Compensation Analyst - 10688-1A

Job description

Updated: Sep 8, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 10688

Reports To: Director of HRBPs

Working Title: Compensation Analyst

Department: Campus Human Resources

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Job Code: 007726

Job Location: UCI Campus - Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of HRBPs (Human Resources Business Partners), this position functions as a subject matter expert and provides consulting services to Central HRBPs, campus managers, supervisors and employees regarding compensation, classification, and other ancillary pay issues. The position assists in the coordination with leadership/management on organizational and staff development issues related to the University's classification and compensation programs. Interprets and applies Human Resources Policy and Procedures, as well as Collective Bargaining Agreements and state and federal law as they relate to compensation. Conducts job evaluations and compensation analyses, and develops communications and resources as needed. Assists the HRBPs and HR consultants with planning and implementation for new classification programs and strategies for the campus as requested. Ensures compliance with all federal employment laws as well as regulatory agency requirements. Develops training as necessary and required. Uses skills and experience as a seasoned professional with a comprehensive understanding of compensation concepts. Resolves complex issues in imaginative and practical ways where analysis of situations and data requires a review of a variety of factors. General instructions may be provided on new assignments and initiatives.

UCI is consistently recognized as a trailblazer in a broad range of fields, garnering national and international honors in every school. The campus's diverse academic offerings paired with world-class leadership create an environment worthy of any passionate, dedicated scholar.

Campus Human Resources offers comprehensive Human Resource services to the campus covering nearly 12,000 overall employees. Services include staff recruitment and employment, job classification and compensation, benefit counseling, employee and labor relations, personnel policy and contract administration, staff diversity and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action compliance, staff development, training, and organizational development services.

Compensation Range:

Commensurate with experience.

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Comprehensive knowledge of the compensation functions as well as general knowledge of other areas of human resources.

Knowledge to develop and implement compensation programs for client groups and understands how they and other initiatives may impact various areas of human resources.

Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations as well as effective written and verbal communication skills to convey findings and recommendations clearly and concisely.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with client groups and other areas of human resources and complete multiple assignments on time.

Strong interpersonal skills to interface with business units and other areas of human resources.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing work assignments and meet deadlines.

Demonstrated knowledge of legal requirements impacting plan design and delivery of compensation and classification programs.

Demonstrated experience administering classification and job evaluation tools.

Experience in developing, administering, and evaluating classification and compensation programs.

Strong knowledge base of classification and compensation theory, practices and guiding principles.

Demonstrated experience/skill to research and analyze complex and varied data, analyze alternatives, and make effective recommendations.

Demonstrated experience in the interpretation of data, identification of trends, and documentation of findings.

Skill and experience to provide high level consultation on classification and compensation issues to a wide range of clients in a diplomatic and confidential manner.

Demonstrated skill to maintain discretion with sensitive and confidential information.

Demonstrated written communication skills to produce procedures, reports, job analyses, memos that are clear, concise and logical exhibiting correct use of syntax and grammar.

Skill to work in a fast-paced, high volume and frequently changing environment. Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments to accommodate varied workload deadlines and conflicting requests. Ability to work independently and exercise initiative, discretion and good judgement.

Demonstrated experience leading and/or working as part of a team on various projects.

Demonstrated verbal communications skills to provide complex information to persons of varying backgrounds and levels of authority.

Demonstrated skill to develop presentations and/or conduct training for staff, supervisors and managers.

Demonstrated skill to work with a variety of computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), database management, HRIS systems, electronic mail, etc.


Working knowledge of University policies and procedures as well as Collective Bargaining Agreements.

Experience working in the public sector.

Experience working in a union environment.

Experience working with HR software.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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