This job has expired

Compensation Consultant (hourly paid project assignment)

College of the Holy Cross
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

View more

Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Compensation Consultant (hourly paid project assignment)

About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

This is a two month-plus consulting/project assignment to prepare updated market data analysis for the full-time staff (non-faculty) roles at the College. The consultant will be part of a team of three that will reprice approximately 450 unique salaried and hourly roles. This will be accomplished using three pay surveys that have been loaded into Payfactors (an integrated compensation data management program). Once market pay analysis has been completed, this position will then assist in assigning a salary grade to those repriced roles, as well as making initial recommendations for "slotted" salary grade assignments for the approximately 50 positions without a pay survey job match. This position may work remotely.

Start up:
  • Compensation Consultant will be provided a detailed overview of the methodology used at the College to market price roles, pay surveys utilized, and the Payfactors data base

Followed by submitting work in batches to the Compensation Analyst and Deputy CHRO:
  • Match Holy Cross staff roles to pay survey job descriptions (adding Educomp and The Survey Group pay survey job matches to what is already in place from the CUPA survey)
  • Reprice those roles using the three pay surveys, using the survey data loaded into the Payfactors data base to establish an updated composite 50th%ile for each unique role
  • Match the updated composite 50th%ile to the nearest Holy Cross Salary Grade midpoint (also loaded into the Payfactors data base)
  • Provide initial recommendation for "slotted" salary grade assignments for positons without a pay survey job match
  • Prepare reports of compensation analysis information


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years' experience as Compensation Analyst or Compensation Manager
  • Prior experience in preparing market pay analysis
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods used for compensation program management
  • Knowledge of human resources laws and regulations
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel, Google Docs, Google Drive, HRIS systems
  • bility to generate queries and reports from software programs
  • Prefer certification in compensation (SHRM-CP, CCP, or similar)
  • Prefer prior experience in higher education
  • Prefer prior experience with Payfactors, Payscale, or similar compensation data management program

Core Competencies
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize to manage multiple tasks with minimal direction - and then work independently
  • Capability to respond and adjust to changing work needs and demands in a flexible manner
  • Demonstrated proficiency to quickly adapt to new technology and acquire new technical skills

The description above represents the most significant duties of this position but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned, the inclusion of which would be in conformity with the factor degrees assigned.

To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, College of the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted. Applicants believing they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, sincerely-held religious belief, or otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information on your application materials.

Additional Information:

This is a temporary, two to three month position.

College Description

The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.

Region Description

Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities which you can read more about here.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to:

Holy Cross Benefits at a Glance PDF for download: click here

Application Instructions:

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.

In your cover letter please address how your work supports the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit

To apply, visit

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts ( and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( jeid-9e02e310d88b9f43ac328ee9d4028e65
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert