Compensation Analyst
City Colleges of Chicago
District Office
1d ago

Duties and Responsibilities

Compensation Analyst District Office Dawson Technical Institute Campus City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) is made up of seven colleges, the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest nationally.

We provide more than 80,000 students each year access to a quality, affordable education. CCC supports students in meeting their goals whether that is pursuit of a credential to head into or advance in the workforce, an associate degree with the intention to transfer to a four-year college, free GED or ESL courses, or continuing education.

CCC seeks candidates committed to our students’ success and offers a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to have a lasting impact in our students’ lives.

The Office of Human Resources is committed to fostering an environment that attracts, recruits, develops and retains the most highly qualified and diverse workforce that will support and deliver on the City Colleges of Chicago's strategic initiatives.

The Human Resources team provides services and solutions in the areas of compensation, benefits, recruiting, policy compliance, performance management, payroll services, and labor and employee relations along with other personnel services.

  • PRIMARY OBJECTIVE Reporting to the Manager-Compensation Design & Strategy, the Compensation Analyst assists in administering all employee compensation programs, which include : developing position descriptions for new titles as well as job audits to review existing titles;
  • wage and salary administration under collective bargaining agreements and for non-bargained-for positions; overseeing the Special Assignments online approval process;
  • providing detailed data analysis; participating in and developing salary surveys; obtaining data to support changes and / or enhancements to policies, procedures and programs;
  • and, providing advice and counsel on compensation related issues. ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • In cooperation with management, analyzes new and existing positions based on their duties and responsibilities. Researches occupational characteristics and statistical data to make appropriate recommendations.
  • Writes and edits job descriptions to reflect the duties and responsibilities of the position and provides functional information to determine an appropriate salary range.
  • Evaluates and determines FLSA status of positions.

  • Conducts job audits to ensure accurate position classifications. Evaluates positions and communicates decisions to college administration for implementation.
  • Oversees and approves requests for special payments, including online Special Assignment requests, Request for Payment forms, and Coaching Stipends tracks, reviews and processes special payments in accordance with guidelines.
  • Analyzes data; ensures consistency and appropriate processes.

  • Assists in administering pay increases per collective bargaining agreements. Supports collective bargaining teams by providing data and cost analysis / projections of salary-related issues.
  • Assists in reviewing and approving rate change requests and pay rates for all full-time and part-time employees. Provides support in maintaining market and internal salary equity and recommending competitive pay ranges based on the duties and required qualifications of the position.
  • Consults with district administrators to determine appropriate starting salaries for new employees. Reviews position duties, required qualifications, candidate credentials, salary history and internal equity to determine appropriate starting salary level.

  • Develops, conducts and participates in salary surveys to provide the district with up to date, accurate information pertaining to market salary rates.
  • Provides staff support to District and College personnel on all issues relating to employee compensation.
  • Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field, Master’s Degree preferred, supplemented by two to three years of direct compensation experience;
  • or an equivalent combination of training and experience required. Certified Compensation Professional preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience with salary survey development / participation, salary structure development and experience developing position descriptions.
  • Excellent verbal / written / interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work well with employees at all levels of the District. Must be able to handle all situations with tact, persuasiveness, and diplomacy with minimal supervision.
  • Must have excellent analytical and research skills. Must be self-directed and able to prioritize work required by self and management.
  • Must be able to use personal computers and associated software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience using automated Human Resources Management Systems highly desirable.

  • Must be able to maintain all information in a highly confidential manner.
  • Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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