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Compensation Analyst

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Compensation Analyst

Department this Position Reports to


Hiring Range Minimum

Please inquire with department

Hiring Range Maximum

Please inquire with department

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



8:00 am – 5:00 pm, ET

Location of Position

7 Lebanon St, Hanover, NH 03755

Remote Work Eligibility?


Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.

Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

Partners with HR colleagues and key stakeholders across the institution to support all compensation and salary planning initiatives including market research and analysis, internal equity analysis, annual merit review administration and client support including ad-hoc studies and/or projects. Supports on-going administrative processes, enhances Compensation department efficiency and improves current practices. Provides project management support and may lead small projects or workstreams within medium to large scale projects. Provides mentoring and guidance to colleagues as needed. Other miscellaneous duties as required.


Preference is for on-site/hybrid work arrangement, however, for the right candidate – remote option may be considered.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Two years experience in a Compensation Analyst role including FLSA analysis and market pricing/survey matching.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Exercises the highest degree of confidentiality, professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent problem solving, quantitative and analytical skills, and ability to tie analysis and recommendations to broader HR or organizational strategy and culture.
  • Strong organization skill, able to prioritize appropriately, manage multiple tasks and deadlines and adapt to change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Preferred Qualifications
  • CCP certification
  • HR project management experience
  • Proficiency in HR systems and Microsoft Suite; ability to learn new software with ease
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Denise Garn, Director of Compensation

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Mathias Machado

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

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Key Accountabilities


Applies appropriate frameworks and methodologies to develop and conduct analysis, assess and understand organizational needs and issues, develop and implement appropriate recommendations and solutions, and monitor and assess programs and processes.

Percentage Of Time



Conducts compensation administration activities in support of all compensation programs and projects including daily handling of position requisitions, job evaluation and benchmarking, reporting, system maintenance and user support, and compliance and audit readiness activities.

Percentage Of Time



Provides consultative guidance to a variety of stakeholders (HR, divisions / departments across campus) to guide the stakeholder to the appropriate solution. Involves HR and/or division leaders and colleagues as appropriate.

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Develops and maintains projects plans and/or leads projects of low complexity, or project workstreams of low to medium complexity, including due diligence, appropriate stakeholder engagement, development and dissemination of communications and tracking of risks, dependencies and milestones. Serves on cross-functional teams as needed or required.

Percentage Of Time



Identifies and recommends opportunities for improvement including development of appropriate solutions and identification of implementation considerations. Develops, implements and documents system processes and procedures.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned
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Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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