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Senior Compensation Analyst
About this Opportunity
Ball State University welcomes applications for a Senior
Compensation Analyst. Ball State offers excellent benefits,
including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for
employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.
Our Statement on Inclusiveness
At Ball State University, inclusiveness is one of the enduring
values and informs all of our work. We define ‘inclusiveness’ as a
commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity
in people, ideas, and opinions.’ As such, this value incorporates a
commitment to inclusive excellence and freedom of expression.
Benefits and Community
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- Paid Parental Leave
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Length of Assignment
Reporting to the Senior Executive Director of Human Resources, this
position ensures compliance with compensation and classification
federal and state laws, and implements strategies that are market
competitive and internally equitable. Responsible for the analysis,
design, implementation and administration of compensation programs
which support the University’s objectives of attracting and
retaining top talent. Perform job evaluations, participate in
salary surveys, and price jobs using internal and external market
data to ensure consistency in the pay structure across the entire
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
At least three years of relevant job experience.
Solid understanding of state and federal laws and regulations
relating to compensation. Strong quantitative and analytical skills
and a detailed knowledge of compensation administration. Able to
communicate optimally with internal and external customers of all
levels, including executives.
Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be
employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or a related
Experience working in higher education or non-profit sector.
Certified Compensation Professional ( CCP ) certification. SHRM
-CP/ SCP & S/ PHR and other related certifications as
acceptable as well.
Requires successful completion of a background check and education
Position Title(s) Supervised
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity
within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any
other legally protected status.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an
attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately
22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight
academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer
more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist
degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We
engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors
that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and
meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while
we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our
community, our state, and our world.
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The minimum salary for this position is $70,000.
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Duties & Responsibilities
Consult and offer guidance on compensation policy interpretation,
internal equity reviews, market analysis, job evaluation, and other
compensation projects and initiatives. Provide professional
guidance, coordination, and support in the effective and consistent
application of job classification and compensation administration
policies and practices. Provide compensation consultation to Human
Resources Partners on a day-to-day basis related to compensation
and classification, and internal and external market pay
Build and maintain trust and partner with University Leadership
(while acting as an internal consultant).
Participate in the design, implementation, and administration of
compensation programs and policies. Implement compensation
programs, policies and procedures.
Conduct job evaluations, job documentation, and salary survey
completion and benchmarking. Evaluate jobs and recommend grades and
salary levels to ensure internal equity and external
competitiveness. Assess jobs and their respective duties to
determine classification as exempt or nonexempt.
Prepare compensation program documentation, training materials and
Support the administration of the annual salary increase
Gather and maintain data to forecast compensation needs; prepare
statistical reports regarding compensation. Analyze data and
statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment,
hiring practices, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and
Conduct ongoing data audits ensuring data accuracy and integrity of
all compensation related information in all systems, tools and
Develop and present training sessions to the campus community on
topics such as position description development, FLSA, and other
Maintain knowledge of and apply federal, state and local
compensation laws and regulations. Keep abreast of new and emerging
compensation trends, creative solutions, and legislative
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications Accepted Through Date
Open Until Filled
Information regarding transcripts
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official
transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required
at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification
will be conducted.
Special Instructions Summary
For nominations and questions regarding this opportunity, please
contact Tiffany Turner, Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition,
Information for Applications Requiring a Cover Letter
In support of your application for this position, please prepare
and submit a cover letter that describes how your qualifications
and experiences align with the elements of the position description
(or leadership profile). In your cover letter, please also describe
how you have demonstrated a commitment to our University’s enduring
, including inclusiveness, which we define as a
commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity
in people, ideas, and opinions.’
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Undergraduate Transcripts
- Master's Transcripts