The results of this study are obtained through the optimal number of employees in the Academic Administration Bureau based on workload with work sampling method, namely the number of employee requirements based on standard time values or standard time influenced by performance ratings and concession factors. In general, the number of employees in a processing activity will be directly proportional to the number of workloads that must be completed in a certain period. From the right amount of work, design is made so that the burden and job descriptions on employees is in accordance with their skills such as to encourage increased employee productivity and work units. The productivity percentage has a low value of 58%, with a standard time at most tasks of 6.82 minutes, above the standard average time of 4.42 minutes, meaning that the output is smaller because the raw time is high. Work productivity has the highest value of 409%, with a standard time below an average of 4.18 minutes, meaning that the output is greater because the standard time is low.