Title: Compensation Analyst
Employee Classification: Professional 52 Wks Non-Unit
Department: Human Resources Office
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
The compensation analyst supports, analyzes, and develops compensation programs, pay structures, and competitive pay practices, and provides day-to-day compensation maintenance, expertise, and support, to the college. The position performs duties necessary to provide professional and technical service in the design, implementation, communication, and coordination of the College's compensation, position evaluation, and classification programs while maintaining accuracy and compliance with policies, procedures, and joint resolutions.
What you'll do:
Job Description and Classification:
- Review incoming job descriptions for consistency and adherence to guidelines.
- Develop and maintain the job description library in the applicant tracking system, ensuring proper job content, FLSA designation, and organizational pay structures are supported and properly assigned.
- Oversee job codes and job titles in conjunction with the HR Compensation Team.
- Create and update positions in the HRIS system.
Compensation Analysis and Design:
- Responsible for coordinating College wide compensation studies and managing benchmark survey participation.
- Provide analysis and market studies, using insights to develop solutions that are internally equitable and externally competitive, as well as aligned with the College’s compensation philosophies.
- Support compensation planning and design efforts. Participate in salary surveys and prepares related analyses as necessary.
- Research and analyze industry best practices related to compensation within relevant industries/peer group organizations.
Compensation Administration and Compliance:
- Responsible for compensation related tasks to support fiscal year transition.
- Interpret compensation provisions of Board policies, administrative procedures and joint resolutions, and review individual pay recommendations.
- Ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding compensation practices
- Oversee the annual and pro-rated employment contract process.
Compensation Communication and Training:
- Support compensation communication efforts.
- Update communication materials and job descriptions on the HR intranet site.
- Work with cross-functional partners to refine compensation processes, leveraging best practices and operational efficiencies.
- Coordinate and train end-users on compensation processes, forms, and system support when applicable.
Data Entry and Reporting:
- Respond to administration information needs, including regular and ad hoc reports, total compensation statements, etc.
- Serve as trusted point of contact for partnership with Leadership and HR Business Partners.
- Serve as a backup to ensure that new-hire information, and any changes in employee information, are entered timely and in compliance with requirements for authorization, documentation, and data integrity.
- Serve as a backup in communicating requirements and training employees to initiate electronic personnel action forms (ePAFs/PPASSs) to authorize employee status changes, including part-time assignments (adjunct, overload, or student assignments), terminations, etc.
- Perform other human resources duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or related fields required.
• 3+ years of professional experience in administering compensation plans and working with an HRIS system required.
• Experience with Banner HR preferred.
• Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification preferred.