Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years of full-time experience in compensation, salary administration or a closely related field. Computer proficient including advanced level Excel skills.
Preferred Qualifications : Master's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field. SHRM CP/SCP, PHR/SPHR, and/or CCP certification. Three (3) or more years of compensation experience. Experience utilizing an Applicant Tracking System. Previous experience within higher education/public sector. Previous experience working in unionized environments, and with diverse populations. Knowledge of HRIS and reporting tools. Previous experience conducting HR related workshops. Prior experience interpreting employment/HR related laws, policies, practices, and procedures.
Brief Description of Duties: The Compensation Analyst will conduct classification and compensation analyses and assist in related compensation activities for State and Research Foundation funded positions/incumbents on West Campus, the Health Sciences Center (HSC) and the School of Medicine (SOM.) The selected candidate will possess excellent communication skills, strong analytical skills as well as problem-solving and negotiation skills. The selected candidate will have experience conducting research, analyzing data, and providing recommendations in a concise format for varied audiences. Additionally, they will possess the skills to effectively communicate and build rapport at all levels of the University, with a proven track record of writing, editing, and improving job descriptions. The incumbent must be comfortable working independently, as well as part of a team-based environment. The incumbent must be able to interact with a diverse population at all levels/areas.
Responsible for administering Stony Brook compensation programs (for West Campus, HSC/SOM). The incumbent will evaluate and analyze salary data, as well as determine pay grades.
The incumbent will review position descriptions for appropriate classification, compensation, and organizational soundness. Researches, analyzes and recommends appropriate compensation levels for positions and related salary review requests.
The incumbent will review compensation related activities such as requests for actual wage analyses, increase in job duties, reclassifications and promotional requests, all in accordance with contractual obligations and University guidelines. Understands and makes FLSA exemption determinations based upon Department of Labor Guidelines, job descriptions, and relevant job data. Interprets related employment laws, regulations, guidelines, and Stony Brook procedures, as needed.
Provides guidance to VP's, Vice President Coordinators, and department administrators on classification and compensation trends and related issues, application of University, bargaining unit, Civil Service policies, practices and procedures, and new initiatives.
Incumbent works with department administrators to recommend solutions/alternatives to changing needs and growing demands. Conducts needs analyses, assists in the development of and presents compensation related workshops.
Maintains records and electronic data files. Assigns line/budget allocations for related positions.
As needed, conducts compensation surveys. Collects, analyzes and manages data/information from various sources.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a Management Confidential position. This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Personnel Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Human Resource Services-Stony Brook University
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