Manager - Compensation - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Benefits and Compensation, the Manager of Compensation is responsible for researching, establishing and maintaining the University’s pay system through the utilization of designated university market comparisons. Works closely with the Director and University leaders to ensure compensation programs, policies, and practices are consistent, competitive, and comply with state and federal regulations and University policy.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus three to five years of related experience, including two years of supervisory experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling at least seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

CCP certification.


In-depth knowledge of core compensation terminology and best practices.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques of statistical research and analysis.
Demonstrated knowledge of market pricing, compensation modeling, and job evaluation.
Knowledge of federal and state legislation that affect compensation and classification policies.


Extremely strong analytical and quantitative skills and a track record for planning, doing and auditing work.
Highly proficient in the use of EXCEL functions.
Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal presentations that demonstrate business acumen.
Skill in motivating, developing and managing people.
Skill in critical thinking using logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
Demonstrated skill in market evaluation, compensation modeling, and pay structure design.
Strong mathematical/quantitative reasoning skills.


Ability to perform independent in-depth analysis.
Highly detailed driven with emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture.
Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive information with tact and discretion required.
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple high-priorities and deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Pay Range

$43,811 - $58,414

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must provide contact information for at least three references within the application. References will be automatically emailed.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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