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Sr. Compensation Analyst

University/Agency University of Illinois (Chicago)
Civil Service Classification Human Resource Associate
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Posting Duration 7/1/2020 - 7/28/2020
Probationary Period 12 months

Job Description

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks a Sr. Compensation Analyst (HR Associate). This position will assist in the development, analysis, implementation, and administration of compensation programs, policies and procedures. Provide consultation to management in all areas of compensation. The incumbent will anticipate needs and demonstrates problem solving to achieve successful results. This position is a member of UIC’s Human Resources team and will provide a great opportunity to contribute to the overall goals and objectives of Human Resources and the Compensation team at UIC!

UIC offers an exciting place to work. Our excellent benefits package inclusive of health including vision coverage, dental and life insurance and participation in the State Universities Retirement System (SURS). Benefits also include paid holidays, generous vacation and sick time, as well as many optional benefits. UIC offers competitive salaries. The starting salary for this position is $65,000.

Position Responsibilities:

• Using the established evaluation systems, conduct job analysis audits to evaluate and assign classifications to individuals, evaluates jobs and prepares records of validity.
• May write and edits job descriptions for Civil Service job roles; assigns job attributes, e.g. Exemption, FLSA, EEO, etc.
• Participates in creation and revision of Civil Service Classification Series with State Civil Service System. Assist in the development of job families, disciplines, levels and career paths as appropriate.
• Contributes to the development, implementation and administration of compensation policies by recommending solutions or alternative actions. Deliver training/education on such policies, philosophy and programs.
• Perform market pricing and job evaluations. Perform annual market analysis and individual market benchmarking and provide compensation recommendations.
• Review, approve and enter Compensation related system transactions.
• This includes, but is not limited to, temporary upgrades and union retro payments. Create, maintain and audit Civil Service positions in HRIS Systems according to University and State University Civil Service System (SUCSS) Policies.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Administration, Management, Organizational Administration, Public Administration, Labor Relations, Business Administration or a field closely related to the position.

2. Two (2) years (24 months) of work experience performing professional-level human resources duties.

3. Demonstrated experience with Job Evaluation techniques and concepts.

4. Demonstrated experience with design of Job Family and salary structure.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Five years of Compensation experience
2. Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)



UIC Job Board Direct Link

Contact Information

University/Agency University of Illinois (Chicago)
Department/College UIC Human Resources
Contact Joanne Neris
Phone Number
Comments To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the UIC Job Board Direct Link.

Please upload all valid certifications and transcripts within the document section of your online application.

A degree is required, you must provide official transcripts.

Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.

If your educational institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to

If your educational institution doesn’t provide electronic transcripts, they must mail the transcripts to:

University of Illinois at Chicago
Recruitment and Staffing
Human Resources Building Room 109
715 S. Wood Street M/C 862
Chicago IL 60612
Attn: 133302 Human Resource Associate (Sr. Compensation Analyst)

If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied.

For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

We appreciate your interest in employment at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.