The JHU Health Sciences Human Resources function supports multiple JHU schools: Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, employing a combined base of approximately 2,800 faculty and 7,600 staff. The School of Medicine, the largest of these three schools, employs approximately 2,600 faculty and 6,100 staff, and it is also a member of the Academic Division of Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM).
Performs activities in support of the University's Compensation Programs for Staff employees, including job classification, pay administration, and market pay benchmarking. Classifies jobs and conducts job analysis on all types of jobs, across all job families and salary ranges. Job families include management, academic, administrative, clinical providers, clinic support, and research/biomedical research staff. Confers with and advises management clients in job redesign and/or establishing career ladders. Conducts special studies of salary and pay administration practices. Performs analyses of data, creates reports, and presents results of findings. Assists in large special compensation projects.
Reports to: Compensation Manager. Supervision Received: Work direction at a level normally expected for a senior level individual contributor professional employee; works independently with occasional guidance for the most complex issues.
Primary Duties: Performs job classification and job analysis on all types of jobs and across job families which are complex in scope and impact to the organization. Conducts job analysis and recommends appropriate title and salary range based on an understanding of the nature, scope, and complexity of the position and relevant market pay data. Performs comparisons of jobs for internal consistency in the job classification structure. Performs analyses of employee compensation for internal equity and external competitiveness. Provides advice and guidance to management clients regarding job re-design and/or establishing career ladders.
Conducts assessments of employee requisition requests and processes the compensation segment of the process. Confers with and provides advice to management clients regarding appropriate salary adjustments needed to address internal equity and/or market competitiveness. Informs management of potential impact of various solutions and recommends appropriate. Conducts research requiring an understanding of relevant jobs, labor markets, and a variety of competitor industries. Conducts special studies of salary and pay administration practices. Creates reports and presents results. Responsible for assigned projects from conceptualization to implementation, including defining timeline, project tasks and activities. Assists with large scale projects, i.e., assuming responsibility for select areas. Represents the compensation function on HR and university-wide committees.
Scope of Responsibilities: Performs duties based on a broad range of compensation activities that require an extensive knowledge and understanding of reporting relationships, job evaluation and best practices. This requires knowledge of policies, procedures, practices and applicable laws and regulations.
Decision-Making: Decisions are based on broad guidelines, precedents, and professional standards and references. Policy interpretation is regularly required to meet objectives.
Authority: Provides work direction to lower level staff.
Communications: Contacts are internal as well as external to the university. Confers with faculty, administrative management and staff on policies, procedures and practices related to compensation that may extend to other areas of human resources, such as employment. Confers with individuals from other organizations, to include higher education institutions and healthcare organizations, to exchange information regarding salary and pay practices/initiatives.
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or other related field. Minimum of five years experience of professional-level human resources, three years of which include progressively responsible experience in compensation administration. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Thorough knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and practices of compensation program design and administration, including job classification, market pricing, and pay premiums/variable pay. Demonstrated understanding of quantitative analysis in compensation. Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, (e.g., Wage & Hour, ADA, Title VII, E.O.11246, etc.). Demonstrated ability to use personal computer software applications, (i.e., MS Office Suite) to gather, analyze, and present information, and to use query software for mainframe applications (HRIS) to retrieve data for reporting and analysis. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Effective oral and written communication skills to communicate with and influence management clients. Knowledge of pay administration practices in academic and clinical work environments is beneficial.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Related academic or healthcare work experience is desired. Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
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