Responsible for the oversight, development, and coordination of a comprehensive organizational total rewards strategy designed to attract, retain, and motivate a highly skilled, diverse workforce. Oversees the administration, evaluation and compliance of the College's compensation, benefits and wellness programs. Collaborates with College leadership to ensure total rewards and workforce planning activities are aligned to drive and support desired organizational results. Cultivates a rewarding workplace and a high performance culture of innovation, service and employee wellbeing.
Primary Work Location
Criminal Justice Institute
1. Bachelor's degree, preferably in human resources or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution [required.] Master's degree preferred. 2. Certification through SHRM or World at Work (PHR, SPHR, CBP and/or CCP) preferred. 3. Progressively responsible experience in human resources management. 4. Focused experience in compensation, benefits and/or workforce planning management, preferably in higher education. 5. Management or supervisory experience. 6. Understanding of an integrated total rewards approach to compensation, benefits and employee wellness. 7. This position has a reasonably medium to high access to protected health information and is required to participate in specialized training relative to handling of protected health information. 8. A demonstrated commitment to diversity. 9. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Knowledge of current Federal and State rules, regulations, laws and College policies, procedures and guidelines related to compensation, retirement and other benefits. 2. Knowledge of workforce planning, job evaluation, job classification, and compensation principles and methodologies. 3. Knowledge of the principles and practices of managing and developing employee benefit and wellness programs. 4. Knowledge of the principles of human resources management. 5. Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software, included advanced spreadsheet applications. 6. Skill in writing concise, logical and analytical reports. 7. Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally, orally and in writing with employees at all levels of the organization. 8. Ability to work collaboratively to address and resolve difficult and sensitive situations. 9. Ability to develop and implement action plans to address unique and unusual total rewards and workforce planning issues. 10. Ability to adhere to strict deadlines on a continual basis and function effectively under heavy workloads during peak periods. 11. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages in gathering and applying salary and benefits data. 12. Ability to analyze, interpret and communicate complex data and information to a wide variety of audiences. 13. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
Essential Job Functions
1. Leads the research, design and planning of college-wide compensation, benefits, wellness and workforce planning activities and programs. Serves as a consultant to college leadership in the development and implementation of effective total rewards strategies and programs. 2. Develops and evolves a long-term total rewards strategy that is aligned with the College's strategic goals. Provides direct assistance for the formulation and implementation of College policies and procedures as they impact compensation and benefits programs. Researches and recommends changes to compensation, benefits and wellness programs. Develops innovative approaches to enhance employee satisfaction. Leads related change management projects. 3. Directs a global workforce planning strategy and approach. Consults with College leadership to identify key talent needs and trends, and develop collaborative solutions. Leads the analysis of workforce data to identify skill/competency requirements, talent and succession needs, and staffing optimization. Oversees the development and implementation of workforce planning technology resources. 4. Oversees all compensation and position control activities. Ensures effectiveness, equity and competitiveness of pay systems and programs. Provides oversight to the establishment and classification of all College positions and the creation of job descriptions. Works closely and collaboratively with the college budget office to develop processes and procedures and to address issues as they arise. 5. Oversees all benefits programs, including but not limited to health, dental, life and other voluntary insurance programs, Code Section 125 Flexible Benefits program, retirement programs, e.g. Florida Retirement System (FRS), Community College Optional Retirement Plans (CCOPR) and Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSA's). 6. Oversees the retirement programs by providing direction, hands-on support, and frequent communication to employees regarding retirement benefits, both mandatory and voluntary, e.g. FRS/Alt to SS, and TSA, disability retirement, retirement incentive program, 401(a) program, and related health/life insurance options. Resolves problems dealing with retirement. 7. Oversees employee wellness initiatives and programs. Creates and implements strategies to enhance employee wellbeing and encourage the development of healthy work environments. Strategically aligns the employee wellness program with the operational, financial and talent needs of the College. 8. Ensures regulatory compliance and effectiveness of all compensation, benefit and wellness programs. Monitors, interprets and communicates related legislative and regulatory changes. 9. Leads the Total Rewards and Workforce Planning Team in meeting all business objectives and assigned project goals. Trains, supervises and evaluates all departmental personnel. 10. Maintains open communications by responding to compensation and benefits questions and requests. Addresses escalated employee issues and concerns. Initiates timely follow-up actions. Ensures the effective and delivery of compensation and benefit information through multiple communication channels. 11. Negotiates, develops and interprets contracts and agreements with relevant vendors and providers. 12. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration, a complete on-line Valencia College employment application must be submitted.
A resume and cover letter must be included at the time of application.
During the online application process, you will be required to provide a response to specific questions to complete the application process. All letters of reference must be attached at the time of application.
The size of your documents must be less than 2 MB in MS Word or PDF format.