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Compensation Manager - Georgia Tech

March 20, 2019 11:26 AM | Anonymous member

Job Purpose: Oversee the planning, design, implementation, and communication of compensation programs consistent with the lnstitute's strategic objectives. Plan, develop and implement new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures to be responsive to the Institute's goals and competitive practices. This position is also responsible for ensuring through audits, legal reports and personal interactions that Institute compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with Institute policies and government regulations. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing performance, providing feedback, and making pay recommendations.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision: coordinates implementation and provides guidance to the Institute.
  • Provide advice on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation, including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.
  • Develop techniques for compiling, preparing and presenting data.
  • Supervise the participation in, conducts and/ or purchases salary surveys to ensure Institute compensation objectives arc achieved.
  • Keep apprised of federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations to ensure Institute compliance.
  • Administer pay programs with the objective of internal equity and consistent pay practices that adhere to Institute and BOR policy when making compensation determinations regarding job families, classifications, and salary progression.
  • Review all compensation actions (promotions, new hires, reclassifications, etc.) to ensure consistency and accuracy in the administration of the compensation plan of the Institute.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation polices, guidelines, & procedures. Assist in day to day operations administration and provide periodic departmental reports.
  • Research, propose, and coordinate compensation and salary administrative programs. Research, design, and implement employee policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Work Experience: Six to eight years of progressively responsible experience in compensation with at least four years specific to Compensation
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: Business Acumen, Communication, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Ethical Practice, HR Expertise, Leadership, Relationship Management, Mathematical aptitude, proficiency in MS Excel. Knowledge of government regulations as they apply to compensation base and incentive compensation programs, company policies, and operations. Knowledge of staff, faculty, and research compensation structures in higher education.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Master's in Human Resources, Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • Preferred Work Experience: Experience supporting unique compensation models in staff, research, academics and athletics.
  • Preferred Certifications: CCP, PHR/SPHR, and/or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP
  • Preferred Skills: N/A

Additional Information: Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please visit http://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/pre-employment-screening to obtain GT's background and credit policy


Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: campus leadership, Human Resource Representatives and Human Resources management and staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: campus leadership, Human Resource Representatives and Compensation staff. This position will supervise: Compensation staff personnel.



Primary Location



Office of Administration and Finance

Job Posting

Mar 6, 2019, 5:03:55 PM

Hiring Range

$80,000 - $95,000



Apply on-line ahttps://hr.gatech.edu/careers.

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