Cal State University (CSU) LA
May 2, 2021
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type


Bulletin #200086; 4/29/21


California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator III position.

The University: California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position: Under the general oversight of the Vice Provost, the incumbent will play a lead role in assisting the planning of academic resource allocation and overseeing academic resource expenditures for the Provost and Division of Academic Affairs. On behalf of the Provost, the incumbent monitors the Academic Affairs division budget and the overall solvency of the Academic Affairs fiscal operations and provides feedback to the Provost and Vice Provost on performance assessments and accountability reviews as required in budget model development. The incumbent will support the Vice Provost/Provost in divisional budget planning; provide projections and analyze financial impacts; deliver guidance to administrative staff, Deans, and Directors in the interpretation of CSU policies and practices; be available to assist as resource manager for non-college units within Academic Affairs, including oversight of Enrollment Services and Undergraduate Services; manage fiscal aspects of enrollment planning and expenditures in support of the schedule of classes; and coordinate requests from divisional units for IRA, Lottery, and SSF funds. In addition, the director also has financial management and oversight responsibilities for Academic Affairs' Trust Funds (i.e. Campus Partners, Faculty Reimbursed Time, Cost Recovery), UAS Contract and Grants and Agency Funds, as applicable. The incumbent will have an extensive understanding of University human resources policies and processes, overseeing human resources transactions on behalf of the Provost for Academic Affairs and advising Deans and senior staff on personnel issues and decisions; foster the development of staff across academic affairs to promote career opportunities and development capacity for positions within the university; assist the Vice Provost in planning and implementing professional development workshops for staff and management; advise and oversee college and divisional unit resource allocation; be available to serve as resource manager for non-college units in the division; proactively analyze fiscal issues in colleges and the division; work with resource managers on financial assessments for the colleges and support areas; and provide advice regarding college resource allocations.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited college or university. The incumbent must have five years of experience with budget development, fiscal management, and accounting oversight. The incumbent must also have experience in budgeting in higher education or nonprofit setting; and with implementing and advising of human resources policies and practices, staff management, and evaluation processes. The incumbent must have knowledge of budgeting processes/financial modeling/financial planning database management; CSU policies and practices. The incumbent must have exceptional attention to detail; communication and interpersonal skills; strong analytical skills; writing, quantitative reasoning and math skills; and exceptional attention to detail. The incumbent must also have strong organizational and management abilities; the proven ability to develop and execute complex financial planning; and have a demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. 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 continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in from a four-year accredited college or university.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment: The Administrator III appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Closing Date: To ensure full consideration, please submit your cover letter, and curriculum vita to Marcie Glenn and Lindsay Brown (; Confidential inquiries and nominations can also be submitted through this link:

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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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