Compensation Analyst

Detailed Job Description

Position Summary:
Provides guidance, coordination, training and support to Human Resource Managers (HRMs) and university leaders in the consistent application of compensation administration policies and procedures.

Facilitates implementation of university compensation programs and initiatives, including the annual salary adjustment process.

Conducts research, analyzes data and prepares recommendations requiring a broad understanding of compensation principles, methods and practices. Interacts and advises on sensitive issues with staff and faculty at all levels of the university.

Utilizes expertise in job analysis and job evaluation and knowledge of the organization structure to determine wage grade assignment for staff positions at all levels. Submits data to compensation surveys; performs analysis and reporting on survey results.
Reports to the Director of Compensation.

Major Responsibilities:
Provides counsel to HRMs as needed in the day-to-day implementation of compensation programs, policies and procedures. Reviews proposed salary adjustments for conformance to established guidelines, policy and practices; recommends corrective or alternative actions to resolve problems; provides counsel for employment offers.

Partners with HRMs to analyze and review job evaluation and re-evaluation requests; leads job evaluation process and applies consistent methodology; maintains job evaluation documentation.

Submits data to compensation surveys, performs analysis and reporting on survey results; researches and analyzes competitive compensation practices in higher ed.

Assists in the planning, coordination, facilitation, administration and reporting of the annual salary review and market adjustment programs for faculty and staff.

Maintains and updates compensation data; consults with HRIS analysts regarding data integrity and makes recommendations for system enhancements.

Participates in the design and delivery of compensation presentations and training programs.


Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree
Two to three years of analyst experience including complex data analysis, manipulation and reporting.

Ability to plan, coordinate and administer complex administrative systems and processes
Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues
Ability to convince others to support a recommended course of action
Knowledge of compensation administration principles and procedures
Advanced skill level in Excel
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Strong interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Knowledge of job analysis and job evaluation principles, methods and procedures
Knowledge of federal and state wage and salary laws and regulations

BS in Human Resources preferred; CCP certification
Minimum of two years compensation experience

Wage Band: 118A
Employment Category: Fulltime

Required Application DocumentsCover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References
How To Apply

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Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to COVID 19: Please familiarize yourself with the requirements of the RIT Safety Plan. Information on the responsibility for each employee can be found on the RIT Ready website. As per the RIT Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all university employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their start date, or have an approved medical/disability or religious accommodation (see below). Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 1) two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series; or 2) two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination including the type of vaccine and the date(s) received must be provided to me as soon as possible and in any case no later than 2 weeks prior to your start date. All university employees are required to obtain a COVID-19 booster vaccination dose by February 28, 2022 or within 14 days of becoming eligible for the booster, whichever is later. Eligibility based on your specific vaccination can be found in the RIT Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. If you are eligible for the booster vaccination, proof of your COVID-19 booster vaccination dose must be provided to RIT no later than February 28, 2022, or your start date, or within 14 days of becoming eligible for the booster, whichever is later.

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