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Compensation and HRIS Manager

Adams County Government, Brighton CO

Brighton, Colorado 80601
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We are looking for a dynamic leader to perform a variety of professional, supervisory, and analytical activities surrounding the development, implementation, and delivery of Human Resources Department programs and services with an emphasis on compensation, HRIS, and employee performance management.

The hiring range for this position is $89,751.46 - $109,262.64 per year.



  • Plan, direct, and manage the county's classification and compensation programs, HRIS, and employee performance management system.
  • Provide management level analysis and recommendations regarding issues and processes relative to assigned services and programs within Human Resources.
  • Develop policies, procedures, and programs as needed to ensure that Adams County is current, competitive, and in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Serve as project manager or lead for organization-wide projects related to compensation, HRIS, employee performance management and other human resources related initiatives.
  • Monitor salary structures, balance staffing needs with cost controls, and help ensure that policies, procedures, and programs are in alignment with the organization's overall strategic objectives and HR vision.
  • Recommend strategic revisions to reduce complexity and monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Oversee preparation of salary surveys to ensure benchmarking data is accurate and market trends are communicated and understood by leadership in a proactive manner.
  • Provide intelligent and thoughtful advice to staff and leadership on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation, including the design and implementation of creative solutions to all compensation related programs.
  • Lead all employee communication related to classification, compensation, and employee performance management.
  • Consult with internal business partners, such as department heads and management, to assess compensation and compliance needs.
  • Oversee department functions of the HRIS business system, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
  • Supervise the daily operations and activities of assigned Human Resources staff; assign tasks and monitor work flow; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; recommend and implement improvements and modifications.
  • Participate in the development and administration of the Human Resources Department budget, goals, and objectives; approve expenditures as authorized.
  • Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and procedures for the Human Resources Department.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Supervision Exercised:

  • Exercises direct supervision over staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Human Resources practices.
  • Strong knowledge of compensation administration principles and procedures, as well as federal and state wage laws and regulations.
  • Highly developed skills in analytics, process management, compensation program management, leadership, and teamwork.
  • Ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of professional and technical staff.
  • Ability to evaluate information by identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts derived from breaking down data into separate parts.
  • In-depth knowledge of HRIS administration and reporting - preferably JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
  • Advanced knowledge of Crystal Reports.
  • Ability to identify problems and initiate solutions and/or corrective measures.
  • Knowledge of project management principles.
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision and performance evaluation.
  • Computer skills: Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


  • Experience: 
    • Five to six years of compensation program management experience is required;
    • Two years of leadership experience is required; and
    • Three years of strong HRIS experience is preferred.
  • Education and Training: 
    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or related field.
    • Master's Degree preferred.
  • License or Certificate:  Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferred.
  • Background Check:  Must pass a criminal background check. 

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