Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
This position will also be responsible for supporting all analytic initiatives for the HR division. Working closely with the Special Assistant to the VP and the HR Directors, this position will study and interpret data patterns and trends and share insights that will lead to business decisions that support areas such as increasing employee diversity, recruitment, retention, and developing top talent. They will assist in the identification of relevant program/service metrics and evaluate progress toward desired outcome(s). Will make recommendations to improve program/service(s) through fact-based decision-making. Monitor, analyze various HR trends and stay abreast of applicable legislation.
The Analyst, working together with HR liaisons, will provide research, analysis, consultation and guidance on a wide range of compensation programs/policies designed to support business strategies. They will serve as a subject matter expert for all compensation related actions.
Compensation Analyst: 60%
Assist in the implementation and administration of compensation policies and programs.
Conduct market analysis and evaluate new positions or reclassification requests. Provide recommendations requiring a broad understanding of compensation techniques, methods, and practices.
Provide counsel to staff and HR liaisons regarding compensation action for employees.
Recommend corrective and alternative actions to resolve problems.
Provide analysis & counsel for employment offers.
Participate in special studies of problem areas requiring job analysis, job evaluation, or similar techniques.
Participate in the conducting of and/or completion of annual salary surveys (CUPA, EDUCOMP, TSG, ACJU Survey, etc.). Design and conduct ad hoc surveys for targeted position/jobs. Respond to survey requests within appropriate confidentiality parameters. Provide analysis of BC salaries against survey results.
Participate in the administration of the annual merit review program working with management and department HR Liaisons. Assist in the evaluation and effectiveness of the annual merit process.
Produce annual and longitudinal reports
Serve as an internal source for recruiters, HR Liaisons and managers.
Participate in additional projects as required.
HR Data Analyst: 40%
Will gather both qualitative and quantitative data to better inform strategic HR decisions.
Assist with the development of metrics for various functional areas within HR.
Research, develop, and analyze metrics regarding workforce planning, compensation, benefits, and program utilization, payroll, employee demographics and turnover trends.
Work together with HRIT and ITS to develop standard reporting capabilities.
Ensure metrics align with HR policies, practices, requirements, and applicable legal regulations.
Preferred skills and competencies
Must be highly analytical and have demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex problems using statistical analysis and financial concepts Ability to see the "big picture. Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management Possess strong working knowledge of federal and state regulations Requires knowledge of BC budget, payroll and position management processes Strong Excel proficiency required Ability to work as a team. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, reporting and visualization tools. Knowledge of Tableau and other data visualization tools. Working knowledge of SPSS or equivalent statistical systems preferred. Strong attention to detail
Project management skills desirable.
$78,100-$97,650 for Senior level $64,150-$80,200 for non-senior level
A Bachelor degree required, an advanced degree in higher education/Business Administration is preferred
Experience For Senior Level 5 years' professional experience in salary administration and/or HR Analytics is required For Non-Senior level 3 years' professional experience in salary administration and/or HR Analytics is required
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim
Internal Number: 3694
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.