Job ID: 2019-11153 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1
Princeton University’s Office of Human Resources strives to foster a work environment that enables all employees to embrace the spirit of Princeton and contribute at the highest possible level to support the mission of the University. We provide comprehensive benefits, programs, services, and policies that help employees meet their needs in career, health, and overall well-being in an equitable and inclusive environment.
The Senior Compensation Analyst supports the design, development and administration of the University’s compensation structures, policies and programs. This position works closely with compensation and human resources staff to determine grades and pay levels for employees, and ensures compliance with applicable state and federal wage and hour legislation. The incumbent aides in the preparation of compensation studies and projects, creates reports, and maintains data to monitor compensation activity across the University, and participates in salary surveys and other data exchanges to support compensation research and analysis.
Provide consulting support for the major areas of compensation including job classification, salary setting, internal equity, temporary overrides, attraction and retention payments, and FLSA compliance. Research and analyze market pay rates and internal comparators to support the determination of salary and grade levels for a broad range of non-faculty positions at the University. Prepare classification, salary, and title recommendations for presentation to clients by HR generalists. Meet with clients as needed; meet frequently with HR client service team and talent acquisition to collaborate compensation service delivery needs. Serve as an internal resource for information regarding standard compensation policies, practices and programs.
Assist in the data collection process to support ongoing compensation programs (merit increase program, salary budget planning, executive compensation) as well as major compensation initiatives and projects. Assist in or lead design of the development and delivery of tools, communications and training that support University compensation programs, policies and projects.
Participate in salary surveys and other data exchanges to provide market information needed to support compensation recommendations and to help identify market trends. Work with compensation and human resources staff to ensure that survey positions are matched appropriately. Organize and maintain compensation data such as position descriptions and organizational charts in a document management system. Maintain the internal survey database.
Ensure that the administration of compensation programs are in compliance with established laws, rules and regulations as well as university policies and procedures.
Assist or lead, as assigned, in responding to government related audits.
Partner with the HRIS team and the EEO office to ensure compensation data integrity.
Manage the intake process for all compensation requests for assigned client areas. Ensure that all proper documentation for requested action is complete. Follow up with clients and Human Resource staff as needed. Provide guidance and education to HR staff and University clients on compensation philosophy, design, concept, and review process.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
5+ years minimum required of direct compensation experience
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations
Ability to work well with multiple, changing priorities and tight deadlines
Strong service orientation and sense of urgency in responding to client requests
Experience with Tableau
Excellent Excel experience
Compensation expertise in design and analytics
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 117142721
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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.