The Division of Human Resources at the University of Arizona is seeking a Compensation Consultant. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled compensation professional responsible for the development, administration and maintenance of compensation programs to attract and retain outstanding employees. The candidate will play a vital role in the University Career and Compensation Architecture project. On an ongoing basis, the incumbent will prepare compensation program recommendations that meet the unique needs of the University and keep it compliant with applicable regulations and competitive in the higher education market. The candidate will also act as a mentor to a Compensation Analyst and other members of the Division of HR on compensation matters.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as a subject matter expert to the UA Career and Compensation Architecture project, a campus-wide initiative to implement a revised market-based compensation and job family model.
Leads efforts to conduct annual benchmarking of UA jobs and provides recommendations to leadership on salary increase budgets, market conditions, strategic opportunities, and salary structure movement.
Advises HR Consultants and University management on compensation program administration. Partners with HR Consultants to solve compensation related needs within their client groups.
Manages salary survey participation to ensure maximum coverage of UA jobs.
Conducts internal audits and provides interpretations of laws, policies, and procedures affecting compensation to ensure compliance; identifies areas of potential exposure and/or liability and recommends appropriate action.
Other Duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Human Resources Management, or related field and 5-8 years of professional experience in the administration of compensation programs with an emphasis on market-based job family architecture; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Experience performing compensation program administration in a higher education or research institution.
Senior SHRM, HRCI, and/or Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation.
The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.