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UT Health Senior Compensation Analyst for Human Resources in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Senior Compensation Analyst for Human Resources

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Human Resources

UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 21000321

Position Summary:

UTHealth is looking for an Senior Level Compensation Analyst who will work with our medical school and clinical staff on pay programs. This employee provides advanced level compensation expertise to medical school and the practice plan including developing, implementing, communicating and administering University compensation programs and policies in order to recruit, develop and retain a high-caliber, diverse workforce. Consults with, provides guidance to, and maintains strong relationships with business partners to achieve positive and effective outcomes in support of university and departmental business objectives. You must have at least four years of applicable experience with compensation, and a clinical background is preferred. This analyst will need to move quickly, have superior customer service skills, and be able to handle communicating with clinical leadership effectively. Your focus will be on creating new job descriptions, outlining salary ranges, completing market reviews, and looking at equity throughout the system. You will also handle requests for exceptions in compensation, and help administer award and bonus programs for staff.

This is a full time role that is classified as salaried and exempt. Currently this role is completely remote, but there will be times when you will need to come into the office in the Texas Medical Center to attend meetings or assist in-person on projects. You will be eligible for all UTHealth benefits including healthcare coverage and participation in a pension plan run by the State of Texas.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and administering compensation programs that support the practice plan and the institutions strategic goals.

  2. Responsible for job analysis, job evaluation, and maintenance of university job descriptions and classification structure.

  3. Researches market data to analyze competitiveness of compensation practices, and makes recommendations to management.

  4. Monitors and audits pay practices to ensure compliance with the University policies and guidelines.

  5. Responsible for the development of pay programs including salary structure changes, merit programs, incentive programs and other special pay programs.

  6. Participates in the development and implementation of salary administration policies and guidelines.

  7. Prepares reports and performs extensive analysis of compensation data.

  8. Presents findings and recommendations for action to University Leadership.

  9. Prepares and delivers communications to the organization to keep them informed and aware of compensation programs.

  10. Responds to ad hoc requests concerning Federal and State laws and regulations; UTHealth policies and practices; standard business practices, and local and national trends.

  11. Researches, analyzes, and understands various federal and state regulations to ensure compliance in compensation programs and policies.

  12. Functions as a departmental and organizational technical expert in the area of compensation interpreting information and providing professional advice and counseling.

  13. Provides compensation services in support of clinical transitions and acquisitions.

  14. May participate in salary surveys.

  15. May serve as a lead to other compensation staff members.

  16. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.


Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal communication and presentation skills. Must have excellent MS Office skills, especially advanced level Excel and Access skills.

Preferred: Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or working toward CCP designation.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources or related field or experience in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience:

Four (4) years of compensation experience preferably in healthcare.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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