Human Resources Business Systems Analyst


$58,944 - $106,008
Full Time


Application Development
PeopleSoft HCM

Job Details

Human Resources Business Systems Analyst

Job no: 536216 Work type: Staff Location: Chancellor's Office Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

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 Human Resources Business Systems Analyst. 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 15 paid holidays a year.


The anticipated salary hiring range is up to $8,834 per month, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The salary range for this classification is $4,912 to $12,124 per month.


Analyst/Programmer - Career

Position Information

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Human Resources Business Systems Analyst to provide functional support for CSU's PeopleSoft HCM application within Information Systems. Information Systems Application Development area encompasses application support and upgrade activities for 23 campuses and the CSU Chancellor s Office (CO), integration with other third-party/external and/or internal systems and the consolidation of the HR databases implementation (CHRS). The HR Business Systems Analyst requires proactive initiative to resolve the most complex HCM application issues in support/development areas that include upgrade, implementation, system analysis, planning, design, development and support of the HR application. Specific functional support assignments may change at any time based on Application Development s projects and priorities, including supporting other applications within the team.


Under the general direction of the Associate Director, Application Operations, the Human Resources Business Systems Analyst will:

-Participate on project teams as appropriate to implement new system functionality within the PeopleSoft HCM application. Analyze, test and document custom modifications required to address CSU business requirements. Support the CHRS consolidation project activities.

-Conduct unit, system, integration and regression testing of PeopleSoft images, maintenance pack releases, PeopleTools and Oracle upgrades, and CSU updates and fixes. Coordinate program and functional specification development/testing as well as time and cost estimates for customizations, upgrades and other project activity. This includes conducting conference calls or webinars with the HUG (HR User Group), sub-committees and campus representatives.

-Undertake special projects as directed including working with other SME teams to facilitate cross training and coverage of all application areas.

-Provide functional production support for 23 CSU campuses and the Chancellor's Office by analyzing and troubleshooting campus application issues reported through Service-Now cases. Adhere to published Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Application Development procedures.

-Create and maintain functional documentation required to support the CSU PeopleSoft HCM application.

-Collaborate with all Application Development teams to understand and resolve campus application issues as needed.

-Produce deliverables that adhere to quality standards and comply with Application Development procedures and practices.


This position requires:

-Minimum 3-5 years of HR functional experience working with the PeopleSoft HCM application or other similar ERP is required. Demonstrated experience with Absence Management and Time and Labor modules is a plus.

-In-depth functional knowledge and experience with at least one HCM module, such as Absence Management, Benefits Administration, Time and Labor, Workforce Administration, Position Management, Recruiting Solutions, or Faculty is required.

-Excellent application implementation life cycle skills including experience developing requirements, fit/gap analysis, application configuration and security functional specifications and the ability to translate business requirements into functional designs.

-Excellent written and advanced verbal communication skills (including exceptional listening mentoring and collaboration abilities).

Preferred Qualifications

-Technical knowledge and experience with the PeopleSoft HCM application or other similar ERP is preferred.

-Working knowledge and experience with Human Resources practices and systems in a higher education environment and proficient knowledge of PeopleSoft rules based processing is preferred.

Application Period

Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by March 4, 2024. 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 .

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. The CSU Chancellor s Office is not a sponsoring agency for staff and Management positions (i.e., H1-B VISAS).

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Per the , it is strongly recommended that all Chancellor s Office employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications.

CSU Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Office of the Chancellor, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022, the prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


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.

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Applications close: Open until filled