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Compensation Consultant

UCLA | Posted 12-01-2021

Los Angeles (Human Resources)

UCLA is ranked as one of the world's best public higher education institutions. Compensation Services in Campus Human Resources is charged with administering salary programs for the world class staff who are employed by UCLA. In collaboration with the organization and department leadership and Human Resources professionals, the Compensation Consultant provides a full range of compensation services to assigned client organizations. The scope of duties includes compensation analysis and job evaluation services in support of campus client departments; assisting the Director in revising, designing and delivering compensation strategy and policy training for a variety of audiences. Interpret and advise on appropriate application of policies and procedures related to classification and compensation; conducting market studies; performing data collection and providing analysis to support requests.

The Compensation Consultant provides outstanding customer service to campus partners while working in a collegial and collaborative manner; participates as a member of the Career Tracks project team and supports other compensation related projects with the Compensation team and/or internal and external campus clients.
Percentage of Time:
Shift Start:
8:00 am
Shift End:
5:00 pm
Qualifications for Position
Comprehensive knowledge of compensation and job evaluation theories, practices and systems; applicable wage and hour laws and regulations.
Demonstrated experience and expert capability in the classification of positions using a variety of job evaluation systems.
Ability to interpret and explain laws, policies, procedures and guidelines to campus departments and employees.
Demonstrates excellent written, verbal and oral presentation abilities.
Thorough knowledge of salary survey methodologies and market analysis.
Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering consultation and training in a manner that improved compensation literacy for the organization.
Demonstrated successful experience consulting with senior executives on complex compensation matters that required technical expertise, business acumen, and political savvy.
Skill in listening perceptively and conveying awareness and understanding.
Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when faced with changes in workload and assignment, demanding deadlines, competing requirements and heavy workload.
Ability to identify, evaluate and provide solutions to problems.
Demonstrated ability to successfully contribute to a large scale projects including ability to assist in the development, implementation, and execution of project plans using software programs.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite and strong MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Excellent interpersonal communications and collaboration skills to work with a variety of clients, employees and colleagues.
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certified Compensation Professional certification preferred.
Previous supervisory experience in a dynamic and complex organization.
Additional Posting Information
Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered
Application Deadline:
External Posting Date: