Compensation & Classification Consultant 4

Riverside, CA
Jun 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Compensation & Classification Consultant 4
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Human Resources
Date Posted: 03/13/2017

Position Information: The UCR Human Resources department has added several positions that will allow us to do exciting work in support of organizational initiatives. If you are looking for a position that will provide you with a challenge, growth and development opportunities, and the forum to showcase your expertise and client service skills, join our team in the UCR HR department. This position will be responsible for managing an ongoing assignment of compensation and classification activities. Responsibilities will include administration of staff compensation programs, evaluation of base pay, market and data analysis for job families and individual jobs; preparing costing scenarios for the purpose of developing compensation options for management decision-making, including costing scenarios for multi-year collective bargaining wage proposals, review & recommendations related to market equity studies; conducting and participation in compensation surveys; analyzing and interpreting salary survey data to develop compensation structures and programs, and ensure market competitiveness. The position will coordinate campuswide compensation programs (i.e., systemwide salary programs, awards, etc), including the preparation of eligibility rosters, salary range/step structure adjustments, and campus guidelines. Serves as a subject matter and business process expert for HR systems development; and serves as a lead campus resource for classification and compensation-related policy matters. Develops and presents formal and informal campus training, and communicates compensation-related information to campus community. Participates in the assessment, strategic planning, and development of classification and compensation programs.

Minimum Requirements: Demonstrated presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience with formulating policies and procedures, taking into account legal, institutional, and operational perspectives.
Advanced analytical skills to conduct diverse analysis; develop and present findings and recommendations; and highly effective written and verbal communication skills in order to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
Advanced knowledge to develop and implement compensation programs for the organization and understands how they and other initiatives may impact various areas of human resources.
Advanced interpersonal skills to interact with client groups and other areas of human resources as well as to understand and present how compensation can address and support business needs and objectives.
Advanced knowledge of other areas of human resources and advanced business systems knowledge at this level.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing work assignments and meet deadlines.
Advanced knowledge of the compensation function and applicable practices and programs as well as knowledge of organization goals, objectives and initiatives.
Demonstrated highly effective written and verbal communication skills in order to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client groups, other areas of human resources, and members of the organization's management.
Demonstrated ability to lead, influence and manage projects at this level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview