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Capital Project Business Analyst

Apply now Job no: 516276
Work type: Staff
Location: Monterey Bay
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Classification:   Administrative Analyst/Specialist Non Exempt
Anticipated Hiring Salary:  Mid $4,000's per month
CSU Salary Schedule
Hours:  Full-time / 40 hours per week 
FLSA:  Non-exempt 

Priority Screening Date:  Apply Today! Priority Screening Date is extended to July 31, 2022
Recruitment Status:   Open Until Filled

ABOUT CSUMB

Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision StatementCalifornia State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives through a focus on student success and engagement through project-based learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,400 students.  The university’s Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB’s sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university’s faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.

PURPOSE:

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Management Business Manager, the Capital Project Business Analyst is responsible for oversight of all financial aspects of Major and Minor Capital funding. This position will be responsible for a wide range of complex financial transactions, data accuracy, and financial analysis and reporting. projects. The Capital Project Business Analyst is detail-oriented, analytical, and has strong problem-solving skills. Incumbent works well in a team environment and can maintain good working relationships with varied and diverse constituencies. The Capital Project Business Analyst possesses flexibility and has the ability to balance multiple demands while maintaining a positive attitude and great customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assists Project Managers with the oversight of project budget in accordance to the CSU Construction Phase Manual.  Creates and tracks service agreements, change orders, purchase requisitions and alterations as needed.  Expedites and tracks the progress of change orders and expenditures through the signature and payment processes.  Acts as point of contact for contractors and architects making payment status inquiries. Ensures that project record keeping complies with campus Accounting department and Chancellor's Office project tracking guidelines.  Reconciles between construction management software, internal controls, and CFS databases.
  • Prepares monthly reports on all project finances.  Balances reports to internal Financial System (Data Warehouse, CFS.) Conducts monthly budget review meetings with FMD staff. Follow up on outstanding items, and makes corrections as necessary. Researches and corrects discrepancies between reports and Financial system. 
  • Coordinates the use of Construction Management Software for the tracking of request for information, submittals, project-issue change orders, and task orders during construction (Procore). Gathers information and submits quarterly project reports to the Chancellor’s Office (PMWeb). Follows up on any outstanding questions.
  • Works with Facilities Budget Analyst on Cost Recovery, ensuring projects are charged back as needed. Assists the Facilities Management Business Manager with projects on an as needed basis.    

Other Functions:

Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge:  Working knowledge of general practices, program, and/or administrative specialty. Basic knowledge of and ability to apply fundamental concepts. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures. Knowledge of basic methods and procedures for research and statistical analysis and the ability to apply them.

Abilities:  Ability to analyze data and make accurate projections using business mathematics and basic statistical techniques. Ability to organize and plan work and projects including handling multiple priorities. Ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment. Ability to compile, write, and present reports related to program or administrative specialty. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the work group and serve as a liaison for the organizational unit. Ability to learn, interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures relating to and impacting the applicable program, organizational unit, and/or administrative specialty.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

SPECIALIZED SKILLS:

Skill in:  Excel (including pivot tables/charts, linking worksheets, and creating formulas), and providing exceptional customer service.

Thorough knowledge of office systems and expertise using a broad range of technology systems and packages including database management, spreadsheet, design/creative-based software, electronic scheduling, and word processing. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Equivalent to five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative support experience which has involved supporting, monitoring, coordinating clerical work through a system of internal procedures and internal controls to ensure the efficient operation of an organization. Prospective applicants who have not had the experience listed may substitute other evidence of meeting the above qualifications for up to three years of the required experience.   Technical fluency with Oracle/PeopleSoft, LIMBLE Work Order Systems, Procore Construction software, PMWeb Chancellor’s Office software, CSU Common Management System or equivalent finance information system; Microsoft Office Professional Suite, and Google mail and calendaring programs.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITION DESIGNATIONS:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
  • 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.
  • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage.
  • May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:

Office environment with standard equipment and tasks.  Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.  May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations. 

The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.  

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy, all students and employees are required to submit their vaccination status to the Otter Vaccination Registry and are encouraged to be vaccinated.

BENEFITS/PERKS: 

CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental and vision plans; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14-paid holidays a year. For more information, visit CSU System Benefits. Additionally, as a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Careers at CSUMB. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389 or emailuniversitypersonnel@csumb.edu. All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at https://csumb.edu/clery/asr-and-fsr-notices-availability/.

CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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