Supports Johns Hopkins University in matters related to staff compensation including but not limited to job classification, market pricing, pay studies, policy and Wage & Hour Laws interpretations, compensation education and training. Consults with management in job design and/or establishing career ladders. Receives additional support and guidance for more complex and difficult assignments and issues.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs job analysis and classifies a wide variety of jobs across job families and pay ranges that are typically moderate in complexity, scope, and impact to the university. Includes performing comprehensive and detailed research and analysis to create new jobs and/or job families.
Provides advice and guidance to management in job re-design and/or establishing career ladders, may need assistance on the complex initiatives.
Provides guidance to departments on salary actions; e.g., job reclassifications, developmental growth plans, promotions, bonus/pay supplements, overtime calculations, annual increases, internal/external equity adjustments, according to established policies and procedures and/or federal/state/local laws and regulations.
Performs comprehensive and detailed data analysis to determine competitive position to update salary range structures and market reference data annually and assists with the University's annual salary planning process as needed.
Conducts simple to moderately complex and may assist in complex special compensation studies of salary and pay practices. Analyzes data, creates and presents reports, and develops recommendations as appropriate.
Assists large special compensation projects. May act as a lead compensation projects. May participate in project from conceptualization to implementation.
Utilize SAP reporting to provide data and reports to compensation team and/or HR leadership.
Will collaborate with central compensation team and Information Technology to test system updates and come up with creative solutions to data integrity, filing and general compensation workflow.
Conducts and participates in annual salary surveys and ensures appropriate and up-to-date matches.
May conduct and participate in specialized ad-hoc surveys.
May collaborate in formal or informal training with managers and employees on compensation and related policies/procedures.
May represent the compensation function on HR and university-wide committees.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or other related field. Three years related experience that includes two years compensation or comparable experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies:
Working knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and practices of compensation program design and administration, including job classification, market pricing, and pay premiums/ variable pay.
Must be able to build strong trusting relationships with clients. Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, (e.g., Wage & Hour, ADA, Title VII, E.O.11246, etc.).
Must be a creative and innovative problem solver, as well as a flexible, collaborative team player.
Demonstrated ability to use personal computer software applications, (i.e., MicroSoft Office Suite) to gather, analyze, and present information, and to use report writing software for HRIS applications to retrieve data for reporting and analysis.
Detailed oriented with the ability to think creatively, objectively and see the big picture.
Ability to work independently with moderate supervision.
Ability to deal successfully with the inherent ambiguities that come along with working in a very large and complex environment.
Effective oral and written communication skills to communicate with and to influence management clients.
Is ethical and is capable of maintaining confidentiality.
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