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Classification and Compensation Manager

Palm Beach State College
Lake Worth, Florida 33461
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Responsible for the leadership and administration of complex position classification determinations and employee compensation. Designs, plans and implements classification and compensation programs, policies and procedures, and compensation reward solutions to ensure a fair and competitive structure. Conducts job analysis, develops and participates in market surveys, compiles and interprets job market information and statistical data. Develops position competency models and career path designs. Provides guidance to management and staff regarding applicable laws, statutes, and policies. Accountable for relevant system modules; recommends enhancements, tests and implements changes, and develops and generates reports. Directly administers multiple programs utilizing various software and methods.

This position is open until filled with initial review date of November 16, 2019.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consults, advises, and collaborates with all levels regarding classification and compensation, including but not limited to, position design and redesign, departmental and organizational architecture, establishing career paths, creating and updating job descriptions, position budgeting, and compensation processes.
  • Leads change management and training efforts related to the introduction, roll out, and sustainability of classification and compensation programs.
  • Provides technical and analytical support for a wide range of compensation projects to support business strategies.
  • Reviews and completes job evaluations including analyzing relevant market data and trends in order to appropriately develop job descriptions and recommend salary and grade assignments.
  • Develops procedures and documents to streamline processes and ensure regulatory and audit compliance including maintaining the College's salary schedule.
  • Conducts audits and reviews salary offers to maintain market competitiveness and ensure equity with in the organization.
  • Develops long and short-term goals, objectives, priorities, and recommendations.
  • Responds to complex inquiries from all levels of employees and external sources regarding a variety of questions, such as clarification of College policy and procedures.
  • Designs complex reports and spreadsheets that utilize multiple databases with various combinations of functions, formulas and links.
  • Maintains knowledge of current compensation and human resource legislation and travels to workshops, seminars or conferences to sharpen job related skills.
  • Adherence to health information in compliance with federal law, state statute, administrative code and the college’s privacy practices under HIPAA. Full access to protected health information (PHI).
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree.

Minimum of four years classification and compensation experience, to include experience in supervision, and experience developing compensation strategies.


Master’s degree

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

Workday compensation

Payfactors Software

Experience in Higher Education


Knowledge of:

Advanced theories, principles, and pay practices.

State federal and local laws that govern human resources and compensation.

Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.


Skill in:

Advanced or Expert level Excel

Job architecture and leveling

Compensation and financial modeling

Maintaining quality and accuracy of large amounts of data

Excellent verbal and written communication


Ability to:

Work efficiently under time constraints; multitask, prioritize and problem solve.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships across functions and partner with others to deliver solutions.

Work independently and collaboratively within a group environment.

Perform research and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action.

Execute system configuration, implementation and management of compensation tools.


Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-05

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