FXD Compensation Analyst

Gonzaga University
December 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

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Who We Are

At Gonzaga we don't just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution.

Our diverse selection of benefits is part of Gonzaga's commitment to care for and meet the needs of our employees and their families. The University provides full-time employees in their first year: a PPO Medical plan administered by Premera Blue Cross, employer-paid dental programs through Delta Dental, vision coverage through VSP, employer-paid Life Insurance, and optional employee-paid Life Insurance through Lincoln Financial, TIAA 403(b) Retirement plan including free onsite financial planning and advising, Employee Assistance Program through Supportlinc, Zagfit Wellness program with access to GU's onsite fitness center and Spokane Transit Authority (STA) bus passes. Additionally, full-time (40 hours per week) staff employees accrue 4 hours of sick time per pay period (pro-rated for less than 40 hours/week), vacation time starting at 5 hours per pay period (pro-rated for less than 40 hours/week) and 17 paid holidays. Additional benefits such as Long Term Disability and Tuition Waivers are available after the first year of employment.

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Position Title FXD Compensation Analyst Posting Number S2039P Department Human Resources Work Schedule

Exempt: Standard office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Incumbent may work non-standard hours as needed.

Employment Status Fixed-Term Temporary or Fixed-Term Assignment End Date 12/31/2024 Hours per Week 40 Months per Year 12 Job Purpose

Development, implementation and maintenance of compensation/classification policies and programs in concert with HR leadership. The incumbent administers pay structures, analyzes, and recommends compensation and workforce planning to ensure system sustainability and effectiveness. This position proactively contributes to creating and maintaining Gonzaga University as a welcoming environment for all through program development, best practices, and compliance monitoring​.

Target Salary (Annualized 12 months, 40 hours/week) Minimum Salary (Annualized 12 months, 40 hours/week) 67822 Salary Midpoint (Annualized 12 months, 40 hours/week) 79790 Maximum Salary (Annualized 12 months, 40 hours/week) 91759

Essential Functions

Essential Function Category Title Compensation Operations

% of time for section 50% Function Details

  • ​​In partnership with requesting department leadership, HR team members, and budget officers, manage compensation processes to ensure they meet University standards.
  • Conduct position salary analysis and provide recommendations for FLSA classifications and compensation.
  • Develops and maintains HR compensation procedures manual.
  • Essential Function Category Title Administers Compensation Program

    % of time for section 30% Function Details

  • ​Ensure alignment of classifications and salary with the University compensation philosophy.
  • Monitor external market data to recommend adjustments to overall pay structures, salary ranges, and increases.
  • ​Track, analyze and assess labor costs, other metrics, and budget impacts in partnership with HR Leadership and Finance Office.​
  • Prepares and recommends policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of equitable and competitive employee compensation and classification.​​
  • Administers salary survey participation and integration into Gonzaga compensation structures, facilitates data collection and reporting for various compensation surveys ​​to support compensation programs.
  • Work with divisional leadership, HR staff, and finance to facilitate and support the fiscal year planning and budgeting processes.​
  • Essential Function Category Title Strategic Planning and Projects

    % of time for section 20% Function Details

  • ​Manage and/or provide support on compensation projects including compensation program design, budgeting, and implementation of new​ and/or improvements to compensation programs, practices, policies, etc.
  • Assist HR leadership in building out transparent compensation and classification procedures
  • Other Functions

    Other Functions

    May represent department on University-wide committees or projects as assigned and approved by the supervisor.

    University Competencies

    University Work Values

    Promoting Excellence in Academic Endeavors and Professional Practice

    • Fostering intellectual depth, competence, reflection, and creativity in pursuing exemplary, rather than satisfactory, outcomes

    Sharing Responsibility for Mission Identity and Leadership

    • Making a personal commitment to learn about Gonzaga's mission, discovering ways to contribute individually and collaboratively to our distinctive learning and research community

    Affirming a Commitment to Human Dignity

    • Engaging one another with profound respect, professionalism, and cura personalis while supporting one another's continued learning, development, and maximizing of potential

    Advancing a Culture of Inclusiveness

    • Developing cultural fluencies and global awarenesses, and practicing habits that enable us to value, recruit, and support community members from historically underrepresented backgrounds

    Caring for Our Common Home and Integral Ecology

    • Growing ecological awareness of and respect for the interconnectedness of human and non-human life, and the need to develop and practice habits that are mutually beneficial to all life

    Cultivating Individual and Community Accountability

    • Demonstrating mutual commitment to our shared project by holding ourselves and others responsible for actions, expecting appropriate behavior, and aligning activities with ethical and professional standards

    Qualifications/Knowledge Required/Years Experience Required

    Degree Required Bachelor's Degree

    Certifications and/or Licensures required


    Knowledge Required Specialist Knowledge in field Years Experience Required 3-4.99 years Minimum Qualifications

  • ​​​​​​Four (4) or more years' conducting compensation analysis and reporting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of budgeting processes with experience tracking, analyzing and assessing impact of compensation expenses to the overall sustainability of the organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups or work teams and to explain (technical, financial, etc.) issues​ and deliver challenging messages in a positive and influential manner.
  • Demonstrated technical skills including:
  • ​​Experience with an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and/or Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
  • Advanced MicroSoft Excel proficiency to manipulate, interpret, and analyze compensation data.Proficiency with data analysis tools
  • Gathering structured data from applications and data warehouses​
  • Experience with large relational databases, data warehousing and data marts​
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.
  • Desired Qualifications

  • ​Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) or other applicable certification.
  • Experience with MicroSoft Business Intelligence Suite
  • Proficiency with SQL programming language in relational database environment to write, edit, and maintain SQL queries
  • Experience using higher education ERP systems, and talent management software-as-a-service.
  • Higher education compensation experience.
  • Physical / Environmental Qualifications

  • ​​Remain in a stationary position up to six hours a day.
  • Wrist and hand movement related to computer work.
  • Ability to prep for and attend meetings and events across campus in various weather conditions
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, stretch and reach
  • Pick-up, carry and move items up to 25 lbs.
  • Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 06/22/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Application Review Begins On Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Statement

    Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities needing reasonable accommodations to complete the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (509) 313-5996.

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    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics

    The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Gonzaga University. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the law enforcement authority of Campus Security, policies concerning the reporting of any crimes which occurred on the campus (and other specified locations), other security and safety-related policies, as well as the crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be found in the Campus Safety and Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report. The Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide is also available.

    A copy of the report can be found online at www. Gonzaga.edu/Clery. A paper copy of the Campus Safety & Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report or the Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide may be obtained by contacting the Student Development Office on main campus, College Hall 120. The Florence Guide may also be obtained on the Florence campus in room 105.

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have three (3) or more years' direct compensation experience with salary survey participation, market data analysis, HRIS reporting, job grading, and salary analysis?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe why you believe it is important to embrace diversity and support inclusion efforts in this role.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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  • Cover Letter
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