savvy with the ability to easily adapt to a changing environment and priorities. Must be able to perform proficiently and possess the ability to quickly learn and adapt to new system technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

- Advanced degree preferred.

-Experience with the CSU and CSU data systems (PIMS, CIRS, PeopleSoft, AWS, APDB )

-Proficiency with one or more programming languages such as SQL.

-Familiarity with Amazon Cloud infrastructure (S3, Athena, QuickSight)

Application Period

Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by August 9, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the job posting is removed.

How To Apply

Please click "Apply Now" to complete the California State University, Chancellor's Office online employment application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager at (562) 951-4070.

Title IX

Please view the Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator at:


This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.

COVID19 Vaccination Requirement

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The systemwide policy can be found at

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

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.

Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


The Chancellor's Office policy requires that the selected candidate successfully complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Long Beach, California 90802 United States View Map