Human Resources provides faculty, staff and administrators with advice, counsel and services in the following areas:
•Benefits, Health and Wellness •Compensation •HR Information Systems and Employee Self-Service •HR Services (Employment, Immigration, Employee Relations) •Onboarding Resources for Employees and Managers •Performance Management •Recruiting, Interviewing and Hiring •Training and Professional Development •Title IX
Detailed Job Description
Under the general direction of the Assistant Director Compensation, provides expertise in the planning, development and administration of compensation policies and programs. Evaluates existing compensation practices, policies, and guidelines and makes recommendations to improve effectiveness, consistent with compensation best practices, changing regulatory requirements and University objectives.
Partners with HR Managers (HRMs) to analyze and review job evaluation and re-evaluation requests; leads evaluation process for assigned job studies and applies consistent methodology; maintains job evaluation documentation. Advises departments on requirements for exempt status and FLSA regulations regarding overtime pay, exemption tests, etc.
Independently conducts research and analyses and prepares recommendations, requiring a thorough understanding of compensation principles and best practices.
Essential Responsibilities: Plans, develops, and implements faculty and staff compensation policies and programs. Evaluates existing practices, policies, and guidelines and makes recommendations to improve effectiveness, consistent with compensation best practices and University objectives. Independently conducts research, performs complex analyses and presents recommendations.
Provides advice to HRMs and senior leaders on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluation, including the design and implementation of creative solutions to meet university and organization needs.
Partners with HRMs to analyze and review job evaluation and re-evaluation requests; leads evaluation process for assigned job studies and applies consistent methodology; maintains job evaluation documentation. Advises departments on requirements for exempt status and FLSA regulations regarding overtime pay, exemption tests, etc.
Performs analytical studies in a variety of areas related to faculty and staff compensation. Recommends practice and/or policy changes. Conducts benchmarking studies with peer institutions and local employers to ensure market competitiveness.
Reviews existing and proposed statutory requirements governing compensation and recommends appropriate courses of action.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four years’ experience as a compensation analyst or comparable compensation role. Extensive working and practical knowledge of a wide variety of compensation techniques, theory, practices, methods, programs and plans including regulatory requirements, incentive compensation, and similar complex compensation subjects.
Demonstrated superior analytical skills including complex data analysis, manipulation and reporting
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage complex projects
Ability to influence others to support a recommended course of action
Advanced skill level in Excel
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, including group presentations and presentations to senior leaders
Required Minimum Education Level
BS in Human Resources CCP certification
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career ...education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”