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  • March 14, 2018 1:39 PM | Anonymous member
    Compensation Specialist - 501553


    The Compensation Specialist is responsible for the administration of the University’s compensation programs for faculty and staff employees, including job evaluation, FLSA determination, maintenance of the job description database, and the annual merit increase process. Plans, develops and implements new programs and initiatives to maintain compensation competitiveness.


    Classification and Compensation System Implementation and Maintenance

    • Designs and maintains the compensation and classification system. Performs job analysis in order to determine position classification and reclassifications according to University leveling guide and FLSA standards.
    • Provides guidance to HR Consulting Team to determine appropriate salary offers. Utilizes the pay policy as a guideline, in addition to considerations such as campus equity, market data, and candidate’s experience and educational requirements.
    • Provides compensation consulting expertise to HR Business Partners in regards to organizational restructurings and other departmental changes.
    • Participates in various national salary surveys including CUPA-HR, Willis Towers Watson and Mercer, as well as specific salary surveys conducted by professional organizations for other divisions to assess the University’s competitive pay position and alignment with its stated compensation objectives. Conducts special studies of salary and pay administration.
    • Oversees the annual salary increase process for staff to ensure sound fiscal allocation of resources. Provides consultation, analysis and modeling on annual wage and salary budgets.
    • Makes recommendations for salary structure changes on an annual basis to reflect appropriate market changes. Reviews market changes at the position level to ensure pay competitiveness.
    • Monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures. Makes recommendations to the Director of Compensation and Benefits and the Sr. AVP, Human Resources regarding strategic plan changes.
    • Identifies sound and accurate metrics, which can improve existing HR pay practices. Conducts benchmarking and presents accurate staffing-related statistics.
    • Analyzes competitive compensation and report findings and makes recommendations to senior management.
    • Partners with HRIS Analysts on reports for management.
    • Provides guidance to Compensation and Benefits Specialist on compensation related issues and works with HR Solution Center Team to ensure effective processing of salary transactions.
    • Works closely with Budget and Planning Office to maintain position control module in Banner.
    • Supports special projects and other duties as assigned.


    • Comprehensive understanding of compensation practices, programs, and plans
    • Thorough understanding of the University’s HR policies and procedures
    • Thorough understanding of federal and state laws and regulations
    • Understanding of the University’s strategy and infrastructure
    • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with tact and sensitivity while maintaining strict confidentiality
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Technical proficiency using a human resources information system and Microsoft Office Products


    • Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years relevant experience in compensation or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are acquired
    • Competence in human resource principles and practices
    • A working knowledge of classification/compensation theory and practice


    • Full-time, exempt position
    • Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week

    Pay Grade 9
    To see more detailed salary information please review the University of Richmond's Compensation Structure.



  • February 21, 2018 4:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The opportunity:

    The Lead Compensation Analyst is a key member of the Total Rewards team.  This role is responsible for strategic analysis and providing consultative, planning, project management and senior analytical support for our businesses.  This role is also responsible for integrating compensation with overall HR strategies to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce.  The individual will participate in the end-to-end design, management and administration of compensation programs and activities including overall design, base salary and variable pay administration, as well as executive benefits. 

    How you will impact WestRock:

    • Ensures a cohesive and comprehensive approach to the design of a total compensation package that aligns the organization’s objectives with compensation programs.
    • Uses compensation tools to make recommendations and offer solutions.
    • Synthesizes, manipulates and models large datasets and analyzes multiple scenarios and develops business actions and recommendations.
    • Consults with all levels of business leaders on compensation matters such as the design, application and value of using various components of the total compensation package.
    • Collaborates with human resources and business leaders and other stakeholders to define requirements and expectations and to monitor and provide updates regarding agreed upon deliverables.
    • Influences and provides recommendations and alternatives to address the businesses’ needs and objectives. 
    • Modeling complex scenarios and recommending business actions.
    • Builds consensus to generate support for new ideas and strategies.  Solutions require collaboration and agreement with Human Resource and Business Leaders.
    • Independently leads compensation initiatives and activities including developing and managing project plans.
    • Provides leadership and guidance to other team members.
    • Conducts complex analysis of practices and programs to evaluate effectiveness and ensure compliance.
    • Stays abreast of labor market trends and changes to recommend approaches for competitiveness in compensation.
    • Evaluates external competitiveness and internal alignment; researches industry trends and provides recommendations.
    • Independently conducts studies and recommends policy and process/operations changes.
    • Identifies ways to operationalize and champion changes/enhancements to program offerings.
    • Assists in developing and presenting HR and Manager education and other communications through various mediums for a global employee audience.
    • Recommends Compensation guideline updates and identifies and analyzes metrics for measuring effectiveness and improving performance of programs. 
    • Ensures collaborative approaches are used to achieve goals and to measure success. 

    What you need to succeed:

    • Minimum 5-7 years of total compensation experience in a role of similar complexity and scope; 3-5 years of experience at the Senior Analyst level. 
    • Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • PHR, SPHR and/or CCP are strongly preferred at the Senior Analyst level.
    • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in compensation principles and practices such as salary and variable pay strategies, labor market analysis and trending, job evaluation methodologies. 
    • Working knowledge of HR principles for integrating compensation with overall HR strategies.
    • Ability to apply formulaic, mathematical and statistical data for compilation and analysis and interpret market intelligence.
    • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and influencing needed to work with, HR and other shareholders.
    • Ability to explain complex programs and technical information for non-technical stakeholders.
    • Ability to lead activities and projects independently.
    • Demonstrated ability to handle highest level of confidential and sensitive essential.
    • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills and ability to “tell the story.”
    • Ability to work in changing environment with varied dynamics.
    • Advanced capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint. 
    • Excellent MS desktop skills.
    • Knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred.
    • Strong teamwork skills.

    What we offer:

    • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
    • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
    • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
    • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work

    WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

  • February 05, 2018 9:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     We’re looking for a smart, hard-working and motivated team player to join our Compensation group at Altria as a Stock Plan Administrator in Richmond, VA.  A successful candidate will be ready to take our Plan administration to the next level and support executive and client compensation work.  You will help shape our administration of executive compensation programs and be a critical member of the Compensation team.
    You will…

    • Manage all end-to-end activities for Altria’s equity programs. This includes Restricted Stock Units and Performance Stock Units, dividend payments, guide and agreement updates, annual grants and releases, data audits, and activities in between,
    • Provide direct support to and partner with key stakeholders in our Finance, Legal and HR teams. You will work closely with internal and external resources and vendors to ensure administration of our processes and programs are handled in accordance with plan requirements and timelines,
    • Participate in the annual management incentive and equity planning processes, which may include creating and updating complicated Excel spreadsheets, maintaining the online compensation planning module, supporting our client analysts in their executive meetings and helping review and edit Compensation Committee materials, 
    • Develop presentation and education materials to enhance our participant engagement,
    • Research and analyze programs, processes and procedures to make recommendations and  improvements,
    • Provide customer support and timely resolution to issues,
    • Regularly document practices, procedures and agreements,
    • Complete executive compensation and equity surveys, and
    • Complete additional duties and projects as assigned.

    Specific Skills

    Your Critical Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to manage multiple tasks under strict deadlines with meticulous attention to detail.
    • Be a collaborative team player who is comfortable interacting with internal and external contacts at all levels.
    • Exceptional analytical ability and Excel skills (Pivot Tables, complex formulas, etc.).
    • Ability to work independently, adapt to changing priorities, and maintain patience in high pressure situations.
    • Strong communication skills, written and oral, along with presentation skills.
    • Customer service-focused.
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
    • Manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity.

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
    • Experience managing an equity administration system, such as UBS administration platform/Solium Express Options is desirable.
    • Attainment of a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation, or working towards designation is a plus.

    At Altria Client Services, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development and advancement.

    Learn how our employee goal is to develop high performing and engaged employees who will help us tackle big challenges and continue to deliver superior results in the future at Our Employees.

    Please apply online:

    Requisition Number:  17829BR


  • December 15, 2017 2:14 PM | Anonymous member
    Are you looking for more than just a pay check?

    Mary Washington Healthcare is seeking a Sr. Compensation Analyst to support our growing healthcare system.  If you have a passion for Compensation and helping others, this is the right place for you.  

    For more information, please visit our website.

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