University Human Resources is seeking a Classification and Compensation Consultant. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
Oregon State University is currently looking for a Classification and Compensation Consultant to strategically partner with the university's departments, providing key resources to employees and leadership. As Oregon's flagship University, we strive to proactively meet the needs of our stakeholders across the institution and lead efforts to attract, retain, develop and engage our valued employees.
Working in partnership with academic and business units as well as other areas within Human Resources, the Classification and Compensation Team helps design and maintain OSU's classification structures and assists in developing compensation programs and policies in order to meet the needs of our campus while ensuring compliance with applicable laws, collective bargaining agreements and University policy.
Reviews and approves the establishment of new position descriptions.
Determines correct position allocation and/or assignment within the appropriate compensation and classification structure.
Performs compensation functions and responsibilities within established guidelines and policies.
Reviews and approves employee classification and compensation in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Reviews, analyzes, recommends, and approves requested hiring rates, merits, equities and other off-cycle salary adjustments.
Reviews and effectively recommends actions for positions including appropriate appointment type and employment class.
Conducts reviews and analysis of salary or compensation actions to maintain compliance with the Oregon Equal Pay Act.
Reviews position descriptions to determine whether exclusion from bargaining unit criteria is met.
Reviews and audits positions to ensure FLSA compliance.
Generates and distributes communications to individual employees, managers, supervisors, or leadership about upcoming changes.
May present training sessions to the campus community on topics such as position description development, position allocation, FLSA, organizational charts, or other related areas.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business or related field and 3 years professional level human resource experience. May require professional certification.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources or a related field.
One year of experience working in a Classification and Compensation role or directly related experience as a HR Generalist.
Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations and use critical thinking to solve problems.
Ability to use excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, in order to anticipate, understand, and respond to customer needs in a positive, confidential, and sensitive manner.
Experience using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.) and familiarity with database and reporting tools.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position is based in Corvallis with some level of flexibility including the option work remotely with regular commuting to campus as part of a hybrid work schedule.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.