Compensation Analyst
University of Chicago 205 reviews - Chicago, IL

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Compensation Analyst

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80704-Human Resource Services

*Standard Summary
Under general direction of the Compensation Manager, the Compensation Analyst will: Conduct job evaluation and analysis. Review and classify jobs that do not fit within the staff job structure. Maintain the career planner compensation website for job families, job career tracks, and job description updates. Ensure that jobs are competitively priced through the use of pay data and salary survey data. Identify compensation issues/trends throughout the University and provide analyses and recommendations. Work closely with University managers and administrators to assess organizational compensation needs. Serves as consultant to address organizational structure changes. Analyze various sources of market data by reviewing the quality of data, performing basic statistical analyses to assess the University's pay position as compared to market. Assist in the development and implementation of changes in University policies and procedures to respond to changes in internal and external environments. Participate in salary surveys; manage survey portfolio and the market pricing tool. Conduct market pricing and annual salary studies to ensure internally equitable and externally competitive compensation programs. Analyze employee information provided by HRIS and prepare reports on data summaries, changes, and trends for use by management. May develop and conduct training sessions on compensation topics.

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The University of Chicago is seeking a Compensation Analyst to assist in the planning, development, implementation, and administration of the University staff (non-academic) compensation and total rewards programs. Areas of responsibility include wage/salary administration, job classification and evaluation, survey participation and management, job description development, data analysis/cost modeling, and other compensation and total rewards related projects and activities.

Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field such as human resources, finance or business administration required.

Certified Compensation Professional Certification (CCP) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.

At least three years of professional experience in compensation program administration and management, experience in human resources project management and information reporting required.

Experience working in both public and private institutions preferred.

Knowledge of laws and regulations governing compensation and general knowledge of human resources programs required.
Excellent writing verbal and quantitative skill required.
Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously, set and manage timelines and priorities, and work with many levels of management and staff required.
Ability to work well in a team environment and provide excellent customer service required.
Demonstrated experience in use of computers and multiple software packages required, particularly Microsoft Excel.

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Campus - Hyde Park

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Founded by oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago is a private, nondenominational institution of higher learning....