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Compensation Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Compensation Manager
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170287
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Compensation Manager is an expert in the area of compensation programs analysis, design, and implementation for compensation programs across the university. Responsible for planning, design, implementation and maintenance of University compensation and rewards programs to ensure a balance of internal equity, market conditions and fiscal accountability. The Compensation Manager will play a key role in developing compensation components of a comprehensive talent management strategy that supports the attainment of the university’s critical strategic goals. The Compensation Manager reports to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources Strategic Engagement and will work as part of a team of human resources professionals leading and participating in project management and implementation of various programs and initiatives that will support the university’s growth initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

-Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Finance, Management, or a related field OR Bachelors degree with a significant level of related experience;
-Significant program management experience in compensation or related role;
-Experience in developing and implementing broad-based compensation programs including base and pay for performance, benchmarking/market data, and job evaluation;
-Experience in data analysis, reporting, and presentation of compensation data;
-Ability to align compensation programs with university strategy;
-Strong collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in developing and leading a compensation program within a higher education environment.
-Demonstrated skill in use of Microsoft Excel; HR systems, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and statistical analysis software tools.
-In depth knowledge of the compensation regulatory environment. PHR or SHRM-CP and/or Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

To evaluate the requirements and apply, candidates may review posting AP0170287 in its entirety at www.jobs.vt.edu. Review of applications will begin December 4th 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants MUST apply on-line to be considered. If you have any questions please contact our Service Center @ 540-231-9331 or email hrservicecenter@vt.edu.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Human Resources
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5
Job Posting Date: 11/01/2017
Review Begin Date: 12/04/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/81191

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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Required Documents

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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