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Compensation Director

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, Texas 75390
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Compensation Director
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Take advantage of this opportunity to join UT Southwestern Medical Center – ranked one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal. Due to our continued growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking an experienced Compensation Director.

The Compensation Director directs the strategic planning, development, implementation, and administration of Compensation programs for Administrative & Professional and Classified employee populations. This includes:

  • Organizational design
  • Job/role design
  • Determining market pricing strategies
  • Developing variable pay programs
  • Developing salary structures sensitive to internal and external requirement
  • Developing effective administration procedures to process all pay programs

In addition, the Compensation Director directs and develops the processes for assuring that the pay practices for UTSW are competitive and support the institutional compensation philosophy and business goals and objectives. This includes managing external systems to gather and analyze market data for all possible UTSW jobs. He/she will direct, develop, monitor, and review the implementation of a competitive compensation strategy resulting in the attraction, retention, motivation, and rewarding of a high performance workforce. Serving as a leader, the Compensation Director also manages staff, makes hiring decisions, provides coaching, training and mentoring, manages performance and determines staffing needs. He/she will perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Health Administration or related field. Master's degree in Human Resources, Business, Health Administration or related field preferred.
  • Fifteen (15) years of progressive human resources experience.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of compensation experience.
  • Five plus (5+) years of supervisory experience.
  • Prior experience in incentive compensation in an academic Healthcare setting.
  • Prior experience in Physician and Faculty compensation is preferred.

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About UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2,000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. Our University Hospital has achieved Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), joining only 7% of hospitals in the United States.

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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