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Compensation Analyst (17246)

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Faculty Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
Employment Type
Full Time
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Our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff represent every state and more than 150 countries. Our internationally recognized faculty are today's thought leaders in the areas of public policy, law, the arts, communications, international development, and more. Our staff are innovative, service-oriented, and dedicated to moving the university towards achieving its strategic goals. We are committed to an excellent experience for all of our students, faculty and staff and share a passion for creating change through our knowledge and our work.

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About the Department/Unit

HR is evolving and embarking on the Hiring Process Reinvented 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 market/equity studies.

This position reports to the Director of Compensation & HR Services, and is part of the Total Rewards and Service Delivery team.

Essential Functions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Project Support: Participates on cross functional Human Resources working groups on various projects, such as Compensation Management training, audits, reporting, process improvement and analytics.
  4. Other duties as appropriately assigned.

Work Environment
  • Minimal travel required.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full Time, 35 hours per week.
  • Sr. Coordinator/Analyst B
  • Exempt
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • 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 management reviews.
  • 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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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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