Analyst - Compensation, Benefits and Immigration - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Employee Benefits, the Analyst provides staff support for the administration of (1) the college’s compensation and employee benefits programs, and of (2) the immigration-related requirements associated with employee recruitment and retention.

This support includes data management and execution/improvement of administrative processes.


  • Provides data and administration support for compensation and benefits planning and compliance processes, including equity review, promotion processes, FLSA classification, job description development/review, executive compensation compliance review, insurance renewals, and insurance census requests.      
  • Collects and analyzes competitive salary and benefit information to determine institution’s market relationship and to inform ongoing program development and compliance. 
  • Administers and audits benefits vendor data exchanges; coordinates related data projects including ongoing process improvement.  
  • Monitors compensation and benefits budgets; reviews and coordinates payment of benefits vendor invoices.
  • Coordinates FMLA, workers’ compensation, and related leave of absence processing; works to ensure compliance with documentation and posting requirements.
  • Manages immigration-related processes, including tracking of immigration status, database maintenance and reporting.  Facilitates visa application process, acting as intermediary and liaison between outside counsel, employees, and departments. Works to ensure compliance with documentation and posting requirements.       
  • Assist in communicating compensation and benefits policies and programs at meetings; by preparing written and graphic announcements and explanations; and by responding to inquiries.      
  • Participates as the team member in HR-wide strategic projects and initiatives.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated, strong quantitative and data-management skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously with great efficiency and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with individuals and groups at various levels of the college and with strategic partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional skills-building and continuing education.
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop & maintain effective working relationships with individuals & organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives & experiences.

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work independently.  

Required Experience

  • Bachelors degree required.
  • 3–5 years of compensation and/or employee benefits administration experience.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of compensation and/or employee benefits related laws, regulations, and administrative best-practices.

Preferred Experience:

  • Compensation and/or employee benefits related professional credentials.

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Analyst - Compensation, Benefits and Immigration
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • Human Resources
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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