Director of Compensation

Job Description


The Director of Compensation is responsible for managing through analysis, development, evaluation, and implementation of White Lodging’s compensation plans. Programs are designed to attract, retain and motivate a highly skilled workforce while ensuring compliance with governmental regulations, internal equity and a highly competitive pay structure. Goals are achieved by providing the vision, leadership, planning, project coordination, and management while concurrently facilitating efficient operations to meet current and future business needs.


* Manages all compensation programs, policies and procedures, including but not limited to job evaluation, job classification/reclassification and salary structures for all employees.
* Designs compensation services and strategies, makes recommendations, and prepares proposals for new and improved programs based on internally driven needs and/or governmental changes.
* Advises managers and employees on resolutions for specific problems relating to salaries, job classifications and job content.
* Oversees effective security access to personnel data to mitigate institutional risk, maintains continuity of operations, and safeguards data integrity.
* Coordinates the development and implementation of programs, special projects, research studies and other divisional initiatives to identify best practices and process improvements in order to promote functional efficiency and productivity.
* Recommends reclassification of positions to maintain consistency throughout White Lodging.
* Collects and interprets area, regional, and national wage information for all employee levels using a variety of methods (including, but not limited to, personal contact, external surveys and publications, studies) to determine the competitive position of White Lodging.
* Manages the salary review process.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Information


* Knowledge of classification principles and job evaluation methodology sufficient to apply appropriate techniques to classify positions.
* Expert knowledge of current State and Federal compensation rules and regulations through official publications and communication with appropriate agencies.
* Knowledge of applicable federal and state employment laws and regulations.
* Knowledge of HR practices and principles.
* Expert knowledge of computer assisted compensation and benefits analysis techniques.
* Superior client service skills with ability to work collaboratively with organizational teams.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with attention to detail.
* Skill and knowledge in the collection, analysis and determination of the relative market value and application of quantitative salary survey data.
* Superior skill in communicating effectively with all levels of employees both verbally and in writing, including top management, sufficient to provide information, interpret policy and to justify and persuade others.
* Skill in writing concise, logical, analytical reports and notes to justify compensation recommendations and decisions.
* Skill in computing rates, ratios, and percentages in gathering and applying salary and benefits data.
* Ability to develop and implement action plans to address unique and unusual issues within compensation discipline.

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience including supervision of employees, three (3) of which should be directly related to classification/compensation administration.

Location Code: A75

Application Instructions

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Posted: 11/12/2021

Job Reference #: A75747Z1462