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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Compensation Analyst 1

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country".


Job Overview

Review, analyze and evaluate positions in the university classification and compensation programs to ensure internal and external competitiveness and consistent pay practices. Provide information, make decisions and recommendations.

Essential Functions

  • Evaluate administrative and staff positions in the university’s classification and compensation programs, in accordance with HR departmental goals and in compliance with related rules and regulations.
  • Approve personnel change requests (PCR) from business units via HRIS system. Maintain HR systems, evaluate and make recommendations.
  • Initiate correspondence and respond to inquiries regarding classification recommendations. Develop and revise job descriptions/classification specifications.
  • Assist university offices with implementation of staff reorganizations. Conduct salary equity and reclassification determinations.
  • Respond to compensation surveys; conduct salary survey/job market research and summarize results.
  • Conduct periodic audits to ensure that job data is accurate and up to date. Assist with researching pay issues. 
  • Maintain and update the Compensation site on Bearcats Landing. Draft content, as requested.
  • Manage and coordinate the HR Compensation mailbox. 
  • Must maintain confidentiality with high level of integrity. Responsible for accurate and timely storage of HR-related documents in accordance with UC’s Records Retention Schedule.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

One (1) year of Human Resources experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Experience in compensation, especially with job audits. 
  • History of creating job descriptions.
  • Experience researching market data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Familiarity within HRIS systems, e.g. SAP.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive minimum salary of $55,000 annually depending on experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 76555 


Compensation Analyst 1

Date:  Jan 9, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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