Reporting to the Director for Classification and Compensation, the Analyst is responsible for performing professional level of technical, analytical, and administrative classification and compensation work. The incumbent will liaison with divisional leads and constituents to ensure the accurate and timely classification, reclassification, and compensation for all Montclair State University employees.Â Â
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Â Â
Â Â Â Conducts the reclassification process, including conducting/analyzing reclassification request, conducting desk audits, benchmarking compensation for internal equity and external market rates, evaluating supporting documentation, and making reclassification recommendations. Ensures reclassifications are processed in a timely manner and comply with all applicable compensation and classification regulations/requirements.Â
Â Â Â Conducts the business processes and assures compliance with State of New Jersey Title 4A, and the all pertinent civil service statues related to a civil service employeeâ™s career life cycle with the University (hiring, probationary and permanent status, and promotion, among others).Â
Â Â Â Assists in establishing and disseminating annual calendars and related information for classification, reclassification, and reappointment procedures to the University community.Â
Â Â Â Leads the accurate and timely classification and reclassification of all employee group positions.
Â Â Â Participates in the professional staff performance-based promotion process in compliance with the Statewide AFT collective bargaining agreement and the Universityâ™s Administrative calendar. Ensures timeliness and thoroughness of performance-based promotion submissions.
Â Â Â Ensures completion and submission of comprehensive job descriptions for all employees.Â
Â Â Â Evaluates and maintains salary structures and ranges to reflect market pay.Â
Â Â Â Ensures compliance with multiple collective bargaining agreements, University policies, and federal/state laws.
Â Â Â Counsels and educates managers regarding all aspects of classification and compensation: job descriptions, including interpretation of classification standards, appropriateness of qualifications, and appropriateness of essential duties based on the classification.
Â Â Â Researches and recommends compensation ranges on position movements, new hires, and salary discrepancies by evaluating internal equity and utilizing published salary surveys for appropriate pay grade level. Prepares reports on findings and handles administrative steps to formalize recommendations and provide clarity for resolutions of contract provisions, historical practices, similar situations, etc.
Â Â Â Reviews performance-based promotion application materials and makes recommendations for review by the Director of Classification and Compensation.
Â Â Â Collaborates with Budget and Planning to review position budgets.Â
Â Â Â Keep abreast of compensation trends, technology needs, and federal/state regulations, ensuring that compensation programs and HR systems met current and anticipated University needs.Â
The above statements shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.Â
Â Â Â Bachelorâ™s degree from an accredited academic institution.
Â Â Â Minimum of 3 years human resources management experience in a field directly related to the functions of the position. Â
Â Â Â Well-developed analytical critical thinking, project management, and written/verbal communications skillsÂ Â
Â Â Â Masterâ™s degree
Â Â Â Professional certification in human resources management and/or compensation.
Â Â Â Experience in a higher education and non-profit institution or public sector organization.
Â Â Â Experience in unionized and/or civil service organizations.
Â Â Â Experience using Workday systems and/or other HRIS applications.
Â Â Â High proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite, with superior Excel skills
Â Â Â Excellent collaboration, time management, and negotiation skills with ability to meet deadlines. Â
Interested candidates will need to submit a resume and cover letter for consideration.
Organizational Marketing Statement:
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is a designated R2 Research Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
The University’s 11 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affi...rmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the website at www.montclair.edu/human-resources/about-us/eo-aa-and-diversity/