Under the leadership of the HR Manager/Compensation, the Compensation Specialist will collaborate with the compensation team and various supervisors to support the job classification process, including position updates with post, updates with no post, and new position description requests through the Integrated Employment System and the Position Review System. The Compensation Specialist must view information in SAP as needed. May be required to enter information in SAP in job classification fields.
The Compensation Specialist must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; build and maintain positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively while maintaining a high degree of accuracy; model, promote, and provide exceptional customer service and respect for diversity; report to meetings at different locations both on campus on off campus; and effectively interact with individuals from various levels throughout the university.
Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: facilitating compensation activities in other sectors, building and running reports from the system of record, reporting data for market surveys and running custom reports, etc.
We are seeking an individual with initiative, superior customer service focus, team oriented, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships, and expertise in the full Microsoft Office Suite. A successful candidate will also have HR professional knowledge, the ability to multi-task with a strong emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail. Solid time management, problem solving, critical thinking, follow-through, and planning and organizational skills are all critical to the success in this position and a high level of respect for confidentiality and diversity are a must.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience as a staff support/administrative assistant. Prefer experience in health care setting.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.