Position Description

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Position Description is a combination of job description and salary grade.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:N/A - Inactive and not available on dashboards
Data Custodian
University Personnel
Data Source
Source System:CMS - HR
Source Table Name:PS_POSITION_DATA
Source Field Name:DESCR
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"CSU Position"
Column Heading:"Position Description"


Examples of Position Description include:

  • ALCP Instructor
  • ASC I
  • AY Lecturer A
  • AY Lecturer B
  • AY Lecturer C
  • Accompanist II
  • Accountant I
  • Accountant II
  • Accountant III
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • ...etc.

See Also

Definition Source

"Position: A set of duties and responsibilities which are assigned as a job to be performed on a full-time or part-time basis."[1]


  1. CSU. Personnel/Payroll Information Management  System. PIMS Manual. Glossary. Retrieved from: https://www.calstate.edu/hrpims/pims/.