Executive Director Systemwide Compensation Programs and Strategy
University of California Office of the President
Requisition Number: 20190544
Appointment Type: Staff - Career
Personnel Program: MSP
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Percentage of Time: 100
Organizational Area: Human Resources - VP Immediate Office
Location: Oakland, CA
Posting Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.
Position Summary: Systemwide Human Resources located within the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director, Systemwide Compensation Programs and Strategy. The systemwide Compensation programs group's strategic focus is to align staff compensation programs with relevant markets (particularly total cash); promote an understanding of compensation at UC; and recognize compensation as a competitive tool to drive organizational results.
Along with the Vice President of Systemwide Human Resources, the Executive Director serves as a principal interface to the Regents, President, Chancellors, and Senior Leadership across the University, in response to their specific or general questions related to compensation. They work with other members of the Vice President of Systemwide Human Resources team to provide coordinated policies and programs across UC's workforce, providing direct leadership in integrating UC's overall Human Resources philosophy. They also partner with Vice President of Systemwide Human Resources and key members of Office of the President leadership for data analysis, governance, oversight, and preparation of materials for the President and Board of Regents.
A board-tested, inspirational leader and manager of people, compensation subject matter expert, and trusted advisor, this new Executive Director will have experience leading and managing a complex organization with multiple stakeholders and have a strong understanding of organization-wide compensation programs, executive compensation, and incentive plans that make up a total rewards strategy. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strategic mindset in making long term decisions impacting systemwide compensation strategy, philosophy, and execution of programs and policies. In addition, they will have the ability to oversee systemwide compensation policy development for highly complex compensation issues and processes through subordinate managers, including the development and recommendation of changes to existing compensation policies and programs. They will guide managerial staff in their assessment of competitive market trends for all levels of university employees focusing on market principles and internal turnover data to develop compensation programs that meet business needs.
A Bachelor's degree in related area and +10 years of significant, complex compensation experience including executive compensation is required. Experience within a complex, public institution is strongly desired. Experience in a higher education setting that includes academic medicine and/or healthcare experience desired.
The University of California is a system of ten campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources division. The Office of the President, located in Oakland CA, is the University's headquarters. UCOP supports the UC campuses and students through system-wide funding and programs while managing the University's multi-billion dollar operations and investments. UCOP coordinates activities that allow a complex and unique system to operate efficiently as one university, furthering its public interest, academic, and research missions.
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About us The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the corporate headquarters to the ten campuses, five medical centers and three Department of Energy National Labs and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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About University of California Office of the President
The Office of the President is the systemwide headquarters of the University of California, managing its fiscal and business operations and supporting the academic and research missions across its campuses, labs and medical centers.