Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Total Compensation, the Director of Compensation provides high-level research and analytical support for University compensation planning and administration, and functions as a consultant to Columbia University Human Resources staff regarding compensation policies, practices, market analyses and staffing trends. This position plays a key role in the development, implementation and administration of compensation programs, systems and tools supporting the compensation philosophy of Columbia University. He/she serves as a liaison on a number of compensation issues to important client groups in Human Resources and throughout the University. Manages a senior compensation analyst and provides guidance, development and oversight of daily activities.
Acts as an information resource by providing consulting support to CUHR and University wide managers on Compensation Practices and Policy.
Leads annual merit increase process and automated support by e-Comp HRIS PeopleSoft application working closely with CUHR Operations and CUIT. Manages Salary Structure adjustments to conform to internal and external changes in market.
Oversees Market Data Surveys on behalf of the University to determine high quality benchmarking data for key positions.
Key resource in compensation related regulatory changes (i.e. FLSA) working closely with OGC, Finance and CUHR. Ensures compliance with CUHR policy as it relates to exception approvals for off cycle salary increases.
Oversees staff of one Compensation Analyst and provides management coaching and development for junior staff member.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree minimum with Advanced Degree and/or CCP desired.
Minimum 7-10 years' Compensation experience in a large, decentralized organization.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Excellent analytical, technical, written and verbal skills are required. Experience with analyzing survey market data. Demonstrated managerial and leadership abilities. Must be a team player.
Preferred Qualifications: High level of proficiency in Excel an Access and experience with PeopleSoft Hr information system. Experience in Higher Education desireable.
Certified Compensation Professional ( CCP)
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.