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Compensation Analyst

Office of Human Resources

Vacancy Number 300779

Position Type: Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 04/28/17     Closes: 06/29/17

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Position is open until filled, and applications received by June 5, 2017 will receive priority consideration.

Under direction of the Senior Associate Director of Human Resources, oversee and perform a wide range of activities in the design, development and administration of the University’s compensation and classification programs for staff and faculty.  Work within the framework of the University System of Maryland while supporting the strategic initiatives of the University.  Monitor, evaluate and manage internal and external equity and ensure programs and practices comply with state and federal regulations.

Conduct a wide range of activities in the design, development and administration of base compensation pay policies, practices, programs and guidelines within a diverse, multi-business University environment.  Lead and participate in validation efforts related to compensation programs supporting the strategic objectives of diverse business units.

Monitor competitive trends in compensation and identify the strategic position of various University businesses compared to other employers.  Conduct and inform the identification of appropriate salary surveys to gather market information.  Identify and develop salary administration design and system enhancements.  Monitor, evaluate and manage internal and external equity in job placement and pay.

Lead and manage projects related to applying best practice in compensation, job classification and performance management program design.  Manage the development of annual salary increase and adjustment programs, forecasting, analysis and reporting to senior management.

Ensure programs and practices are in compliance with state and federal regulations.  Provide compensation consulting expertise to senior management.  Administer, deliver and manage programs to train managers and employees on the University’s compensation policies, practices, and administration.
Review on-going effectiveness of compensation plans and programs to ensure they meet financial and philosophical objectives.  Prepare recommendations and special studies on subjects such as incentive compensation and similar complex programs.

Perform compensation and classification quantitative data analysis and research using standard reporting tools, data extraction tools, surveys, and data reporting mechanisms.  Provide evaluation, analysis and design related to increasing the use of PeopleSoft HCM system and other recommended/related software and decision-support electronic systems.  Prepare reports and develop metrics, data summaries, changes and trends for use by management.  Respond to USM system requests for compensation and classification reporting and actively participate as a member of the USM Compensation/Classification Committee.

Required Education and Experience
Education:  Baccalaureate degree in Business, Finance, Psychology, Human Resources or related field/discipline.
Experience:  Five years of progressively responsible compensation and project management experience that include responsibilities for: compensation program design and development; communication of pay policies, programs, and procedures; managing legal compliance; utilizing HRIS to query, analyze, and prepare reports on employee information.  

Preferred Education and Experience
Education:   Master degree in Business, Finance or related field/discipline
Experience: Compensation and/or human resources experience in higher education.  Experience working with PeopleSoft Human Capital Management.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Possess practitioner to expertise level understanding of the principles and practices of classification and compensation and their application and relationships to other human resources programs.  Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal communication, project planning and project management skills.  Demonstrated creativity in providing new and contemporary approaches to pay for performance programs.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word, and Access software programs.  Ability to extract and manipulate data from HRIS.  Ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare reports and correspondence.  Ability to conduct thorough analysis; organize and delegate. Excellent written, verbal, electronic and presentation skills.  Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Ability to read and interpret complex documents.  Ability to make effective and persuasive arguments and presentations on complex topics.  Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.  Familiarity with regulatory and statutory requirements.  Exercise independent judgment and high risk decision-making.  Ability to set priorities and to work comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.  Knowledge of budgeting, accounting and finance is preferred.

The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

We need to receive your electronic application in our system by the vacancy closing date in order to consider you for the vacancy.  Information follows about submitting the electronic application and attaching your cover letter and resume. 

Applicant Instructions: Using Candidate Gateway to View and Apply for UB Vacancies

The Candidate Gateway system serves as your connection to the University of Baltimore’s job application process. It is a free, safe and secure way for you to apply for the job you want, and it allows the Office of Human Resources to maintain accurate records. Your use of the system does not require you to surrender any of your rights to privacy or confidentiality during the application process. Only qualified members of UB’s Human Resources team and members of the relevant search committee can access your application information. The search committee will not have access to any information you provide to HR for affirmative action reporting purposes.

Please read and print the information below before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.

NAVIGATION

A - COVER LETTER AND RESUME ATTACHMENT AND UPLOAD

Before you apply:

 Save a single PDF or Word file with your cover letter, resume, and any additional information you would like to have considered.

When you apply:

•In Candidate Gateway: Click “Browse” to access the Word or PDF document you saved with all of your documents.
•Then, click “Upload” to attach it.
•Click “Continue” to continue the application process.

B - ENTER DATA ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES:

Each page shows this display:
Previous Save Submit Close Application Careers Home NEXT

above and below the required data for the four categories shown above.

Click “Save” to save the data you entered on that page. The message “You have successfully submitted your job application.” confirms only that you entered that page of information into the system. You must click “Next” to continue and complete the entire application process.

1. Current and Prior Employment/Work Experience:

•Enter employment information relevant to your position of interest.
•You can use the first day of the month wherever dates are required.
•After you enter your work experience, click “Save,” then click “Next.”

2. Education/Education History and References:

•Use the dropdown to enter your highest education level.  Entering this information is required.
•Then, only college and university information is required. Click the plus sign to the left of the “Postsecondary Education” link to enter that information.
•For country, enter USA or click the hourglass to select another country.
•You can use the first day of the month wherever dates are required.
•Click the plus sign to the left of "References" to enter two professional references.
•After you enter your education information and references, click “Save,” then click “Next.”

3. How did you find out about us/how did you find out about the job?

•After you enter this information, click “Save,” then click “Next.”

4. Online Questionnaire/Application Questionnaire: Answer the questions requiring a yes or no response. After you answer them, click “Submit.” This leads you to the Submit Online Application page.

C – SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION

To apply for your selected job: When you reach the “Submit Online Application” page shown below, you must click “I agree to these terms” and then click the “Submit” button at the end of the screen. After you click “Submit,” then you will see this information at the top of your screen:

My Applications
Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Baltimore. HR will process your application documents for the search committee’s consideration.
Note: This screen will also show additional information about the selection process and Office of Human Resources contact information.

Questions/Help
If you have trouble viewing our job postings or applying for the vacancy, contact pmason@ubalt.edu for assistance.

TO APPLY:

External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.

Internal applicants (students taking classes at UB and current employees) with login and password for MyUB: use the internal applicant link, log into My UB, then click the “View or Apply for Job Positions” link on the left.

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

http://www.ubalt.edu/hr

  • Never use the Internet Explorer “Back” and “Forward” arrows to navigate. You will lose the information you have submitted.
  • To navigate between pages, use the “Next,” “Previous,” and “Return to Previous Page” buttons.
  • Use the “Save” button to save your information so you can return to it later and complete your application. Using “Save” does not complete the process to apply for a job opening.

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices.

Last Published 10/2/15