Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSEConsults with client-facing HR Business Partners and University leaders to identify and proactively address compensation issues. Develops, implements, and administers contemporary compensation programs, policies, procedures and processes. Manages projects and compensation processes. Serves as a mentor and peer reviewer to the compensation team, providing coaching and guidance. Reports to the Director, Compensation.Consulting with Human Resources Operations, Business Affairs and University leaders, manages the needs assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of compensation solutions on a variety of total compensation issues. Advises and assists in the application and interpretation of human resources policies, legal and union contract compliance. Provides compensation coaching and guidance.Designs, implements and evaluates innovative compensation programs, processes, and practices that support the attraction and retention of top talent. Monitors compensation program success. Manages projects. Leads compensation processes (e.g. annual merit cycle) and continuous improvement of compensation services and processes to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of compensation operations.Provides functional supervision (assigning, instructing and reviewing work of others) to the compensation team. Assists with coaching and mentoring compensation and project team members. Conducts job analysis and evaluations. Prepares job descriptions. Completes compensation surveys. Consults with employees, leaders and HR on the appropriate classification of positions, determination of compensation level and salary ranges, incentive compensation etc. Audits pay practices to ensure compliance with wage and hour laws and regulations and internal pay policies.Identifies, evaluates and communicates qualitative and quantitative data trends to assist leaders in making data-driven decisions. Monitors federal, state and local compensation regulations. Researches and analyzes human resources, compensation and higher education trends. Makes presentations and conducts training. Creates and/or oversees the creation of educational support tools. Performs other duties as required
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Bachelor's degreeBachelor's degree in business administration, human resources, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification preferred. Experience: Minimum 7 yearsAt least seven years' progressively more responsible compensation experience in large, complex organizations. Experience with implementing compensation transformational initiatives. Preferred: HR generalist experience; union experienceKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESAbility to articulate broadly and deeply about core areas of compensation administration and laws and regulations at a level consistent with seven years' progressively responsible compensation experience in a large, complex organization. Possesses a high tolerance for ambiguity and change. Demonstrated capability to form and effectively facilitate teams, and to gain cooperation and buy in in absence of formal authority. Ability to serve as a coach and mentor. Ability to value all people, understand, and appreciate their unique experiences, styles, talents and perspectives. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels. Effectively negotiates turnaround times and manages internal partner expectations.Displays an appropriate bias for action that demonstrates deep understanding of University needs and service excellence standards. Consistently exercises appropriate judgment and discretion in all job functions, even when clearly defined processes may not be in place. Advanced proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data.
Internal Number: 76_207686
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.