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Senior Compensation Consultant – Emory University - Atlanta, Georgia

April 09, 2015 11:35 AM | Anonymous member

Serves as the front-line consultant to Emory business units, providing project management and technical guidance and support for compensation practices, including, but not limited to, base pay, incentives, and job design.  Serves as a back-up to the Director of Compensation.  Acts as the lead for advising other staff. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responds to internal client inquiries, including, but not limited to, ad-hoc market pricing requests, analysis of compensation issues, classification requests, special analyses, etc. 
  • Collaborates with business unit leadership and HR management to assess and understand unique business needs; formulates appropriate alternatives and solutions that meet Emory policy and unit need.
  • Advises clients on the appropriate use of Emory's classification system, such as suggesting appropriate classifications based on job content, scope, etc. 
  • Assists in developing and implementing compensation strategies at the business unit level. 
  • Designs and delivers requisite information pertaining to salary administration including internal equity analysis, market analyses, etc. 
  • May price jobs in the external labor market, based on job content.
  • Builds financial and costing models.  Independently manages small and mid-sized projects. 
  • Leads the review and revision of designated policies. 
  • Designs and implements a communication strategy designed to maximize compensation knowledge of business unit needs. 
  • Monitors macro and microeconomic trends related to human resource management, the labor market, and pay practice trends. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources Management or a related field.
  • Six years of professional HR experience, with three years in compensation administration or HR consulting. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CCP or SPHR.
  • Ability to influence and build credibility by effectively engaging clients. 
  • Ability to work independently with key stakeholders and prioritize work appropriately. 
  • Strong analytical skills with exceptional attention to detail. 
  • Effective decision-making and problem-solving skills, including the ability to collect and analyze information, identify key themes or issues and to draw conclusions to successfully resolve problems. 
  • Strong interdisciplinary knowledge of human resources management including recruitment, employee relations, etc. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to include the ability to deliver engaging presentations. 

To Apply:

Please apply through Emory’s Careers website. Compensation Consultant, Sr. (51728BR): http://ow.ly/Lo5sS

Emory is also hiring a Compensation Consultant (51727BR). Learn more and apply here: http://ow.ly/Lo5Oh

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.  Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.


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