Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Classification and Compensation is a key member of the HR leadership team providing overall leadership and manages functions including development of classification tools and compensation methodology, compensation-related training and communication, and ensuring effective delivery and compliance with state and federal regulations, collective bargaining agreements, and university policies and procedures. This position recommends policies and procedures to ensure that the total compensation of faculty and staff is externally competitive and internally equitable so that the campus may attract, retain, and motivate top talent.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree plus five years of progressively responsible HR/Classification/Compensation experience. • Experience in project management. • Experience and familiarity with HRIS.
Professional Competencies • Proven ability to lead a successful team. • Knowledgeable about compensation philosophies, pay systems, and salary ranges. • Ability to provide high-level vision and leadership supported by strong analytical and problem-solving skills. • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and ability to deliver against tight deadlines. • Effective written and oral communication skills to address various audiences. • Ability to build and maintain effective rapport and relationships with colleagues and customers. • Excellent computer skills; proficiency with spreadsheets/Microsoft Excel for analytics and reporting. • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. • Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of work product, confidentiality and integrity. • Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and teamwork skills. • Effective persuasion and influencing skills.
Preferred Qualifications • Master’s degree. • At least two years of experience supervising or leading a team of human resources/compensation professionals. • Experience working with and interpreting collective bargaining agreements and employment policies. • Experience working in higher education or the public sector. • CCP, PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification.