When applying for this position, please note on your application:
Position #815-601-5157-003 RPA (13-751).
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) is seeking a
motivated individual for an exciting career as a STAFF SERVICES ANALYST
(GENERAL) . Join us in our beautiful
LEED Platinum Certified headquarters building in West Sacramento,
overlooking the Sacramento River within walking distance of restaurants and
shops in historic Old Sacramento.
Enjoy the full service café, free on-site gym and parking fees of only
$45.00 per month.
Looking for something exciting with continuous opportunities to learn new
things? The IT Administrative Support Team within the Technology Services
Branch has an opening for a Staff Services Analyst. The Program Planning
Analyst provides a range of analytical services related to program
performance reviews, communication planning and resource management
planning. The incumbent also provides back up support to the branch budget
and human resource analysts.
Under supervision, is responsible for data steward activities for the
Technology Services Branch. Plans and facilitates meetings with managers to
identify, define and refine appropriate performance measures in accordance
with CalSTRS Balanced Scorecard methodology. Assists in developing data
collection methods, setting appropriate performance measures targets, and
establishing appropriate reporting mechanisms for business reviews. Updates
performance measure dashboards and business plans as necessary. Assists in
identifying and documenting trends and changes impacting Branch goals and
objectives. Support, collaborate and track Technology Services business plan
activities related to achieving performance targets.
Assists in the development of communication plans related to various work
activities. Helps support and facilitate the execution of the communication
plan with the Technology Services leadership team through electronic
communications, informational sessions and/or demonstrations. Coordinate
with BusinessRenew Change Management in the completion of on-going business
readiness assessments. Review and provide input to business readiness action
plans. Supports branch leadership in the development and execution of action
Responsible for developing and maintaining resource management data and
reports. Update resource management database on new projects, initiatives,
and staff resources. Analyze data and create management reports as needed.
Assist with resource capacity planning. Assist in presenting and reporting
status to Technology Services leadership.
Assist in researching emerging practices and trends within the technology
industry. Develop technical briefing on findings.
Serves as the Architecture and Standards Council (ASC) coordinator.
Responsible for preparation of meeting materials and agenda, documenting
meeting decisions, creation of minutes and distribution to appropriate
Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and independence
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
Creative problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent organizational, writing, and analytical skills
Enjoy working in an open space environment with a collaborative team
Demonstrated ability to work with others as a contributing team
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Adobe
Have good attendance, be punctual, and dependable
The California State Teachers' Retirement System, with a portfolio valued
in excess of $181.1 billion, is the largest educator-only pension fund in
CalSTRS administers a hybrid retirement system, consisting of traditional
defined benefit, cash balance and voluntary defined contribution plans, as
well as disability and survivor
benefits. For 100 years CalSTRS has served California's public school
educators and their families, who today number 856,000 from the state’s
1,600 school districts, county offices
of education and community college districts.
Our employee recognition program, Virtuosity, garnered the 2012 Best
Practice Standards Award for
Best Overall Recognition Program from Recognition Professionals
International! The international award
celebrates employee recognition innovations that enhance organizational
performance. This award is a clear
recognition of our employer of choice commitment, as CalSTRS continues to
emphasize the importance of our
core values and mission statement.
CalSTRS Core Values: A set of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors that
define CalSTRS and its employees.
Customer Service: We never compromise on quality as we strive to
meet or exceed the expectations of our customers.
Accountability: We operate with transparency and accept
responsibility for our actions.
Leadership: We model best practices in our industry and innovate
to achieve higher standards.
Strength: We ensure the strength of our system by embracing a
diversity of ideas and people.
Trust: We conduct ourselves with integrity, acting ethically in
Respect: We respect the needs of our members, co-workers, and
others, treating everyone with fairness, honesty, and courtesy.
Stewardship: We recognize our fiduciary responsibility as the
foundation for all decision-making.
CalSTRS Core Competencies: Behavioral characteristics that are essential
for the success of each contributor and are directly related to the success
of CalSTRS as a whole.
Adaptability / Flexibility: Adapts well to changes, approaches
change positively, and adjusts behavior accordingly.
Communication: Demonstrates applicable job-related written,
oral, and listening skills.
Customer / Client Focus: Identifies and responds to current and
future client needs.
Teamwork: Participates as an active and contributing member of a
team to achieve team goals.
Work Standards / Quality Orientation: Sets high quality work
standards while displaying a high level of effort towards completing
assignments in a timely manner.
The following appointment options may be considered when filling this
position: list appointments, lateral transfers, reinstatements, training and
development assignments, out-of-class assignments, limited-term
appointments, etc. To find out how to
become a civil service employee, please go to the State Personnel Board’s
Candidate may be selected by resume review only.
(1) Prior to employment with CalSTRS, a background investigation (BI)
be conducted. The BI consists of a Personal History Statement and
through the Department of Justice. The BI will check criminal and civil
records and, if applicable, verify
education and check driving records.
(2) The position may be subject to the disclosure and
disqualification requirements concerning
economic conflict of interest in government work, pursuant to the CalSTRS
Conflict of Interest Code and the Political
(3) Applicants will not be considered if the application is
not completed appropriately and/or if
required additional information is not submitted with the application.
How to Apply:
Interested individuals should submit a STD 678, Examination and/or
Employment Application (Rev. 12/06 or later) to the
address below. Surplus applicants must attach a copy
of their letter. The STD. 678 can be accessed through the State Personnel
Board website at
Program Planning Analyst
815 - 601 - 5157 - 003
Technology Services / Enterprise IT Governance
Final Filing Date:
State Teachers' Retirement System P.O. Box 15275, MS 31 Sacramento, 95851-0275
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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