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About the Department/Unit
HR is evolving and embarking on the Hiring Process
initiative which will improve our recruiting and
onboarding processes to deliver an employee experience that
attracts and retains high-performing and diverse faculty and staff
at all levels.
The Compensation Analyst will work as part of the Compensation team
to provide processing and analytical support for Human Resource
compensation actions, including position classification, pay/market
analysis, survey responses, organizational review, and HR
Information System data auditing. The Compensation Analyst will
also work directly with colleagues of all levels to provide
information, guidance and support on Compensation processes,
workflows, and data to help departments accomplish position
creations, reclassifications, promotions, reorganizations, and
This position reports to the Director of Compensation & HR
Services, and is part of the Total Rewards and Service Delivery
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
- Compensation Administration: Using compensation policies and
procedures, provides guidance to representatives across the
university on appropriate job leveling, FLSA classifications, AAP
codes, and pay bands for new position creation and existing
position modification for staff positions. Works with existing
workflows to review position descriptions for appropriate language,
titling, and minimum qualifications in preparation for job postings
and reclassifications. Provides assistance to HR representatives
across all schools in the creation/drafting of job descriptions
based off of unit requirements as needed.
- Analytical Support: Works in partnership with the Compensation
team on position reviews, including individual position assessments
and/or full department/unit reviews. Will assess job
classification, equity analysis, market analysis, and
organizational analysis. Work with part-time Compensation Assistant
to respond to professional salary surveys as requested.
- Project Support: Participates on cross functional Human
Resources working groups on various projects, such as Compensation
Management training, audits, reporting, process improvement and
- Other duties as appropriately assigned.
Required Education and Experience
- Full Time, 35 hours per week.
- Sr. Coordinator/Analyst B
Preferred Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- 1-3 years of relevant experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree
- 3-5 years of relevant experience
- Experience in higher education strongly preferred.
- Experience working with colleagues at all levels with a
customer focused mindset.
- Experience with high volume compensation action/position
- Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful
completion of a background check.
- To ensure the health and safety of our community AU requires
COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff. Click here to learn
more about our health and safety directive .
- Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching
retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their
families, several leadership development certificates, and has been
recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly
worksite.Click here to learn about American University's unique
benefit options .
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