Job Title:             Compensation Specialist

Reports to:              President/Owner

FLSA:                   Exempt


Job Summary:
The Compensation Specialist conducts research and analysis in different areas involving compensation, such as compensation statistics and market analysis.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:
Duties include:
·        Meet with clients to identify scope of projects

·        Conduct position evaluations

·        Determine job classifications

·        Assign job families

·        Prepare/update job descriptions

·        Assess the budgetary impact of compensation decisions

·        Provide consultancy on compliance with regulations and labor laws

·        Conduct organizational analyses and make recommendations

·        Determine staffing needs and job titles

·        Develop salary structures and compensation packages

·        Develop policies and procedures

Other Duties/Responsibilities:
·        Attend trade shows and market business services

·        Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
·        Knowledge of federal and tribal employment law

·        Knowledge of compensation structures and strategies

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·        Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

·        Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

·        Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

·        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·        Ability to work independently

·        Ability to prioritize tasks

·        Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Education and Experience:
·        Bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational psychology or related field

·        Five years of professional-level experience in human resources

·        Three years’ experience conducting compensation studies

·        Prefer SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential

·        Experience working with tribal governments, casinos, etc., preferred

Physical Requirements:
·        Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer

·        Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times

·        May be required to travel