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Senior Compensation Analyst and HR Advisor

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Compensation Analyst and HR Advisor for University Human Resources (UHR). The position is a great opportunity for a Compensation Analyst to expand within Human Resources. This position reports to the Director of Business Partner Services. Under the general direction of the Director, the Senior Compensation Analyst and HR Advisor will independently participate in maintaining and developing relationships throughout the university and assist with administration of UHR’s polices, procedures and processes. In addition to daily resolving a wide variety of complex department – employee – supervisor – and human relations problems, while performing the essential key duties of this position.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Provides guidance regarding classification requests, competency-based job descriptions, classifications for new positions, reclassifications, and union grievances.
  • Performs compensation and position classification processes while ensuring internal equity and consistency with work unit designations in accordance with negotiated union agreements.
  • Interprets classification standards, appropriateness of qualifications, such as experience, education, and specialize skills, and appropriateness of essential duties based on the classification.
  • Provides consultative and strategic client service to the university community in human resources matters to include: consultation; policy advisement; change management and resolution; performance management; compensation and classification; recruitment and staffing; training and workplace assessment in accordance with applicable university, state, and federal regulations, processes, policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Identifies innovative, strategic and effective approaches to assist departments in establishing and meeting administrative goals and mission.
  • Provides assistance in the investigation and resolution of employee issues, and guidance on performance management and corrective action procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with contract provisions of staff unions, in consultation and collaboration with Labor Relations.
  • Participates in special projects to promote, support, strengthen and expand the strategic role and partnerships with clients.
  • Assist with supervising and training UHR support staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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