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Senior Compensation & Benefits Analyst

Bentley University

Waltham, MA
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Job Details

Bentley University

Posting Details
Position Information

Human Resources

Employment Type

Summary of the Position

This position partners with HR staff and department/divisional leadership to provide research, analysis, consultation and guidance on compensation and benefit policy and practice for Faculty and Staff and leads or assists with project work as needed

Reports into the Director, Total Rewards

Essential Functions

Lead or assist with various compensation and benefits projects in support of the University by working independently to understand business problems, think creatively about possible solutions and develop recommendations

Advise and consult with HR Business Partners and managers on compensation matters. Review proposals for new and revised positions to determine appropriate classification and salary grade assignment. Assist with job description updates. Maintain accurate, level-specific job descriptions in PeopleAdmin

Partner with HR Business Partners and Recruiters to review/analyze positions, update job descriptions in keeping with Level Guide Chart criteria, and provide compensation data and recommendations for applicant recruitment ranges

Based on knowledge of classification methodology and legal requirements such as FLSA, assist HR in advising managers on department or division re-organizations and restructurings. Perform analyses and provide reports/data as needed

Administer a variety of compensation actions such as in-range progressions, external market adjustments, or bonuses to ensure equity and competitiveness

Assist with the development and delivery of training to educate constituents regarding compensation-related concepts, procedures, policies and regulations
Assist in the development of compensation policies, procedures, and educational materials

Conduct and/or participate in a variety of compensation and benefits surveys (i.e. TSG, WMG, CUPA, Mercer, Aon Hewitt). Order and receive published survey results and update market analysis and any benefits benchmarking. Identify appropriate benchmarks for positions using an array of outside survey sources. Conduct job evaluation

Develop compensation recommendations and propose to an audience that may include HR, management and up through VP level

Utilize various databases, HRIS systems and computer software programs to maintain records, create and design reports and create supporting documentation, forms and materials as needed

Contribute to the annual compensation review process including analyzing salary grade ranges and administering merit/bonus budgets

Assist in the analysis of benefit plans related to eligibility and participation

Design and implement reports to support ongoing benefits analytics, administration and compliance requirements

Make recommendations to improve benefits administration and maximize efficiency

Assist in communication of benefits as part of a Total Rewards program

Serve as back-up to Benefits Specialist to assist with benefit administration and answer questions regarding eligibility, plan provisions and other matters

Act as back-up to the HR Operations team for overseeing and trouble-shooting issues with benefit vendor integration file generated from the HRIS

Minimum Qualifications(Education and Experience Requirements)

Bachelor's degree plus 5+ years of related experience. Strong analytical, quantitative, and creative problem solving skills. Effective communication skills. Advanced Excel skills. Highly detailed-oriented with the ability to think critically about data to help formulate appropriate and unique solutions. Knowledge of HR information systems; experience with Workday is preferable. Must be able to prioritize, manage multiple priorities and adapt to change. Experience in Higher Education a plus

Physical Demands

Normal office environment

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*)

  1. * Do you possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a minimum of 5 years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity

, This position partners with HR staff and department/divisional leadership to provide research, analysis, consultation and guidance on compensation and benefit policy and practice for Faculty and Staff and leads or assists with project work as needed


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