Job Description Title Compensation Analyst
Position Number 995991
Home Organization Compensation - Kent Campus (100444)
Job Open Date 09-17-2013
Job Close Date
(1 week, 2 weeks, etc?) 10-01-2013
Pay Grade 4
Basic Function To assist with the development, implementation, and administration of compensation and related programs for administrative, professional, and hourly civil service positions. Reports to Sr. Manager, Compensation.
Contract Length 12 month
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities Analyze and evaluate position and salary information to determine appropriate classification, title, and/or pay grade; conduct interviews and job audits; prepare written reports and recommendations.
Conduct and participate in salary surveys (design and administer instruments, and compile, analyze, and report salary data).
Write and update job descriptions and classification specifications; maintain current position information.
Develop and prepare compensation unit reports and analyses (e.g. benchmark comparisons, pay plan reports, personnel actions, etc.).
Assist in the design, modification, implementation, and maintenance of civil service, bargaining unit, and administrative/professional compensation plans to include associated salary schedules, job evaluation instruments, policies, procedures, etc.
Research and analyze compensation and related personnel issues; keep abreast of current compensation trends, laws, regulations, etc.
Respond to compensation inquiries and concerns.
Review, approve, monitor, and take action upon a variety of personnel transactions (e.g., appointments, status changes, wage increases, etc.). Initiate paperwork as necessary.
May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Leadership and Supervision May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.
Education and Experience
Other Knowledge, Skills, and
Abilities Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management, or relevant field; three months to one year experience in compensation or related area.
Human resources management practices with a particular emphasis on compensation.
Federal, state, and other relevant statutory regulations.
Desktop office computing applications.
Written and interpersonal communication
Paying attention to detail and accuracy
Performing basic data analysis
Maintaining strict confidentiality and data integrity
Performing work under a strict deadline
Gather, analyze and organize data using a logical and systematic process
Determine relevant and irrelevant data when conducting analytical work
Visualize and articulate problems and concepts in a systematic manner
Recognize patterns and issues in sets of data
Work independently and as part of a team
(Unique characteristics or needs of the position) Please attach cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Must pass a security check. Applicants will be asked to take a skills assessment.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Salary Base 37,416
Physical Requirements Light work - exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Typically requires sitting, walking, standing, bending, keying, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Disclaimer The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Position Category Unclassified
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