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Interim Classification and Compensation Specialist

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
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Interim Classification and Compensation Specialist

Job no: 529274
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR, Other-Site
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Human Resources

Department: Human Resources
Appointment Type and Duration: Interim (OA), Limited
Salary: $39,000-$45,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins
May 9, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please upload a current resume and cover letter that addresses how your skills and experience meet the minimum and, if applicable, preferred qualifications.

In your online application, please include 3 professional references that can speak to your skills and abilities.
Department Summary
The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to strategically partner with the university community as a comprehensive, innovative, and results-oriented department modeled on the very best human resources practices. We deliver a variety of services and programs, which underscore a commitment to inclusiveness, respect, fairness, effective service delivery, and accountability. We strive to be proactive, consultative partners meeting the needs of employees and operations across the institution and lead efforts to attract, retain, develop, and engage world-class faculty and staff.

Working in UO Human Resources provides a unique opportunity to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. We strive to be champions for building and supporting a community that reflects a rich variety of racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, gender and sexual orientation, disability, cultural, and intersectional identities. We encourage applications from those whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion, from individuals who have been historically marginalized and currently underrepresented in higher education, individuals who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in non-traditional pathways outside of higher education.

The Classification and Compensation Unit of Human Resources works in partnership with academic and business units as well as other areas of Human Resources to ensure the design and maintenance of classification structures as well as the ongoing development of compensation programs, policies, and approaches in order to meet the unique needs of our campus while ensuring compliance with applicable laws, collective bargaining agreements, and campus policies. The unit provides strategies and solutions for our campus constituents so that they may achieve their classification and compensation objectives in an effective, efficient, consistent, and equitable manner.

Classification and Compensation is a unit within Human Resources in the Finance and Administration portfolio. Finance and Administration is a vibrant and varied portfolio serving all aspects of campus life. Our employees perform a wide range of functions including offering essential financial tools and support to the university's many departments, providing key resources to employees, and keeping campus safe, clean, accessible, and beautiful.
Position Summary
Reporting to the Director of Classification and Compensation, the Classification and Compensation Specialist (CCS) serves as a key member of the Classification and Compensation team within the University's Human Resources department. This interim role is a 12-month, benefits-eligible position with the possibility of extension, depending on funding resources and operational needs.

The CCS will provide both customer service support as well as research, analytical, and administrative support to the Classification and Compensation team within University Human Resources Department. The position will maintain and manage project tracking tools, documentation, and correspondence related to position evaluations for recruitment, promotions/reclassifications, and other position and pay actions. The CCS will perform related updates on HR's data systems and tracking mechanisms. The incumbent will respond to or triage and assign communications from general email accounts or voicemail boxes to other members of the team, as well as monitor and maintain web pages for Classification and Compensation. The incumbent will serve as the main point of contact for various types of pay actions, collecting data, logging, and evaluating requests for approval.

This position assists and acts in a confidential capacity to the Director of Classification and Compensation and as needed to the Chief Human Resources Officer and administrative staff who formulate, and effectuate management policies during collective bargaining as defined in ORS 243.650. They may retrieve and organize strategic information in response to union proposals during collective bargaining.

Note: this position is based in Eugene, but regular remote working arrangements may be considered.
Minimum Requirements
  • Three years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree plus one year of relevant experience.
    Professional Competencies
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete varying volumes of detail-oriented work timely and with the appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Collect, analyze and utilize data, statistics, or other information to establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and act accordingly to the information.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills to address various audiences utilizing various platforms of communication.
  • Demonstrated skill using Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective rapport with colleagues and customers and provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in regards to confidential and /or sensitive data or issues.
  • Ability to function cooperatively and productively as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Intermediate/advanced proficiency with analytical functions of Microsoft Excel.
  • ​ Prior experience developing content and/or publishing updates to websites.
  • ​ Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Services, Business Management, or relevant field.
  • ​ Familiarity with State, Federal, and Oregon labor laws.
  • ​ Experience working in/or familiarity with Human Resource functions.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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