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Classification and Compensation Analyst

Glendale Community College

Glendale, CA
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Classification and Compensation Analyst


$5,297.00 - $5,839.00 Monthly

Glendale, CA

Job Type

Human Resources

Job Number



Under general direction, conducts technical studies and analyses and makes recommendations related to the District's classification and compensation structures. Creates and maintains classification specifications, reviews and evaluates reclassification and out-of-class requests, and performs reallocation studies in a fair and transparent manner to attract and retain talented employees

General supervision is provided by the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. Leadership and work direction is provided by the Senior Human Resources Analyst

May provide work direction to temporary and student workers


Examples of Duties
Performs job analyses through research, surveys, interviews, observations, and other means as necessary to identify and describe District classifications, including the essential duties and the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other requirements necessary to perform them as well as critical incidents, for use in developing classification specifications, creating and validating tests, determining appropriate compensation, maintaining job families and series, and other HR initiatives

Writes and maintains classification specifications for District classifications to accurately describe the work being performed by each job based on the results of a job analysis and following standardized district formatting. Updates class spec databases (e.g., NEOGOV) as necessary

Conducts classifications studies by comparing positions with internal and external classifications to ensure accurate classification. Explains classification recommendations as necessary to management, employees, and the Joint Employee Management Committee

Conducts salary studies for new classifications and reallocation requests, surveying and analyzing compensation data from comparable internal and external classifications in accordance with District policies and continuing bargaining agreements to ensure alignment with market value

Calculates stipends for additional, higher level work based on a review of the work being assigned and in accordance with District policies and continuing bargaining agreements
Prepares technical reports detailing the process and justification for classification and compensation recommendations

Advises District management on issues related to organizational structure, classification, and reorganization

Organizes, develops, and delivers formal and information training programs on classification and compensation topics for District management and employees

May participate in the analysis of proposed changes to the continuing bargaining agreements, Board policies, and administrative regulations related to classification and compensation

Performs related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of:

Job analysis methods, techniques, and best practices in accordance with the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures, including validation strategies

Techniques, methods, and tools used in the development and administration of job classification and compensation plans

Theory, principles, practices, and techniques of public human resources administration, including position classification, salary administration, recruitment, examination, and selection

Research methods and qualitative data gathering techniques including structured interviewing, focus groups, and survey research

Federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing human resources practices in California community colleges (e.g., Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FEHA, California Education Code, Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, and related case law as well as district board policies, administrative regulations, and collective bargaining agreements)

California community college organization, objectives, programs, services, and governance

Adult learning theory and best practices for developing and delivering training programs

Standard business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and email programs to access, enter, analyze, report, and present data and information

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Basic math operations including numerical comparisons, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Ability to:
Understand, describe, and compare work performed in a wide variety of occupational fields

Identify knowledge, skills, abilities, and other requirements necessary for successful job performance

Gather, compile, analyze, and make sound recommendations from qualitative and quantitative data pertaining to classification and compensation

Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, class specifications, policies, procedures, and other written materials

Present information, conclusions, and recommendations clearly, logically, and persuasively

Interpret, apply, and explain laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and contract language pertaining to human resources administration, classification, compensation, and employee selection

Facilitate meetings and focus groups to elicit productive discourse and data gathering in an efficient manner

Design and deliver workshops and training programs to educate management and staff on classification and compensation related topics

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with District management, faculty, administrators, staff, bargaining unit representatives, and others encountered in the course of work

Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential personnel issues and employee situations

Actively listen to others, paying close attention to what is being said and asking questions as appropriate

Communicate effectively orally and in writing

Manage numerous projects simultaneously with close attention to detail. Work at a fast pace with frequent interruptions, while being mindful of schedules and deadlines

Demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff


Minimum Requirements

Option 1:

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resources Management, or a related field

Option 2:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resources, Public Administration, Industrial Relations, Business Administration, or a related field and two years' professional experience in human resources administration, including at least one year performing job analyses in conjunction with classification and compensation studies, training and development, and/or selection assessments

Additional Information

Starting salary is from $5297.00 to $5839 per month depending upon education and experience. Internal applicants may be initially placed at a higher starting salary as outlined in the CSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided may include, depending on the position, family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance

Application Process
This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:
showing required degree must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application

Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application by the applicant by the closing date. (If Applicable)

Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed

Position is open until filled Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as - see resume) or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921

Selection Process
All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates who submit a complete application and meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the college for an examination. Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be notified

This position is offered contingent upon funding. The district reserves the right to extend, withdraw, and/or reopen this position at any time

About the College

Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!

GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.

GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities

Equal Employment Opportunity
Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person's race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans' status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.


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