Compensation Analyst Senior

Houston, TX
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.

We are currently seeking a Compensation Analyst Senior who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity

You: Part detective and part analyst, you enjoy gathering information from a variety of sources and organizing it to reveal patterns and trends that can support decision making.

Your mission: You'll be in charge of maintaining the college compensation system, ensuring consistent application of classification standards for job classes.

A typical day: One day, you may launch an ad hoc survey that you designed to obtain and analyze market pay rates, then update several job descriptions, followed by addressing employee requests for classification review. The next day, you'll be evaluating new positions by investigating and analyzing position duties and responsibilities to determine appropriate classification and salary levels.

Next steps: If this sounds like the challenging and rewarding role you've been looking for, we're looking for you. Your next step should be to submit your application today!

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

    It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.
    HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

    Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Psychology or related field required.

    Three (3) years of HR experience and at least one (1) year in the areas of Compensation and HRIS required.

    Proficient use of PeopleSoft, Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint and Access Database Applications

    Knowledge of federal and state wage and salary laws and regulations; survey methodology

    Ability to conduct research, analyze information and data and present findings in a concise format

    Ability to analyze and interpret policies, practices and procedures

    Knowledge of Job Analysis techniques and some exposure to automated job evaluation systems

    Require attention to detail and good written and verbal communications skills

    Ability to work with diverse populations, both internally and externally

    Knowledge of customer service principles


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