Sr. Compensation Analyst

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Sr. Compensation Analyst

Position Type



Human Resources



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

To provide compensation consulting and administration of college’s base pay and performance management systems. Perform compensation analysis, which involves gathering and analyzing external market data and internal employee data. Conduct internal and external research that leads to compensation recommendations on design and policy. Provide excellent customer services to internal customers and clients.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business administration, accounting, finance, math, or related field required.
  2. Minimum five (5) years of experience in human resources or related field with at least three (3) years working with compensation, HRIS, or other required.
  3. Minimum two (2) years of experience in the design and implementation of base salary and variable pay programs required.
  4. Minimum of four (4) years of analytical experience required.
  5. Intermediate or advanced level Microsoft Office applications experience, specifically in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:
  • Designs, communicates, administers, and implements base pay and recognition plans that align compensation programs with organizational objectives and are consistent with compensation principles and practices.
  • Manages compensation department projects as assigned, including job classification reviews, market pricing analyses for salaried and bargaining unit positions, department pay practice audits, and policy development.
  • Serves as a system administrator to Compensation Cornerstone application.
  • Develops and delivers training programs and management tools to facilitate the implementation of base compensation programs, principles, and practices and performance management solutions.
  • Serves as an expert resource in the development of effective compensation and performance management strategies and their integration with management objectives, and to other Human Resources and Organizational Development members regarding compensation issues and questions from line managers.
  • Evaluate and classify position based on standard compensation practices.
  • Maintain and is accountable for ensuring all position descriptions are up to date and reviewed by the manager.
  • Collaborate with internal Human Resources and Organizational Development, Financial Services, and Payroll to provide effective compensation practices and represent the compensation function in responding to audits or collecting human resources data.
  • Understand and gather data from the Financial Accounting system.
  • Develop and implement the program in compliance with national, state and local laws as well as licensing and certification requirements
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required?

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have at least 3 years of Compensation experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous questions. Enter N/A if you do not have experience. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2

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