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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 the ten campuses and five medical centers. 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 talent management 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
Position Summary Reporting to the Director of Compensation Programs and Strategies, the incumbent is responsible to be liaison between Systemwide Compensation, Systemwide Labor Relations and Location Compensation Groups. Incumbent is recognized Career Tracks, Labor Relations and Incentive/Recognition/Retention Plan 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.
50% Liaison between Systemwide Compensation, Systemwide Labor Relations and Location Compensation Groups: Attend successor negotiations and accretion sessions related to Staff bargaining units. Participate fully and provide support for pre-planning negotiation, accretion and settlement sessions between Systemwide Labor, UC Management and OGC. Provide input/information related to possible accretions and ULP settlement discussions. Assist with resolving issues brought forward by Locations' Compensation groups. Coordinate response to Systemwide Labor Relations compensation related questions such as requests for market data related to successor or accretion negotiations. Gather feedback on bargaining unit parameter requests and share with Systemwide Labor Relations.
20% Systemwide Career Tracks Post Implementation Support: Provides collaborative leadership for Career Tracks at locations that have implemented. 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. 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. Ensures development, preparation and maintenance of appropriate documentation including meeting notes and requirements. Maintains mini projects related to Career Tracks including milestones, cost, and forecasts. 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. Communicate and escalate issues as appropriate for broader discussion and resolution.
20% Other Staff Incentive, Recognition and Retention Plans: Consults with locations when they request new staff incentive or recognition or retention plans. Provide possible alternatives covered by policy. If a new plan is required, shepherds the location through the approval process all the way up to the University of California President.
10% STAR Annual Renewal Process: Request STAR Local Guidelines, review all STAR Local Guidelines, consult with locations as required, submit for approval, meet to review issues as needed, and participate in compliance reviews as needed.
Experience Required Qualifications
Min 5 years Compensation experience working with bargaining unit.
Min 5 years Compensation experience with incentive, recognition and retention plan design.
Skills and Abilities Required Qualifications
Comprehensive understanding of the University's mission, organizational structures, operations, programs, policies, and campus administration structure.
Knows organizational goals, objectives and initiatives and how compensation-specific programs and initiatives may impact other areas of human resources.
Is considered subject matter expert to business unit managers and other areas of compensation.
Demonstrates communication and interpersonal skills needed to interface with management on compensation-related matters significant to the organization. Demonstrated ability to interface with and present to senior levels in the organization.
Has expert analytical and communication skills to develop and present findings and recommendations that are complex. Excellent written communication skills which demonstrate the ability to draft clear, concise specifications, documentation and reports. Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.
Possesses expert interpersonal skills needed to interact effectively with diverse client groups, others in human resources and members of the organization's management.
Works in a highly collaborative and consultative manner with diverse client groups, other areas of human resources, and members of the organization's management.
Demonstrates expert ability to prioritize and organize work assignments to meet timelines.
Is able to lead, influence and project manage as well as provide direction and guidance to other staff members.
Thorough knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of software and experience in effectively using Word, Excel and PowerPoint to create documents, reports and presentations.
Education Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or other related field. Must have at least 10 years of Compensation experience.
Certified Compensation Professional rating or demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Compensation theory, concepts, practices, standards and processes.
Job Title Compensation Analyst 5
Job Code 000615
Salary Grade Grade 26
Payscale: $143,000 - $175,000
Full Salary Range: $112,100 - $216,700
The University of California, Office of the President, is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range shows the growth potential for this position and the pay scale is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement within the state of California. The selected candidate must reside within the state of California, or be willing to relocate.
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 March 30, 2023. The position will be open until filled.
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