Salary Range - $59,830.00 - $85,471.00
Reports to: Compensation Manager
Apply at the following link: https://eapps.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/online_version.php?job_num=2009067
Closes: November 6, 2020
General Statement of Job
Performs complex compensation research and analysis requiring a high level of technical expertise in compensation. Provides consultation to employees and managers regarding classification and compensation issues.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Provides advice and counsel to management on a broad range of compensation issues and decisions, including compensation and market strategy, reorganizations, workforce analysis/planning, needs assessments, etc. Responds to internal and external requests for information regarding Austin Community College (ACC) compensation practices.
- Researches, analyzes, and resolves compensation issues, ensures compliance and makes recommendations for modifications to compensation programs to meet college objectives.
- Conducts and analyzes both formal and informal classification and compensation market studies. Identifies, analyzes, and recommends solutions for various compensation problems and monitors implementation of actions. Presents written and oral reports to management.
- Conducts analysis of qualifications and work experience for salary placement of new faculty and staff and salary placement and equity reviews of current faculty and staff, as necessary. Reviews and approves salary/equity calculations of Compensation Analyst prior to job offer.
- Conducts interviews and desk audits with employees and managers to gather and document job, organizational and occupational information including duties, responsibilities, and skills required by each job.
- Conducts cost analysis, salary and other research for reclassifications, workforce analysis/planning, development of new positions, etc. Verifies data and other information.
- Benchmarks jobs against salary data and other market data to determine salary placement/slotting for current and new positions. Drafts job descriptions and makes recommendations to Manager for salary placement/slotting, FLSA status, etc.
- Recommends FLSA status of new positions and audits existing positions for compliance.
- Monitors and oversees Position Control for assigned areas.
- Reviews and approves proposed requisitions for posting.
- Coordinates annual Educational Level Adjustment Process for faculty.
- Coordinates Temporary Assignment Pay Process.
- Coordinates, for the Compensation section, the annual roll of all salaries for each fiscal year, including adjustment of salary scales, market adjustments, position reclassifications, annual increase salary changes, etc.
- Provides training on compensation topics and procedures. Assists the Manager in developing communications on compensation policies.
- Monitors competitive trends in compensation and recommends changes to compensation methodologies and practices that may benefit the college. Participates in the development of compensation policies and procedures.
- As needed, works with ACC and external technical services to ensure systems support of compensation processes, procedures and legal requirements; participates in resolving technical issues, including testing system changes.
- Serves as backup in the absence of the Compensation Manager.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
- Federal and state wage and salary laws, regulations, and processes, to include overtime and compensatory time and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
- Comprehensive compensation and classification methodologies.
- General Human Resources practices and principles.
- Market compensation methodologies and best practices.
- Human Resources Compensation strategy.
- Business reorganization procedures.
- Researching, analyzing, interpreting and documenting data to make recommendations.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
- Maintaining an established work schedule. Peak periods may require some evenings or weekends.
- Demonstrated consultative communication style.
- Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy.
- Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
- Ability to present complex compensation information to employees and management.
- Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Interpreting and applying rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Budget analysis and working with exacting accuracy.
- Ability to identify needs, interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
- Prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines with flexibility to respond to changing needs.
- Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.
- Advanced use of Excel related to compensation, including the ability to manipulate formulas and conduct analysis.
Required Work Experience
- Three years related work experience.
- Master's degree in HR related field.
Other Preferred Qualifications
- Professional Certifications: CCP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP.
- Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
- Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
- Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staff employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D. Generous holidays include Spring Break and Winter Break.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.