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Manager, Classification & Compensation (Administrator II), Human Resources

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Human Resources




California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:

  • Build your future
  • Work with the best
  • Be your authentic self
  • Focus on you
  • Make a lasting impact
  • Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
  • Bring everything you are, become everything you want

Department Summary

The Human Resource Division, through its embodiment of the University’s strategic and operational goals, supports students, faculty, and staff by providing innovative, transformational, and inclusive services and programs.

Job Summary

The Manager, Classification & Compensation for Human Resources reports directly to the Executive Director, Human Resources. The position oversees the Classification and Compensation programs for all Staff and MPP positions, reviews all position descriptions to classify prior recruitment, ensures that all salary programs outlined in each Collective Bargaining Unit are followed, reviews all Independent Contractor requests submitted by Staff and Faculty, and will collaborate with the campus community on University best practices.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Classification Program 
  • Oversee the Classification program for all Staff and MPP positions on campus. 
  • Review all position descriptions to classify prior to recruitment. 
  • Collaborate with department heads regarding department reorganizations. 
  • Review updated employee position descriptions against the CSU Classifications and Standards. 
  • Manage the Reclassification program, duties include but not limited to desk audits, job analysis, supervisory interviews, and classification determination including salary recommendation. 
  • Facilitate training sessions regarding classification, position descriptions, and other Class & Comp related items. 
  • Act as a liaison between campus and CO providing campus input/feedback regarding classification series updates or development of new classification series, and consultation and implementation of new or updated classifications with the appropriate campus areas, departments, and/or divisions. 
  • Daily, review and approve classification actions.  
Compensation Program 
  • Ensure that all salary programs outlined in each Collective Bargaining Unit are followed, in addition to CSU Technical Letters. Work with HR Confidential Analyst regarding implementation of salary programs. 
  • Ensure all Bonus programs are implemented correctly and timely, including the implementation of contractually negotiated APC (Unit 4) bonus programs (Long-Term Service, Educational Achievement Stipend, Budget Shortfall Mitigation Bonus). 
  • Handle the IRP Process, provide salary analysis to management and meet with management to determine IRP disposition. 
  • Conduct MPP requested salary analysis.
  • Prepare compensation reports as requested by VPC.
  • Daily, review and approve compensation actions. 
CO Compensation Reporting / Legal Compliance 
  • Respond to CO requested compensation reporting including but not limited to MPP Benchmarking, System-wide Grievance Responses, Public Records Requests, EEOC Requests, campus grievance requests, and OHR. As needed, respond to ELR and IEC requests for information and public records requests related to classification and compensation data.  
Independent Contractor Process 
  • Oversee Analyst who reviews all IC requests submitted by staff and faculty and provide a timely eligibility response. 
  • Collaborate with the ITS Cherwell Team for technology management. 
  • Collaborate with Procurement and Accounts Payable regarding ongoing compliance with AB5 and CO regulations. 
  • Provide alternate options of employment for denied requests. Make presentations to campus constituents to educate them regarding the Independent Contractor process.
  • Ensure information regarding ICs on the Class and Comp website is maintained.
Oversee Class and Comp Services function
  • Which include temporary reassignments, extensions of all temporary actions (stipends, reassignments, retired annuitants, etc.); permanent reassignments; conversions of temporaries to permanent; pay plan changes; time base changes.
  • Daily, review and approve class and comp services actions. 
Other duties as assigned.
  • HR Division Representation for ensuring Business Continuity Plans for HR are created and maintained.


Employment Status: Full-time, Exempt, At-will, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

Application Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. The initial review of applications will begin on August 4, 2022.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of classification, compensation, job evaluation theory and practices, law, and legislation.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in working collaboratively with client groups and team members within other areas of human resources to complete multiple assignments and projects on time.
  • Demonstrated skills in utilizing a variety of software programs for data and information manipulation, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and PeopleSoft.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills to conduct analysis and develop data-based recommendations.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey findings and recommendations clearly and concisely.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills to Interface professionally with a wide range of customers (managers, employees, union representatives, and other HR professionals) to communicate facts, technical and complex information, conclusions, and recommendations, and to collaborate on projects and programs.
  • Knowledge to develop and implement classification and compensation programs for client group and understand how they and other initiatives may impact various areas of HR.
  • Knowledge of CA law pertaining to Independent Contractors.
  • General knowledge of employment law and other areas of HR.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present Class and Comp information to small and large groups.

Education and Experience

  • The equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, along with 5 years of Classification & Compensation experience, and a minimum of 2 years supervising a team in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experience and skill utilizing PeopleSoft or similar Human Resources Information Systems.
  • Demonstrated past University work experience and/or healthcare industry and unionized environment.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,583 - $7,840 per month 

Classification Salary Range: $4,583 - $13,750 per month 

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.

The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.

Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.

The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.

Supplemental Information

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.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.  Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)


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