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Compensation Manager

at University of Houston Downtown

Posted: 4/4/2019
Job Reference #: STA004349
Keywords: salary

Job Description

Responsible for the overall salary administration function for UH, which includes the design and implementation of salary administration programs, policies and procedures; the day-to-day salary administration function; management reporting; and, audit of the program.

  • Provides work direction and supervision to a staff of professional and para-professional employees.

  • Designs and develops university-wide pay programs, such as merit and pay equity programs.

  • Provides technical and management oversight of the university's job evaluation and classification system.

  • Oversees the analyses of staffing requests and new hire/promotional salary recommendations.

  • Participates in the preparation of the annual salary budget, which includes the recommended pay structure adjustment and salary increase budget.

  • Oversees the development of a variety of recurring and ad hoc management reports, and ensures their accurate and timely preparation.

  • Provides counsel to college and division managers in compensation-related matters.

  • Provides guidance in F.L.S.A. matters and in state and local rules and regulations to ensure compliance with all applicable laws related to compensation.

  • Writes compensation-related policies and procedures.

  • Participates in the administration of the university's performance appraisal system. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree and 7 years experience.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. 

Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience.


Additional Posting Information: Preferred certifications and additional qualifications: CCP, SPHR and MBA.