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Compensation Assistant Manager

University of California, Santa Cruz

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Compensation Assistant Manager

JOB #: 1707030

Starting Salary Range: $64,785-$100,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment

Involves developing, implementing and administering compensation policies and programs. Reviews job evaluations requests and proposals, and provides advice on job evaluation, position management, and position salary-setting

The incumbent in this position is responsible for collaborating with the Compensation/Classification & Benefits Manager to provide compensation services to UC Santa Cruz campus managers and organization units. Services include design, analysis, implementation and maintenance of compensation programs and pay structures. Serve as primary supervisor of two compensation professional staff. Provide in-depth analysis of data to provide guidance on the overall compensation strategy to achieve workforce stability. The Compensation/Classification Professional conducts analysis on internal and external salary statistics; reviews, audits and analyzes positions, including job descriptions; prepares cost analysis reports. Coordinates with the Office of the President. The incumbent provides guidance to executives, directors, managers, and employees regarding compensation issues involving the interpretation and application of compensation management policies, guidelines, and procedures

The Compensation & Benefits Unit is comprised of benefits and compensation professionals who help design, implement policies, benefits and pay practices for campus employee groups. The unit is led by the Compensation and Benefits manager; and includes three (3) benefit professionals, one (1) Disability Management Coordinator; three (3) compensation professionals.

The unit provides recommendations to the Associate Vice Chancellor - Staff Human Resources (AVC-SHR) on all matters pertaining to campus staff compensation and classification including recommending strategies that enhance the management of the campus staff workforce and for the local administration of the system-wide benefits programs and represents the AVC-SHR on these matters in system-wide groups. The unit works collaboratively with colleagues in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Business and Administrative Services, Planning and Budget, all campus organizational units and other campus groups on design, implementation and policy interpretation matters as they relate to compensation and benefits. He/she designs and recommends campus compensation programs

Current work-site is UCSC Scotts Valley Center at 100 Enterprise Way, Scotts Valley, CA

Qualifications include:

- Has advanced knowledge of the compensation function and applicable practices and programs as well as knowledge of organization goals, objectives and initiatives

- Knows how to develop and implement compensation programs for the organization and understands how they and other initiatives may impact various areas of human resources

- Must have advanced knowledge of other areas of human resources and advanced business systems knowledge at this level

- Possesses advanced analytical skills to conduct diverse analysis and develop and present findings and recommendations

- Demonstrates highly effective written and verbal communication skills in order to present complex information in a clear and concise manner

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-22-2017

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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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