Under general direction, this position is responsible for the ongoing design and administration of the salary structures and compensation plans, including job descriptions, job classification and evaluation, market-pricing studies, position and salary reviews.
Evaluate new and revised jobs and recommend job classification, compensation, job attributes and FLSA status to ensure internal equity, external competitiveness, and compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and in accordance to LMU compensation guidelines and policies. Provide counsel to management regarding compensation actions for staff. Perform desk audits as necessary.
Advise management regarding compensation issues.
Review salary increases to ensure compliance with established guidelines and policies.
Conducts research, salary surveys, analyzes data and prepares recommendations requiring a broad understanding of compensation techniques, methods and practices.
Maintains integrity of LMU's compensation programs. Maintains familiarity with resources, such as historical data, legal application, and best practices; leads the development and maintenance of internal activity tracking and reporting systems; establishes control procedures which ensure that all salary transactions are in line with policies and applicable laws and the job evaluation plan is fair and equitable; ensure efficient and compliant compensation processes and systems; and consult with recruitment to ensure salary offers will maintain internal equity within the job classification and unit or department.
Participates in the development of the annual wage plan for the LMU. Reviews the labor market and identifies changes in market rates in order to maintain the LMU's competitive position; develops background data to support recommendations; identifies benchmarks needing special consideration to remain competitive; and prepares documentation and cost analysis to present to management. Meets with management to review market position and recommendations.
Assist in administration of performance management evaluations system.
Assist in ensuring compliance within LMU's timekeeping system. Inform community members on proper procedures to complete, approve or amend timesheets.
Ensure compliance with all appropriate wage & hour laws, regulations, and policy & procedure including but not limited to FLSA, ADA, etc.
Represent LMU within benefit community and at professional organizations or associations, serve on committees as require
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Typically a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Accounting, Finance, Statistics or related field or equivalent experience. Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) highly preferred. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of benefit regulation/policy changes.
Minimum 3 years administration experience in progressively responsible positions.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: Compensation administration, California Wage Orders, FLSA, ADA, EEOC, and other applicable laws and/or regulations.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information.
Highly developed organizational and leadership skills.
Demonstrated computer competency, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and preferably knowledgeable of HRIS systems (Workday preferred).
COVID Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the safety and well-being of our community Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.