The University of Maryland Baltimore, Office of Human Resources is seeking a Compensation Specialist. The selected candidate will assist with the development, implementation, and administration of the compensation programs for the University.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Collaborates with client to determine compensation needs and develops appropriate action plans.
Consults with clients to determine and recommend effective and efficient organizational structure and resource allocation within budgetary constraints of the client.
Performs job analysis, job evaluation, and organizational analysis recognizing the multiple markets in which the University competes for talent. Participates in market salary surveys and performs market pricing to determine internal and external job value. Identifies job descriptions and career ladders to assist clients in designing effective development opportunities within the unit.
Analyzes compensation data to determine trends and variances. Recommends a variety of approaches to address variances and compensation issues. Identifies, develops, and implements process improvements to enhance workflow and operations.
Reviews new positions in anticipation of recruitment to ensure appropriate classification. Based on position specific information, determines if an existing description can be used for classification. As necessary, modifies and creates job descriptions which accurately reflect current roles, responsibilities and requirements.
Participates as a member of committees, projects, or initiatives. Assists in development of project plans and defining scope of work. May independently manage or administer programs, processes, projects, or resources.
Performs compensation data integrity analysis and provides recommendations to correct any issues. Follows up with clients to ensure data is accurate.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree.
Experience : Two (2) years of experience in job analysis, job evaluation, or other directly related human resource experience, including demonstrated experience in database and spreadsheet tools.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws.
Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.
Ability to apply specialized and theoretical knowledge, principles, and concepts.
Ability to resolve issues by utilizing independent judgment, discretion, creativity, and analytical thinking.
Ability to contribute to development and evaluation of compensation goals and objectives and ensure legal and policy compliance.
Ability to make decisions within general guidelines that require significant interpretation.
Ability to find solutions that require considerable analysis and evaluation of various alternatives.
Hiring Range : Commensurate with education and experience The target range for this position is low to mid 60's
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply .
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.