Executive Director for Compensation Administration

United States, North America
Mar 26, 2014
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Job Location Enterprise Hall - 44983 Knoll Sq - AS0001
Campus Location: Ashburn
Division/Vice President: Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable

Internal Applicants Only?
Position Type:
Posting Number: Staff - 003325
Working Title: Executive Director for Compensation Administration
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday day time hours. Occasional weekends as needed.
Total Hours Per Week: 40+
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 03/25/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:
Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Information Systems (or a related area), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, is necessary.

A minimum of 10 years of compensation and classification experience with at least two years at the senior management or executive level in an organization in which the candidate has been responsible for the functional and strategic aspects of compensation as well as managing a team of compensation professionals.

Desired Qualifications:

Track record of building and implementing a compensation model that produces measurable and positive results.

Working knowledge of applicable federal and state employment laws and regulations. Demonstrated strategic thinking and long-term planning skills.

Strong analytical, financial and project management skills are required.

Superior presentation skills, including the presence to deal effectively with senior level executives and colleagues. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write and speak clearly, effectively, and concisely. Superior interpersonal skills and the capacity to engage inspire and motivate others.

Customer-service and results oriented.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Facilitate the planning, development and delivery of compensation programs that align with the university's mission of teaching, research and service to include establishing and maintaining a job structure for positions using accurate job definitions, an internal valuing process and market data for benchmarking pay. Identify issues in current processes or policies and recommend/implement corrective or alternative actions.

  • Make recommendations to the Vice President for Human Resources and other HR colleagues to improve workforce planning efforts and identify organizational needs. Identify and develop consistent and regular metrics related to compensation.

  • Partner with the Executive Director of Human Resources Information Systems to maintain accurate and reliable records of employee information related to job attributes and pay. Develop consistent policies and procedures related to compensation practices and information validation.

  • Oversee the job evaluation process and assignment of pay ranges in accordance with the overall compensation program; establish and support a pay for performance culture and ensure that compensation plans and programs are competitive through market data/analysis.

  • Manage a staff of compensation professionals and work collaboratively with HR Client Partners, HR leadership and other management staff to provide meaningful compensation support and consultation.

  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of compensation resources and tools and maintains current knowledge best practices. Incorporate appropriate delivery methods for compensation practice into initiatives.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.PI74685782