Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Compensation Analyst for University Human Resources (UHR). Under the general supervision of the Rutgers University Human Resource Associate Director of Compensation, the Compensation Analyst administers, gathers, analyzes and interprets job market data, comparing it against new and existing positions to ensure competitive pay practices across the university. This uses job assessment guidelines, policies and governance to recommend the placement of jobs in the appropriate salary structure, as well as, participates in annual market salary surveys.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Partners with Office of Labor Relations (OLR) to ensure we are compliant with bargaining unit agreements as it relates to compensatory actions.
Partners with the Sr. Compensation Analyst to provide analytical and tactical support for corporate-wide Compensation processes.
Collaborates with HR partners on salary determination for new hires, promotions, transfers, and other compensation actions by ensuring compliance with bargaining unit agreements and University compensation policies, guidelines and processes.
Assists with drafting plans and communications designed to provide stakeholders with timely and accurate information regarding compensation initiatives.
Partners with compensation team with development of proposals and presentations referencing compensation programs (including market data and appropriate pay levels/targets) to influence and educate senior level decision-makers.
Provides assistance and support the continued development, rollout and maintenance of Job Architecture.
Monitors the job evaluation process to analyze job content, focusing on responsibilities and required skills & knowledge level needed to fulfill the position and determine appropriate grade level within the University compensation structure based on market competitiveness and internal compare across the University for a holistic view.
Assist the Sr. Compensation Analyst with analyzing results of surveys to determine internal impact.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Psychology, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Compensation practices: compensation programs, job evaluation, market pricing methodology, compensation modeling and advanced analytics and project management preferably in a higher education and/or healthcare environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work independently under general direction.
Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information, and to manage conflict and highly complex situations and relationships are essential.
Possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing priorities.
Ability to deliver creative solutions and be a critical thinker.
Solid understanding of HR systems – PeopleSoft and vendor survey systems.
Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
A consultative relationship with management at all levels.
Possess applicable knowledge in federal and state regulatory requirements.
Knowledge of Bargaining Unions.
Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) strongly preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing.
No special vision requirements.
Ability to lift or exert force up to ten (10) pounds.
Posting Number: 20ST2007
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 121994
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.