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UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
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The Staff Compensation Programs unit oversees systemwide staff compensation policy and program design, tools and systems, working closely with compensation and human resource professionals at all UC locations (campuses, medical centers, Office of the President, ANR and others). We facilitate collection and analysis of internal and external market data for strategic decision support and planning. We ensure that compensation policies and programs comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. We also work closely with other HR professionals across the campuses and medical centers to ensure alignment of the university's compensation programs and strategies with recruiting, career development and broader HR strategies.
Recognized functional expert who regularly leads compensation projects of criticality to organization. Utilizes comprehensive and in-depth compensation expertise to provide guidance and recommendations regarding strategic direction for the organization. Works on compensation matters that are the most diverse and complex in scope where analysis of data and situations requires evaluation of many factors and implications with broad impact on the organization. Develops internal and external contacts often pertaining to organization-wide plans and objectives. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and functions as a lead with other compensation professionals.
CAMPUS CAREER TRACKS GRADE WATCH: Facilitates Career Tracks Annual Grade Watch Process. Develops and communicates annual process document with timeline. Completes analysis of market data to confirm grade watch list jobs. Reviews anecdotal grade watch requests from locations. Works with locations to complete review of grade watch jobs over two months annually in early Spring. Ensures development, preparation and maintenance of appropriate documentation including notes and requirements including systems/Sharepoint are updated.
CAMPUS CAREER TRACKS JOB STANDARDS/MARKET PRICING: Represents Systemwide Compensation in regular discussions with implemented locations to determine Career Tracks solutions within existing job standards or developing new job standards, as necessary. Directs, market pricing of new functions or levels that provide competitive positioning.
CAMPUS CAREER TRACKS STEERING COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNANCE: Facilitates Career Tracks Steering Committee activities/discussions including governance of Manager 3 and 4 requests and related issues. Provides collaborative leadership for Career Tracks at locations that have implemented to maintain and enhance overall Career Tracks classification structure. Provide general oversight, leadership and direction to compensation teams working on various Career Tracks related reviews. Motivate teams members and facilitates meetings, acting as liaison and problem-solver. Communicate and escalate issues as appropriate for broader discussion and resolution. Applies highly advanced compensation concepts to guide complex analyses and evaluate varied compensation programs for the organization that are of significant scope and impact. Oversees existing and proposed statutory requirements governing compensation administration and recommends appropriate courses of action.
OTHER COMPENSATION PROJECT: Functions as a team leader and assumes project management responsibilities. Monitor projects status, identify issues, concerns and/or restraints and ensure leadership is updated. Report on status and deliverables to leadership as needed and/or requested. Leads the development of systems or processes to administer requests for new or revised jobs to determine appropriate salary grade assignment. Guides team on resolution of compensation issues and development of corrective or alternative actions to resolve the most complex compensation-related problems with organization-wide impact. Works in a highly collaborative manner to achieve results using expert level communications skills to collaborate and present highly complex information in a concise and understandable manner. Serves as a spokesperson and resource to provide management training and outreach to university groups to expand understanding of compensation and Career Tracks programs and principles.
SALARY RANGES ADMINISTRATION: Guides proposed salary adjustments for conformance to established guidelines, labor market movement, policies and practices. Consults on design and analyses of broad recommendations on revision of the organization salary structure, FLSA exemptions, significant job revisions, and the most complex organizational structures.
Expert knowledge of the compensation function, practices and programs as well as organizational goals, objectives and initiatives and how compensation-specific programs and initiatives may impact other areas of human resources.
Extensive knowledge to develop and implement significant new compensation programs for the organization.
Expert analytical and communication skills to develop and present findings and recommendations that are complex.
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative and consultative manner with diverse client groups, other areas of human resources, and members of the organization's management.
Expert interpersonal/influence/persuasion skills needed to interact effectively with diverse client groups and senior managers throughout the organization.
Demonstrated expert ability to prioritize and organize work assignments to meet timelines.
Subject matter expert to business unit managers and other areas of human resources.
Demonstrated ability to lead, influence and manage projects, as well as provide direction and guidance to other staff members.
Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills needed to interface with management on compensation-related matters significant to the organization.
Demonstrated formal presentation and training skills needed to provide training, coaching and education on compensation-related matters significant to the organization.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training and 8 years of progressive compensation experience.
Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) credential preferred.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary: The recommended hiring range is $136,000.00 to $175,000.00. Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is October 26, 2021. The position will be open until filled.
Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy
August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC Vaccine Policy
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