29 days old

Senior Compensation Analyst

Denver Public Schools
Denver, Colorado 80203
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

This role works collaboratively with HR Partners, managers, and staff.  This position is responsible for supporting multiple aspects of compensation, including providing direction and consultative advice related to the development and monitoring of base and variable pay programs, salary setting, and job evaluations. 

Essential Functions and Objectives: 

  • Partner with managers to ensure that compensation programs and practices are aligned with the business strategy
  • Evaluate the competitiveness of the compensation programs by collecting and analyzing statistical data from internal and external market sources
  • Consult on and conduct the job evaluation and job re-classification process
  • Advise on variable pay incentive eligibility guidelines
  • Advise managers as requested on individual hiring rates
  • Be familiar with administration and employee association agreements and guidelines
  • Coordinate and run special projects to accomplish goals of the compensation and HR department as assigned
  • Lead the pay for performance  base pay adjustment cycle
  • Design and deliver compensation training and guidance to business units
  • Design and update compensation communication documents


Knowledge, Skills, and Other Qualifications: 
  • 3 years recent, progressively responsible compensation experience
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative job evaluation methodology.
  • Experience using HRIS systems, and conducting data analysis using spreadsheets, databases and statistical software to produce original analysis and recommendations.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferred.
  • Knowledge of public or private personnel policies, practices, and procedures (e.g., position classification, salary administration).  
  • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures, Federal and State employment laws and statutes. 

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Management, Business Administration or related area, Master’s degree preferred. 

Other Information:

Our Human Resources Team is an integral part of DPS. Although we aren’t always in the schools, we’re in it for the kids. We work closely with our school leaders to ensure we’re putting great teachers in every classroom, and take great care to ensure DPS hires and retains the highest quality candidates for all roles throughout the district. We do this by incorporating our Shared Core Values—Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun – into everything we do. Additionally, we support retention of our valued team members in a variety of ways including facilitating professional development and performance management activities and designing and managing Total Rewards Programs to help Team DPS achieve health and wellness for themselves and their families. When you join us, you join a dedicated, diverse team of over one hundred professionals who come from many walks of life. One thing we all share is a deep sense of commitment to support Denver Public Schools’ vision: Every Child Succeeds.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.   

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.


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