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Director, Compensation & Total Rewards

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the general direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer or designee, responsible for designing, developing, implementing and managing compensation programs for various UMMS business units and employee populations.  The role provides consultation to executive leadership, management and human resources colleagues regarding compensation programs, policies and practices and ensures programs are compliant with federal and state requirements and collective bargaining agreements.  MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Supports the design, development and implementation of new compensation and recognition programs, the performance management process, and other programs to meet the needs of the organization's compensation strategies. Oversees analytical studies in a variety of compensation areas, such as market data and internal equity, competitive pay practices, modeling of union and management proposals, incentive compensation, and emerging trends. Manages the organization's compensation program for executives ensuring compliance with plan document, accuracy of payments, and communications of all facets of program. Supports the development and enhancement of compensation information systems, controls and procedures. Oversees the participation in surveys to obtain external market information for union and non-union employee groups and the analysis of the cost impact of annual salary planning or market adjustments and benefit changes. Manages the process for developing, communicating and implementing the annual merit program for the various strategic business units within UMMS. Interprets results of compensationreports and analyses, synthesizes into business-relevant summaries for leadership and other customers. Provides counsel and advice to colleagues, senior leaders and department heads regarding market trends, internal equity concerns and hiring and promotion rates. Manages and coordinates the preparation and updating of job descriptions, as well as job evaluations, job audits, and equity analyses for internal equity and market competiveness. Assists managers in clarifying and improving job design, career ladders, generic functions, spans of control, occupational and other aspects of organizational design. Researches and recommends organizational/position classification studies in conjunction with reorganizations, re-engineering efforts, acquisitions, mergers, etc. Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, creating an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees and customers. Directs and supervises assigned staff including performance management, and professional development. Provides effective direction, guidance, and leadership over the staff for effective teamwork and motivation and fosters the effective integration of efforts with system-wide initiatives. Develops and manages budget for the Compensation & Total Rewards Department. Collaborates with senior managers on the UMMS Compensation Review Committees. Manages the compensation request process, evaluation of requests and development of appropriate recommendations. Ensures compliance with federal and state regulatory agencies and University policies and procedures. Develops and maintains procedures necessary for compliance with FLSA Guidelines and other regulatory requirements. Performs similar or related duties as required or directed.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Finance or a related discipline. At least 10 - 12 years of progressive experience in compensation practice within a large organization or as a consultant with prior management experience. Requires advanced knowledge of compensation theory, principles and practices. In-depth knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to compensation such as FLSA, ADA, Wage and Hours, etc. Demonstrated analytical skills, strong consulting, communication, and relationship management skills. Excellent oral and interpersonal skills required. Ability to develop compensation strategies.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   At least 12 - 15 years of progressive experience in compensation practice within a large organization or as a consultant with prior management experience. Master's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Finance or a related discipline. Expert knowledge of benchmark compensation surveys and market data for higher education, healthcare consulting / delivery and biotechnology industries. Strong knowledge of web based compensation market data tools. (Market Pay preferred) Expert knowledge of MS Office Products. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Chief Human Resources Officer or designee   SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Compensation staff   ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Usual office Environment 2018-31676
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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